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Successful Predator Hunting


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Ron Spomer hosts Winchester World of Whitetail, but takes a backset to no one when it comes to successful predator hunting. Follow Ron at Winchester World of Whitetail or on Facebook. Predators are becoming more abundant all of the time, and are seen in increasing numbers in suburban locales as society continues to sprawl from cites into more rural and wooded […]

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Winchester Dream Hunt
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Blind Side Dream Hunt North Platte Outpost Day 2


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A group of five Canada geese is spotted above a line of cottonwood trees to the north – it appears to be headed towards the blind. Head Guide Ross Juelfs tunes up the call. Six dark geese turn into the wind and head straight towards the spread of full body, shell and floater decoys. Day […]

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Blind Side Dream Hunt North Platte Outpost #1


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How better to put Blind Side to the test than to take it to one of the more storied waterfowling locales in North America, and put it through the paces on ducks and geese. Winchester Blind Side Dream Hunt 2013 winner Kaitlin Kalwei and her brother Brandon came in from Greenwood, MO to join the […]

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Canada geese
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Lessons From A Master – Late Season Canada Goose Hunting


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Canada geese have become extremely abundant the last 10 to 15 years with many states extending seasons and loosening up bag limits due to their tremendous population growth. Plus, there are early and late seasons. Anymore, Canada’s can be found nearly everywhere. Due to extended seasons and a greater number of birds, hunting tactics vary […]

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Grant Woods

Patterning Doe Fawns to Kill Mature Bucks


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Most adult does have now been bred throughout most of the whitetails’ range. They are back to a feeding/seeking cover pattern and taking their female fawns in tow with them. Female fawns will enter puberty and become receptive once they weight about 70 pounds. In areas with enough quality forage for all deer in the […]

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Late Season River Hunting For Waterfowl


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Many states now offer waterfowling into the very late season, if not the beginning of the New Year. Too, waterfowling limits are quite liberal with birds above their long-term averages, and some species at all-time highs. In many Northern-tier and Midwestern states, however, winter still makes an appearance with what seems like a good chunk […]

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Deer hunters
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Deer Camp & Winchester: Autumn Traditions


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Over the past couple of weeks and even as the Thanksgiving holidays rolled around, many Americans took to the woods and fields of our great nation to enjoy one of the grandest sporting traditions that occurs each fall—deer season. The whitetail deer is the most hunted species in North America, and in the United States […]

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GPS in high winds
Grant Woods

Where to Hunt in High Winds


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Researchers, including myself, have captured and placed collars with GPS receivers on literally thousands of wild, free-ranging white-tailed deer. The findings from this work added much to my knowledge about deer and how I hunt. I used some of the information from those findings this week. There have been several fronts passing through the Midwestern […]

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