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Whitetail Hunting Blog

HOMEGROWN SCENTS!!!

Posted by montanagrant on  November 30, 2020
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Deer Hunters, that fill their tags routinely, understand Good Scents. Commercial grade scents are expensive. A shot glass full of Code Blue or Tink’s 69 can cost $20. Using scents is important to attract deer, attract Bucks, cover human scent, or de-scent gear and clothes. Back in the Day, hunters used what they had to deal with scent. A cover scent may have been to tred into several cow patties on the way to the

RUT’S ON!!!

Posted by montanagrant on  November 17, 2020
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The Rut is when Big Bucks lose their minds! Hunters lose their minds when these critters come crashing through their hunting areas chasing does. Every bit of smarts goes down the tubes when Bucks have Does on their mind. One Buck can mate with many does. 30 or more is not uncommon. Preferably, wildlife managers hope that only the wise old smart Bucks do the deed. The truth is that all bucks take their turns,

SMART BUCKS!!!

Posted by montanagrant on  October 30, 2020
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We have all encountered great Bucks that we never got. These stealthy critters seem to be smarter than the average Buck. After some serious Scouting, I located a huge bedding area, rubs, and scrapes. I placed a portable tree stand and planned a scent free access route. I sat in that stand for weeks. My butt was in that stand from morning until evening. Several smaller bucks were in the area, but I never saw

TAG SOUP!!!

Posted by montanagrant on  October 14, 2020
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So, as we are about to enter a fresh hunting season, here are some thoughts on how not to hunt! Most articles will tell you how to get the right weapon, place a stand or camera, make a food patch, use technology, or discover some secret way of filling your tag. The truth is, that hunting is about feet on the ground and time spent afield. When I was a Young Buck deer hunter, back

SHOOT!!!

Posted by montanagrant on  September 29, 2020
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The buck was coming directly in front of my hunter. I had him shoot and test his weapon. We talked about how and when to pull the trigger. Excitement was peaking as the great buck came into range. “Get Ready, safety off, shoot when the buck steps away from the tree. I will grunt to stop him, then pull the trigger.” All went as planned until the moment of truth. The buck stopped broadside at