Top Must-Hunt Destinations for Velvet Whitetail Bucks

By Josh Boyd The thought of taking a velvet buck ranks highly on the bucket lists of many die-hard bowhunters. Outside of the unique characteristics of a velvet-clad rack, much of the allure surrounding this feat centers around the difficulty…

Increase Your Whitetail Knowledge and Savvy With Deer Steward I

By Richard Hines There is nothing worse than being stuck inside and with the recent restrictions going on, no sports, and reruns of basketball games from four years ago on TV, it’s hard to get interested in anything. One thing…

Maximizing Post Deer Season Scouting Efficiency

By Josh Boyd   As deer seasons across the nation begin to draw to a close, the majority of hunters will pack up their trail cameras, store their climbing stands, and hang up much of their hunting apparel for a…

Even Small Practices Can Pay Big Dividends

By Mark Fike The other day I was bush hogging a field that had to be cut before the deadline in order to stay in a federal program. I really don’t like cutting fields in the winter, but the field…

What to Do When the Deer Seem to Disappear

  By Mark Fike Most years there seems to be a lull right after the rut when whitetail deer hunting seems to hit a wall. Pressure from all the hunters in the woods for the past few weeks, fewer deer…

Tips for Hunting Desert Mule Deer

By Jessica Haavisto When most people look at the cactus and mesquite covered landscape of the Southwest United States, they don’t think many animals can survive there, let alone that the country can hold a high number of quality mule…

Making Sense Of Scents

By Josh Boyd As the brisk autumn air carries leaves of a seemingly endless variety of colors toward the forest floor, a shift in whitetail behavior of near-epic proportions comes to pass. The month of November brings into fruition an…

Top Tips for Keeping Your Meat Tasty

By Mark Fike One of the best things about hunting is that we get to take meat home when we successfully harvest our game. However, sometimes our family members may decide that the meals we get from the meat are…

Breaking and Smoking a Brain-Tanned Hide
By Chris Ball Well, experience makes fools of us all eventually.  I have to admit, my first attempt to finish a brain tanned hide was not the success I was hoping for. But from my failures, I learned several lessons…
Hunt Like You Were Never There: Low Pressure Deer Hunting Tactics
By Josh Boyd Every summer, a countless number of eager outdoorsmen and women sift through a myriad of trail camera photos in preparation for the season to come. With every passing week, and successive check of the cameras, anticipation builds…
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