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Late-Season Tactics The Focus On Final Deer Talk Now for 2012

It’s cold up north, but deer season is rockin’ right along in the Southeast and Southwest with about 10 more weeks remaining in the season! So what late-season tactics might work best? Staying in the woods or travel routes? Sitting over open areas where bucks will be chasing hot does? What’s...

Guide To Big Bucks: Rules Of The Rut

There’s nothing quite like the whitetail rut. The crisp weather. The invigorating woodland sounds and aromas. The sight of a thick-necked buck cruising through a timbered draw. By John Trout Jr. As a diehard bow-hunter, I’ve cherished every rut-time hunt I’ve experienced for the past five-plus decades. Last year was no...

State Offers Multiple Youth Hunts

Ohio’s youth hunters will have several opportunities to learn and improve their hunting skills this fall. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife offers many ways for families to hunt together and create lasting traditions in the state’s outdoors. White-tailed deer: A youth deer-gun season will be open statewide,...

Thinking Elk? Readjust Your Expectations, Patience

Deer hunters often daydream of pursuing a big bugling elk in the mountains, but chasing a whitetail is different in many ways than going after an elk. Different skill sets and expectations are required. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation offers three tips to help new elk hunters make the transition from...