At least when you see the white flag you know you’ve messed up. Think about how many bucks you didn’t see while hunting a bad wind. How many times throughout your deer-hunting career have you had a deer blow at you because you hunted a treestand with a bad wind? We all have. Summer scouting reveals a nice buck is cruising that food plot down on the back forty, and without another thought we’re there on opening morning, and likely that afternoon, and then day after day to no avail. Paying no mind to wind direction has spoiled more hunts…
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If you take care of gamebirds bagged in the hunted field or forest, they will take care of you at the dinner table. Having the right tools and techniques for field dressing gamebirds can make the job much easier. Dressing Gamebirds: five easy steps. Tools of the Trade You only need a few tools to properly take care of birds. A knife is the basic piece of gear required. It can be either a fixed blade knife or folding knife with a 2 ½ to 4 inch blade. If you choose a folder, make sure it’s a model that locks…
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Whether you hunt deer, bear, pronghorns, turkeys, elk, quail, ducks or squirrels, the following eight hunting tips will up your chances of success. Whether you're a veteran hunter or a newbie, these tips can help you see more success this hunting season. Deer When still hunting deer, good areas to cover include old home sites, clearcuts, the border of brushy habitat and mature timber, field edges, thick river bottoms, and unused logging roads. Bottlenecks, such as a small patch of woods between two fields or a mountain saddle, are also good bets. Move slowly and pause often to scan the…
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One of the greatest rewards of hunting upland game birds, waterfowl and wild turkeys is the delicious dinners that result from successful hunts. But for the ultimate in wild game dining, proper field dressing and care of the quarry is required from the minute we pull the shotgun trigger or release an arrow.  In this two-part article we’re going to look at an often neglected subject: how to take care of game birds from field to table.   Proper field dressing and care of game birds is required from the minute you pull the shotgun trigger or release an arrow. Make…
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Spend time scouting in the area you intend to hunt turkey and look for sign. With the resurgence in wild turkey populations across the country in the last 30 years, many states have opened fall turkey hunting seasons in addition to spring seasons. Although fall turkey hunting has not grown in popularity like the spring season, it is, according to turkey hunting guru Ray Eye, "the best time of the year to be in the turkey woods." However, a lack of information about fall hunting strategies is what holds a lot of hunters back. The following tips from Ray Eye…
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  Whitetail buck with early June velvet. Adam grabs the camera looking for whitetails bucks with early June velvet! He finds what he's looking for and it's pretty impressive! (:50 to 3:12) Unfortunately, we also found a dead fawn and are reminded that it's deer season for predators year round.(3:13 - 4:08) Stay tuned to the end as we prepare for a great hunting hot spot next fall by getting our solar charging Hot Zone fence working to protect a food plot!  We'll show you how we do it. (4:09 - 8:10) Join the conversation with other hunters and land…
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Steve Cobb and his spring turkey harvests. by Steve Cobb I love to turkey hunt. Since March 15, I was in the woods just about every day. I may have missed a few mornings but not many. I was able to enjoy the woods with family, friends, first-time hunters and several disabled hunters. The season was long, and this year, the turkeys I hunted were pretty tough. Here’s a couple tips I used this past season that helped me fill my tags in Georgia and South Carolina. Patience matters. How many times have you heard this? I found that sitting…
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  Utilization cages are a simple and inexpensive way to see the ratio of more deer to habitat quality relationship. From www.GrowingDeer.tv: see a simple tool that helps answer the question: How many deer are on your hunting grounds? This short video quickly packs in other useful advice for deer hunters as Dr. Woods provides counsel on scent control, water sources, selecting stand locations and more! Join the conversation with other hunters and land owners on Growing Deer Tv's facebook page. See more of Grant Woods videos and information useful for deer hunters. From GrowingDeer.tv Grant Woods
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  Strutting tom and hen, lured in by RedHead strutting turkey decoy. From www.GrowingDeer.tv: Here they come! Pro Staff Seth and Aaron are back turkey hunting and chasing some hot strutters. They get it done, twice! Then, Grant checks on his killer food plots he calls hidey holes. Then he shares a key ingredient to attract big bucks! Join the conversation with other hunters and land owners on Growing Deer Tv's facebook page. See more of Grant Woods videos and information useful for deer hunters. From GrowingDeer.tv Grant Woods
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Trail cameras can provide a surprising view of the wild. In this May 24, 2014 episode of Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World radio, Dr. Grant Woods, RedHead Pro Hunting Team member and host of “Growing Deer TV,” shares his tips and insights into game camera placement, how to extend battery life, and how take advantage of this tool to achieve hunter success. Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World radio show airs every Saturday at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time on RURAL RADIO SiriusXM Channel 80.  
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