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Scott Bestul

Tips To Make You A More Successful Rattler


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Next to food plot questions, I probably field more queries about calling to deer—especially rattling—than any other topic. Most deer hunters were raised like I was; taught to not make a sound during a hunt, so making the kind of racket necessary to rattle up a buck is tough. But rattling not only works, it’s […]

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Scott Bestul

A Tip For Safely and Quietly Transporting Rattling Antlers


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With the rut bearing down on us like a train, bucks are ready to come to rattling like no other time of the season. I’m a huge believer in rattling, and my favorite set of antlers is a pair of shed antlers from a 2-1/2 year old buck. Those horns have brought in dozens of […]

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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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Melissa Bachman

7 Mistakes While Rattling


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When most people think of hunting whitetails they envision sitting on stand, waiting on deer to come to them. This is one way to go about it, but if you’re hunting deer anytime near the rut in your area, rattling can be a total blast! The last couple of years I’ve spent my Thanksgiving on […]

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