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Bow Hunting and Outdoor Friendly Bug Spray

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There are very few things in the outdoor world that I hate.  I have had spiders crawl across me with no reaction.  I spent my childhood wrestling with any snake I could find.  But that irritating buzz of a mosquito that tells me the little bastard has my blood on his menu sends me straight into an animalistic rage! At …

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How high should your tree stand be

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You should be at least 10 feet off the ground when hunting deer from a tree stand. The higher you go, the easier it will be for you to remain unnoticed by approaching deer. Terrain will always dictate how high you can go. Gun hunters On food plot edges or open fields, a higher stand is generally better. This will …

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How to get started in Hunting

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The first step to begin hunting The very first step to begin any type of hunting is to take a hunter’s safety course. This course is a requirement before you can buy a hunting license. It is also very informative and a great introduction to the sport. This course has 2 main portions. A classroom setting is where you will …

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Whitetail Deer Body Language Explained

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One of the keys to being a successful hunter is understanding whitetail stress signals and behaviors. By understanding the body language of a deer you can guess their next move. Knowing what a deer is feeling is a great tool to seeing more deer and growing as a hunter. Bowhunting over the years has brought me up close and personal …

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Bowhunting Public Land: Timeless Tips

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No matter what others are telling you, there are absolutely unbelievable hunting opportunities on public land. Year after year I kill great deer in Florida’s Osceola Wildlife management Area. I think there are a lot of misconceptions about the best way to hunt public land. Below are some things I’ve learned since I began hunting public land. Find the Best …