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A bow hunter dressed in coamo in the brush drawing his bow
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Bowhunters: 3 Reasons Quality Hunting Clothing Improves the Hunt

September 16, 2019
A serious bowhunter knows that as fall season arrives, the time to be in a tree stand has come. All the while, he or she is hoping to harvest a trophy buck as well. To achieve this goal, one must…
3 Bow Hunters dressed in camo standing together with binoculars scouting prey
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Get Your Hunting Bow Ready: Pre-Season Checklist (infographic)

September 12, 2019
Bow hunting season is almost here! Are you ready? Have you been practicing as much as you should? Are the hunting tree stands and deer stands hung with care? Are your camo hunting clothes carefully…
 Best treestand tools to keep you safe plus two how-to videos
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It’s Time to Hang Those Hunting Tree Stands: Best Tools to Keep Safe (video)

September 10, 2019
The back half of summer is here! It won’t be long and there will be a night when the temperature and humidity both drop, and in the morning that faint, distant whiff of fall will be in the air. It’s…
2 Kayakers floating down a scenic river in Missouri with dense foliage and trees on both sides with the sun peeking through
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Explore 3 of the Best Scenic Float Trips in the Ozarks (video)

September 6, 2019
For many years, the rivers and streams of southern Missouri and northern Arkansas have been favorite destinations for river floaters in search of what mother nature has to offer. I have been…
Angler on a lake reeling in a fish from his kayak
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Kayak Bassin’: 3 Can’t-Miss Finesse Jig Fishing Presentations

July 28, 2019
A Kayak Has Many Perks for Fishing Bass Being able to access remote waters and sneak-up on fish are particularly advantageous. But, even on secluded lakes teeming with bass, the fish don’t always…
Graphic with one deer in field of soybeans for GrowingDeer.tv Episode #500
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How We Changed An Old Rocky Farm Into a Deer Hunting Dream (video)

July 26, 2019
Deer hunting and habitat changes on our hunting grounds: For 500 episodes we've shared what we do at The Proving Grounds in the rough, steep, rocky Ozark Mountains to produce bigger antlers and…
Women standing with a large white crappie from Lake Conroe
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Best Places to Fish in Texas: Lake Conroe

July 26, 2019
Strategy and Fishing Tips for Locating and Catching Fish in Lake Conroe Lake Conroe was created in 1973 by impounding the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. Originally created as a water supply,…
Angler holding walleye with snelled fishing spinners and nightcrawler hooked in its mouth
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DIY Tying Snelled Fishing Spinners - A Walleye Wonder Weapon (video)

July 24, 2019
For walleye anglers, snelled spinners are very close to a silver bullet. There are few places or situations where a snelled spinner won’t catch walleyes. Snelled spinner lures can be fished in lakes…
Major League Fishing Pro James Watson standingon a boat with a largemouth bass
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Watson’s Spoon Jacking Post-Spawn Fishing Rig and Tricks (video)

July 8, 2019
MLF Pro James Watson knows that one of the most effective baits to fish during the post-spawn is a floating worm. That said, the bite only lasts for a week before fish get even more hungry. This is…
Lady angler with lake in background holding her walleye fish
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History and Tips on Creature Fishing For Muskie

July 5, 2019
by Pros4- 1Source's Steve Worrall   Soft Plastics are gaining new popularity as many innovations and new styles have entered the market over the last few years. The story behind the FIRST soft…
Angler fishing from a boat casting into the water
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These 4 Fishing Reel Types Are Rated Best at a Range of Uses (infographic)

July 2, 2019
What You Need to Know About These 4 Types of Fishing Reels Comparing spinning reels to spincasting reels to baitcasting reels to fly fishing reels is like comparing apples, oranges, mangoes, and…
Angler sitting in a boat holding two large black Crappie in each hand
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Try These Few Tips for Targeting Crappie in the Reeds

June 18, 2019
by Pros4- 1Source's Keith Worrall   Every Spring in the upper Midwest a crappie migration begins from deep water to shallow reeds that draws in thousands of crappie anglers eager to fish and try…