The Why and How of Mock Scrapes

Virtually every hunter I know gets excited when they see a big, active scrape. There’s just something mysterious about them that intrigues us and gets our hearts pumping a little faster. We know when we start seeing those scrapes that the most exciting part of the season is just around the corner. My love affair …

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The 3 Biggest Obstacles to Early-Season Deer Hunting

Unbelievable, but it’s here. Deer season is actually here!  Well, despite the fact it’s 86 degrees outside as I write this and my calendar says the current month starts with the letter “S”, my email inbox and the world of social media says it’s here. Sure enough, velvet whitetails are dropping in states like Tennessee, …

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Don’t Make These Rookie Deer Hunting Mistakes

Learning to deer hunt can be challenging. While there are lots of great resources available, such as QDMA’s Guide to Successful Deer Hunting ebook, there is no replacement for experience in the field. Having a good mentor really shortens the learning curve, and that’s one reason QDMA places such a high importance on being a mentor …

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Bowhunters, Are You Ready?

With archery deer season quickly approaching, there is no better time than now to make sure that both you and your equipment are ready for opening day. Summer is in full swing, which for many of us means archery deer season is just around the corner. Hopefully your bow has been getting a regular workout …

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