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Using Topographic Maps

Some basic principles on how to use a topographic map that describe briefly what a contour line is and rules that apply to them are as follows. This is not a do all guide so if you’re preparing for a hunting excursion on land you never hunted either get a guide or talk with your […]

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Hunting Deer Topo

If you have been deer hunting for any length of time you soon come to recognize the value combination aerial and topographic maps, have to offer. Not only has technology advanced with streamlining your hunting area to your computer but you can fully map trails, rubs, scrapes, mock scrapes, food plots, feeding areas and bedding […]

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Survival Tips for The Hunter

Sometimes it’s easy to lose your way in an unfamiliar wood. Carrying a compass and maps of the general area that you will be hunting in can help in the event that you get lost. Carry a flashlight with extra batteries in case you get caught out after dark. There are also flashlights on the […]

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How to Pattern your Shotgun for Hunting Turkeys

Hunting for turkey is not so much different than hunting other game in the woods, but one difference might be the size. To be able to hit such a small target, it is of utmost importance to pattern the shotgun. Not balancing and zeroing the shotgun might keep a hunter from being able to hit […]

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How to Use a Tree Stand While Hunting

Most deer hunters are now hunting from tree stands. If you are new to deer hunting, or if you have been hunting for a while but have yet to use this method, you should consider using a tree stand. The benefits of using a tree stand are that you will stay out of the deer’s […]

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Tips for Dressing Out your Turkey When Still in the Field

Field dressing your kills is one of those special skills that can only really be learned with ample practice and experience. However, there are many tips that you can review to get a better understanding of field dressing, even if you already have some experience with the practice. Field dressing is one of the most […]

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Decoy Tips for your Turkey Hunting Excursion

Turkey hunting is an old tradition in the United States. Many of the Americans love turkey in their Thanksgiving feast. The Thanksgiving feast is even better if a turkey is dished up that is actually hunted by the head of the household. To make such a wonderful sport safe and fun for everybody, there are […]

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Basic Firearm Safety For Hunters

Every year, hundreds of hunting accidents occur across America, just ask Former Vice President Cheney.  Many of these accidents could have been avoided by practicing a few basic gun safety techniques. Know Your Weapon If your weapon came with an owner’s manual, read it from cover to cover.  Practice taking apart your weapon and inspecting […]

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Which Hunting Guns Do You Use?

When I used to go hunting with my dad, we paid very little attention to what guns we used. We had had the same hunting rifles in the family for at least a generation or two, and we figured that they worked well enough. My gun was a single shot bolt action rifle, probably an […]

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