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Soybeans for Deer Food Plots

Nothing beats soybeans for deer food plots when it comes to nutrition, tonnage and attraction. by Don Higgins I smiled when I saw the small group of deer headed for the plot of standing corn. I had been debating my friend Todd Hewing about what was the best late-season food-plot crop for whitetails. Todd...

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Plot a Successful Course to the Best Deer Hunting This Year

If you’re dead-set on managing and planning for the best deer season possible then it’s not something you want to take lightly and hope good things fall into your lap. Making the most of our deer season is a goal every hunter strives for, even if things might happen that make us veer off...

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Deer Talk Now: Best Tips for Mineral Sites, Big Bucks and More

Minerals play a big role in the development of a white-tailed deer’s antlers as they’re growing in spring and summer, which is one of the coolest things in the animal world. That regeneration process after a deer casts its antlers following the breeding period requires a lot of nutrition and minerals. Those key things...

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Gravely Atlas Side-by-Side Has Features Land Managers Need

Polaris and Ariens Partner to Create an Intriguing New Option for Hunting Properties By Jared Blohm Most land managers rely on a variety of vehicles to oversee their hunting properties. They use a truck to haul wood, seed, lime, fertilizer, deer feed and other heavy loads. A tractor is usually needed to complete food...

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The Easiest Thing You Can Do to Help Your Food Plots

This great deer hunting tip falls into the category of “Wow, that’s really simple and I should have been doing this all along” after you hear about it. Deer hunters who plant food plots, from simple rye or clover to more elaborate mixtures and commercially bagged products, should all share one thing in common:...

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Deer Talk Now: We’re Celebrating With Your Hunting Questions!

Wooohoo! Deer Talk Now, sponsored by Federal Premium Ammo, is celebrating its 100th episode and we’re throwing the big par-tay with your fantastic questions about deer hunting! When Deer Talk Now was first conceived three years ago, the format was pretty basic: Have expert deer hunters, land managers, biologists, company representatives and others visit...

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Deer Talk Now: Secrets of a Veteran Big Buck Hunter

What are your strategies for helping, scouting and hunting big bucks? Are your food plots the best they can be? Are you willing to not fill a buck tag for the season to let a younger deer walk? Veteran big buck hunter and habitat specialist Don Higgins joins Deer Talk Now hosts Brad Rucks...

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Plan Ahead When Planting Food Plots

Be prepared so you can take advantage of your tractor time A few years ago during a workday on our lease we experienced a broken part on the disk of our tractor and everything came to an immediate halt. By Alan Clemons Fortunately our property was only 20 minutes or so from the nearest town....