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Early Season Scouting Tips

September 26, 2014

Despite the unpredictability of the pre-rut, which falls sometime during the last weeks of October or into early November throughout much of the country, many hunters agree that it’s a great time to hunt whitetails.  Travis Creekbaum, host of “The Chase” with Leigh and Travis, affirms that there’s a broad range for the pre-rut, dependent upon many different circumstances, but he also offers some well-tested tips for buck-hunting success.  Read More

Young Men Arrested for Spraying Doe Urine in Walmart

September 17, 2014

Two men were arrested for spraying Doe Urine on merchandise inside of a Walmart in Oklahoma. Read More

Shooting Deer With Paintballs Met With Increasing Opposition

September 3, 2014

Shooting deer with a paintball gun is a good deterrent to the increasing deer problem in this dense suburban community, a city council member said. Read More

Think Differently for Big Bucks

August 22, 2014

There are bucks and then there are big bucks. Make no mistake; they are not one in the same. Big bucks are generally old bucks, and they’ve reached that advanced age for a reason. They’re wise, they’re wily and they know what it takes to survive, which includes staying away from you. So, how do you put the odds in your favor when Mother Nature is betting against you? Look to those who’ve done it and learn their secrets. Read More

Upright Walking Bear in Viral Video Most Likely Is Injured

August 11, 2014

Viral footage shows a black bear casually strolling up on its two hind legs through a Jefferson Township neighborhood, checking a garbage can before it makes it's way off into the woods. Read More

Bring Home The Bacon

April 29, 2014

If you’ve ever had any dealings with feral hogs, then you already know that these stocky and hard-nosed critters can be very destructive animals when populations are left unchecked. Excessive rooting and trampling activity for food can inflict major damage to natural habitat. Hogs also carry a variety of diseases and compete directly with livestock and other wildlife species for food. In fact, a large group of hogs are fully capable of wiping out both natural and agricultural food sources within a short period of time.  Read More

How To Process Your Own Deer

April 28, 2014

Get the most from your recent whitetail kill by processing it yourself. Cutting choice meats doesn’t require expertise or costly tools—just a little guidance. Lindsay Thomas Jr. of the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is here with advice that will make you kiss the butcher goodbye. For the full story, visit Summit Treestands. Read More

Broadhead Selection

April 23, 2014

How do you choose when selecting a broadhead for your hunt? Avid bowhunter Will Brantley explains that broadhead selection depends on the type of animal you’re hunting. We’ll give you access to all his tips and tricks for hunting everything from moose and antelope to turkey and wild hogs. For the full story, visit SummitStands.com. Read More

Post Taxidermy Tips

March 5, 2014

Showcasing your trophy-winning buck entails more than a quick trip to the taxidermist. If you want your whitetail to last, follow our tips to protect it from dirt and damage. When hanging your trophy, use a Stud-Finder to locate a secure spot that won’t destroy your deer or the wall. Avoid hanging your mount in areas prone to extreme temperatures—mildew becomes an issue in these locations. Polish antlers using a liquid wood cleaner, and clean hair with a Windex-dampened cloth. For more trophy protecting tips, read the full story at SummitStands.com.   Read More

Costly Mistakes = Bad Tasting Venison

March 5, 2014

After spending hours hunting for whitetail, you deserve to enjoy high-quality venison with your friends and family. Unfortunately, some hunters routinely make errors, both during and after the hunt, that result in bad tasting venison. Luckily for you, we’ve got advice for every step of the process. While on the hunt, take accurate shots to prevent stomach content and entrails from spoiling meat. Remember: when field-dressing the deer, meat must cool quickly or internal bleeding and bacteria will give venison a foul taste. Want to avoid other meat-ruining mistakes? We’ve got five additional tips to ensure you get great tasting venison. For the full story, visit SummitStands.com.     Read More

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