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  • How to Make 15-Dollar Watering Holes for Deer

    Water is one of the three basic needs of a white-tailed deer — perhaps the most important, as studies have shown deer generally go to water before they go to food when they rise from their beds in the evening. It’s very common knowledge, yet often overlooked during the hunt...

  • A Detailed Look Into Antlered Buck Management

    It’s important to remember that buck harvest restrictions are not synonymous with Quality Deer Management (QDM). Rather, they are a strategy to protect a specific age class (generally 1-1/2-year-olds) or age classes of bucks. Bear Kuma Compound Bow in Realtree EDGE Buy Now Antlered deer management is important because hunters...

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Small Property Deer Management 101

Do you love hunting whitetails? Enjoy seeing the herd dynamics improve and thrive? Well you can manage for that, even on small properties. Follow along as the Whitetail Properties crew explains how to do that. Don't Miss: 7 Ways to Practice Quality Deer Management Are you a deer hunter wanting...


15 Facts About the White-Tailed Deer

The white-tailed deer is the most popular wild game animal in North America. Biologists and researchers have spent countless time and money learning about the whitetail and what it means for deer hunters. These 15 facts have been part of those findings.


Food Plot Seed: How to Plant Red Clover

Red. White. Crimson. Ladino. Alsike. Zigzag. Trifolium. And more. There are many varieties of clover you can plant. So, which one is best? Well, I’m not going to say red clover reigns supreme. But it reigns supreme. At least, it’s my personal favorite (best or not). Red clover, also referred...


How to Fertilize Your Food Plots

With the soil sample results in and the spraying complete, the next step in creating this food plot is applying the proper amount of fertilizer. Jeff Evans and Ryan Bland explain in this Food Plot Library installment.


Planting Vegetation Barriers for Deer

Do you plant food plots? Need to hide a house or building from wildlife? Want deer to come out more during daylight hours? Start planting plot screens and see more whitetails. Don't Miss: How to Plant a Micro Kill Plot for Deer Are you a hunter wanting to learn how...


Turkey Hunting Harvest Numbers Falling Across Southeastern U.S.

Habitat loss. Lack of predator control. Disease. Declining hunter numbers. Poaching. These are some of the influences both wildlife managers and hunters mention when talking about the drop in turkey harvest numbers for some states, including the southeastern region of the United States. The Arkansas Game & Fish Commission recently...


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The Most Important Gun Safety Advice You'll Ever Read

The hunter had a strange look on his face. He seemed to be looking at something and staring into space at the same time. I wanted to ask him about it but couldn’t. He had a bullet wound in his lower back and had been dead for over 24 hours...


Backpacking Nutrition for Backcountry Big Game Hunters

The nutritional strategy of a backcountry bowhunter requires a systematic approach as cooking methods and food variety is limited. Here is my best recommendation for sustained energy levels, peak performance, combined with the most efficient system. Meal Components For breakfast and snacking, the staple of my backcountry diet is a...


Tips on How to Fletch Your Own Arrows

Arrow fletching might sound simple, but it can be easy to mess up if you don't pay attention. Here we have Ralph Cianciarulo from Archer's Choice explain his process on how to fletch the perfect arrow. Don't Miss: The Parts of the Compound Bow Are you a bowhunter wanting to...


How to Find Your Dominant Eye for Archery

Do you want to get into archery? There's something you need to know before you begin shooting. In this video, Ralph Cianciarulo from Archer's Choice helps you find your dominant eye. Don't Miss: 10 Off-Season Archery Tips from the Pros Are you a bowhunter wanting to learn how to accomplish...


10 Steps to Successfully Planting Trees for Deer

Trees are an important aspect of a whitetail’s diet. It doesn’t matter where you go in their range — trees play a role. Both soft and hard mast trees provide food for deer. Even trees that don’t produce a viable fruit or nut are oftentimes targeted for the leafy and...


8 Steps to the Perfect Food Plot

Deer management has been a steadily growing trend over the years. There is no doubt that today's hunter is more informed, and more knowledgeable about his or her quarry than ever before. In fact, most deer hunters today would rather discuss buck-to-doe ratios, age structure, and the importance of scent...


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