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Nikki Boxler

Late-Season Whitetail Tips & Tactics


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The clock is ticking…time is running out to get that big buck on the ground this season. To me, late season can be the easiest time to pattern mature bucks. When it comes to sealing the deal, there are a few tricks I keep up my sleeve to utilize when the time is right.  Never […]

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Live the Legend

Four Late Season Deer Tips


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As firearms deer season’s wind down and rut activity dwindles, many hunters begin to feel anxious if they have yet to score on that buck they dreamt about before opening day. Time to punch your ticket is running out. If desperation is setting in, don’t let it. Instead try one of these tricks to save […]

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Melissa Bachman

Late-Season Whitetail Tips


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If you still have a tag in your pocket when late season hits, you may be in luck! I’ve always been a huge fan of late season hunting for whitetails. This can be a very productive time of the year. Below are four proven tips that I’ve used to find success as seasons begin winding […]

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Melissa Bachman

Deer Season XP – Why You Need This Lethal Load This Season by Melissa Bachman


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Offered in the most popular deer hunting rounds, Winchester offers a wide variety of calibers to fit your needs. I like shooting Deer Season XP in a .300 Win. Mag with 150-grain bullets. Deer Season XP was designed with a noticeably larger polymer tip that accelerates bullet expansion. This causes massivetrauma and huge wound  channels. […]

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Nikki Boxler

Aging Bucks on the Hoof


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Rule of Thumb: Ditch the antlers It is easy for us to get caught up on antler size. We hunters often forget to take a look at the entire picture. When determining a deer’s age, we want to start by ignoring their antlers and take a look at their body characteristics. As a deer ages, […]

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Tips for Shooting in Low-Light Conditions


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If you hunt deer, odds are you are often faced with judging game and determining whether to take a shot or not in low light situations. Whitetails, mule deer, elk and even small game such as squirrels and rabbits are crepuscular, meaning they feed primarily at dawn or dusk (twilight hours) when night is transitioning […]

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Nikki Boxler

How to Make a Set of Rattling Antlers – it’s Easy!


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First – get yourself a set of antlers You can use antlers from previously harvested bucks or sheds you found while walking the woods. Or, you may even be able to find them locally if there is a deer farm in your area. The antlers you select should have a sufficient number of tines on […]

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Melissa Bachman

Tips for Rattling Success


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If bucks are fighting, posturing to each other, grunting, snort wheezing or whatever else, take this into account and try best to replicate it. Whitetails are incredibly curious, so you will be amazed at the effectiveness of rattling during a vast timeframe. Real Antlers – My opinion – real rattling antlers put out the absolute […]

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