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Phone In Game Option 2012-11-15

The DNR online CheckIN Game system now offers hunters the option to report their harvested game from any telephone.

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Hunt Safe From Treestands 2012-10-30

PRATT—The deer archery season is in full swing, and as the rut approaches, increased deer activity has bowhunters anticipating the best hunting of the fall. 

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Trophy Ridge 2012-06-06

4 Banger Quiver

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Filling your Turkey Tag 2014-04-23
Start out turkey hunting with your normal calls, but when the going gets tough, knowing how to use less common types of calls can make the difference on an educated longbeard.

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Communication, That's the Key! 2012-05-29

Dodge Thornton is a friend that Buck met after we were married. I always wondered if he got his name because he was built like a truck or because his folks just got creative about spelling Doug. The longer I knew him though, the more I suspected it might have something to do with his personality.

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 Bowhunting & Archery Articles

In this section we will bring you interesting, informative and yes even fun bow hunting and archery articles for your review.  From deer hunting, elk hunting, Moose hunting, bear hunting and more, you will find it here.  Bowhunting tips, archery equipment tips, Outfitters information and archery equipment tests - it's all here.  If you want to search for more targeted articles, please select from the Articles sub-menu above. If you are a bow hunter, then there is information here that will help you for your next bow hunt.

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Texas Whitetails 2012-05-05

I could tell he was a buck, and my heart rate was beginning to climb as the light got better.

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Wyoming Whitetails 2012-05-05

Two more bucks were making their way into the field via the dry creek bank.

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Father & Son 2012-05-18

 The big eleven point eased into view from the right. I nudged Jeremiah, Miah for short, to alert him to the buck’s presence. Miah couldn’t see him yet because of the near total coverage of the brush blind we were sitting in.

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Still Hunting 2012-05-22

 As I eased along the old logging road, I caught movement off to my right. I wasn’t sure what is was at first, but then a whitetail doe stepped out from behind some brush. I froze. She continued to move quietly parallel to the logging road I was on.

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Deer Habitat Improvement 2012-05-24

Seven Upper Peninsula conservation organizations will receive Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative grants from the Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Division in 2012.

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Antler Point Restrictions 2012-05-26

The Northwest Michigan Chapter of the Quality Deer Management Association, in partnership with Leelanau Whitetails will meet with Michigan DNR to talk about Antler Point Restrictions in a number of Norther Michigan Counties.

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Jay's First Bear 2012-05-29

 August 25th 2007, Rick Horwath, of Louie's Outpost and Timber Wolf Air, flew Bob and I in his DeHavilland "Beaver" into a remote lake in Central Ontario, where he maintained some cabins and a couple of small boats.

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Elk Down 2012-05-29

Hunt with Jay as he attempts to put some Elk venison in the freezer.

 The top pin wobbled in a little circle in the pocket just above the big cow's front leg. I pulled back with imperceptible pressure upon the trigger.

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Rouge Bull 2012-05-29

 I watched as Gregg Abbas, from Away Outdoors, eased his way around the brush. It was hot, July in Texas does get that way, and although the stalk was not particularly tough, I was drenched in sweat.

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Bow Weight Tip 2012-05-29

What is the right bow weight for a man sixty three years old just starting to hunt with a bow?

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Turkery Shot Placement Tip 2012-05-29

Where is the best shot placement on a Turkey?

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Sighting In Tip 2012-05-29

I have a new bowsite, but am having trouble sighting it in, help?

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New Archer Tip 2012-05-29

I am considering taking up bow hunting. I am 54 years and in reasonably good
shape.

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Fletching Tip 2012-05-29

Which is better, feather or plastic vanes?

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Kenetic Energy Tip 2012-05-29

Does Draw weight matter if the arrow speed is the same between two bows?

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Bow Hunting Practice Tip 2012-05-29

What is the best way to prepare for a bowhunt - Spot targets, or 3-D?

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Too Much Bow? Tip 2012-05-29

I just started shooting a compound bow, and I am having trouble drawing the bow.

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Draw Weight for Moose Tip 2012-05-29

I am looking for the best set up for my Bowtech for a moose hunt in Maine. I am currently set at 50lbs with a 29 inch draw. Will it work for moose?

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Mechanical Broadheads Tip 2012-05-29

I am looking for the best set up for my Bowtech for a moose hunt in Maine. I am currently using the two blade Rage for deer and that works well.  Will it work for moose?

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Speed or Kinetic Energy Tip 2012-05-29

Which is more important for hunting whitetail deer, speed or kinetic energy?

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Shooting Form Tip 2012-05-29

I shoot my bow at least once a week and sometimes I get perfect groups and other times its horrible. Am I practicing to much?

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String Slap Tip 2012-05-29

In preparation for this season, this past weekend, I decided to start shooting my bow. Four of five shots were slamming my left wrist ????? Could the length of my arrows be my cause?

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Bow Weight Tip 2012-05-29

I may want to hunt Elk or Bear in the future. My question is I am now looking at the new Hoyt Alpha Max 35 and I am not sure what pound draw/weight I should get.

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Draw Weight for Deer Tip 2012-05-29

My son and I are looking into taking up bow hunting in Texas. For mainly white tail and possible hogs. What draw strength is needed for a recurve bow for this type of game?

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Pillow Talking Turkey 2012-05-29

 "I see movement," said Jim. "Yep, here comes a Tom". He wasn't alone either, there appeared to be several, although our view was imperfect do to our setup in the bunch of choke cherries and our blind.

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Texas Hogs 2012-05-29

 I am not sure this is happening. My prey is merely 50 yards away, oblivious to our presence. The sun is dropping and is behind us, and we move, ever so carefully toward our intended appointment. It's July, and I am in Texas.

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Traditional Bow Bison 2012-05-29

 After our noon meal of deep-fried spring wild turkey, Rick announced that he had found the buffalo I was to hunt this afternoon. We had glassed the herd on our first day, and picked out a couple of young Bulls for our hunt.

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Communication, That's the Key! 2012-05-29

Dodge Thornton is a friend that Buck met after we were married. I always wondered if he got his name because he was built like a truck or because his folks just got creative about spelling Doug. The longer I knew him though, the more I suspected it might have something to do with his personality.

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Deer Oh Dear 2012-05-29

Two hundred and twenty pounds of determined Buck leaped into the air, missed clearing the wire fence and slammed onto the ground just ten feet in front of me. I leaned over the carcass on the ground as it lay with all four limbs splayed out flat and said, "Honey, you tripped on the top wire."

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Moose Hunting Ala Buck 2012-05-29

I’ve seen it a hundred times. You know you're ready. You know what you're expecting to see. You know you're cool, assured, and at peak performance. Then that twelve point steps out leisurely into your clearing, smoothly turns his right front quarter in line with your fifteen yard pin and all heck breaks loose underneath your skin.

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Safety Belts 2012-05-29

In my first couple of years of hunting, I had not yet discovered the amazing device, known as the safety belt and was often forced to cling to a tree when hunting in tree stands....I soon developed complete faith in safety belts. However, the last time I used a safety belt my faith was vanquished forever.

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Long Bow Kodiak Bear 2012-05-29

 This all started with causal conversation at an indoor 3-D league I shot in. I was telling the owner, Gary Pierce, about my dream of a brown bear hunt and how I had given up this dream because of affordability. Three days later he called me.

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Bear Essentials 2012-05-29

 It always baffles me how ones mind rambles and wanders while maintaining a marathon vigil perched high in a treestand. Tonight seemed no exception. I was doing a tremendous job of solving all the worlds problems.

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Panda's Bear 2012-05-29

 We sat quietly watching the raccoon feed at the bait, when suddenly he jerked to attention and focused on the trail that disappeared into the thick undergrowth.

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Virtual Bear Hunt 2012-05-29

 You will experience a hunt, second hand, like you have never done before. Relaxing in the comfort of your home our staff will bare the weather and bring to you their adventures as the hunt unfolds.

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Measuring Success 2012-05-29

 It was getting late. The shadows were long, and the steady breeze was rapidly dying away as the sun crept toward the western horizon.

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Virtual Turkey Hunt 2012-05-29

 On this hunt, bowhuntingINFO founder, Bob Baldwin and his brother Jim, will hunt Rio Grand Turkeys, and Bob will try for a Buffalo with his recurve.

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Bowhunting Bison 2012-05-29

One step, then another. The wind was right, the herd didn't seem spooked. The young bull buffalo was looking to my right, unaware of my presence. I ranged him to find he was at 18 yards, and I waited for him to turn just a touch to give me a quartering away shot. He turned...

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Nambian Zebra 2012-05-29

 "To be honest with you, I'd say you have a one in fifty chance", Tobie Engelbrecht answered. This was in response to my question to whether or not we would get an opportunity to shoot at the rare Namibian mountain zebra.

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Wyoming Pronghorn 2012-05-29

 I had been keeping vigil in my box blind for nearly 4 days now. Finally an extra large antelope buck was making his way towards my water hole. It was almost high noon and the mercury was approaching 80 plus degrees.

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Persistence Pays Off 2012-05-29

 It was Saturday, the last day of the hunt. The morning had given way to afternoon, and I still hadn’t seen a shootable bear. We had see lots of activity, the baits were being hit almost every night, but it had been a warm week.

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Alberta Spring Bear Hunt 2012-05-29

 We talked about our chances of seeing color phase bear and Pope and Young sized bear. Clay assured us that we would see both and we would see a lot of bears.

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To Cull or Not to Cull 2012-05-29

 His rack was high, wide, and heavy. But one side looked odd. Where his G3 should be on his left side was only a small bump, and he had no brow tine on that side, either.

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Bowhunting Success 2012-05-29

My wife looked at me and asked, "how come you always get your buck every year, yet others struggle to just get a shot?" Well... I whispered, then taking a long pull from my glass, "there are ten steps to bowhunting success. "

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It Takes Heart 2012-05-29

 This was to be a very special hunt. It was the week of Thanksgiving and the morning was cold with a stiff breeze blowing that cut through the blind built of natural brush. Sitting on the edge of the food plot waiting for daylight I watched...

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Bear State Bowhunters 2012-05-30

Yep, California! We were shooting the Bear State Bowhunters, Wilderness Challenge. Bear State an archery only family club, was hosting one of their monthly shoots. This shoot was a 42 target 3-D shoot in the hills just east of Escondido, California.

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Broken Arrow 2012-05-30

Another bowhunting shoot! The morning wasn't looking too promising. It stormed all night, the weather man was predicting thunderstorms in the morning and in the afternoon as well and it was raining. I had only gotten about four hours of sleep and was on my way to another archery 3-D shoot.

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Nelson Ledges 2012-05-30

What a treat this shoot was. Nelson Ledges, in Garrettsville, Ohio, was the perfect spot to be in this early May weekend. This range, owned by Ken and Linda Janecek has only been open since about 1995. The range sits on almost 300 acres of beautifully different terrain.

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Top Bow 2012-05-30

It is June 9th, and we are in Gladwin, Michigan for one of the Michigan Bow Hunters District Three Super seven 3-D shoots, held at Top Bow Archery and Taxidermy. It was a beautiful day for a shoot. Temperature was in the low seventies, light breeze, and bright sun. I was shooting with my two brothers which made the shoot even better.

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Camo Patch 2012-05-31

 My husband is an avid bow hunter and I'm thinking that there are times this product could be an advantage to his, "Advantage", so to speak. So I took this little squeeze bottle home and embarked on an experiment or two of my own.

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