December 2013

Scott Bestul

To Rattle…Or not?


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It was a moment straight from The Outdoor Channel. I could hear the buck grunting long before I saw him, and when I saw him he looked amazing. But the buck was not coming to me, his focus on a line of scrapes that traced a thick Iowa creek bottom. I grunted loudly, but I […]

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CJ Davis

The Art of Using Decoys


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Successfully controlling the behavior and movements of an animal you are hunting with a decoy is a satisfying accomplishment. It adds an element to the hunt which allows you to use your woodsmanship to produce the results you are hoping to achieve. Each setup has its unique challenges, but a little common sense can work […]

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Whitetail Properties

Dan Perez Talks Food Source Strategy During the Peak of the Rut


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Whitetail Properties CEO Dan Perez has harvested more than 50 Pope and Young whitetails in his hunting career and his experiences have made him one of the industry’s foremost authorities on managing land for mature deer. In this video, we’re behind-the-scenes with Dan on his Pike County, Illinois farm as he and his cameraman spend […]

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Rich Baugh

Rut Hunting Strategy: Using Funnels to Take Down Giant Bucks


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Location “Location, location, location.” This is a phrase you’ll often hear mentioned in the real estate world. It is typically the most important factor affecting the value of real estate. For me, the phrase also applies to where I hunt during the whitetail rut each November. Why Funnels? My goal is to have the best […]

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Grant Woods

Patterning Doe Fawns to Kill Mature Bucks


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Most adult does have now been bred throughout most of the whitetails’ range. They are back to a feeding/seeking cover pattern and taking their female fawns in tow with them. Female fawns will enter puberty and become receptive once they weight about 70 pounds. In areas with enough quality forage for all deer in the […]

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Allen Treadwell

Late Season Tactics


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Deer season can be broken down into three different categories, early season, the rut, and late season. All three have distinct advantages all their own. For example, early season allows the hunter to chase unpressured deer that haven’t been hunted in months still in summer patterns, and possibly bachelor groups of bucks still together. The […]

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