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Hunting with Kids
Melissa Bachman

The 10 Most Important Things to Remember When Hunting With Kids


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Look At The Weather. If you live in an area where weather conditions can get downright brutal, check the forecast before making a plan to take a kid hunting. If it’s extremely windy, cold or rainy this, doesn’t make for the most fun hunting. Of course as adults we know this can be a good time, […]

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mature bucks
Grant Woods

Late Season -n It’s All About The Food!


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Do you still have a buck tag? That’s good news as bucks are often easier to pattern during the late season. After most does have been bred, mature bucks tend to stay within their home range and even in a smaller core area. They are focused on survival and recovering from the rut. A big […]

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Whitetail Grunting
Melissa Bachman

Don’t Educate Deer!


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Hunting and calling in deer during the rut can be extremely exciting, but the number one mistake I see is people calling to little bucks they have no intention of shooting. Sure it can be fun to call in a young buck right to your stand just to see if you can, but all you’re […]

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Melissa Bachman

My Favorite Rut Stand Location


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Hunting the rut can be chaotic. Deer are constantly on the move – bucks chasing, does running, and most everything becomes unpredictable in the whitetail world. They say a buck can loose 20 percent of his body weight during the rut because he won’t even stop for food. However, there is one thing he will […]

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Nocturnal Bucks
Melissa Bachman

Tips For Hunting Nocturnal Bucks


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Deer hunters around the country seem to run into one common problem when chasing big mature bucks. Many of these big bruisers seem to be completely nocturnal. Trail cameras have been a huge help in showing us what bucks are in our hunting area, but when the pictures consistently show up at night it can […]

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Whitetail Bucks
Melissa Bachman

Improve Whitetail Success with Just One Tip


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Regardless of where you’re hunting around the country, November is a time whitetail hunters wait for. The weather is finally cooling down, the rut is ramping up and every hunter is trying to come up with new ways to improve their success. Sure, there is a ton of great gear that can help make you […]

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Deer Decoy
Melissa Bachman

Deer Decoy Set Up


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Hunting the rut can be one of the most exciting times of the year for a whitetail hunter! One thing I’ve added into my setup to make things even better is a decoy. With a decoy, even small bucks that come in put on an incredible show. First off, your choice on the buck decoy […]

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Melissa Bachman

‘Wishes and More’ Youth Hunt


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Sometimes the most rewarding hunts of all do not end up with a big buck. Recently, that couldn’t have been truer. I spent the Illinois youth day season with a very special girl whose wish was to do a deer hunt in Illinois at Golden Triangle Whitetail with me. The organization Wishes & More put […]

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