Prepare Deer Stands to Cover These 4 Categories

Hunting mature whitetails is like a chess match: You have to plan several moves ahead and use each of the pieces at just the right time. As hunters, we all find ourselves trying to decide which stand to hunt at some point in the season. This year, try planning ahead and preparing treestands and/or ground …

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Deer Stand Tip: Let “Shadow Man” Hunt Your Stand

Your ladder stands and lock-ons are probably already deployed for the coming deer hunting season, like mine, and hopefully deer are becoming accustomed to seeing them in the landscape. But have you ever wondered if they might notice the camouflaged silhouette that suddenly appears in the stand on opening morning? QDMA member Jim Sollecito of …

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At the Range With a Navy Sniper

I consider myself a good rifle shooter. Not a great one but a good one. I’ve put a lot of venison in the freezer with a rifle or muzzleloader and can honestly count on one hand the number of animals I’ve hit and not recovered. However, I had a unique opportunity recently to spend some …

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7 Ways to Start Young Bowhunters Right

Recently, bowhunter Mandy Hulett asked me if her young son Evan’s archery equipment was adequate for killing deer. She lives in a state where there is no minimum age limit for hunting, so it falls on the parents to decide when their children are ready to hunt. Most states have minimum bow draw-weights for deer …

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