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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

HOT MEAT!!!

Posted by montanagrant on  September 12, 2020
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Hot meat is rotten and spoiled meat. Unless you are cooking dinner, your wild game needs to stay cool. Once you have shot your wild game, the clock is running. Make sure that you have a plan, and time, before pulling the trigger. Remember that the meat you just shot is expensive! Depending upon the hunter, try to put a price per pound on your “free” meat. Your time, gear, license, practice, weapons, travel, camp,

SURE SHOTS!!!

Posted by montanagrant on  August 30, 2020
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We had set up along a clear-cut and a forest. The elk were bugling, and moving up the mountain, but would pass the corner, where we waited. Sure enough, as the bull stepped out, my buddy took his shot. The bull ran off with the arrow sticking out along his left side. After waiting an hour, we began following the blood trail. Within a few hundred yards we found the broken arrow. The blood trail