Field Notes

Put Down the Grunt Call

Sure, the grunt call gets all the press, but sometimes it takes a different kind of sound to bring in the big buck. Here are a few deer calling tips that will have you on using the full range of deer vocalizations to your advantage.

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For Big Bucks Timing is Everything

Many hunters buy a deer call, use it once or twice, don’t see a deer and throw it in a drawer along with all of the other stuff they believe they were duped into buying. These hunters have forgotten about one of the most basic elements of success in any hunting equation – timing.

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20 Tips To Make You A Better Deer Hunter

Whether you’re a veteran buck hunter or a newbie heading to the woods for the first time, the tips below can help you see more success this season.

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Pro Hunters Avoid These Whitetail Hunting Mistakes

The white-tail deer rut is the single most talked about aspect of hunting, yet may also be the most commonly misunderstood. The rut can be broken down into three distinct phases: the pre-rut, peak of the rut and the post-rut. 

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Listen to a Deer-Calling Legend

When you’re hunting a trophy buck, all bets are off. Trophy bucks have reached their large sizes because they’re smart and not easily tricked. Deer-hunting legend and co-founder of Knight & Hale Game Calls Harold Knight says the ability to call deer gives you a bit more control over a sport for which so much is out of your control. He also likes that calling adds some action to the sitting and waiting game.

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Would-Be World Record 8-pt. On Permanent Display at DNR

The world-record rack from an 8-point Minnesota whitetail killed by a poacher in 2009 has attracted many gawkers since the Department of Natural Resources started displaying it at special events around the state.

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Early Goose Season

September’s early goose seasons are coming up and hunters are more than ready to unload some steel from the barrel of their favorite shotgun. Dove fields will be active soon but the waterfowl season begins a lot sooner for those that are able to take advantage of this hunting opportunity. Follow these simple tips to help you eliminate nuisance honkers.

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Understanding Your Bullet

If you want to start an in-depth discussion with a hunter or with a gun enthusiast, just bring up the topic of bullets. The truth of the matter is that there’s an array of awesome bullets that are effective for hunting, no matter what your gun or quarry of choice.  As well, there are very few “bad” bullets.  In fact, you’ll find that there are many options that can meet your needs and that can provide the performance characteristics you desire.  

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How To Process Your Own Deer

Quality venison doesn’t require a butcher. Easily process your own deer with simple steps from Lindsay Thomas Jr. of the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA). These tips guide you to overlooked areas for prime meat, guaranteeing you get the most from your kill.  For the full story, visit Summit Treestands.

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Broadhead Selection

Accuracy is important for bowhunters. Selecting the right broadhead is crucial to a successful hunt, but without the facts, you may waste time and money using the wrong equipment. Deciding between a mechanical and fixed broadhead depends on the type of animal you want to hunt—we’re here with information you need. For the full story, visit SummitStands.com

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