Hunting

Land owner is loading seed spreader behind his tractor  to plant a food plot
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What to Plant for the Best Fall Food Plots and Deer Nutrition

October 14, 2019
Planting fall food plots doesn’t just entice bucks by offering them succulent forage. It also draws in does, offering the double attraction of food and females. But what plants will offer the most…
Handful of sericea lespedeza in early growth stages, white-tailed deer will utilize this plant for food
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Will Deer Eat This? How to Identify Native Plants

October 13, 2019
When creating better deer hunting habitat we all wonder...will deer eat this? In this video, 3 experts show us how to identify native plants. Then Grant explains the ones that deer love to eat. If…
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…
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…
Things to Know About Compounds, Recurves & Crossbows (infographic)...
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23 Things to Know About Compounds, Recurves & Crossbows (infographic)

June 10, 2019
Arguing about "which hunting bow is best" is pointless. Compound bows, recurve bows, and crossbows all have a place in the deer woods today. They all created expanded hunting opportunities, and that'…
News & Tips: Spring Food Plots: Get Crop Benefits With the Buffalo Food Plot System (video)...
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Spring Food Plots: Get Crop Benefits With the Buffalo Food Plot System (video)

May 15, 2019
We are always working to improve the food plots on The Proving Grounds. When we find what works, we pass it along to our viewers. Check out this video to see a test that shows how your soil performs…
News & Tips: How Mowing Your Lawn Can Make You a Better Bowhunter...
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How Mowing Your Lawn Can Make You a Better Bowhunter

May 14, 2019
Mowing the Lawn is Actually a Great Way to Keep in Prime Bowhunting Form At first the buzz was faint, but as the afternoon warmed, the rumble seemed to come from every direction.  Was it a swarm of…
News & Tips: How Prescribed Fire Improves Whitetail Habitat (video)...
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How Prescribed Fire Improves Whitetail Habitat (video)

April 9, 2019
We use prescribed fire to improve native vegetation at The Proving Grounds. The reclamation process began for this 50 acre unit over 10 years ago to convert it from low quality cedars to better…
News & Tips: The Drury's Are Giving Away the Farm and YOU Could Win It! (video)...
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The Drury's Are Giving Away the Farm and YOU Could Win It! (video)

April 8, 2019
2019 is the Drury Outdoors’ 30th anniversary and They Couldn’t Have Made it This Far Without You, the Viewers! To say “Thank you!” the Drury's purchased a 60-acre farm in northern Missouri, planted…
News & Tips: A Comprehensive List of Best Turkey Calls for a Beginning Hunter...
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A Comprehensive List of Best Turkey Calls for a Beginning Hunter

March 29, 2019
An Experts 3 Favorite Turkey Calls to Teach a Beginning Hunter When a person new to the sport of turkey hunting wants to learn how to call in this astounding bird, they assume that they can head to…