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October 2017

Melissa Bachman

Tips for Rattling Success


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If bucks are fighting, posturing to each other, grunting, snort wheezing or whatever else, take this into account and try best to replicate it. Whitetails are incredibly curious, so you will be amazed at the effectiveness of rattling during a vast timeframe. Real Antlers – My opinion – real rattling antlers put out the absolute […]

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Nikki Boxler

How to Best Prepare for the Late Waterfowl Season


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In order to adapt, we need to go back to the drawing board and switch up tactics for late season waterfowl hunting. Matt and I touched on several concepts including strategies for scouting, decoys setups, and concealment. Below is a little Q & A I recently had with him: Scouting As a whitetail hunter I […]

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Scott Leysath

A New (and better) Twist on Stuffed Turkey and Duck Breasts


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The next time you set out to stuff a pair of breasts in the traditional manner, try this. Stuff one and don’t stuff the other. Cook them both to the same internal temperature at the breast, ideally around 125 to 130 degrees. Ask a few friends to tell you which breast tastes better. No cheating […]

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Live the Legend

Slug Gun vs. Muzzleloader in Non-Centerfire Zones


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While buckshot is still used in a number of southern states, primarily where hunting deer with dogs is still permitted, for the most part, slug guns are required or used in these “shotgun-only” hunt areas. But most state regulations (always check the specific regulations for the area you hunt) permit the use of a modern […]

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Ron Spomer

Light Recoil Options for Deer


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Bullets kill by hemorrhaging or by interrupting the central nervous system. Sever the spine or hit the brain and it’s all over. Hit the heart and/or lungs — the organs that supply fresh, oxygenated blood to the brain — and blood pressure drops within a few seconds, rendering the animal unconscious. Technically brain cells die […]

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Nikki Boxler

Going in Blind: How to Best Set and Prepare a Blind for Deer Season


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A few things to think about when choosing a blind are: Portable vs permanent: When I am not in a tree stand, you will often find me hunting from a portable blind. Portable blinds are one of my favorite ways to hunt because they are cost-effective and easy for me to manage. There are many […]

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Ron Spomer

How to Take and Make Odd Shooting Angle Shots


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No. Well, at least half no. The odd truth is that your bullets will strike higher than normal shooting downhill AND uphill. The up and down part makes no difference. Only the angle matters. The steeper the angle and the more distant the target, the higher your bullets will strike from their horizontal trajectory curve. […]

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