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  • Whiffling: Ducks and Geese Put On a Twisting Show

    We love watching the landing approach of any duck or goose , our heartbeats accelerating and focus narrowing as a distant bird suddenly morphs from a casual passerby to a cupped-and-committed volunteer. But when you add whiffling to the mix, the excitement level ratchets up another notch or two. When...

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    15 of the Best Educational Tools for New and Experienced Deer Hunters

    Deer hunting is a big world. And there's still much to learn for both new and experienced hunters. These 15 deer hunting interactive guides will do just that.

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15 Jobs You Can Get in the Outdoor Industry

Millions of people across the country love the outdoors. Whether it’s hunting, fishing, hiking, etc., the great outdoors is loved by many. And chances are a good portion of those people would love to work in the outdoor industry. I’ve worked as an outdoor writer, editor, photographer, video producer, worked...


Planting Perennials in Food Plots

The crew at Whitetail Properties joins Kip Adams to discuss perennial food plots and their advantages for deer hunters. Perennial food plots are the backbone of many food plot programs, with various types of clover being the most popular choice. Whether you're thinking about planting white-top clover, red-top clover or...


Planting Annuals in Food Plots

The crew at Whitetail Properties discusses the benefits of fast-growing annual food plots like corn, soybeans, cereal grains and brassicas. Most of these plants are relatively easy to establish, and, with some careful planning, can provide year-around nutrition and attraction for your deer herd.


Mixing Annual and Perennial Blends in Food Plots

Dan Perez and Kip Adams talk about the benefits of blending annual and perennial seeds when establishing a food plot. Annual seeds, like wheat, oats and brassicas, grow quickly and act as "nurse crops" for perennials, like clover or alfalfa. The following year, once the perennials have built their root...


Things You'll Never Hear During the Duck Hunting Opener

Public-property waterfowl openers evoke many images, including those with lots of birds … and lots of hunters. The situation is ripe for exchanges and conversation. But let’s agree there are some comments you’ll never hear during a public opener. Here are a few tongue-in-cheek examples. “Gosh, those guys at the...


5 Things You Need in a Good Hunting Camp

I've been fortunate to hunt wild turkeys around the United States and down in Mexico. Some camps are memorable for all the right reasons. Others, well, you'd best soon forget them. Fortunately the latter deal is rare. Check out these five things you need in a good hunting camp. A...


3 Reasons You Shouldn't Use a Decoy for Fall Turkey Hunting

The use of turkey hunting decoys in the fall is smart or stupid, depending. First, some reasons why you shouldn't use decoys when fall turkey hunting. 1. Either-Sex Turkey Hunts In many of the 42 states permitting fall turkey hunting, either-sex birds are legal to take.This means it's important to...


Squirrel Hunting Myths and Facts

[Editor's note: The author is a lifelong "Yankee." His comment is meant to be tongue-in-cheek.] Why some Yankees don’t squirrel hunt . . . Let’s look at the subtitle here, shall we, and jump right into this. There are lots of reasons why people, and yes, Yankees – those folk...


10 Tips for Better Dove Hunting

Follow this pro shotgunner’s advice, and you’ll never miss another dove again (well, almost never).


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15 Best States for DIY Deer Hunting in 2018

Are you the type deer hunter who enjoys hunting a new place every now and then? Have enough drive to do the occasional out-of-state hunt? Whether this is your first non-resident DIY hunt, or you’re 100th, we’ve got the ranking system that helps find the right place for you. Derived...


7 Bad Archery Shots Not to Take on a Deer and What to Expect If You Do


Planting a Food Plot from Start to Finish

With a soil sample complete, Jeff Evans and Ryan Bland move on to the next step in creating a new food plot: spraying. Bland talks about his favorite chemical blend for spraying a plot, and the benefits of adding dye and crop oil to the mix. Spraying your plots prior...


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