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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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Long-Range Shooting
Live the Legend

Long-Range Deer Hunting


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With the superb bullet technology, true-shooting rifles and unparalleled optics available to today’s sportsmen, more hunters are finding longer-range shots at trophy deer to be well within their skill set with extensive practice and increased open-country opportunities. Before attempting to take a poke at a standing whitetail beyond 200 to 250 yards, keep in mind […]

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Melissa Bachman

The Importance of Viewing Lanes


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When most people think of cutting their shooting lanes, they focus solely on where they think their shots will be. Usually, a shooting lane is only a couple yards wide and so many people get caught off guard and end up having a buck of a lifetime pass right on through without getting a shot. […]

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Blind Locations
Grant Woods

Scouting For Blind Locations While Scouting


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I really enjoy scouting for locations to put blinds or stands. I like trying to figure out the ever changing puzzle of how deer are using food, cover, and water. In addition, I’m always looking for sign that indicates the habitat quality for deer and other critters. Habitat quality is not only about growing healthier […]

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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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