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The Next Generation of Hunters

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I did not grow up with Howard Hill or Fred Bear adventure stories. To be honest, I didn’t know who they were until I was 14 years old and even then, it was because of Ted...

Does Scent Control Matter?

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To argue for scent control is to defend a science that is for the most part, rather loose. In my opinion, there is no substitute for good woodsmanship skills. But when it comes to...

Blue Hills Hunt—Raw and Real

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“Animal rights activists also came to the reservation, armed not with shotguns, but with bullhorns and with candles they lit Monday afternoon, in solemn protest of the hunt,...

5 Ways to Recover Your Hunting Season

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It is the end of November and despite having a strong preseason of scouting and planning, I have yet to go hunting. This is the reality for hunters many hunters with a full time...

Treestands—A Hunter’s Life from Above

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I’m three weeks into my coveted deer season and have only found myself in a tree once. I am hoping to witness my brother shoot his first buck. It will hold a more profound...

How Tough is New England Hunting?

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There has been a lot of writing recently comparing the best states to hunt with the worst. The consensus of many of these articles is that New England is the worst part of the...

Big Bucks and The Enigma of Pattern Changes

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Many of us are looking at our trail camera pictures this late September and early October and scratching our heads. What’s with all the abrupt big buck pattern changes? The...

10 Signs You are Hunting Public Land

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If you’re like me at all, public land is just about your only hunting ground. Hunting on public land takes a bit of a hustle. At times it just further frustrates the juggle...

The Science of Fear: Fluid Motion

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“Establishing and controlling alert distances is one of the most effective skills of the ‘Modern Still Hunter.” — The Urban Deer Complex The theory of fluid motion is an...

Big Data Hunting – Finding Usable Trends Within Your Social Feeds

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Platforms like Facebook, Google, and Twitter have proven the power of big data. Here is what it means for hunting. What is big data? It is the ability to process large amounts of...