Hunting The West: Camouflage … Keep It Simple

The breeze steadily fanned our faces as the panting bull rounded the last small tree that stood between us. He was slobbering and standing not six paces from us as we huddled motionless at the base of the bushy juniper tree. The bull scanned slowly, looking for the cow I had mimicked only moments before. He never did make us out. Our camouflage had worked perfectly!

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Hunting Sheds: White Gold

I have always been infatuated with sheds. It gives a little rush of
excitement when your eyes focus on tines sticking out of the grass. To hold them
in your hand is second best only to actually harvesting the buck or bull. But
shed hunting has many added benefits other than growing your horn pile.

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Western Hunting: Scout 24/7 With Trail Cameras

Today’s market is swamped with an over abundance of trail cameras to choose from. Prices can run from $50 to more than $1,000, which in itself, can narrow down your choices. Here are some features you should look for in a good trail camera and how to best use them — particularly for Western hunting.

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Bows, Arrows, And … Predators

The set up seemed perfect. My wife Shannon and I were hiding under the overhanging limbs of a thick, mature mesquite tree. Our plan was this. Using an electronic
predator call that emits the shrieks and squeals of a jackrabbit in the final
moments of life, we hoped to lure a predator, any predator into range of my
Hoyt bow.

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Must Have Killer Hunting Products

Each year, there are millions of dollars spent by hunters looking
to improve their chances in the woods. But do all these hyped-up items really make us more efficient at filling our tags? Here are a few pieces of gear that have truly made me a better hunter and
have consistently helped me put meat on my family’s table and antlers in my collection.

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Deer, Elk Hunting: Have A Year-Round Game Plan

The bulk of my field time as a full-time guide and outfitter is spent prior to
the turning of the leaves in the fall. It’s long before the bulls start to
scream their dominance across the valleys, and long before the bucks begin beating
up innocent trees in preparation for breeding. I have a year-round game plan.

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Deer, Elk Hunting: Have A Year-Round Game Plan

The bulk of my field time as a full-time guide and outfitter is spent prior to
the turning of the leaves in the fall. It’s long before the bulls start to
scream their dominance across the valleys, and long before the bucks begin beating
up innocent trees in preparation for breeding. I have a year-round game plan.

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