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May 2014

newborn fawn
Grant Woods

Fawn Survival


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Other predators such as wolves and cougars also eat fawns. Wild hogs will eat kill and eat fawns. Eagles have been documented killing fawns many times, as well as crows and raccoons. Yes, crows have been documented peeking fawns to death. Domestic dogs kill numerous fawns each year. Alligators take fawns. It seems every predator […]

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deer food plot
Melissa Bachman

Easy Food Plots- Options & Choices


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One major advantage is because they can be planted in mid-August and will be prime by the time your deer hunting season kicks in. I’ve found that in high-density deer areas corn and beans can become dated before you even get a chance to hunt. However, turnips turn sweet after the first frost and deer […]

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busting clays
Live the Legend

Bust More Clays, Shoot More Birds


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  1. Find a Shotgun That Fits—Most shotguns are made to fit the average-sized shooter as far as length of pull, drop and cast are concerned. To find out what size gun fits you best, meet with a gun fitter at a high end gun shop or a local shooting coach, who can use an adjustable […]

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trigger finger
Grant Woods

Trigger Finger Management


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    States or large wildlife management areas where the buck bag limit is 1 buck per hunter per year. Large private ranches where the harvest guideline protect immature bucks. Cooperatives – groups of private landowners forming a coop based around deer harvest strategies. The number of record book bucks from Kentucky since they reduced […]

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play button turkey battle
Melissa Bachman

Gobbler Battle Royale by Melissa Bachman


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The bigger bird who obviously won the fight came back across the field and we were hoping to draw him in, but he apparently was a little wore out from the fight and wouldn’t commit. He would strut from time to time, but just kept on going and disappeared in to the timber. Although I […]

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turkey hunting
Live the Legend

Late Season Gobbler Tactics


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Get Aggressive—Time for laying back and working a longbeard like a gentleman hunter has passed. Now you have to get ultra strategic and in that bird’s face. Spring leaf out is in full frenzy and the open woods of early spring are a thing of the past. While you have to remember that gobbling turkeys will sound […]

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mature bucks
Grant Woods

Where to Find Mature Bucks


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The good news is that usually 90% of each age class survives except for mortality due to hunting. If most of the hunters in a large enough area agree to pass immature bucks, then obviously most bucks will survive to maturity and produce larger antlers! How do you make this happen? Simple. Talk to your […]

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Melissa Bachman

Amazing Alligator Recipe- Alligator Sauce Picante by Melissa Bachman


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However, this is the caliber I use for most of my hunting and I feel it’s the caliber that’s second nature to me. Another great option would be a .270 because of its great long-range and flat-shooting capability as well as its low recoil. Now for the meat. For some reason many people automatically think […]

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