This week on the show, I'm recapping my incredible experience chasing rutting whitetails on the ground with a hand-held decoy in Nebraska and the lessons I learned from my mentor Tony Trietch.
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It’s finally here, the video recapping the ups and downs of my 2016 hunts in southern Ohio. It was a frustrating season down there, but in the end I capped it off with my first buck shot over a decoy. And that was pretty darn awesome! Take a look below, and be sure to head over to our YouTube channel and check out some of the past episodes if you haven’t already!
Decoying whitetails into bow range might seem simple enough on the surface. Just take your fake, plant it 20 yards into a field where visibility is good, and wait. After all, it’s November and eventually someone who is angry or horny (or both) will see your faux deer and come in to investigate. If you’ve got a buck decoy set up, he’ll come in to fight. A doe, and well…
Like all of the wonderful products foisted on us by the outdoor industry that...
There’s one frustrating scenario every turkey hunter is familiar with: a gobbling tom comes in on a string, but hits an invisible wall at 75 yards before shuffling away. There are plenty of reasons why a longbeard will change his mind and pull a 180, but the most common involves some level of decoy shyness. It’s a major buzzkill.
Dave Smith, founder of Dave Smith Decoys and someone who knows more about turkey behavior than anyone I’ve ever met...