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What is a Trophy Hunter?


Are you a trophy hunter? That’s the question these days that gets asked a lot about deer hunters that most people emphatically say their answer is “No”.  But are they lying to you or themselves? A simple question was asked on Twitter by @WhitetailLegacy about if you would shoot a buck you’ve been hunting for years after it has already dropped one…

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Hunter Highlight – Hunting the Funnel for Big Whitetails


Across much of the Midwest, the cold chill of fall has finally arrived. With that brings most hunter’s favorite time of the year, the whitetail rut. Though there are a variety of tactics that will land you a big buck this fall, one of the most effective is hunting a funnel. A funnel is any natural barrier that funnels animal…

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Licking Branch Basics for Whitetail


Everyone knows big bucks are wary, intelligent critters. Getting inside a bucks head to figure out what he is thinking can be a frustrating process. Just when we think we have our target buck figured out, he turns around and makes us look like a fool. All deer hunters know exactly what I am talking about. Most deer hunters know…

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Hunter Highlight – My First Time Hunting


Cameron Blevins tells us about his first time hunting with his grandfather. My first hunting trip must’ve been nearly 20 years ago now. I couldn’t have been much older than 8 and I can remember biting at the bit to use my new .410. It wasn’t much to look at back then, but it was my first “real” gun. A…

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The True Secret to Deer Hunting is You


The true secret to deer hunting your property, it’s your effort, not someone else’s opinion. There are a bazillion articles, videos and people out there telling you every day how to hunt deer and shoot a monster buck. I used to read and watch them all until I realized that 90% of them were worthless to me. I don’t care…

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Hunter Highlight – Grandpa’s last deer camp


Although it was only mid-June, the excitement began to churn for early October as I walked back from the mailbox. This was going to be my Son’s first time joining us at deer camp to the Chesnimnus unit in North Eastern Oregon. He was going to be 10 this hunting season, and if fortunate, we would draw the tag again in…

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Hunter Highlight – Breaking in the 3rd generation deer hunter


Kevin Grigsby, East TN. – There is now a 3rd generation deer hunter in my family. My father James, me and now my six-year-old son Hayden. 2017 was his 1st season youth hunting. He is crazy about sports and the outdoors. If he wasn’t at football or basketball, me or my father had him with us in the woods in archery…

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