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Getting close to good bucks

Seeing a nice buck up close and personal is great fun. Everyone knows that whitetail deer hit the chow line in farm fields every evening an hour or so before…

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Working on our tree stands

An open tree stand like this means a hunter can’t move a muscle. I prefer more cover, especially on both side and above me. I’ve hunted from wide-open tree stands…

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Turkey Decoy Tactics 101

This jake is a good bird for a first-time turkey hunter. Many decades ago, when turkey hunting was only practiced in southern states, using a decoy was unheard of because…

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Shoot lower draw weights

An accurate shot with a lower-poundage bow can be deadly. Even big bucks can be killed with sharp broadheads and low draw weight. Doubt that? Well, don’t bet big money…

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Study a deer’s body language

Most people know this buck’s body language. He’s scent-trailing a doe. Many years ago a book hit the market. It dealt with human body language. Some said that reading it…