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Like The Powerball – You Can’t Win If You Don’t Enter


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The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation — which depends on citizen cooperation and participation, with hunters’ license fees and excise taxes funding restoration, protection and habitat work — has led to ever increasing quantities and quality of big game animals. New world record specimens have been established for nearly all species in the past […]

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Melissa Bachman

Treestand Maintenance – Better Safe Than Sorry


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For the majority of people who hunt, we don’t usually have time to take down our treestands every year. However the off-season can be a great time to do a little routine maintenance to keep stands in tip top condition and most importantly keep them safe. One of the first things you should do is […]

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It’s Not Over Yet – Late Season Goose Hunting


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Many waterfowlers are bemoaning the close of waterfowl seasons across the country, but for those eager to keep their weekends filled with calling and shooting winged game, don’t put that shotgun away just yet. Many states, with the permission of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS), are allowed to extend special seasons for problem […]

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Melissa Bachman

Tips To Gaining Access To Hunt In Your Area


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Gaining access to good hunting ground that is not overrun with people is a big complaint by many hunters across the US. Sure there are walk in areas and public ground, but sometimes a large number of people can make it seem impossible to have a good hunt. I grew up hunting public ground. We […]

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Melissa Bachman

Effective Food Plots On A Budget-Tips To Save Big


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Food plots are becoming more and more popular around the country, and for good reason. They are super-helpful to your deer and can make huge improvements on your hunting success; especially late season. With all that said, not everyone has a big budget to spend on planting crops specifically for your deer. However, over the […]

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Melissa Bachman

Tips To Monitor And Improve Your Deer Herd In The Late Season


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We are all aware that deer are extremely vulnerable during these cold winter months, and survival is a constant struggle. Most bucks are incredibly run down from the rut and low on body fat. The temps are cold, snow can be deep, and predators have an edge. With ponds and lakes frozen, I have witnessed […]

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Melissa Bachman

Choosing The Right Caliber For The New Hunter


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One question I’m asked over and over, is what is the best caliber rifle to start a new hunter on? I’m a firm believer there are a lot of opinions, however I always recommend a .270 Winchester. The reasons are simple. This is usually plenty of gun to ethically take down most North American big […]

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Melissa Bachman

One Way To Ensure Your Hunting Future


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For years I’ve been trying to come up with ways to get more kids involved in the outdoors. As I attend more and more trade shows each year, I’ve met an overwhelming number of kids who have a passion for the outdoors. I was lucky enough to grow up in a family who loved and […]

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