4 Steps to Your Best Bowhunting Season Ever
By: Tony J. Peterson
Four tactics equal bowhunting success on public or private land
You know those unbelievable food plots on outdoor television that fill up with mature bucks and allow the host to scratch an oddly nicknamed buck off of his hit list during a half hour of footage?
Well, sadly, you’ll never hunt there. Don’t feel bad – few people ever will. If that makes you sad or angry, consider this: where you hunt probably makes you a better hunter.
It’s little solace, but those hunters who sit in a treestand year after year watching the same set of bucks typically aren’t the best hunters. Likewise, bucks that have been groomed to the ripe old age of 5 1/2, until they are finally worthy of a tag, are the saddest deer around. Imagine being safe from someone your whole life and you finally grow up, get comfortable in your ways, and then suddenly that backstabber literally pokes you in the back, or the side, with an arrow?
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