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What do you do right after you’ve shot a deer? Celebrating might seem like a natural response, but doing so could result in your losing that same deer. Veteran deer hunters save the celebration for later and do these important hunting tasks first.
after the shot
Most hunters do not associate public land with quality deer hunting. Instead of trophy whitetails, they picture shot-up road signs, parking lots strewn with litter, and other hunters (all complete morons, of course) screwing up their experience. Of course those negative associations can be based in reality. I grew up hunting public lands, and I’ve […]
public land, whitetail hunting
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Mercer County, WV
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USA County, UT
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Potter County, PA
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Deer hunting advice from the experts. Go on the hunt with Winchester.
As most farm country deer hunters know, soybeans are one of the whitetail’s favorite food sources. But the plant is preferred by deer only in certain stages, and early fall can be one of the most challenging times to hunt a buck over beans. But by following this week’s tip, it’s still possible to shoot […]
Whitetails orient toward structure on their landscape, just a like fish does in a lake. One of the easiest examples of whitetail structure is a “sentinel tree”, a large tree, often growing by itself. Follow this week’s tip to learn how deer orient toward sentinel trees, and how to make them part of your hunting […]
sentinel tree, whitetail hunting
The vast majority of trail cam setups involve strapping the camera to a tree. But what happens when the deer activity is happening nowhere in the vicinity of a handy cam tree? Follow this week’s tip to learn a unique setup for your trail cameras when you’re hunting farm or prairie deer and trees are […]
trail camera placement
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If you’ve never been bashed between the eyes by a scope, count yourself lucky. If you have, here’s the reason why and how you can prevent it in the future. You’ll get great relief with proper eye relief.
“Man, that 270 Winchester shoots flat!” How many times have you heard that? Plenty, I’ll bet. Winchester created this famous, flat-shooting cartridge way back in 1925, loading to a rated muzzle velocity of 3,140 fps with a 130-grain bullet. That was later throttled back to 3,060 fps, but the 270’s reputation for shooting far and […]
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