Hunting

Mature buck standing alert on a hillside looking towards where he hears sound
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We're Back on the Hunt for a Hit List Buck (video)

November 20, 2019
Deer hunting! We're back on the hunt for the hit list buck we call Slingshot! Plus, watch to the end to see a strategy that worked for tagging a doe...and keeping the buck in the field after arrowing…
This Rifle Caliber Chart Can Hellp You Pick the Right Ammo for Hunting...
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Use This Rifle Caliber Chart to Pick the Right Ammo for Hunting

November 14, 2019
When I first started big game hunting, most serious hunters handloaded their own ammunition. This was because the quality of the factory-loaded ammunition that was available was not always of the…
Large bull elk standing in a field
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Hunter Conservation & Heritage Quiz: Can You Pass the Hunter Education Exam?

November 11, 2019
Bass Pro Shops Hunter Education Quiz – Conservation, Heritage, and Education All 50 states and 12 Canadian provinces/territories have some requirement for hunter education to get a hunting license…
Lady bow hunter in a tree in a treestand preparing for the hunt
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Bow Hunting Deer: Cold Front Challenges & Creating a Bottleneck for Deer

October 31, 2019
Bow hunting! Bradley and Danny did a great job designing and executing a hunting plan for an 80 acre property. By creating a hidey hole food plot, they created a limited resource and made an…
Mother turkey in a field with her poults
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Partners in Conservation: Bass Pro Shops & National Wild Turkey Federation

October 30, 2019
A match made in conservation heaven. Bass Pro Shops and the National Wild Turkey Federation have influenced wildlife conservation and our hunting heritage like no other over the past four decades.…
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'…