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How to Avoid Crowds During the Rut

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How to Avoid Crowds During the Rut

When it comes to getting away from hunting pressure during the rut, the key is timing and putting distance between yourself and other hunters. Deer, especially mature bucks, will typically only tolerate a small amount of human intrusion. They are going to find areas where hunters aren't, so that...
Alex Gyllstrom Nov 21, 2022
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3 Best Locations for Trail Cams During the Rut

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3 Best Locations for Trail Cams During the Rut

My trail camera strategy during the rut is more inventory-based than trying to time movement with an exact setup location. Leading up to the rut I’ve already scouted heavily (both boots on the ground and studying maps) to identify critical areas where a buck will move or use terrain or cover to find...
Alex Gyllstrom Nov 11, 2022
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3 Best Trail Camera Locations For Pre-Rut

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3 Best Trail Camera Locations For Pre-Rut

As deer hunters, we tend to focus on the rut a lot. We think of it as our big chance, the time when those dream bucks emerge from the shadows and walk around in daylight. But if the rut is your time to shine—those precious few days of PTO that you look forward to each year—why wouldn’t you prepare...
Alex Gyllstrom Sep 20, 2022
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5 Games Every Deer Camp Should Have

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5 Games Every Deer Camp Should Have

Good games are the source of a lot of fun and laughs at camp. Pick any games you'd like, but keep in mind this is about unplugging from the electronics and everyday life and connecting with the ones that really matter. So "batteries not included" is not only preferred, it's a downright priority...
Alex Gyllstrom Sep 13, 2022
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