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Grant Woods

Finding Sheds 2014


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I’ve shared about shed hunting during the past two entries for this blog. During those two weeks the weather has been abnormally cold and many areas have received lots of snow. There’s no doubt that deer throughout most of the whitetail’s range are under tremendous stress. Deer will have trouble maintaining their body heat and […]

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shed hunting
Grant Woods

Second Season Shed Hunting Part II


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Last week I shared why and when bucks shed their antlers. This week I wish to share where my family and I have the most success finding sheds. As I explained last week, antlers are not knocked off. Rather they shed due to a rapid decrease in testosterone levels.  So the old theory of finding […]

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coyote hunting
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Late Season Predators & Dressing Like An Onion


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While deer hunter numbers remain the highest of all with over 10 million strong, participation numbers of hunting ‘other’ species is on a sharp incline. The ‘other’ in this statement includes wild turkey, wild boar, and coyote hunting. These ‘other’ species enable many deer hunters to hunt for longer periods of the calendar year. Coyote […]

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rabbit hunting
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Winter Time Small Game


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Grab a gun – be it small caliber rimfire or .410 or 20 gauge – and hit the woods for some fast-paced squirrel and rabbit action this winter. Both are fun to hunt with family or friends, and make for great table fare. Be it with dogs or just on foot, small game hunting is a blast. “If you […]

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hunting in snow
Grant Woods

Hunting in the Snow


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It’s common for hunters in the northern states to hunt while the ground is covered with snow.  However, most hunters rarely have the privilege of hunting in the snow. Privilege?? Yes…a privilege! Snow not only covers the ground, but also covers most food sources during the late season. Most native forage plants have lost their […]

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coyote hunting
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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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