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Lesson No. 5: Post-Season Scouting

It’s time to take inventory and prepare for next year’s hunt.

How Bucks Use Terrain

Understanding how whitetails move through your hunting area during the rut is more important than patterning a particular buck or any other factor.

Desperate Measures: Last Resort Turkey Tactics

The gobbler tactics divulged here might be unconventional, they might even be eccentric, but in theory they all work…well, they’re at least funny.

Whitetail Season with Bill Winke: Introduction

Bill Winke explores Whitetail Season: Introduction

The Ultimate October Playbook

This month presents opportunities for a bowhunter or early-season muzzleloader hunter—if you don’t mess up first. Here’s how to score before the rut arrives.

Scouting Tools You Really Shouldn’t Have

Some of these scouting tools are prompting even Field Editor Frank Miniter to snoop on the neighbors.

Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Wireless

With Bushnell’s new Trophy Cam HD Wireless you can be Bond, James Bond, master spy of the whitetail woods. Or anyplace else. Check out this complete review from Field Editor Ron Spomer.

Beat Thermals and Tag More Deer

Thermals aren't as predictable as they may seem. Consider these factors when choosing a stand location for whitetail deer on hillsides and other slopes.

Whitetailers: Report to the Woods Now!

The next 10 days are prime time for scouting big bucks transitioning between summertime bachelor groups and fall breeding patterns.

Find the Fall Range

A summer spent scouting a buck takes you only so far this time of year. To hunt and kill him you must first find him, now that he’s abandoned his bachelor group, then learn about his fall haunts and habits.

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