The Killing Tree: 4 Attributes of the Perfect Stand

The Killing Tree: 4 Attributes of the Perfect Stand

Some locations are good year after year. Finding the right tree based on land features that direct deer movement is an art, but once your find the right place, you annual success is bound to rise.   By Bernie Barringer Most hunters never see a Boone & Crockett...

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RULE THE RUT with these 3 overlooked tree stand sites

RULE THE RUT with these 3 overlooked tree stand sites

These three terrain features are quite common across much of the whitetail’s range, but few hunters look for them. Here’s how to find and capitalize on these overlooked locations. By Bernie Barringer All serious whitetail hunters live for that magical time of the...

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Every Deer Hunter Should Master These 3 Essential Calls

Every Deer Hunter Should Master These 3 Essential Calls

Using calls to bring in a buck can be hit or miss and many hunters just give up trying. But if you learn to use these three calls in the right place at the right time, you will be a believer. By Bernie Barringer It took me four years to draw the nonresident Iowa deer...

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Late October Whitetail Madness

Late October Whitetail Madness

Many hunters wait to hunt hard until the month of November when the bucks are running crazy and the rut is in full swing. That can be a mistake, because the last week in October can be one of the best times of the year to tag a mature buck. By Bernie Barringer I love...

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How to Beat the October Lull, a week by week guide

How to Beat the October Lull, a week by week guide

Too many bowhunters stay home during October because the reputation of the “October Lull” has them discouraged. Here’s how to improve your success during each week of this maligned month. By Bernie Barringer In the past, I never really got serious about my deer...

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Is this a bigfoot?

Is this a bigfoot?

One of the biggest arguments put forward whenever the topic of bigfoots (bigfeet?) comes up goes something like this: "If bigfoot is out there, why doesn't anyone get a trail camera photo of one?" Well that's a good point and a possible discussion for another day....

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This buck’s luck finally ran out

This buck’s luck finally ran out

The Duck Mountains of western Manitoba is an amazing place with elk, moose, bears and whitetails among other things. I have been hunting bears with Tom Ainsworth at Grandview Outfitters for several years and if you have followed my writings and videos you have seen me...

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4 Off-beat Hunting Tactics  and Situational Strategies

4 Off-beat Hunting Tactics and Situational Strategies

Do what the other hunters haven't even thought of to throw bucks off guard. By Bernie Barringer Most of us have one thing on our mind during the rut; being in a tree. We work hard at finding the right tree and spending as much time as we can there. This has developed...

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