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September 2014

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Grant Woods

Scouting The Rain


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The forecast includes a good chance of rain. Some of my buddies are excited to scout based on the assumption that the rain will wash away their scent and bucks will never know they were in the area. This might be true if my buddies don’t begin scouting until its raining and deer don’t see […]

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Melissa Bachman

4 Tips When Early Season Elk Are Silent


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There’s not much more fun than hunting bulls during the rut. But let’s face it, they’re not always screaming, and when bulls are quiet it can make hunting much more difficult and even seem impossible at times. Elk season opens the first of Sept in Colorado and more times than not, bulls are silent during […]

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Hunting Coyotes Can Improve Your Whitetail Herd


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Chomping at the bit to take rifle in hand and hit the woods this fall, but deer seasons are still a month or more away? There’s a great way to tune-up both your marksmanship skills and your hunting prowess, and even benefit the overall health of the local deer herd, each time you hit the […]

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Grant Woods

Lots of Fawns Should Mean Big Bucks


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Most fawns are mature enough by mid September to tag along with the doe If you are getting lots of pictures of does this time of year you should also be seeing lots of fawns. Seeing lots of fawns during September is an indicator of good habitat quality and a balanced predator-prey ratio. Lots of […]

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Melissa Bachman

Winchester’s new AA TrAAcker load


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As a young girl growing up in Central Minnesota, most of my time in the fall was spent hunting public ground for duck, pheasants, and deer. My love for hunting hasn’t changed one bit. However, these days I spend more time hunting big game than ducks or pheasants and, unfortunately, I have fallen out of […]

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DIY Hunts – Plan Your Own Big Game Adventure


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This week the Winchester blog offers a guest post from renowned hunter and outdoor television host, Bob Foulkrod, who having traveled the world in search of some of the most prized big game trophies, knows a thing or two about planning your own adventure. One of my most recent hunting adventures was a do-it-yourself river […]

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Grant Woods

Red and Grey Deer


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During the past few weeks I had questions posted on my Facebook page asking, “Why am I getting trail camera pictures of deer that suddenly have spots of red and brown hair?” The coats of these deer appear shaggy and unhealthy. Deer molt or shed their hair twice a year. This time of year the […]

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The Magical 28 Gauge


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Don’t take my word for it. Test drive a 28 gauge shotgun for yourself and you’ll see. This little number performs all out of proportion to its kick. What kick? Truth is the little 28 gauge recoils so little you hardly know it went off. But birds and clay targets sure do. From doves to […]

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