On today's show, Tyler Jones discusses what it takes for him to find success on public land whitetails - whether he is hunting his home state of Texas or on the road as a nonresident.
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With the midterm elections in the rear-view mirror and gun seasons going on across the country, politics are likely the last thing deer hunters want to talk about right now. However, the so-called “lame-duck session” might be one of the most important times for us as sportsmen.
This period, between the recent election and the new congress taking office, is when you’ll often see legislation get pushed forward. This happens as outgoing congressmen...
Spotlighting. Shining. Jacklighting.
Without context, any of these terms can conjure images of some of the worst wildlife offenders in America—nighttime poachers using a bright light to blind deer into paralysis and then swinging a rifle out the window. This is an unfortunate reality in some parts of the country, but not a complete picture of the practice.
Spotlights can be used legally, at certain times and in certain ways, as a valuable tool to...
Turkey hunting is a lot of fun, but at the end of the day, I’m obsessed with whitetail hunting. Every year when I’m chasing gobblers around the big woods of Pennsylvania, I scout new areas for whitetails. The two can go hand in hand if you like the run-and-gun style of turkey hunting that I’m accustomed to. I remember my dad telling me as a kid that if you find an area with turkeys, it will have deer, but the opposite isn’t always true. Turkeys...