Tag Archives: deer hunt

How to Hunt the Rut

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For hunters, it can be easy to get stuck in a rut. Once you figure out the gear you like and the places to like to hunt, changing spots, stands, and tactics can be tough. Adapting to changes in your … Continue reading

Gear Review: Top 10 Deer Cartridges

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Finding the best ammunition for hunting can take hours of trial and error, which not only takes time away from hunting or spending time with family, but also wastes money. No one wants to waste their hard-earned dollars on boxes … Continue reading

How to Hunt Elusive Bucks


It’s a well-known fact among hunters that large, older deer make for tougher hunting because they’re smart enough to have avoided hunters and predators for multiple seasons. Field & Stream‘s Scott Bestul says that there’s likely a “hermit buck” on … Continue reading

How to Identify Deer Travel Routes

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Hunters know identifying a quality stand site takes more planning in advance than simply heading to a hunting lease, finding a tree that looks like it’s in a good spot, and hanging a stand. You must account for wind direction … Continue reading

Don’t Let Scent Ruin Your Deer Hunt

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“What’s that smell?” It’s probably a thought that runs through your head multiple times in a day, whether you’re trying to identify a certain aroma in a restaurant or are being charmed by seasonal foliage during a walk in the … Continue reading

Trail Cam Placement Tips

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If you’re going to the trouble of placing trail cameras in the woods to help scout wildlife, you want to position the cameras in the best location and at the best angle. Placing a trail camera can be as simple … Continue reading

New Product For Your Fall Buck Hunt

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If the way to bag a buck this fall is by appealing to his stomach, you’re in luck. As you plan and plant your food plots for fall, American Hunter recommends that you consider Heartland Wildlife Institute’s new Buck Buster Extreme, … Continue reading

Reading Summer Deer Tracks

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It’s never too soon to start thinking about your next hunting season. You may spot deer on your trail cameras during certain seasons, but old-fashioned legwork may yield better results when searching for fresh deer tracks this summer. Tony Peterson … Continue reading