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Pre Rut Stand Selection

Posted by Dalton Will

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 […]

mental games

Posted by GRANT MEYER

the story As soon as the bolt left my crossbow I had a pit in my stomach, the wind had started to shift and it was now or never; I […]

Breaking Down the Pre-Rut, Rut and Post Rut

Posted by Toren Shirk

Now onto everyone’s favorite topic Reproduction. The pre-rut, rut and post rut can be a magical time to be in the woods and can be the most frustrating. This time […]

Cover & Water

Posted by Toren Shirk

Cover This topic is somewhat of an oxymoron. We are talking about deer movement but one of the topics is cover, where deer will bed down for most of the […]

Deer Movement

Posted by Toren Shirk

Deer are diurnal, meaning that most of their movement occurs around sunset and sunup.  Deer Movement is based around 4 things that all deer need. Food Cover Water Reproduction Let’s […]

Learning How to Scout Effectively

Posted by Toren Shirk

Learning How to Scout Effectively E-SCOUTING Let’s say we want to scout this piece of land. First things we want to do is mark the special terrain features. -Saddles -Benches […]

taking advantage of second chances

Taking Advantage of a Second Chance

Posted by Grant

You can’t kill them from the couch The evening of October 22 is a hunt I will remember for a long time. One of my friends, Grant Youmans, and myself […]

venison

Beyond the Meat

Posted by GRANT MEYER

Tainted Would you eat meat that has been grazed over by a scavenger such as a coyote or fox? I was faced with this question when I decided to take […]