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October 2015

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Grant Woods

A Definition Of Staging Area Food Plots


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One of the best and easiest habitat features to create are hidey hole food plots or staging areas. These are small food plots or openings between major feeding and bedding areas. The hidey hole plot the buck is in, in this video, is less than 1/8th acre in size. It actually connects through a fence gap […]

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Melissa Bachman

Installment II – Hunting The Yukon


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There are certain views that are truly priceless to wake up to; every morning in the Yukon had one of these views. As we were floating down the river we would find a good area of visibility to hunt for moose, setup camp and hunt in that vicinity for a few days. The river was […]

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Live the Legend

You Must Be Wise When Rattling In Big Bucks:


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There is nothing more fun in the whitetail world than rattling and grunting to call bucks in to your position. Being active and having the ability to make deer come to you certainly adds a lot to a hunt. As with anything, the wind must be in your favor to successfully call in bucks. Youngsters […]

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Grant Woods

Deer Must Eat Feverishly Before the Heat Of The Rut


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The young buck in this video is feeding like he may not eat again for months. That’s somewhat true! Shortly after a buck sheds the velvet from his antlers until the first doe become receptive is typically a time of intentional feeding and storing fat. Knowing this means it’s worthy to scout for the food […]

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Melissa Bachman

The Yukon Adventure Begins!


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Over the years I’ve heard stories of the amazing hunting in the Yukon and always hoped to someday have a chance to experience it for myself. That wish finally came true as I headed out on a float plane from Whitehorse heading into the Yukon bush for a 10-day float trip with a tag for […]

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Live the Legend

Size Isn’t Everything – The Coue’s Deer


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There is one whitetail hunt that stands out as completely different from all others. It is actually more like a sheep hunt than a typical deer hunt. There is lots of glassing, hiking through the mountains, typically long shots, and there is a good bit of travel for most hunters to get to the right […]

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Grant Woods

Find Daylight Rubs!


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Rubs, especially large rubs, are some of the most exciting sign a deer hunter can find! Part of the research for my Ph.D. degree was studying large rubs. I did this research on a property that was actively hunted. The local hunters thought the large rubs I was studying would be great stand sites! In […]

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Melissa Bachman

Maps Of Your Hunting Property – You May Not Have Thought Of This


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Whether you own your own hunting property or plan on hunting public land, one of the most important things you need to remember on each setup is what wind is best for that stand. This can be extremely helpful if you’re trying to decide where to hunt for yourself, but also a great way to […]

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