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Grant Woods

Patterning Your Turkey Gun


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I really enjoy turkey hunting! I also enjoy eating wild turkey so I want to be successful! In addition to practicing calling, scouting, etc., there’s another critical step to be a successful turkey hunter. That’s patterning and practicing with a turkey gun! Turkey guns are usually 12 gauge shotguns with an extra full choke. Mine […]

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Melissa Bachman

Curiosity Won’t Kill The Turkey Hunter


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Turkey hunters are constantly trying to up their game and create the perfect gun, choke and ammo combination. We all want the perfect balance for those extremely close shots yet still have the opportunity to take a bird if it happens to hang up. Spending countless hours at the range is great, but sometimes we […]

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Turkey Hunting’s Great Debate


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If you walk into a diner in the South during mid-April around lunchtime and ask the general population, “What is the best shot size to hunt turkeys with?,” you may just start a full scale riot. If not, you will surely spark a heated discussion that will vary with every opinion, and one that could […]

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Late Season Whitetail – Don’t Give Up!


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Late Season Whitetail, Don’t Give up! In many areas where whitetails reside the rut falls sometime in the month of December, and many folks consider deer season over post rut. Some of the country’s best deer hunting can be had in the months of December and January, but you can’t give up after Thanksgiving. Prime […]

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Melissa Bachman

Sport Shows – An Event For The Entire Family!


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For many of us this winter has been downright brutal. Cold, snowy conditions along with a severe lack of sunshine can make for a long drawn out winter. Of course hunting opportunities have diminished but there are things you can still do to enjoy either by yourself or with your entire family. One thing I […]

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Elk – North America’s Most Majestic Game


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Though I have been fortunate to hunt a lot of different animals around the globe, without a doubt the North American elk ranks at the top of my favorites to hunt. I think they are the most majestic of the deer species, their meat is my favorite from North American animals, the country they live […]

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Grant Woods

Scent Free Blind Approach


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Were there days last fall when conditions seemed good and you didn’t see a deer? That doesn’t happen to me as much anymore. Years ago I started focusing on not only having my blinds in good locations, but also making sure I could approach the blinds without alerting deer I planned to hunt. The following […]

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Melissa Bachman

7 Things To Look For In A Ground Blind


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With turkey season quickly approaching, many people will be heading out this spring and a ground blind is a natural choice for many hunters – especially those who plan to hunt with kids. Over the years I’ve hunted out of a wide variety of blinds for both turkeys and deer. After spending countless days and […]

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