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March 2014

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Turkey Decoy Setup Guide


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What is the best way to hunt early-season gobblers that are still in winter flocks? Jake decoys – when should you use them and where should you position them? Why should you only use tom and jake decoys at the very end of the season? These topics and many more are addressed in the new Montana Decoy Turkey […]

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Grant Woods

Using Science To Pick Which Stand To Hunt


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The Auburn researchers monitored deer wearing GPS collars, noting changes in deer patterns between August through November on an active hunting property in South Carolina. The researchers found that mature bucks averaged traveling 55 yards further away from stands during the last day of the study compared to the first. In addition, adult bucks were […]

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Melissa Bachman

Hogs On The Loose – Razor Boar XT by Melissa Bachman


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Hogs are abundant so you are usually hunting in a very target rich environment. Also, because of their abundance it’s not that hard to find someone willing to give you permission to hunt their property or you may already have them on your own property. Lastly, if cooked right they are extremely delicious…especially on the […]

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Turkey Shotgun Patterning
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Pattern Your Turkey Gun


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They hang a target, step off 40 yards across an open space, let a single shot sail into the air and if the pattern looks good, they say, “I’m good to go.” The gun and load may be, but is the hunter actually “good” to go? While open shots on field turkeys standing 40 yards […]

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Grant Woods

Coyote and Deer


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They fenced four 105 acre areas with coyote proof fences also monitored four nearby 105 acre control areas (no fence to exclude coyotes). They found that bucks and does preferred feeding/being in the coyote proof exclosures 1.5 times more than in the control areas. Deer literally had to jump a fence to get into the coyote proof exclosures while […]

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Melissa Bachman

Wishes and More Dream Hunt by Melissa Bachman


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  This year I got a call from a great organization in my home state of Minnesota called Wishes & More. They had a young girl, Kelly, who’s wish was to go hunting with me at one of my favorite whitetail destinations in the country, Golden Triangle Whitetail. Kelly has been a hunter her entire […]

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A Match Made for an American Classic


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Both are ballistically matched with the same profile and velocity. The FMJ is designed for rapid expansion upon impact. Packaging on the rounds will match making it easy for consumers to buy them as a set. With all of the ammo lining store shelves, it’s part of Winchester’s continuing effort to make ammo selection easier for buyers seeking the […]

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deer winter stress
Grant Woods

Stress On Deer – Harsh Winters


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The better the habitat quality the faster deer can recover and the lower the impact on future antler and fawn production. Deer living where soybeans and corn are produced used to have an advantage over deer living in areas that are primarily covered by timber due to the amount of grain left in the fields. […]

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