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by / on August 20, 2018 at 11:17 pm / in Home, Write Ups

Using OnX Maps to Gain Permission on Private Hunting Land

If you want to encounter and harvest mature whitetail bucks, you need to hunt where they live. With the amount of information available on the web, finding states that hold a high number of mature bucks isn’t all that hard to figure out. It’s safe to assume most know the midwest states hold those big bruiser bucks. Some states you’ll […]

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by / on February 16, 2018 at 9:12 am / in Home, Write Ups

Belize

If you couldn’t tell by my social media updates over the last week, I’ll just say it – we had an amazing vacation. When you spend a week in Belize island hopping, it’s pretty tough not to have a great time. Abundant sunshine, temperatures in the mid 80s and a light ocean breeze… paradise! We started our trip off in […]

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by / on June 22, 2017 at 7:37 pm / in Home, Write Ups

What You Need To Know About “Elk Shape”

You’re finally taking the plunge to head out west for your first backcountry elk hunt. If you’ve been doing your homework, the topic of fitness has probably come up a time or two. Some experienced hunters claim you don’t need to worry at all, while others are training like they’re headed to the Olympics. So which is it? Last year, […]

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by / on March 13, 2017 at 11:34 pm / in Fishing Report, Home, Write Ups

Float Fishing Set Up

With peak steelhead season in the foreseeable future, I figure it’s time to shed some light on how I rig my rods up for float fishing. There are multiple ways to set up a float fishing rig and the way I do it is not the only way. It’s what works for me and I will explain why I rig […]

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by / on January 18, 2017 at 11:22 pm / in Home, Write Ups

Breaking Down The Cost – DIY Montana Elk Hunt

An article I recently read about budgeting for an elk hunt had the total price at over $6,000 for the entire trip. That was for a do it yourself (DIY) trip. The author of this article had his guided hunt at $14,000… these numbers are unrealistic. So unrealistic that I am compelled to share with you what it cost me, […]

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by / on October 18, 2016 at 11:28 pm / in Home, Write Ups

Where To Hunt This Weekend, My Weekend Plan

Since last week I have been watching the weather forecast like a hawk. I’m a cold front hunter and there was a cold front forecasted for this coming weekend, 10/21 – 10/23. Sometimes the weatherman plays with my heart and the forecast just doesn’t pan out. Fortunately for us bowhunters, the weather was forecasted properly and we are seeing a […]

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by / on October 1, 2016 at 2:01 pm / in Home, Write Ups

The Bucks Of Fall

Last year I put a post together about some of the bucks I’d be chasing across northern Michigan during the 2015 hunting season. I was lucky enough to harvest one of those bucks off my hit list and had high hopes that some of the other shooter bucks would make it to the 2016 hunting season. Let’s get right to […]

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by / on August 31, 2016 at 10:58 pm / in Home, Write Ups

Early September Rubs And How To Hunt Them

Goodbye August, Hello September. There’s a crispness to the air, days are getting shorter, and college football kicks off this weekend. Fall is truly right around the corner, and with fall comes hunting season! Some states archery seasons have already begun but a lot of us are still waiting for late September or October 1st for our archery seasons to […]

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by / on August 23, 2016 at 10:35 pm / in Home, Write Ups

Tree Stands, Trail Cams, Early Season Plans

Well, the title says it all. The last two weekends have been filled with setting up hang on tree stands and checking trail cameras. A couple of those trail camera checks have allowed me to figure out who the top bucks are on each property and how I might be able to hunt for them during the first few days of […]

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by / on August 8, 2016 at 11:18 pm / in Home, Hunting Product Reviews, Write Ups

Four Trail Camera Tips From The Pros

Over the last couple years I have started using trail cameras more to pattern mature bucks than to just take inventory of them. To shorten my learning curve on how exactly to pattern mature bucks I have pulled strategies from few specific podcasts which have prove to be chucked full of invaluable information. Below is the best of the best […]

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