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Turkey calling and just calling to turkeys are two different concepts entirely. This is epic strutting footage on how to hunt hardwood toms. In this turkey hunting video you are going to see why position matters as much as the hen sounds you make. Turkey Calling And Being A Craftsman Turkey hunters that take the sport to the next level are those who know when and why they are calling. Seasoned…
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Turkey calling and just calling to turkeys are two different concepts entirely. This is epic strutting footage on how to hunt hardwood toms. In this turkey hunting video you are going…
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Turkey calls are wide and varied, and it seems turkey hunters want to mimic a wide variety of sounds. However, there is one call every turkey hunter must master: the plain…
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Have you ever wondered which ammunition is best for home defense purposes? Watch Jeremy Stafford explain the difference in impact between slugs, birdshot, and buckshot while he dispels common myths about…
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Hand calls or electronic calls (eCallers) - which one is best for predator hunting? The question has been raised countless times over the last couple decades. And with rapidly changing…
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There is nothing—and I mean nothing—more difficult in all of bird hunting than killing an educated eastern tom. If you haven’t turkey hunted for more than a decade, they’re smarter…
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On a recent cold-weather coyote hunt on the Eastern Plains of Colorado, I sat hidden among a sea of tall grass, the sky clear and brisk and the FoxPro call…
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Thinking about adding a shotgun to your home security plan? Clint Smith covers the fundamentals in this video from his channel on YouTube. If you're interested in other home defense strategies…
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Duck feed calling wasn't that hard to learn in terms of how to call ducks, but there was a simple but monumental mistake I was making and it was right…
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While hunting is a satisfying activity on its own, hunting your own food can oftentimes be even more satisfying, especially for your stomach. Waterfowl have a bogus stigma for being…
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I remember the hunt like it was yesterday. Though I didn’t kill the massive buck lying on the ground at my feet that day, we were there filming a hunt.…
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Jeremy Stafford shares low light techniques, including mounting, positioning, and operating different types of tactical lights, as well as how to use the throw of the light to your advantage.…
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Whether it's the holiday season or you're just feeling generous for the upcoming season, now is the time to put the wraps on gift buying for the predator hunter in…
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Gaining undisturbed access to your treestand isn't easy. Sometimes you have no option. The land you’re privileged to hunt just doesn’t have a ton of sanctuary cover. You’re just stuck…
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Duck decoys are critical to any waterfowl hunter, and that we all know too well. However, have you ever thought about the simple fact that your duck decoy strategy may…
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Waterfowl hunting. It has become nothing short of an obsession to me over the last couple of years. I love it. I realized I may need some sort of intervention…
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This time of year you see all sorts of late season deer hunting strategy concepts populating the internet. Many of them, however, are tired and worn out. That is, it’s…
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Shooting limits of greenheads on public land is tough enough. You’re contending with pressured birds, the weather, maybe an early-morning boat race and every hunter in the marsh high-balling (and…
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Opinions are like elbows. Most everybody seems to have a couple of them. And when it comes to opinions on the ultimate predator gun, well, you’ll find at least a…
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Youth gun safety is obviously critical on every level. Youth shooting sports, gun safety, and teaching kids to hunt is beyond question at the epicenter of our sport and heritage. How Do…
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Green. It’s what true duck hunting fanatics crave…as in drake mallards. And there are so many locales across the four flyways to pursue a limit of our most beloved bird.…
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For many years I followed the time honored tradition among American hunters of slinging two rounds of lead down-range the day before rifle hunting, thinking this was an adequate tune-up…
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Western mule deer hunting doesn't always get the same adoration from hunters as elk, and part of that is likely because of the excitement that comes with hunting big-bodied bulls…
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While I hardly consider myself an expert turkey hunter, I do give it my all. I’m like the kid who always gets the honorable mention ribbons. My calling is marginal…
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The months of Fall provide some of the best days of the year for coyote calling. I was just settling in to my first stand of the evening when I…
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Duck openers are ticking off one-by-one, and by now I’m sure a lot of you have shot a few limits of those drab brown ducks, still waiting on the plumage…
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As a lifelong hunter, I followed the traditional path into the field. My father took me hunting from an early age and introduced me to shooting sports, first with an…
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I confess: I LOVE grouse hunting season here in Colorado. I look forward to it with a maniacal anticipation. The employees at the local sporting goods store probably know me…
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The key to mastering the art of long-range shooting are not particularly difficult to identify. They are, however, difficult to master without the presence of experienced guidance or the dedication…
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Deer scent is past the debate of whether or not they work. Deer scents do work at times, and too many hunters have seen that fact played out in the…
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It was sunny, warm, and we were in the field late. The morning’s flight of honkers had already started and the outfitter was scrambling to set the rig just right.…
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There’s no other way to put it: Summer hunting is a grind, particularly if you chase birds on public land. Doves, geese and for today’s purposes, early-season teal, means getting…
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Going on an elk hunt for the first time was literally a dream come true. I grew up in the South, so elk hunting wasn’t even an option. The idea of  chasing…
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Tips on hunting dog training may vary from handler to handler; however, one constant when it comes to pre-season training is this: realistic situations matter.  The more realistic you can make…
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Good shotgun sling techniques provide for both fast deployment and a safe, secure carry of your firearm. In this video, Jeremy Stafford discusses his favorite techniques for slinging long guns equipped with a…
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When it comes to prepping your dog for upland game hunts and duck season, there definitely exist some fundamental principles to hunting dog training. Don't get me wrong; training your…
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A survival kit and a first aid kit are about as far apart as the earth and the sun. And that’s a hard truth I had to establish in my…