Dalton Will

How to Track and Trail Game Like a Pro

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Congratulations! All your diligence, hard work, and persistence have finally paid off, and you’ve shot the animal you’ve been after. However, what happens next could determine whether your hunt ends in celebration or lamentation. It is vitally important to keep your wit about you amongst the torrent of emotions that ebb and flow in the […]

Pre Rut Stand Selection

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Whitetail bucks, especially big whitetail bucks, can be notoriously difficult to kill. They are smart, wary, and have particularly keen senses of smell, hearing, and eyesight. However, every autumn, like the leaves around them, much of their intelligence and perception tends to fall away. When this happens, the woods and fields start to look a […]

The beginner’s guide to scouting…

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Life is cyclical. The globe spins, hurtling us through time and space at a thousand miles per hour (literally) causing the seasons to move. Winter loses it’s icy grip on the earth and the renewal of spring bursts forth into full bloom and blossom. The warming develops into the heat and green of summer, and […]

Spring Thunder

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The Gobble, Long and Loud There are few things in this life that compare to the feeling one experiences while sitting in the predawn of an April forest at the base of an ancient oak tree. New life is beginning to emerge from winter’s harsh grip. Songbirds begin to fill the air with their morning […]

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Go West, Young Man!

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Manifest Destiny In the 1850’s, America was swept up in a spirit of adventure and wanderlust better known as the Manifest Destiny. This stirring of the hearts and minds of Americans bore the phrase “Go west, young man!”. Often credited (although hotly debated) to an article in the New York Tribune written by Horace Greeley in […]

Walking with the Warlord

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There’s a song by Rhett Akins I really love called “Granddaddy’s Gun.” It’s the ballad of a young man recalling the story of the shotgun his grandfather gifted him on his thirteenth birthday, and the deep meaning the gun holds for him. He reminisces about tales from yesteryear, and shares the hope he has to […]