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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 day and movement is somewhat limited. Well this is actually how you will want to think of it. Security Cover, cover that allows deer to […]

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 -Extremely Steep Terrain -Drainages or Ditches Here we have this piece of timber marked.  Green represents Saddles -Saddles are low spots in ridges that connect […]

Getting Access to Private Land:Quick Tips

Posted by Tyler Arnold

Getting Access to Private Land:Quick Tips January 13, 2020 By: Stephen Arnold Credit Where It’s Due I want to start by giving credit where credit is due. Shout out goes to Steven Booksh, for his article titled How to Get Access to Private Land which gives some great insight and tips to getting that hard […]

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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 talked throughout the day about hunting, but couldn’t decide whether to hunt or not, due to it being 86 degrees and real windy. Knowing it […]

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Gambling Game

Posted by Drew Dick

Treestand Safety Tips The alarm goes off 4:45AM. It’s a chilly morning. It’s the time you’ve waited for all year. Slowly, you make your way to your favorite stand. Dreams from last night start to play in your mind. Your Shooter list bucks begin to parade past you as the darkness gives way to grey […]

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 Stand to Blade Co. – Interview with Owner and Knife Maker Derick Bosley

Posted by Eric

   Name,where you are from? A: Derick Bosley from Fort Ashby, WV    Career background leading into creating this company? A:  Well, I’ve always been a hunter and outdoorsman for starters.  But fast forward to around the time I graduated from college, my uncle had passed away from cancer and coincidentally one of my best […]

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Public Land Swamp Hunting Journey

Posted by Justin Edwards

(Day 1) I pulled into the Wildlife Management Area with so much excitement and anxiousness I thought I was going to explode! I thought to myself, “Where is everyone?” All the FloGrowns said public land in Florida is always a circus, but I literally saw only one vehicle at the entrance of the management area. […]