Tips and Tactics

Weed Them Out!

Weed Them Out!

By Ken Piper

Now is the time to start working toward a great food plot. It might seem a little early to start talking about food plots, but prep work for a great food plot starts in late summer. Sure, there are many clubs and property owners who wait until fall to disc, plant and cultipack all in one weekend. That can work, especially on well established ground...

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Recent Tips and Tactics

Tune In
Tune In

By Ken Piper

Paper-tuning your bow is great, but you can tune at home, too. Archery seasons are approaching quickly, and now’s the time to make sure your bow is shooting to the best of its ability. As much as we agonize over broadhead choice, few bowhunters realize that a properly ... READ MORE


Burn, Baby, Burn
Burn, Baby, Burn

By Ken Piper

Controlled fire is the most under-used habitat tool, but maybe that's not a bad thing. Now that we no longer depend on fire to keep us alive every day, most of us look on it as something that destroys. Fire certainly can destroy, and few images are more heart-wrenching than ... READ MORE


Less Is More
Less Is More

By Ken Piper

Forget shooting lanes and cut shooting windows instead. Last week we discussed the importance of keeping your bow shots makeable but not too close to where you expect to see deer. The premise is it’s great to see deer, but you still have to be able to move enough to g... READ MORE


Too Close for Comfort
Too Close for Comfort

By Ken Piper

Don’t set up for 20-yard shots if you can shoot well out to 30. One of the most common problems with stand setups is being too close. It’s natural to want an easier shot, but your odds of getting that shot off go up dramatically the farther you set up from the de... READ MORE


Gear Review
Gear Review

By Realtree’s Bill Jordan

This is a great time to get your stuff in order for the coming seasons. Now is the time to consider the upcoming hunting season – and the gear you will be using. Some gear will need repair and other gear will need to be replaced. That’s a good place to start sort... READ MORE


Stay Grounded
Stay Grounded

By Ken Piper

A few extra tips for making your ground blind more effective. A few weeks ago, we covered the benefits of using ground blinds in your whitetail strategy. I wanted to follow up with a few more subtle things you can do to increase your odds of success from a blind. When it com... READ MORE


Eye Level Excitement
Eye Level Excitement

By Ken Piper

There’s a learning curve associated with using ground blinds effectively. I used to love hunting from treestands. My Summit climber was my best friend, and I had some amazing hunts and shot many deer from its comfortable confines. Conversely, I used to hate ground blin... READ MORE


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