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feral hog hunting
Live the Legend

Feral Hogs: Gateway of Hunting Opportunity


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Hunting in America may be more identified with the cooler weather of autumn and winter, but despite the soaring mercury of summer, for many serious outdoorsman, thoughts of this great tradition are never far away. Fortunately, for sportsmen looking to satisfy that in-the-woods itch behind their favorite firearm, hog hunting provides some serious year-round opportunity. With current […]

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ticks
Grant Woods

Good Tick Habitat!


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Why would anyone want to know what’s good tick habitat? So they can alter it and reduce the tick population! Good tick habitat exists in most hardwood forests, grasslands or anywhere with a constant layer of duff (dead vegetation) and growing vegetation. Ticks prefer the duff layer as it usually holds moisture. Without moisture ticks […]

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shooting show
Melissa Bachman

12 Questions You Should Ask Before Booking a Guided Hunt


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Over the years one of the number one questions people email me about is how to book a guided hunt. You’ve worked hard for your money and time is precious so if you decide to go ahead and try a guided hunt remember that communication is key. The more questions you ask the better off […]

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hanging deer stand
Melissa Bachman

Marking and Checking Stands in The Off Season


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I’m a firm believer in the importance of checking, tweaking, and moving treestands each year to ensure you are keeping up with any changes in deer patterns. This doesn’t take a ton of time, but it can really help increase your odds of success in the fall. Before you get started, there are a few things you […]

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squirrel hunting
Grant Woods

Squirrel Hunting


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Have you ever been squirrel hunting? If you haven’t, you are missing a great opportunity for hunting fun during the summer! Seeing squirrels on the lawn is like seeing deer in a city park. They are so conditioned to humans they rarely seek cover when we approach.  However, hunting squirrels in the “wild” is a […]

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Melissa Bachman hunting
Melissa Bachman

Chufa Fields and Turkeys


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When it comes to spring turkey hunting, I love trying new techniques, methods, and always strive to learn new things on each hunt. I recently had the opportunity to hunt food plots planted specifically for turkeys. We were sitting over chufa fields and they were absolute turkey magnets! Chufa is a non-native nut grass that is also called “ground […]

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groundhogs
Grant Woods

Groundhogs – Get Out And Hunt Them!


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By now, the forage in most food plots and production crop fields is up and growing! It’s rewarding to watch the crops grow and flourish!  Most crops (food plot or production) require additional management after planting to be a success. Most folks consider “additional management” to be weed control, adding fertilizer, etc. However, it seems […]

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Alaska bear hunting
Melissa Bachman

Preparing for a Self-Guided Alaskan Adventure


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Over the years I’ve done a wide variety of self-guided hunts in Alaska. Most of the time I’m out on my own in the harsh elements for weeks at a time, so it’s no surprise you will learn from your mistakes quickly and do everything possible to make your next trip even better by being […]

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