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Melissa Bachman

How to Create a Buck Paradise in Front of Your Stand by Melissa Bachman


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  Come along on this video blog by Winchester Deadly Passion’s Melissa Bachman to learn how to do it. It’ll take a little sweat-equity, but will surely pay off in spades down the line. We will give you a few hints: cover, food and water. Check out his video to learn more.

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Grant Woods

A Definition Of Staging Area Food Plots by Grant Woods


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  It’s much easier for a hunter to predict where deer will enter and exit these small plots compared to large plots or agriculture fields. It’s also much easier for the hunter to enter and exit stands near hidey hole plots without alerting deer compared to stands along the edge of large fields. Are you […]

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Grant Woods

Is Baiting Deer Effective?


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The second study took the first design a bit further and determined that the more frequently the bait site was hunted the less frequently deer used the site during daylight hours. Basically, the deer patterned hunters versus the hunter patterning the deer. For comparison, last winter I enjoyed a hunt in Texas on a property […]

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Grant Woods

Keeping Soybean Foraging to a Minimum


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Weeds compete for nutrients and water that the desired crop (in this case, soybeans) can use to produce better food for deer and other forms of wildlife. It is important to watch for signs that the majority of beans in the plot are not being over browsed. Over browsing occurs when the beans are being […]

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Grant Woods

The Best Food Plot Crop!


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  There are many crops that will assist hunters with these goals.  However, I want the best results for my efforts, that’s why I primarily plant forage soybeans. Years ago I started studying the relationship between certain crops and average antler size. It became obvious that a majority of the best bucks tagged nationwide were […]

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Melissa Bachman

Easy Food Plots- Options & Choices


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One major advantage is because they can be planted in mid-August and will be prime by the time your deer hunting season kicks in. I’ve found that in high-density deer areas corn and beans can become dated before you even get a chance to hunt. However, turnips turn sweet after the first frost and deer […]

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