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Fall Turkey Hunting

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Fall Turkey Hunting from a Tree Stand with a Bow or Shotgun Some people would rather hunt for their Thanksgiving turkey as compared to buying one in the store, and there are many ways that this can be accomplished. With the holiday just around the corner, you can … Read More

Wildlife Management Area Expansion

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The great outdoors just got a little grander. The Trump administration has opened and expanded more than 850 hunting and fishing opportunities across 2.3 million public acres, touted as the largest historic expansion of its kind. The Interior Department announced the news on Tuesday, confirming the new recreational access at 138 … Read More

7 Great Venison Recipes

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From chicken-fried to stuffed backstraps, try these creative and delicious venison recipes at home. Fall in Texas is often a punchline, with the weather often forgetting to play ball remaining unseasonably warm. Though the temperatures will take their sweet time to cool down for the first month or two, it also … Read More

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For those who plant spring food plots, the time for that isn’t far off. Now is the time to be preparing equipment, designing food plots, and buying fertilizer and seed. Planning ahead will put you ahead, rather than the alternative. Source Credit: RealTree.com By: Josh Honycut  

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Mineral is very important to deer. We don’t yet know exactly how much they directly improve antler growth. But we do know minerals help balance certain chemical and physiological aspects of a whitetail’s body, which indirectly has the potential to increase antler growth by improving overall health. Feeding … Read More

No Off Season – Review Previous Season Pictures

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  Another thing that has changed the way I hunt is studying past trail camera photos. I look at the direction of travel (the deer), dates, temperatures, wind direction, barometric pressure, etc. and see how those things match up to the food sources and bedding areas around that … Read More

No Off Season – Trail Camera Survey

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  I like to run trail cameras until all of the bucks have shed their antlers. This helps me monitor the herd health and also see what deer made it through the season. Sometimes I really get my hopes up because big deer show their faces during the … Read More

Post Season Scouting

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Some of the rut sign from last season is still visible, especially rubs. Getting out in the field and walking properties you plan to hunt will reveal rub lines and isolated rubs. Marking these on your aerial map will show you how deer move about the lands you … Read More

No Off Season – Map Trails & Bedding Areas

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Similar to the previous slide, mapping trails, bedding areas, food sources, watering holes and other land features on aerial maps can help to paint a better picture of the land you hunt. It’ll show you how deer use a property, rather than just thinking you know. I’ve learned … Read More

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