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I Am A New Hunter

Throughout our lives we seek challenges, whether that’s through sports, jobs, school, or harvesting a game animal. Yes, I said “harvesting a game animal.” Hunting is rewarding, enticing, fulfilling and at times challenging. Let me tell you my story and how I came to seek this challenge. My mother never took up hunting, so naturally …

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Do-It-Yourself Deer Processing

Moving to Auburn, Alabama to begin graduate school last fall brought about quite a few changes in the way I hunt. It was the first year I was away from my family’s farm in North Carolina. While I was able to hunt the farm a couple of times during 2017, most of my hunting was …

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Improved Shot Placement for Enhanced Hunting Success

This simple shot placement technique will help you make more effective shots this season. It happens to every hunter at some point in his or her hunting career. They hit a deer with a marginal or poor shot, and then must endure a long and difficult recovery, or worse yet, they’re unable to find the …

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Raising Little Hunters

Sometimes I’m grateful I don’t have little kids today. It seems much harder to raise them than when mine were growing up. I do have four grandchildren that my wife and I are blessed to be around a lot, and we’ve learned it’s hard to compete with all the activities and tools they have today. …

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How to Access Your Deer Stand Undetected

“Location, location, location” might be your motto when it comes to placing deer stands, and location is certainly important to your deer hunting success. In fact, I think many deer hunters focus so much on stand location that they fail to think about how they will enter and exit a stand undetected. I firmly believe …

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