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Michael Faw
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Michael Faw

Fall is upon us, and this means the rivers and streams are full of hungry trout. Hoppers on top and streamers and San Juan worms down deep= a fish fight! Good luck.

6 years ago
Tall grasses hide more deer than many hunters believe. Think more about hunting pheasants and you'll find your deer Most hunters firmly believe that pressured whitetails head deep into the dark forests, duck into the thickest brush found there, and hunker down and wait it out until hunting season passes. Being smart beasts (as nature intended), the deer know you'll be looking for them there, so they've moved. Today's crafty deer are often found in places you overlook — the open areas that have been considered as prime rabbit and pheasant hunting grounds. The open fields have been viewed as totally…
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Mule Deer Dreams

November 4, 2013 - for Deer
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The author bagged a mule deer with a new-model Winchester Model 70 rifle. The shot was made at very close range thanks to scouting and successful stalking. For many hunters, pursuing and killing a wide-antlered mule deer is about as thrilling as hunting gets in the Wild West. Classic prints of mule deer stopping and staring back at surprised hunters have captured the imagination, attention and interest of hunters through the decades and have made mule deer a much sought-after species. But before you pack up and head west, you'll need to understand that things are changing, and you'll need…
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When it comes to trout fishing success and discovering the thrill of winching in a big one, it's important to remember that each piece of your angling gear plays a pivotal role in your success. A line serves as the direct contact between you and the fish, and the rod helps to move and manage your line — and that trout. A reel with its housing, frame and gears, helps to manage the line that's participating in the action — and the length of line that's waiting in reserve. The ultimate test of any reel is a huge fish that…
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Predatory browns earn their "bruiser" reputation during the fall fishing season. Quick, before that first snowflake flies, it's time to do some serious fly fishing. You'll face hungry trout, find faint insect swarms, and wade into cooler waters that can possibly mean more active fish. And if you take the time to glance up, you'll see colorful leaves and scenic fall vistas. So, what are you waiting for?   When it comes to fly fishing, fall is the "forgotten season." Most folks with an outdoors bent start hunting, and others head to organized sporting events. The great news is that…
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