Back 40 Extras: How Deer Hunters and Pollinators Can Help Each Other

“Ironically, it’s such a beautiful mix between what we’re doing and what you’re doing that a lot of the management practices you’re doing works for pollinators, as well.”

Deer hunters and bee keepers are often helping each other without even knowing it. If you want to take that next step as a land manager, it’s all about giving bees “the material they need to be successful.” Here’s how you can pull that off, just like I’m trying to do.

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Sanctuary 2.0 Insulated Jacket
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Windproof membrane + silent softshell + 37.5 insulation.
Alpha Pro Grunt Call
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The Alpha Pro uses components constructed in the good old USA. Again, we go back to a machined acrylic barrel, but this time we use a different type of internal reed system that’s tuned to produce aggressive grunts that will challenge any buck’s dominance. Speaking of the reed, we install a specialized rivet into the reed to create momentum, preventing the reed from locking up from condensation.The custom tube bellows, smooths out the call’s...
Transfer Pack
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The Transfer Pack is the Whitetail hunter’s workhorse. Purposefully engineered to efficiently pack and unpack every piece of gear you’ll need in the woods, including a tree stand, climbing sticks, and your bow. The Transfer Pack's versatility is perfect for anyone hunting out of a saddle or a tree stand, as its bucket-style design and multiple hanging configurations allow the hunter complete access to extra stowed gear and accessories throughout...
DOA Doe Bleat
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Every savvy whitetail deer hunter packs a doe bleat for when the time is right, so we have to round out our deer call lineup with a bleat that won't disappoint. Countless hours researching doe vocalizations, we hand tune the internal reed assembly that’s housed in an acrylic barrel and injection molded exhaust, to produce bleats that will appeal to any buck that’s on “doe patrol”.
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