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Melissa Bachman

Filming Your Own Hunt


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Filming your own hunt has become more and more popular as social media and YouTube have taken off. Now, you can let your friends re-live the moments you experience in the field. The number one problem here is people realize that this can be a huge burden. The first deer you bust by trying to […]

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Live the Legend

4 Tips for Fall Turkey Hunting


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Wild turkeys may have become a gamebird more associated with hunting in spring, but the modern tradition of calling in the birds has its roots in fall hunting. In fact, back in the days of famed outdoor writers like Nash Buckingham and Robert Ruark it was fall birds that were seen to be the most […]

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Melissa Bachman

Organization is Key


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Getting up early to long days of hunting can lead to lost and forgotten items when you really need them most. But one thing you can do is try to keep your backpack extremely organized. I like a pack that has a lot of compartments. What I do is at the beginning of the season […]

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Melissa Bachman

Slings Can Make a Difference


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If you do a lot of spot and stalk hunting, you know how important a gun sling is. Not only does it make it much more comfortable for long walks, but you can also use the strap to wrap around your arm to get steady in a pinch. A sling seems like it would be […]

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Live the Legend

Packing Tips For The Traveling Hunter


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Famed hunter and outdoor show host, Bob Foulkrod, shares his insights this week on how to keep your packing simple for any hunting trip. This time of year marks peak travel time for hunters across the country, and for many it means taking to the air. Surcharges on baggage and dealing with transporting firearms make […]

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Melissa Bachman

Simple Tree Stand Safety Tips


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Tree stand hunting will be a part of many people’s routine, as many of us get ready for fall hunting seasons. As much time as we all put into having the perfect stand placement and great shooting lanes to get the most out of our hunts, many people forget the most important aspect of all, […]

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Grant Woods

Scouting The Rain


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The forecast includes a good chance of rain. Some of my buddies are excited to scout based on the assumption that the rain will wash away their scent and bucks will never know they were in the area. This might be true if my buddies don’t begin scouting until its raining and deer don’t see […]

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Melissa Bachman

4 Tips When Early Season Elk Are Silent


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There’s not much more fun than hunting bulls during the rut. But let’s face it, they’re not always screaming, and when bulls are quiet it can make hunting much more difficult and even seem impossible at times. Elk season opens the first of Sept in Colorado and more times than not, bulls are silent during […]

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