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November 2017

Nikki Boxler

Aging Bucks on the Hoof


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Rule of Thumb: Ditch the antlers It is easy for us to get caught up on antler size. We hunters often forget to take a look at the entire picture. When determining a deer’s age, we want to start by ignoring their antlers and take a look at their body characteristics. As a deer ages, […]

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Scott Leysath

How to Make a Medium Rare (and delicious) Venison Roast


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Do understand that, no matter how perfect the preparation, some antlered game roasts are just not meant to be cooked medium-rare. Older rutting males will rarely taste as good as a young female. And venison that is not properly aged will be tougher than those that are aged for a week or two. Most of […]

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Live the Legend

Tips for Shooting in Low-Light Conditions


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If you hunt deer, odds are you are often faced with judging game and determining whether to take a shot or not in low light situations. Whitetails, mule deer, elk and even small game such as squirrels and rabbits are crepuscular, meaning they feed primarily at dawn or dusk (twilight hours) when night is transitioning […]

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Ron Spomer

The Problem With Wind


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Contrary to common perception, this isn’t because the wind blows bullets around like balloons or autumn leaves. That’s been proven by timed experiments in which the divergence of a bullet at long range in a given wind, say 10 mph, is compared to the divergence of the same bullet merely dropped in that same wind. […]

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Rob Pincus

Teamwork While Armed – Three Tips


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Get Together. As soon as you can during a defensive event, you should get together with the second armed person. If you are next to one another, you are much less likely to end up posing a threat to one another accidentally. If you spend time with another armed person regularly this should be the […]

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Melissa Bachman

How to Best Prepare for the Late-Waterfowl Season


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These birds have heard and seen it all, so be cautious. Let scouting and setup do the work. Be confident in your setup and always be ready to adapt. Next, keeping yourself comfortable is an absolute must in the book of late-season gunning. Check out the weather and pick hunting days wisely. If you’re someone […]

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Nikki Boxler

How to Make a Set of Rattling Antlers – it’s Easy!


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First – get yourself a set of antlers You can use antlers from previously harvested bucks or sheds you found while walking the woods. Or, you may even be able to find them locally if there is a deer farm in your area. The antlers you select should have a sufficient number of tines on […]

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Live the Legend

Guns & Ammo Magazine Bestows Honor Upon Winchester Deer Season XP


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Winchester engineers knew the idea was a winner when they conceived it; and the marketing team knew they had a product that could practically sell itself. As for the millions of deer hunters across North America who dropped a deer using it in the field, they were convinced. Now it’s been confirmed by one of […]

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