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Summer Chores for Great Fall Food Plots

Some earnest work right now on a summer food plot can yield dividends this fall. Here’s how to plant for certain times of fall, consider predominant winds, stand locations and more.

Why You Should Hunt Low-Odds Elk Units

Don’t ignore elk locales that offer low odds of success. You’ll find the hunting pressure in them is nil, and when you do find elk, you can usually kill them.

Know-How: Sharpen a Knife

Other than a gun or bow, a knife is about the most important tool a hunter may carry. Of course it must be sharp to be useful. Here’s how to put a good edge on it.

Blindsided: How to Build a Hunting Blind

Want to tag a lovestruck tom this spring? Betray his keen vision with a blind.

A Curmudgeon’s Guide to Debating Anti-Hunters

Any seasoned hunter could be accused occasionally of trying to out-shout an anti-hunter. But most of us also should follow our own advice: first count to 10. Then, and only then, calmly hit ’em with the facts.

A Beginner’s Guide to Turkey Hunting

Learning how to hunt turkeys is easier than you think. Here is what you need to know to jumpstart your journey.

Hunt Out of Your Comfort Zone for Eastern Turkeys

Eastern wild turkeys, found in 38 states, are our most widely distributed subspecies of wild turkeys—and also perhaps the most confounding bird to hunt. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Try these tactics to avoid frustration.

5 Species to Pursue in the Offseason

For most hunters, the end of deer season ushers in the offseason blues. But those ambitious enough to dig a bit can find plenty of game to pursue until next fall. Here are five species to keep us all occupied.

How to Cook the Perfect Flat Iron Steak

This delectable muscle lies wide, long and flat on the front shoulder, leading many hunters who butcher their own game to simply grind it for burger or sausage. That’s a mistake.

How to Hunt Coyotes in Low-Visibility Conditions

If you’re left with nothing to show from your last couple of predator hunts, key on these environmental factors to hunt coyotes in low-visibility conditions.

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