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 A Buyer's Guide To Choosing Waders
by Cole Daniels It doesn’t matter how many ducks you shoot, if you’re cold and uncomfortable, duck hunting can be miserable. In my opinio...

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Duck Hunting in Waders
By Naomi K. Shapiro Duck hunting is getting exponentially more popular as a fall sport -- and often that means running about, AND IN, some fairly c...

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The Best Ways to Carry Duck Decoys
by Naomi K. Shapiro There are some simple, yet very effective, ways to carry all of those duck decoys you'll need when hunting. Where you are hunting...

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 Duck Hunting Boats
by Naomi K. Shapiro When it comes to duck hunting, there are many ways to find ducks... it's getting to them that can be difficult because of their l...

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 Goose Calls- Basic Tips For Calling Geese
by Naomi K. Shapiro Like all hunting, various individual parts make up the scenario of success when brought together properly. That's certainly tr...

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08
 Stealth Duck Boats
by Stuart Spitz When it comes to duck hunting, the typical hunter doesn't think that much about transportation when they're on the water. They think ...

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Is All Of This Gear Really Necessary?
By Cole Daniels Turkey hunting is a gear intensive sport. There are fancy vests with seats attached, a laundry list of calls, all kinds of crazy deco...

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by Chris Larsen How many times have you heard the phrase “this isn’t my first turkey hunt”? Well, for some people it is their firs...

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07
Insiders Guide To Turkey Decoys
by Naomi K. Shapiro As wild-turkey hunting becomes more and more popular (wild turkey populations are exploding), the turkeys are becoming smarter an...

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07
Turkey Hunting Seats
by Naomi K. Shapiro Comfort. Comfort. COMFORT! That's an axiom to which turkey hunters should adhere when setting up. Don't think for one minute t...

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Subtle Turkey Decoy Tweaks For Trophy Toms
As the starlit sky began to retreat, smiles covered our faces. The woods came alive with gobbles from seemingly every tree around us. Those gobbles we...

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07
The Challenge of a Wild Turkey with a Crossbow
By John Simeone As the war to fully legalize the crossbow in Louisiana comes to a final close, hunters get a special new challenge with “Uncle ...

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07
Turkey Hunting with a Bow and Guillotine Arrow
By Naomi K. Shapiro While most hunters will take the comparatively "easy route" and use a gun to hunt wild turkeys, there are good numbers of intr...

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Turkey Hunting Clothing
By Naomi K. Shapiro When it comes to clothing for turkey hunting, first and foremost, you want to be comfortable. If you're not comfortable, you're g...

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07
 Play Time Is Over- Turkey Shells
By John Simeone I have heard so many people tell me about turkey shells, all I have to say is prove it. Here is the test that I put many different sh...

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07
Wild turkey hunting is challenging and fun and it requires a lot of preparation and the proper equipment. Although the stereotype of wild turkeys is ...

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07
Extended Range Turkey Kills
By Chris Larsen Turkey hunting gear continues to advance. We have better calls, waterproof jackets and boots, decoys that move and have actual feathe...

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07
Converting An Ordinary Shotgun Into The Ultimate Turkey Gun
By Ben Gustafson If you are a hunter who has a limited budget to spend on hunting gear, you don’t have the resources to go out and buy a new sh...

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07
Patterning A Shotgun For Turkey Hunting
by Justin Davis When getting ready for the spring turkey hunt, patterning your shotgun should be the first thing on your mind. Patterning is a common...

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By Cole Daniels I’ll never forget my Southern Wisconsin gobbler from last season. He diligently worked a harem of hens in a hayfield about a hu...

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07
Shotgun Patterning For Turkey Hunting
By Chris Larsen It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned veteran or a turkey hunting newbie, shotgun patterning is a must before heading to...

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Whether it’s car repairs, home improvement, or turkey hunting, having the right tool for the job is vital to success. No tool is more important ...

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07
Turkey Gun Science
By John Simeone We are going to get a little technical for this article in preparation for the upcoming turkey season. Over the last 15 years or so m...

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Selecting A Turkey Call
by Justin Davis With increased interest in turkey hunting, the market has become flooded with new turkey calls and gimmicks. A hunter can go to a spo...

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07
Slate Call Maintenance
By Cole Daniels Slate calls may be the most effective calls for turkey hunting. Why? You can make a wider variety of turkey sounds with a slate call ...

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07
Box Call Maintenance
By Cole Daniels I may be biased, but box calls are my favorite turkey calls. Maybe it’s because a box call was my first “real” turk...

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by Cole Daniels The tell tale red waddles moving down the ridge gave me plenty of time to prepare myself for the shot. After just a few yelps on my b...

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07
What's New At Quaker Boy Game Calls
We had the chance to visit with Ernie Calandrelli from Quaker Boy Game Calls at the 2011 ATA show.  Quaker Boy has always been one of my favorite...

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07
Making A Turkey Call From A Turkey Wing Bone
This first video gives you a pretty good idea on how to get the wing bone parts you need out of the turkey and the following video will give you some ...

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Wild turkey calling is a detailed technique that takes time and effort to learn. Knowing the basics of wild turkey is crucial to being able to use di...

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07
How to use diaphragm turkey call (Using A Turkey Mouth Call)
  An Article By Foremost Hunting Pro Staff Member Archer Learning to use a mouth call can be a very difficult and frustrating experience for mo...

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How to make homemade turkey calls
One of the questions I am asked most often when it comes to turkey hunting is: How do you make your own turkey call? Learning how to make a home-ma...

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   Killing a turkey with a bow is one of hunting’s greatest challenges. Successfully hunting turkeys is difficult enough with a shotg...

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by Chris Larsen   Motion decoys have been used in waterfowl hunting for quite some time now. Most waterfowl hunters either own a spinning w...

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Turkey Hunting From A Ground Blind
By Cole Daniels Ground blinds are becoming increasingly popular among turkey hunters. Blinds are an absolute must for archery hunters. But shotgun tu...

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By Will Allen Buying a new bow is about as close to the Christmas morning feel as you’ll get for a bow hunter. When you were eight years old, ...

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Extending Your Bow Range
by Will Allen One of the most challenging aspects of archery whitetail hunting is staying within your range. Most archers have a maximum ethical ran...

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Buying Your First Compound Bow
By Chris Larsen Hunting is a growing sport and one of the biggest segments of growth is archery. Bowhunter numbers are rising for many reasons. Qua...

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While there are still a few holdouts, by now most archers use a release aid of some kind. Releases make it more comfortable to shoot and improve accu...

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Release Aids For Bowhunting
Some bowhunters think nothing of spending eight or nine hundred dollars on a bow, then scoff at the idea of laying down more than thirty or forty doll...

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  Tree Stand Shots: Know The Angles
By Cole Daniels The leaves had just blown off most of the trees a few days earlier. The view from my tree stand was significantly different from wha...

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Target Panic For Archers
By Chris Larsen Podca...

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Calculating Kinetic Energy For Archers
By Cole Daniels Back in the days of the long bow, calculating kinetic energy was pretty important. Modern compounds and arrows have virtually elimina...

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What Is Ozonics?
  Ozonics is an ozone creating machine used to eliminate a hunter’s scent while hunting. Ozone is a naturally occurring gas found in the a...

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     Eye Dominance For Archers
  One of the first factors that needs to be addressed is whether to buy a left-handed or right-handed bow. Instead of focusing on if you are rig...

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Lighted Nocks
    Lighted nocks are looked at by some archers as a novelty. In fact, the Pope & Young Club disqualifies animals taken with lighted n...

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Choosing Mechanical Broadheads
    Mechanical broadheads are all the rage these days and for good reason. Mechanicals are the most accurate broadhead you can shoot. But ...

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Basic Deer Hunting Equipment for the Novice Bow Hunter
by Naomi K. Shapiro There are hundreds of articles about what a novice bow hunter needs to deer hunt. This one will be using the "KISS" theory...

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 The Bowsmith Bow Tuning Tool
Howard Tripp from Real Avid demonstrates his new Bow Tuning Multi tool, the Bowsmith: The Bowsmith is a multi tool designed specifically for bow hu...

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 PSE Dream Season EVO
Blake Shelby shows us the hot new bow on the market from PSE- The PSE EVO.  The EVO uses X Force technology and takes it to the next level to cre...

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How Much Draw Weight Do I Need?
In compound bows, draw weight is the maximum amount of weight an archer will pull when drawing the bow. Many target bows and youth bows have draw weig...

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      Every bow hunter would love to pick up the latest and greatest bow to hit the shelves of their favorite pro shop. Unfortun...

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In this edition of biggamelogic.com’s Archery Journal, Dan Ellyson of A1 Archery in Hudson, Wisconsin explains how to find the right arrow for y...

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 Gearing Up For Deer Hunting
by Chris Larsen For deer, especially mature bucks, making mistakes is simply inexcusable. They constantly fight for survival. They fight the elements...

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Whitetail Ground Blind Hunting
by Naomi K. Shapiro When it comes to whitetail hunting, lots of hunters like to be elevated in tree stands. The human scent is above the deer...

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Deer Decoys
by Naomi K. Shapiro When hunters hear the word "decoys," the first thing they usually think about are ducks, wild turkeys, and geese. Well, while m...

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Daypack Hunting Essentials- What To Pack While Hunting
One of the mot important things I make certain I have with me while heading out into the field, is a positive mental attitude. It is important to have...

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Dressed for Hunting Success- Choosing The Right Outdoor Clothing
Luck, as we all will agree, seems to play just as an important role in hunting as knowledge and experience. That said, I truly think that to a certain...

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Choosing the Best Deer Rifle
by Naomi K. Shapiro and Stuart Spitz   If there's one hunting subject that engenders different opinions, it's which deer rifle to choose. Le...

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Where To Put Your Trail Cameras
By Cole Daniels A trail camera can be one of the most important pieces in your hunting tool box. They watch what is happening on your property when ...

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Trail Camera Tactics
Press play to listen. Thank You To Paul K...

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What To Look For When Buying A Trail Camera
  by Chris Larsen Buying a trail camera can be a little intimidating. There are dozens of choices on the shelves in big box stores, in archery ...

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by Naomi K. Shapiro OK – you're an experienced hunter. You done all the "right things" -- you scouted, you read sign, you checked all the sc...

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Review of the Flextone Buck Collector Deer Call
By Chris Larsen Like a lot of deer hunters, I was once afraid to call deer. I had read about calling deer and wondered if it was really effective. ...

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Using A Grunt Tube For Whitetails
  By Will Allen   Calling a mature whitetail buck to your treestand with a grunt may be one of the most rewarding experiences a hunter wi...

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What Is The Best Time To Hang Stands?
By Cole Daniels What is the perfect time to hang deer stands? Well, that is a tough question with many varying opinions. I usually hang them in mid...

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Three Stands For Early Season Bowhunting Success
by Cole Daniels Early season deer hunting is a hotly debated topic among deer hunters. Some can’t wait to get in the woods and operate as if e...

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Treestand Hunting Tips For Beginners
By Chris Larsen My first hunting forays took place on Midwest marshes in pursuit of waterfowl and in the Rocky Mountain foothills chasing mule deer. ...

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Harnesses For Hunters
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Choosing A Tree Stand Site
By Will Allen One of the most important decisions you can make as a deer hunter is where to hang your stand. Deciding the perfect spot should be de...

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By Will Allen It doesn’t matter if you’re an antler fanatic looking for your next trophy buck or solely on a mission to fill the freeze...

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Buying The Right Safety Harness
By Cole Daniels If you ride motorcycles you have no doubt heard the phrase, “If you have a five dollar head, protect it with a five dollar he...

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By Chris Larsen Hunting from tree stands is the most popular way to hunt deer, especially east of the Mississippi. Being off the ground offers seve...

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There are literally 100's of different deer stand styles on the market today from many different manufactures with many different price points. So how...

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Video Tour Of Ol'Man Tree Stand Products
John McNeil from Ol'Man Outdoors takes us on a guided tour of the Ol'Man Treestand line up including the new AlumaLite CTS which is the first major re...

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  The gang from Foremost Hunting caught up with Chis Smith from Amacker Outdoors at the 2011 ATA show. Chris was kind enough to show us the Amac...

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 Deer Stand Safety
by Naomi K. Shapiro When deer hunting, it's usually a good idea to be elevated. There's a better view of the surrounding area, it keeps you out of ...

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The deer hunting tree stand is a piece of hunting equipment no deer hunter should be without. Tree stands provide the deer hunter with a better view o...

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Binoculars Tips For Deer Hunters
by Will Allen Binoculars may be the most important optional piece of hunting equipment in a hunter’s arsenal. In fact, I wouldn’t conside...

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Tink's Deer Decoys
  If you’re thinking about hunting with a deer decoy  this season, Tink’s has a few new offerings that may be what you’re...

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Big Game Logic: Scouting Tool & More
Press Play To Listen   Thank You To Jeff Schmitz For The Great Podcast! Technology is ...

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Basics Of Muzzleloading
Press Play To Listen Thank You To Chad Sc...

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By Chris Larsen I was first introduced to Real Avid back in 2011 at the Archery Trade Association(ATA) Show in Indianapolis, Indiana. There, I met R...

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Trail Camera Deer Hunting: A Year Long Pursuit
By Cole Daniels Game cameras were a luxury item for hunters just a few years ago. Now you can pick up a digital game or trail camera for as little ...

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Cold Weather Bow Hunting Tips-   Pratice Shooting Your Bow With All Your Gear On
One of my first late season bow hunts was a cold December weekend and with temps in the teens I opted for some very heavy gloves. I set up in on the ...

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Five Tips For Trail Camera Success
While hunter participation is dropping in nearly all game pursuits, deer hunting is growing. There are many reasons including a booming population, an...

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New Spartan GoCam Scouting Camera From HCO
Spartan GoCam™ Mobile Scouting Camera Available for Purchase for $399.95 Atlanta, GA 10/15/2014 — HCO is proud to announce the release...

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Product Review: Bowfinger 2.0 Camera Mount
Just came across a great product for beginner hunters looking to start filming that don’t necessarily want to break the bank in the process. Th...

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Five Tips for More & Better Trail Camera Photos
After five weeks of waiting, it was finally time to check the camera.  The door was flipped open and the little tell-tale button was pushed. ...

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Winter Trail Camera Tactics
It seems like almost every deer hunter is using at least one trail camera these days.  As technology advances, prices drop while more features ar...

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Using Scouting Cameras Undetected
Scouting cameras are an incredible tool.  They allow you to see deer moving through an area 24 hours a day, 365 days a week.  Before the day...

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Grunt Tactics For Whitetails
Calling deer is a relatively new concept for deer hunters. Grunting wasn't unheard of but store shelves and catalogs weren't stocked with dozens of di...

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