Targeting Deer Water Sources

Deer water sources are important year round, which means they’re excellent hunting locations. What goes through most deer hunter’s minds when it comes time to select a hunting location during the early season? Food. We won’t argue that it’s a great tactic. But what if you have limited food sources on your property, or the…

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Early Season Deer Hunting Strategies

Most early season deer hunting strategies include setting up near a food source. However, you can up your odds of killing a buck by dialing in on two additional locations. Since January we’ve been thinking about opening day. Early season deer hunting is practically all we think about in the spring and summer. If you’re…

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Bowhunting Deer Core Areas

Bowhunting deer core areas means you’ll be well within the buck’s home range, where scent control and careful scouting are paramount. The month of September can be a tease, especially in the final weeks when deer are holding their summer pattern. By now, you likely have a good idea of the deer population on your…

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Tips for Staying Cool on Early Season Hunts

During the early archery season, it’s hot and the bugs are out in full force. Here’s a few tips to ensure more pleasureable hunts. Sweating buckets during an early season hunt, I often wonder what it is that drives a sane man to sit in 80- or 90-degree weather covered head to toe in camouflage…

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Scout Now for Early-Season Hunting Blind Locations

A few scouting trips before hunting season can provide you with productive spots come opening day.   You know the guy, the one that’s in your circle of hunting buddies that consistently harvests quality whitetails. It doesn’t matter if the rut was poor for virtually everyone else or if the weather was uncooperative or drought…

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