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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…
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 netting a giant catfish off the side of a boat
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Catch Giant Catfish With These Proven Fishing Tips

June 11, 2019
7 Proven "Catching Catfish" Strategies - Fishing for big catfish is gaining fans in droves as anglers realize the cats offer their best chance to catch a quarry in freshwater that weighs 20-75…
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 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: 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…
News & Tips: Hog Hunting in Alabama  (video)
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Hog Hunting in Alabama (video)

March 18, 2019
Hunting with GrowingDeer.tv: Grant and Clay travel to lower Alabama to chase swamp hogs! It’s a great bow hunt adventure as Grant stalks and spots for hogs while sharing hunting strategies and…
News & Tips: 15 Facts and Tips to Fishing a Variety of Fish in The Spring...
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15 Facts and Tips to Fishing a Variety of Fish in The Spring

March 8, 2019
Catch a Mixed Bag of Fish Species With These Early Season Strategies Rare is the fishermen who focuses on one species alone to the exclusion of all others. Some anglers even add excitement to their…
News & Tips: A Primer on Pike—Lures and Tactics for Catching Northern Pike...
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A Primer on Pike—Lures and Tactics for Catching Northern Pike

February 20, 2019
No fish in freshwater can match the ferocity and gluttonous feeding habits of the great northern pike. There is plenty of good pike fishing in the U.S., but often the most spectacular fishing comes…
News & Tips: Beginner Turkey Hunting Gear Buying Guide...
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Beginner Turkey Hunting Gear Buying Guide

February 6, 2019
6 Hunting Gear Items You Will Need to Get Started in Turkey Hunting Like most any kind of outdoor pursuit, turkey hunting can be as simple or as complicated as you want to make it. If you’re just…
News & Tips: 4 Proven Hunting Techniques to Get Close to Spring Gobblers...
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4 Proven Hunting Techniques to Get Close to Spring Gobblers

February 6, 2019
Getting as close to your targeted turkey as possible before making your first call is one of the most significant advantages that you can have when trying to call to a gobbler. When a hunter is able…
News & Tips: 8 Jigging Ideas to Ice Walleyes on Lake Mille Lacs...
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8 Jigging Ideas to Ice Walleyes on Lake Mille Lacs

February 5, 2019
Each winter, thousands of anglers make their way to Lake Mille Lacs in Minnesota for exceptional walleye fishing through the ice. This 132,516-acre lake reaches 42 feet in depth, with many gravel…