Addressing Post Season Retrieving Problems: Part 2

Now that your dog responds to commands, in Part 2, we will look at how to
put it all together. Our initial goal was to get the dog to come back with the
bird after he has found it so now we have to use these few commands to do so. Put an end to bad retrieving tendencies now!

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Gearing Up For A Grouse Hunt

When my hunting buddy Bill told me he was going grouse hunting in Maine, I was thrilled for him, and a little envious. Bill said he’d be hunting in Maine in mid-October, and over the next few
days I found myself gathering some gear that I thought he might need.

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Iowa: Whitetail Bowhunter’s Mecca

It began as a vision. Cornfields, now combined bare, as far as the eye could see. They were bare fields ringed by creekbottoms and fencelines where acres of deer concentrated in scant cover and provided the perfect bowhunting situation. Hunting those big cornfed Iowa bruisers had been my dream for a decade. Now it was finally going to happen!

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Buddy Hunting

Bowhunting elk for an extended period of time can be a very mentally and physically draining experience. A good hunting partner can make the experience much more tolerable for many reasons.

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Big Bucks — Before The Rut!

If you ask 10 bowhunters about the best time to ambush a mature buck, nine will tell you the peak rut. There will be one guy who says that the early season is the best time to surprise a huge buck. I won’t say the early season is better than the rut, but I must agree that the early season offers a chance to hunt a particular buck in his home range. Here’s how to do it.

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