Up Your Odds For Wile E. Coyote

Harvesting coyotes is a necessity for population control and a balanced ecosystem that gives small game, upland birds, waterfowl, and even hoofed animals a fighting chance against the voracious ‘yote. Let’s take a look at some tips and tactics that can put more fur in the skinning shack.

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The Real Hunt Often Begins After The Shot

It happens ever deer hunting season. The proverbial “dead deer that got away.” You shoulder your rifle, take aim at its vitals, and squeeze the trigger. The deer runs, but you’re certain it will be a short, brush-crackling sprint before the deer beds down and passes away. But there’s also the possibility that you’ve made a huge mistake — a mistake that could result in the loss of your “dead deer,” a mistake that, in the final analysis, is easy to correct, assuming you’re willing to exercise patience and a bit of common sense.

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Get Real When Hunting Ducks

While doing some afternoon fall fishing … I noticed some duck hunters who were set up on a long cattail point. As I fished, the hunters called and called every time a single or small bunch of ducks flew by on the horizon. Every time they did, they never got the ducks to respond or come in. I fished and shook my head, feeling somewhat sorry for those two gunners who had put so much effort into their hunt, but had yet to fire a shell. It got me
to thinking about the efforts us hunters take to attract our prey. And how we sometimes go too far.

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Wading Rivers, Streams Is An Art

Babe Winkelman

Wading rivers and streams is no walk in the park, although it is a very rewarding way to fish. However, for inexperienced anglers, it can be flat-out dangerous, even deadly. Indeed, learning how to wade moving waters, large and small, … Continued

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