I Left Private Land Behind for the Public Land Challenge

When I told my close friends we were selling the farm and moving back to town to be closer to family and help with the family business, there were many questions. One of the most often asked was, “Where are you going to hunt?” I’d given that a great deal of thought and decided on …

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Where, When and How to Find More Shed Antlers

One of the more enjoyable late-winter activities for me is getting out with friends and family hiking in search of shed antlers. I wish I was fortunate enough to scour every square inch of the properties I hunt in search of them, but time just doesn’t allow that, and sometimes those pesky rodents beat me …

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Don’t Put Your Bow Away Just Yet

For years I shot 3D archery — typically a few shoots each summer as a way to prepare for the upcoming deer season. And while I always enjoyed the chance to shoot my bow, as well as the camaraderie of competitive archery, for whatever reason I never got serious about it. It wasn’t until my …

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8 Worthy New Year’s Resolutions for Deer Hunters

A new year always brings with it a mix of emotions for me. I’m saddened because it marks the final days of Georgia’s deer season, but at the same time I love the feeling of a fresh start — the opportunity to reboot and strive to do things a little better than you did the …

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Tagged Out Early On Bucks, His Hunt Got Even Better.

On October 11, 2017, after a long day in the office, I left work in a rush to the treestand hoping to get set up as early as possible. I had planned on hunting the edge of a small clover plot tucked deep in the timber and wanted to get there before any deer worked …

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