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What to Wear Dove Hunting – My Seven BEST Dove Hunting Tips!

There is nothing like Opening Day of dove season. We welcome dove season like a long-lost friend because it signals that fall is just around the corner and hunting will soon be in full swing. We accept the fact that snakes lurk about and mosquitoes, ticks, and chiggers also welcome us to their world. It’s dove season, and we don’t care.

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Spring Turkey Season: Tips for Before, During and after the Hunt

It’s officially spring. Everything is coming to life again. The days are getting longer. And it means it’s turkey season…the most exciting time of the year! Hunters across the country are getting prepped to get back out into the woods after a couple months of downtown, decked out in camo and ready to bag a big ol’ tom.

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Turkey Hunting; Gear List and Tips

Turkey hunting is so fun, and its delicious too. I have always hunted big game, but I found turkey hunting was really fun, not to mention its usually warmer, and a good way to add another hunt to your year.  A few things I have learned is that no two hunts are exactly the same. Turkeys have nowhere to go and all day to get there, and just when you think you have them figured out, you don’t. 

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Mallard Duck Calling Tips and Tricks

Most spend multiple hours each week scouting before and during season to find the perfect spot putting them on the “X” for a successful hunt. Once the birds are found and patterned next comes down to having the right gear. A blind that can be blended in to match the surroundings and a decoy spread that is fitting for the size group you are trying to work.  Lastly the hours put into practicing your duck call are crucial. Being able to turn heads and having birds decoy in provides the most ethical and successful hunt.

Listed below are a few tips for beginners learning how to call in order of increasing difficulty:

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Here’s the best way to bait your hook using worms or night crawlers when fishing in fresh waters for recreation.

Keep your bait cool, be prepared to get your hands dirty and bring a knife.

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Ready. Aim. Fire. Tips for Getting the Right Shot.

There are so many factors that hunters should account for when getting ready to take their shot, and ways that we can prepare before we ever step foot into the field.

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Prepping for an Out-of-State Hunt

After several years of applying for a rifle elk tag in Idaho, I finally drew one in 2016. I almost jumped out of my chair with excitement when I saw “Congratulations” on the screen but almost immediately started thinking about all of the prep work I needed to do to get ready. I live in Kentucky. And hunting in Kentucky is nothing like hunting in Idaho. The climate, the terrain, the potential shooting distance…lots of things to consider.

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A Guide To Cleaning And Maintaining your Firearm

To clean and when to clean, that is the question? You should make a habit of cleaning your firearm after each time you shoot your firearm.

I have a designated area for cleaning my firearm, that is clean of any other items. My cleaning workspace is my kitchen table. I give myself at least half of the table so I will have plenty of room to lay things out properly.

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