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December 2015

Melissa Bachman

Do Whitetail Decoys Also Work On Mule Deer?


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After years of realizing that decoying bucks may be my absolutely favorite way to hunt whitetails, I know that I’m constantly learning. I’ve tried positioning my decoy in various ways hoping to change my shot angle. I’ve set my decoy up near a rub so bucks will have something to show their dominance on while […]

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3 Late-Season Buzzer-Beaters For Whitetail


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Some of the biggest deer every year are taken late in the season, after the rut has ended and bucks, pressured as they are, have resorted to winter feeding patterns. If you’ve yet to fill your tag, don’t panic. These three tips can help you save your season and fill your freezer…and maybe even that […]

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Grant Woods

Hunting The Post-Rut: Scrapes Are Key


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Where I live in Missouri the pre rut occurs from late October to about November 7th. This is a time when bucks have a very high testosterone level, but very few does are receptive. During this period bucks actively check and work scrapes, respond to grunt calls, etc. In the same area the majority of […]

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Melissa Bachman

Melissa’s Sandhills Mule Deer Buck


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My hunt in the Sandhills of Nebraska with Deer Meadows Outfitters has been a hunt I look forward to every year. It’ a game rich environment with great company, and this year it was extra special. I was able to bring my mom along for her first mule deer ever. We did it all spot […]

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Weather And Whitetails – Hunt The Fronts


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It’s getting late in the season. The rut is over, deer have been pressured beyond belief and hunters with tags left to fill are feeling worn down and maybe even a little desperate. On top of all this, weather across much of the whitetail’s range has been relatively mild to this point, another factor that […]

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Grant Woods

Bucks Experience Huge Weight Loss During The Rut


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I tagged a five year old buck November 22. I named this buck Butterbean based on trail camera pictures a year ago. This buck had the largest body of any buck at my place. I feel certain he weighed well over 200 pounds based on this image and known body weights of other bucks I’d […]

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Melissa Bachman

Winchester Deadly Passion – Season 5


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I’ve always been a very goal oriented person. There’s nothing I love more than setting my mind to something, working hard, and then watching that dream become a reality. Well this couldn’t be truer than spending last night editing together a sizzle reel for Season 5 of Winchester Deadly Passion. It was another wonderful season […]

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Squirrel Hunting – A Great Winter Pastime


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The winter weather hasn’t become too severe yet and deer seasons in some parts of the nation are winding down or outright closed. What better way to extract some justice from those furry, scurrying critters that filled your heart with false hope during deer season with every initial rustle in the leaves and fill your […]

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