Turkey-Driven Mania

When people ask me about the hole in the passenger door of my truck, I sometimes tell them it is the result of a study I did on the penetration capabilities of Muzzy Products broadheads. That’s not true though. Turkeys did it.

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Shotgun Shooters Shatter Targets At U.S. World Championship

USA Shooting reports that hundreds of America’s best shooting sports athletes recently concluded two weeks of demanding competition in Atlanta to select those fortunate few who will represent the United States in the 2002 ISSF World Shooting Championships in Lathi, Finland, beginning in early July. Here are the results.

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Understanding Deer Scrapes

Just when you thought there wasn’t much more to learn about buck breeding behavior, some imaginative graduate student adds some new pieces to the old puzzle of deer scrapes thanks to some outstanding video research.

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Deer Home Ranges

One common myth is that deer home ranges are circular. In fact, telemetry research shows that whitetail home ranges are commonly elliptical in shape. The size of a buck’s home range depends on habitat features, the amount of cover, and the amount of available food.

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Dumbo

“Dumbo” was the name, given not in a derogatory way but affectionately, that Florella bestowed on the fawn deer that showed up in her Georgia backyard one summer. Something had happened to his doe, and he was both hungry and clueless about deer behavior. The deer always hung around the backyard. One day while hunting from a treestand, Florella heard a panting she couldn’t identify.

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Hello And Good-bye To An Old Friend

Marty Basch says for nearly two months the Appalachian Trail had been a comforting friend. He has been using the Trail as a guide as he biked about 1,800 miles from Maine to Georgia. He has concluded his journey and this is the final chapter of his adventure.

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Lake West Point’s Hungry Bass

If armed with the proper knowledge, the summer can be the absolute best time of year to fish Lake West Point, a 26,000 acre U.S. Army Corps of Engineers impoundment located on the Alabama/Georgia border near LaGrange.

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