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Effective Hand Calls for Predator Hunting

Hand calls shouldn’t be relegated to the dust bin just yet. Unlike an electronic call, a couple of calls around your neck provide an inexpensive, lightweight and simple-to-master orchestra of sounds on a predator hunt.

Why Weather Starts Every Conversation in Coyote Country

Sparkling sunshine, rainfall, snowstorms and particularly the wind all play a huge role in picking the location and hunting strategy of every setup.

How to Use Decoys for Predator Hunting

Once upon a time predators raced to the sound of a call. Back then hunters needed nothing more to attract their attention—but these days you could use some help. Learn why modern hunters depend more than ever on decoys to help suck in coyotes and other predators.

Late-Season Whitetail Muzzleloader Tactics

To be successful in late-season muzzleloader seasons, it’s best to focus on feed available this time of year, the whitetails’ need to rest, and the fact that as much as 10 percent of the doe population will come into estrus in December.

Why Last-Chance November Bucks are the Best of All

There may be fewer bucks moving at this time, but don’t forget there also are fewer hunters in the woods. Look for buck patterns to re-emerge around food sources first.

How to Hunt Silent Elk

To hunt elk that give you the silent treatment, you must focus on necessities they need all year: water, food and refuge from predators.

How to Attract and Keep Bucks on Your Property

You don’t need a high fence—you can keep deer on your hunting tract through a variety of measures. Consider managing the number of hunters and their locations and days hunting, setting aside sanctuary or planting preferred foods.

How to Build a Hunting Kill Kit

Consider now the contents of a kit of tools that will help you get game from field to freezer efficiently, cleanly and most easily this fall.

Bivy Basics: When You Need to Overnight in the Woods

Whether you want to conserve calories or “stay with the game” overnight, sometimes it makes sense to bivouac in the backcountry. Before you do so, it pays to carefully consider options for shelter, water, food and more.

Summer Property Layout: A Plan for Fall Hunting Success

Hunting properties vary in size and habitat but on every one of them you can create a plan to optimize the tract with shelter, food and water. Thinking about these essentials now pays later when deer perceive their reliance on the cornerstones of life.

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