This week on the show, guest host Tony Peterson talks to traditional archer Bre Lewis about the ways hunting has influenced her life, and ultimately led her to become a guide in New Zealand.
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When you pursue mature pressured whitetails you have to be willing to adapt and use every tactic available. One tactic that a lot of hunters have forgotten is hunting from the ground. Of course, there are some definite advantages to being in a tree, but there are situations when hunting from the ground is the best option, and sometimes the only option.
As I venture around the country whitetail hunting in various terrain and my hunting properties...
It's hot, the mosquitos and deer flies are out for blood, and velvet racks are packing on inches by the day. If you're a whitetail fanatic itching for fall, it's an exciting time of year. Of course, nothing replaces real-time, in-season intel, but gathering inventory on big bucks that may be around in a couple months should start now. We can learn a lot about what bucks are in the area and how their summer patterns transition into fall the better...
Whitetail hunting is almost synonymous with ag country—where food sources are plentiful and deer movements are predictable. Much hunting media is catered toward those hunters, often at the exclusion of whitetailers in Appalachia, the North Woods, and Rocky Mountains. For those of us who don’t live in the Heartland, good whitetail hunting still exists, just not on oak ridges and the edges of cornfields.
Hunting vast tracts of unbroken timber...