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Hey Mr. hunter, You stink!

If you want to bag a mature buck like this one, you'll have to beat his nose first.

I read the magazines. I watch the TV shows. I hear the chatter from buddies who know more about hunting then I’ll ever know. People can talk about hunting, how fast their bows are, how good their camo is, how they love their new treestands — but one thing remains clear to me after years [...]

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Too many choices? Trust your gut

There has been a discussion for some time among archery hunters regarding broad heads. Specifically, fixed blades or expandable blades. My input to the discussion is pretty simple – go with what gives you the most confidence. There are quality companies on both sides which make fantastic and fatal broad heads. Personally, I have killed [...]

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Food plot frustrations


I have a new-found respect for farmers. I always knew it was a tough job. Early mornings, hot afternoons and long days in general are just some of the things posted in the “job description.” Nobody said anything about failure. That’s the boat I’m in as a rookie “farmer.” For the first time, I have [...]

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2016! Here I come … soon

Pennsylvania’s early archery season is less than a month away. A part of me says daily, I want the season to start tomorrow. The other part says, I’m not ready. It’s the never ending tug-o-war that goes on with many hunters I suppose. My first battle of the hunting season usually starts over the summer [...]

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Keep mid-morning and afternoon options open

I’m hearing the frustration. I got an email the other day from a turkey hunter, which in part summed up what many are feeling: “where are they hiding?” Another message: “they’re super henned up.” Whatever the reason, finding a spring gobbler in the middle of May is no easy chore. There is nothing worse than [...]

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No such thing as perfect spring gobbler plan

To be honest, my Thursday morning did not go as planned. Such is spring gobbler hunting. There are times each spring where I find myself wandering. A half hour later I’m left scratching my head, wondering if I’m hunting or just taking my shotgun for a walk. I’m not afraid to walk, although my friends [...]

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Rainy days and turkeys

I’m guilty as charged. I’ve heard the raindrops on the roof and decided to turn off the alarm and drift off back to sleep. What a mistake. There’s a time in every hunter’s life where you are left with tough choices. Climb a gruesome hill. Cross some slippery rocks streamside. And, oh yes, hunt in [...]

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Chasing gobblers a sign of spring

Many of us start the day the same way, being awakened by a loud, annoying buzzer. For a turkey hunter, a 4 a.m. alarm is nothing new. But there is a silver lining – the chance of a very heart-pounding blast of a gobble isn’t far away. If you have never heard a turkey gobble, [...]

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Take aim at a coyote

Usually by this time we’ve seen the snow fly and 20-degree days have arrived. Not this year. If you are a hunter and have some time to, ah, kill, why not head to the woods for a little coyote hunting. It can be a lot of fun, and the action comes surprisingly quick. Last spring [...]

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Chances of landing a buck dwindling

If you are lucky enough to have tagged a deer this season, stand up and take a bow. For the rest of Pennsylvania’s hunters, the final day of the two-week rifle season on Saturday Dec. 12 may be the best chance to take that buck of a lifetime. Most hunters have hopes that a big [...]

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    I'm a lifelong hunter, who in the last 10 years, has found a reborn passion for archery hunting. In general, when it comes to hunting I like to listen and learn, and I think many of us can learn from one another. Hope you like the blog. Feel free to ... Read Full
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