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Live the Legend

Prepare For Hunting Season


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Weekend plans may still include time at the lake or beach, but don’t let the summer swelter fool you; hunting season will be here before you know it. More than 13.7 million Americans age 16 and over participate in hunting each year, as do even many younger kids, which means there are a lot of […]

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Melissa and Scott
Melissa Bachman

Hunt. Fish. Feed


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There are many ways to give back to the community or show people your appreciation, but as sportsmen we have a unique ability to also share the success of the harvest. “Hunt. Fish. Feed” was created by Sportsman Channel as an outreach program to provide free meals across the country by utilizing wild game and […]

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glow sticks
Melissa Bachman

Stand Preparation And Lane Location


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Once you’ve scouted a piece of property and picked your stand location, your next step is to ensure you have the proper shooting lanes. You can have the best stand location in the world but if you don’t have clear lanes to shoot, all your hard work will be lost when a deer finally comes […]

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feral hog hunting
Live the Legend

Feral Hogs: Gateway of Hunting Opportunity


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Hunting in America may be more identified with the cooler weather of autumn and winter, but despite the soaring mercury of summer, for many serious outdoorsman, thoughts of this great tradition are never far away. Fortunately, for sportsmen looking to satisfy that in-the-woods itch behind their favorite firearm, hog hunting provides some serious year-round opportunity. With current […]

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ticks
Grant Woods

Good Tick Habitat!


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Why would anyone want to know what’s good tick habitat? So they can alter it and reduce the tick population! Good tick habitat exists in most hardwood forests, grasslands or anywhere with a constant layer of duff (dead vegetation) and growing vegetation. Ticks prefer the duff layer as it usually holds moisture. Without moisture ticks […]

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shooting show
Melissa Bachman

12 Questions You Should Ask Before Booking a Guided Hunt


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Over the years one of the number one questions people email me about is how to book a guided hunt. You’ve worked hard for your money and time is precious so if you decide to go ahead and try a guided hunt remember that communication is key. The more questions you ask the better off […]

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hanging deer stand
Melissa Bachman

Marking and Checking Stands in The Off Season


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I’m a firm believer in the importance of checking, tweaking, and moving treestands each year to ensure you are keeping up with any changes in deer patterns. This doesn’t take a ton of time, but it can really help increase your odds of success in the fall. Before you get started, there are a few things you […]

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squirrel hunting
Grant Woods

Squirrel Hunting


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Have you ever been squirrel hunting? If you haven’t, you are missing a great opportunity for hunting fun during the summer! Seeing squirrels on the lawn is like seeing deer in a city park. They are so conditioned to humans they rarely seek cover when we approach.  However, hunting squirrels in the “wild” is a […]

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