Deer Hunting Tips

10 Low Impact Hunting Tips

by HuntingFreak
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Putting too much pressure on a hunting property might be the single biggest mistake that hunters make. The key to harvesting a mature buck is to not let him know he’s being hunted. Low impact hunting is an art and when it’s implemented correctly can be a deadly tactic for taking a mature buck. We’ve […]

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How to Enter and Exit Your Deer Stand Locations Like a Ninja!

by HuntingFreak
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To harvest a mature whitetail you have to become overly obsessed with all the details no matter how minor they might seem. The slightest mistake can mean the difference between having an opportunity at a mature buck and not seeing one all season. A lot of hunters fail when it comes to access routes to […]

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Early Season Hunting Strategies

by HuntingFreak
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Crisp mornings, the leaves starting to show some color and hardy mums and pumpkins for sale everywhere can only mean one thing… early bow season is here! We live for it all year and when it nears we are giddier than a schoolboy on the last day of school just prior to summer vacation. To get […]

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Deer Hunting and Playing the Wind

by HuntingFreak
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I’ve heard a lot of debates about playing the wind in hunting situations. For some hunters, playing the wind is a key element in their strategy. Other hunters will pay attention to the wind but aren’t overly concerned with it, while a few hutners couldn’t tell you which way the wind is blowing and don’t […]

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10 Preseason Deer Hunting Tactics – In and Out of the Field

by HuntingFreak
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As the fall deer hunting season approaches you begin dreaming about the opportunity at a trophy buck or perhaps just the serenity of being in the woods and seeing deer in their natural habitat. Whatever does it for you it’s certainly a magical time that gets most hunters excited. Whether you’re trying to top a […]

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Hunting the Rut – Lockdown Strategies

by HuntingFreak
Rut Hunting the Lockdown Phase

When asked when their favorite time to hunt is, most deer hunters will reply without a doubt, “during the rut.” Perhaps it was summed up best in a recent tweet I read – “City boys live in a rut, country boys live for the rut.” (Definitely retweet worthy to say the least). Most hunters reflect […]

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What To Do With Your Deer Antler Sheds

by HuntingFreak
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As deer season comes to a close and winter sets in, a lot of hunters don’t hesitate to start dreaming about next year. That’s just how the hardcore hunter is wired, we can’t help but to dream ahead and start getting anxious about hunting those big bucks again. A great way to keep those juices […]

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Tips for Hunting Big Bucks

by HuntingFreak
Big Buck Hunting Tips

Hunting deer is both challenging and rewarding. It’s also the reason so many of us love doing it. Like many hunters, when I first started hunting it really didn’t matter how much bone a buck had on its head – it was more about harvesting a buck regardless of its size. Today I choose to […]

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A Guide to Quickly Sizing up a Buck

by HuntingFreak
Field Scoring Deer

If you thought dealing with manhood shrinkage while cold was bad, try walking up on a downed whitetail buck you swore was a monster – only to see a dink. It’s known as ground shrinkage and it can take the wind out of a deer hunter’s sails quicker than they can say big buck down. In the […]

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The Basics On Digital Scouting

by HuntingFreak
Digital Scouting for Deer

Not many deer hunters will argue that they would enjoy hunting more if they felt confident that a mature buck was likely to pass their tree stand at any given time. This is where good scouting techniques come into play. Scouting for deer sign has certainly changed over the past several decades. Now we hear […]

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Deer Hunters Checklist

by HuntingFreak
Deer Hunters Checklist

When it comes to hunting season, deer hunters need every advantage they can get over their elusive prey. This means bringing an array of equipment to help increase their odds of harvesting a deer. Whether it’s extra clothing to stay out longer on a cold day or the new deer scent you wanted to try, forgetting something sucks and […]

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The Best Early Season Deer Stand Location

by HuntingFreak
Treestand Locations for Early Deer Season

It’s been a long off season for many hunters, but that magical time of year is almost upon us. I’m talking about early deer season, and just saying that gives me goose bumps. A lot of planning and effort can go into your early season strategy and the key to that is finding the best deer stand […]

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