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November 2015

Live the Legend

Read More On Top Deer Calibers


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.30-30 – In an age of spire point bullet designs and long-range-capable calibers, the hard-hitting, lever-action friendly .30-30 has been credited with taking more whitetail deer than any other caliber in history. Accurate or not, the claim is largely due to the caliber’s role as the undisputed choice of deer hunters in the early part […]

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Grant Woods

Scrapes Do Not Mark Territories by Grant Woods


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Another indicator that bucks don’t establish and/or maintain scrapes to mark territories is that all ages and genders of deer actively use scrapes. Check out this video of a six month old male fawn aggressively marking this scrape. He shows no fear from detecting which deer has already marked the scrape or who may be […]

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Melissa Bachman

Kelly’s Wish – Our Mission Is Complete


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Last year I didn’t know her that well, but I could tell she was a sweet girl who loved to hunt. We hunted together for youth day in IL and then I invited her back to Golden Triangle Whitetail once again for the firearm season. After hunting hard and putting in our time Kelly went […]

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Getting Tricky For Ducks


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Stay Real—Decoys are a critical aspect of the waterfowling game and while technological advancements in waterfowl loads such as Winchester’s Blind Side, allow for more distant shots than older loads, a hunter still wants to bring a flock of flyers right into its setup for optimum shooting. Stored in bags and beat around in the bottom […]

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How To Best Hunt Scrapes by Grant Woods


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Hence, if you see or know bucks are actively chasing does where you hunt, then focus on travel corridors and bedding areas versus stands located by individual scrapes. Bucks will again focus on tending scrapes after most does have been bred, but with less intensity and there will be fewer bucks due to harvest and […]

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Melissa Bachman

What Kids Can Learn From Hunting


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Not only is a great time to teach kids to put down the electronics and experience nature…it also opens the opportunity to have great conversations with your kids that may never have happened otherwise. It gives you hours on end without distractions to: open up, talk about things, and really become a close-knit family. Physical Labor […]

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Open Ground Mulies – An American Legend


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Some of these areas have good amounts of agriculture, and some do not, but all of them are producing some BIG bucks in the 180-“-200”+ range. Of course like anywhere, these big old bucks are not in every coulee, but they do exist and with some hard work and persistence, you may find one of […]

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Can You Guess The Age Of This Buck? By Grant Woods


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This video was taken in South Dakota in an area that produces soybeans and corn. Hence I expect bucks there to have a large body size and larger antlers per each age class than bucks from areas with lower quality forage. Notice that his chest and hams don’t appear fully developed and that his antler […]

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