Survival Hunting

Deer Shot Placement – Where to Aim Photos

Deer Shot Placement – Where to Aim Photos

Shooting Skills Matter Too! Classic eastern deer country. Most are taken well within 100 yards, so hunters often get to choose their shots. The two does in the middle present opportunities to fill a freezer. Broadside poses are preferable but doe #3 offers a similar...

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Ammo for Deer – Is Match Grade Necessary?

Ammo for Deer – Is Match Grade Necessary?

The Remington Model Seven is a bit tricked-out but its ammunition came from a big-box store – on sale. So far so good on average-sized deer., however shot placement still matters! As I write this it’s deer season and, typical of our area, hunting stories abound. Some...

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Coyote Hunting Gear, Guns, and Tactics

Coyote Hunting Gear, Guns, and Tactics

On patrol: A rare daylight glimpse of a large Maine coyote. His genetics include some gray wolf genes. Coyotes can be more than just a hobby. It can be a solution to a problem. Here we’ll cover the hunting gear, guns, and tactics I’ve used to successfully find and...

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How to Use Electronic Calls for Turkeys

How to Use Electronic Calls for Turkeys

A Digital Conversation Could Restock The Larder Several turkey species populate the U.S. The Eastern Tom shown here is strutting his stuff for a pair of hens. Turkey calling professionals might scoff at the idea of using electronic calls for turkeys, but for the rest...

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Shotgun Scopes for Deer Hunting – Worth It?

Shotgun Scopes for Deer Hunting – Worth It?

Shotguns don’t always seem like the type of firearm that beckons for a scope, but there are reasons why people buy and mount shotgun scopes. Shotgun Scopes For Deer Deer season ended with all four members of my hunting crew tagged out. Our one non-family member, Mike,...

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