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    25 Tips for Deer Hunting Around Standing Cornfields

    Deer hunting in and around standing corn is hard. When the corn is up, success is usually down. The challenges that standing corn presence both gun and bowhunters can be extremely difficult to overcome. But it can be done. And we’ve got a whole bag of tips to help make...

  • 11 Deer Hunting Mistakes Even Experienced Hunters Make

    Sometimes deer hunting seems like a simple thing. But most of the time our better judgment reminds us that there’s truly nothing simple about it. Whitetails are complex critters that take decades to understand. And while biologists and researchers have dispelled many myths and made huge strides, we’ve only begun...

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The 8 Easiest Mature Buck Personalities to Hunt

“Mature bucks” and “easy to hunt” are two phrases rarely found in the same sentence. That’s why we published a piece not too long ago on the hardest mature buck personalities to hunt . Mature bucks of any age class are difficult to bring down. Their uncanny senses and unwavering...


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How to Prepare for an African Bowhunt

A bowhunting adventure on the Dark Continent is a bucket-list hunt for many. However, making that dream a reality comes with its own set of challenges and tasks that need to be navigated tactfully. I was fortunate to recently have the opportunity to spend two weeks in Africa where I...


Hunter Anchors Buck with Slow Motion Crossbow Shot

Crossbows are all the rage these days. States continue to open up to them. And the new weapon option is expanding hunting opportunities for the public. And here we have an awesome slow motion shot on a big buck. Watch as Savage Outdoors' Mike Stroff puts it on 'em. Pure...


Creating Trails and Cutting Shooting Lanes During the Off-Season

Food plots are a great way to attract deer, not only to your property but also to a specific location on that property. But they’re not the only way. There are other ways you can modify the habitat to make it more huntable. Spring and summer are good times to...


How Managing for Older (Bigger) Bucks Helps the Entire Deer Herd

The white-tailed deer is the most revered animal in North America. How do I know that? Because more licensed hunters flock to the field to hunt the whitetail each season than any other species. The whitetail is loved, no doubt. So why is it that people oftentimes confuse trophy management...


7 Elk Hunting Tips from Real-Life Elk Hunters

Elk hunting is a serious sport for serious hunters. There's nothing easy about it. And there are many elk enthusiasts who have a wealth of knowledge. Here we have seven great tips from hunters throughout the country. 1. Truly Understand the Meaning of Elk Hunting It's not just about killing...


The Top States for Boone and Crockett Whitetails in the Last 10 Years

Deer hunting is about many things. And I assure you that while it isn’t all about big deer, we would all love to set our sights on a truly incredible representation of the species. Most hunters who say otherwise aren’t being entirely truthful with themselves. More importantly, while quality deer...


States That Haven’t Produced a Non-Typical Booner in the Last 10 Years

I love records. I love them because they help inform us on where deer populations are thriving. Likewise, it shows how some states are phenomenal for hunting big deer. And how other states aren’t. These are some of the latter. Connecticut Antler Nation Grade: C While Connecticut’s deer population is...


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Bowhunting Hogs in Florida

Hog hunting has become a serious allure to bowhunters in recent years. So that’s the very reason I decided to head south and give it a try myself. Primarily a deer guy , I’d never hunted hogs, and opted to change that. Here’s a short tale of my free-range hog...


Special Report: Wisconsin Spring Turkey Hunting Harvest Numbers Drop

This report on the recent Wisconsin spring turkey season comes directly to us from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. In short, the turkey kill for the recent 2018 campaign is down 10 percent from spring 2017. Weather, particularly snow, played a factor early, while record high temperatures weighed in...


How to Hunt Groundhogs

Hunting groundhogs isn’t a new thing. Historically, people hunted them a lot, especially during the 20th century. But for some reason, it’s become all but dead in the last 15 years. There's been very little talk of groundhogs since the recent rise of big game hunting took hold in the...


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