Episode 402, August 6th, 2017
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(Ep. 402, August 6th, 2017) Hunters frequently ask: "How old is this deer?" This video shows how to age a deer on the hoof, before the shot. Sharing real life examples with photos and video of known bucks in wild free-ranging conditions. Then stay tuned for tips and the details on how to improve hunting land in western Missouri.
(Ep. 401, July 30th, 2017) We're cooking up a mess of frog legs, then it's time to begin converting an old pasture over grown by cedars into a quality wildlife food source. Plus, we share how to make and use mock scrapes during the late summer!
(Ep. 400, July 23rd, 2017) You can have better Deer Hunting by improving native vegetation! Here's an indepth look at TSI targeting Sassafras and ideas on how to open up the forest floor for native grasses and forbes. Then the first in a series of tips to get bow hunters tuned up for deer season. Plus, sharing a key hunting strategy for a property in Kentucky.
(Ep. 398, July 9th, 2017) Creating a beautiful savanna for deer hunting with step by step "how to" on selecting timber for TSI. Then see the first steps of our strategy to tag one of the top hit list bucks on The Proving Grounds. Finally, solving the mystery of a dead fawn.
(Ep. 395, June 18th, 2017) Sharing food plot lessons learned and MORE tips on getting the best and most from food plots and native browse. It's an information packed video with tips for both beginners and veterans of food plots and habitat management.
(Ep. 387, April 23rd, 2017) Turkey Hunts with four (4) gobblers down! Feathers are flying! First up is young Griffin who shoots his first bird! Then a successful Kansas bow hunt after difficult weather conditions for Heath Martin. See the team of Brian Hill and Daniel Mallete work their decoy strategies to bring in the gobblers! The episode wraps up with advice for Louisiana land owners on how to improve their hunting property.
(Ep. 385, April 9th, 2017) First, an Easter greeting, then advice for a landowner in big farm country to improve his property for even bigger bucks and better hunting. See a few details of those recommendations and more on establishing spring food plots and improving wildlife habitat.
(Ep. 383, March 26th, 2017) Grant is switching shotguns and loads this year. See why he's changing! Then a new tool to quickly pattern gobblers with trail camera photos! Stay tuned to the end where tips are given to a land owner to improve his 70 acres of timbered hunting land!
(Ep. 379, February 26th, 2017) Dr. Woods works with a landowner creating a plan to improve his hunting grounds with many details shared for specific projects and strategies. Then there's fire on The Proving Grounds! Prescribed fire is a tool for trained professionals. Get the training and apply these tips. Stay tuned to the end to see another great tool to enhance your deer herd's health.
(Ep. 363, November 6th, 2016) Deer hunting the family farm will never be the same! Years of planning and work pay off for Adam as he arrows a mature buck on his family land. Watch the story of the hunt then stay tuned to see Pops Woods as he doubles up on a fall turkey hunt.
(Ep. 360, October 16th, 2016) More daytime activity of bucks makes for great times in the deer stand! Watch the bucks put on a show in the food plot, then see Adam help out the plan to lower the deer population when he arrows a doe. Stay tuned for advice to a Georgia landowner on improving his hunting property.
(Ep. 355, September 11th, 2016) Getting boots on the ground and scouting for deer season! See the tips for scouting whitetails and the targeted strategies developed with this MRI. Plus, guiding a deer hunter on improvements for his hunting grounds!
(Ep. 349, July 31st, 2016) A family cattle farm is being transitioned into a hunting property: sanctuaries, food plots, stand locations and more. Then the team works with an expert to solve the problem of leaky ponds for better hunting this fall.
(Ep. 347, July 17th, 2016) An experiment with a new technique for planting food plots paid off with very promising results: see this alternative for quick and easy fall food plots! Plus, what to look for to create dynamite hidey hole food plots. Watch all this along with off season practice techniques that helps to become more accurate bow hunters at crunch time!
(Ep. 346, July 10th, 2016) The best strategies for deer hunting include finding the limited resource during the hunting season. Watch to see how to identify the limited resources along with tips on how to transform pastureland for improved hunting. Stay tuned to the end to see a new hit list buck!
(Ep. 345, July 3rd, 2016) The 2016 hunting hit list is under way. Watch to see what bucks are already on the list. Plus, it's never too early to break out the rifle and get it sighted in! Grant heads to the local Bass Pro Shops to send some Winchester rounds down range! Then the team goes deep into the timber country of Mississippi to develop a property plan for better deer hunting. See their recommendations on how to transform a timbered property into a wildlife haven.
(Ep. 343, June 19th, 2016) A road trip to Delaware to offer advice to improve a 90 acre property for better deer hunting. Then, introducing a new tool for hunters to use this fall. The video ends with our annual tick survey! Stay tuned to see the results.
(Ep. 331, March 27th, 2016) Scouting for upcoming turkey hunts with early morning owl hooting, Reconyx Trail Cameras, and more! Plus: habitat management to improve deer hunting next fall with staging areas and prescribed fire.
(Ep. 326, February 21st, 2016) Debunking the myths and negative associations of using prescribed fire as a tool to improve wildlife habitat and timber. Plus, how to improve hunting in your local county by forming a deer hunting co-op.
(Ep. 325, February 14th, 2016) Hunting wild hogs this week as the team heads to a western Oklahoma property to review one of Grant's habitat management plans. Can a bow take down a big sow? And just how effective is the Winchester Razorback XT? Watch to see the hunts where Adam puts both to the test!
(Ep. 324, February 7th, 2016) Fire is probably the #1 way to make most hunting properties more attractive to deer and turkey. Watch as we prepare to manage hundreds of acres of timber and native grass using prescribed fire! Plus: preparation for turkey season has begun! The team shares their new practice techniques for bow hunting turkeys in this video. WARNING: This might get you so excited you'll want to run out and drop a match - please don't. Get some training first.
(Ep. 322, January 24th, 2016) Bow hunting on the last day of deer season and Adam arrows a doe! Watch the hunt come together then see how the team changes their trapping strategies as the winter progresses. Stay tuned to see why Grant prefers to cut cedar to benefit whitetails and other wildlife.
(Ep. 307, October 11th, 2015) Deer movement picks up when colder temps move in: It's time to put some meat in the freezer and reduce the doe population! Watch two bow hunts with two does arrowed then stay tuned to see a new tactic the team is trying to improve the cover and bedding areas for whitetails.
(Ep. 291, June 21st, 2015) Action in the food plots with fawns, turkey poults, and a new soybean variety. It will be great for bow hunting in the small food plots where it is planted. Plus, how to control invasive plants like multiflora rose.
(Ep. 290, June 14th, 2015) Making a big buck hunting hot spot for the late season by moving a Hot Zone electric fence. Plus, see the beautiful results from prescribed fire on the native forage and flowers. Stay tuned for the amazing velvet antlers and an awesome shot on a pesky groundhog!
(Ep. 281, April 12th, 2015) Is prescribed fire worth the effort? Watch this episode as we checkout areas burned late last summer. Plus, the soil will soon be warm enough for planting. We will explain what to do to prepare your fall/winter plot for spring planting.
(Ep. 280, April 5th, 2015) Spring deer management tasks: minerals and food plots! See why one plot worked great while the other is missing one thing!
(Ep. 279, March 29th, 2015) After a brief Easter greeting it's habitat management with a prescribed fire at Troy Landry's farm in Kansas (begins 1:08), then a demonstration of frost seeding food plots (begins 4:33). Then Adam shares how he practices so that he's ready for early spring bow hunting wild turkeys (begins 6:12).
(Ep. 278, March 22nd, 2015) Bow hunting wild hogs in south Florida! Grant arrows two pigs then shows how to process a hog at mark 5:46. Following the hunt Grant visits with a South Carolina landowner to give suggestions to improve his deer hunting property (begin 7:15).
(Ep. 277, March 15th, 2015) First long beard hunt of the season and it's a good one. Check out the limb-hanger hooks this Osceola strutter! Plus, tips for planting trees that will thrive!
(Ep. 274, February 22nd, 2015) Tools and techniques for doing a prescribed fire: fire plans, strategies, basic tools, and safety. Plus: a property that needs help for better deer hunting.
(Ep. 273, February 16th, 2015) Step by step on how to skin out a coyote for the tannery for a beautiful fur! Then, "Swamp People" star Troy Landry needs help improving his deer hunting property in Kansas (begin 9:20) Grant takes a tour then shares suggestions for improving the food plots, stand locations, creating cover and bedding areas, and shed hunting.
(Ep. 260, November 16th, 2014) Rae Woods harvests a mature doe over the 2014 youth weekend for deer hunting. Then Grant and the team travel to Kentucky where Grant helps the landowner by harvesting a doe, passing a 3 year old buck, and planting trees for habitat improvement!
(Ep. 249, August 31st, 2014) A Brief Labor Day greeting then: Why one of the biggest deer on the property makes the hit list but may NOT be hunted, plus: Prescribed fire for managing and improving whitetail habitat
(Ep. 247, August 17th, 2014) Everything we do to Grow and Harvest mature bucks shared at Field Day 2014, The Proving Grounds
(Ep. 245, August 3rd, 2014) Why And How Fire Is A Habitat Management Tool To Help Grow Healthier Deer And Bigger Antlers, Plus: A Buck That Is Difficult To Age As Part 3 In Our Shoot Or Don't Shoot Series
(Ep. 238, June 16th, 2014) A Look At Methods To Control One Of The Most Numerous Yet Smallest Predators For Whitetails: Ticks
(Ep. 229, April 14th, 2014) Alabama Turkey Hunt And How To Improve Pine Stands To Make A Wildlife Hot Spot, Plus: A First Long Beard For A Six Yr. Old Boy
(Ep. 223, March 2nd, 2014) New Whitetail Research, Food Plot Advice, Feral Hogs, Shed Antlers And A Piebald Deer!
(Ep. 221, February 17th, 2014) Defining The Limiting Factors For 3 Kentucky Whitetail Properties
(Ep. 193, August 5th, 2013) It's Time For Velvet Antlers And Hanging TreeStands! Stand Tips And Many BIG Antlers Scouted!
(Ep. 191, July 21st, 2013) A Hunting Strategy For A Big Buck Plus Steps In Using Prescribed Fire For Bigger Deer
(Ep. 189, July 8th, 2013) Tips For Food Plots, Creating Bedding Areas, Trail Camera Set-Up, Water/Ponds & More!
(Ep. 184, June 3rd, 2013) Habitat Management For More Nutrition: Less Food Plot Pressure
(Ep. 176, April 8th, 2013) Awesome Early Season Nebraska Turkey Hunt, Plus: DIY Tip For Easy TSI
(Ep. 167, February 4th, 2013) Managing Wildlife for Better Hunting: Tips on Trapping and Habitat Design
(Ep. 151, October 15th, 2012) Fire During Bow Season? We'll Show Why - Plus A Food Plot Update After the Drought
(Ep. 145, September 3rd, 2012) Good News and Bad News From The Trail Camera Survey: Plus - Fall Fire as A Management Tool
(Ep. 144, August 27th, 2012) Selecting Bucks For The Hit List: The How and Why, Plus Tips for Hunting Fruit Trees
(Ep. 132, June 4th, 2012) Better Timber Means Better Deer Habitat - Plus - Tips on Hanging Treestands Now
(Ep. 125, April 16th, 2012) Scouting A New Property; Plus Ideas on How to Grow Bigger Antlers This Fall
(Ep. 124, April 9th, 2012) Lots of Gobblers In This Youth Hunt ...Plus Prescribed Fire - Spring Vs. Fall?
(Ep. 92, August 29th, 2011) Deer Hunting and Land Management Review With Tips and Advice
(Ep. 89, August 8th, 2011) Summer Prescribed Fire: Benefits for Whiteails
(Ep. 87, July 25th, 2011) How to Monitor Antler Growth with Trail Cameras
(Ep. 85, July 11th, 2011) Summer Projects for Growing Big Bucks
(Ep. 81, June 13th, 2011) How To Improve Your Property and Hunting Skills for a Better Deer Season!
(Ep. 78, May 23rd, 2011) Deer Hunters are Deer Managers: The Deer Steward Short Course
(Ep. 65, February 20th, 2011) Late Winter Food Sources & Post Season Scouting for White-tailed Deer
(Ep. 40, August 30th, 2010) Hunters Gather At The Proving Grounds To Learn Deer Hunting Techniques
(Ep. 34, July 19th, 2010) Food plots: Making Sure The Balance Tips Toward Antlers!
(Ep. 33, July 12th, 2010) How To Prevent Food Plot Browse Damage: Plus A Look At Native Species Deer Love
(Ep. 31, June 28th, 2010) Tips On How To Create Quality Summer Food Plots; Plus Get More From Native Plants Deer Love
(Ep. 30, June 21st, 2010) How To Grow The Best Clover Food Plots Plus More Wildlife Management Advice
(Ep. 25, May 17th, 2010) Exciting Turkey Hunt Plus A Review Of The Prescribed Fire: How It Will Help Whitetails
(Ep. 20, April 12th, 2010) Why Controlled Burns Are An Important Part Of Managing Deer Habitat
(Ep. 19, April 5th, 2010) Food Plots In Southern Thinned PInes Are Perfect Shooting Lanes And Travel Routes For Whitetails