Behind The Lens

Hunting early season whitetails has its advantages. Their pattern is more predictable and they haven’t been pressured yet by other hunters in the woods: two key factors to harvesting a mature buck in the first few weeks of season opener. But, there are still challenges that come with hunting in early fall. Below are 5 tips that helped me capitalize on a mature, early season whitetail.

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Fall and cooler weather is finally here! What better way to warm up after a hunt than eating your favorite comfort food, like this spicy venison chili recipe?  The great thing about this recipe is that it is so versatile…You can add as little or as much spice as you like to suit yours and your family’s tastes, and you can also choose to make it in the crock pot instead of the stove! I am including both the crock pot and stovetop recipes below, as well as some tips on getting the spices just the way you like!

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Moving across the country has impacts on just about everything, including hunting and trail camera usage. In 2017, my boyfriend and I made the move from Kentucky to Idaho, which not only meant we were giving up our private Kentucky hunting property for public-land hunting, but that we’d have to figure out a whole new strategy for using trail cameras.

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