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Patterning and Hunting Southpaw – Episode #425

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We’ve chased Southpaw for years. Hours of patterning and hunting have finally paid off! Watch the entire Southpaw story unfold as Rae ends her season with a hunt she’ll never forget!

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Shed antlers

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Do the bucks in your area still have their antlers? We’ve got a few bucks that are already shedding their antlers at The Proving Grounds! Find out what influences bucks to shed their antlers in this week’s blog.

 

 

 

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Deer skating on frozen puddle

Short VIDEO:

These deer must be training for the winter Olympics. Watch as they skate on this puddle!

 

 

 

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Baiting a trap with marshmallows

Tip of the Week:

During warm temperatures raccoons like sweets but during cold temperatures they seek meats.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hunting with colder weather and limited food – Episode #424

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It's been cold throughout much of the whitetails' range this past week! Watch as Daniel travels home to northern Missouri for a late season hunt. His hunting strategies change as he observes deer movement and encounters multiple bucks. Plus, see how planning for deer season early can pay off during the late season!

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Ground venison tacos

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We have a new venison recipe to share! It's taco night! See how to use ground venison for taco meat.

 

 

 

 

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A buck walking through the forest

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Love hearing the crunch of leaves and a nearby grunt? You will love this clip!

 

 

 

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Shed antler hidden under grass

Tip of the Week:

While shed hunting this winter, keep an eye out for old sheds that may have been covered by grass, limbs, or leaves during the past year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Where Wildlife Conservation Takes Center Stage – Episode #423

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hall of horns with Grant Woods and other images from GrowingDeer #423New Video

Join us on a visit to Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium in Springfield, Missouri.  As Grant tours this incredible treasure, he shares the story of conservation. Then watch as conservation practices are passed on to the next generation with trapping tips and a Kentucky deer hunt!

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Bucks feeding in food plot

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There's an arctic blast impacting much of the whitetails' range. Colder temperatures mean deer need more calories to stay warm.

 

 

 

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A buck walks through a gap in a Hot Zone fence

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Opening the gate in the Hot Zone fence is a sure way to attract bucks into bow range during the late season. Standing soybeans with protein rich pods are tough for bucks to resist during cold weather!

 

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Rae Woods with long hair reaches into Scent Crusher for Clothes

Tip of the Week:

Storing outer layers in a ScentCrusher tote and eliminating scent with ozone, is a great way to reduce the amount of laundry during late season hunting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hunting Hit List Bucks During the Late Season – Episode #422

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Learn our hunting strategies in GrowingDeer episode #422!New Video

The GrowingDeer Team has had multiple encounters with hit list bucks! Learn our hunting strategies for late season buck hunting as we close in on Southpaw, Hitch, Herman and Cactus Jack.

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A buck walks through a gap in a Hot Zone fence

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We’ve changed our hunting strategies for the late season and are now focusing on food. Find out how we have prepared for this time of the year by protecting standing soybeans!

 

 

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Grant answers questions at the skinning shed

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Grant takes questions and gives answers to deer hunters after a successful hunt. “Live” at the skinning shed!

 

 

 

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Setting a dog proof trap using a screwdriver

Tip of the Week:

A screwdriver is a great tool for holding the spring and setting a dog proof trap!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Late Season Hunting Tips and Double Does Down! – Episode #421

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Doe patrol continues at The Proving Grounds. Watch as Daniel removes two more does and we get to closer to our management goal! Plus, Brandon Pittman harvests his first buck in years. Watch this buck go down during the Oklahoma muzzleloader season! Then, Grant shares late season hunting tips for reopening scrapes and scouting.

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Setting up a Duke cage trap

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Really cold weather coming? A winter storm? Grant shares tips on how trappers can be prepared to ensure success on the trap line!

 

 

 

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Pops tagged a doe and the buck Early Bird

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Grant shares the memories and joys of hunting with his father, Pops. Pops taught Grant to hunt years ago but now Grant can bless his 87-year-old father by taking him hunting! Read more on why taking a mature person hunting is a great gift to them and yourself!

 

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Hidey hole food plot

Tip of the Week:

Quality food sources can be key to late season deer hunting success!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Another Massive Buck for the Martins! – Episode #420

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Watch the Martins tag a massive buck in episode 420 on GrowingDeer.com.New Video

Lindsey Martin has a crack at a hit list buck named Twin Towers! Plus, GrowingDeer interns get in on the action as they help our doe management goal and remove predators at The Proving Grounds!

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A bobcat stalks its prey

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Watch an awesome Reconyx video of a bobcat stalking its prey!

 

 

 

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Trashman buck in a food plot

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Grant shares his post rut hunting strategies and tips for tagging a buck!

 

 

 

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Tyler practices shooting while wearing cold weather gear

Tip of the Week:

Cold weather gear can make it hard to maintain shooting form. Practice wearing those layers, so that you will be prepared for that next encounter!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hunting the Rut: Tactics for Tagging Head Turner – Episode #419

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Watch Grant tag a hit list buck in episode 419 on GrowingDeer.com.New Video

It is the rut and Grant’s hunting a mature buck! Learn how Grant adjusted his hunting strategy specifically for the rut. The plan worked and Grant tagged one of our top hit list bucks, Head Turner!

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Bayou venison jambalaya

new weekly blog:

Wanting to spice up your meals and try something different? Here
is a standard recipe for jambalaya with a few modifications to make
it work with venison!

 

 

 

 

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Putting cat food in a tin can before placing in a Duke cage trap.

Tip of the Week:

Cat food is a cheap, meaty-smelling bait that works great for trapping nest predators such as raccoons and opossums.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why deer hunters should never give up – Episode #418

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Sitting it out and being patient are often the keys to harvesting a good buck. See Daniel tag a doe then patiently stay in the stand to let that doe lure in a buck. This bonus buck hunt ends with a bang, antlers and fresh venison! Then watch as Pro Staffer Jeff Therrell has multiple heart-sinking encounters with a hit list buck he calls “Wrecking Ball.” The story has a great ending as Jeff sticks it out and finally harvests this Kansas brute!

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Cleaning a venison backstrap before packaging

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Do you send your deer meat to a processor or do it yourself? Here's a short (less than 30 seconds) video showing how we clean up a backstrap before vacuum packaging and freezing.

 

 

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Venison calzone

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Venison calzones are easy to customize to your family’s tastes. Here is a simple recipe that is sure to please!

 

 

 

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Using a Viking Tilt-N-Go to pack out a deer

Tip of the Week:

Using a cart is a great way for hunters to easily pack out their deer. Carts also help protect the cape should a hunter want to mount their harvest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Best Homecoming: Harvesting A Buck – Episode #417

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Watch as the GrowingDeer Team harvests two bucks and three does! First up: Pro Staff member Heath Martin hunts “home ground” in western Arkansas where he tags the big “hard work pays off” buck! Then Raleigh returns home from college to hunt the opening morning of Missouri firearm season! Watch as Raleigh and Grant both punch tags…one is a fine Ozark Mountain buck!

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Marinated venison roast before and after cooking

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Busy at work and slipping a hunt in when you can? Don’t let your busy schedule keep you from enjoying your recent harvest! Here is an easy recipe for a great marinated venison roast!

 

 

 

 

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Use a sharp knife to process your venison

Tip of the Week:

Keeping your knives sharp (even replacement blades) makes cutting venison safer and quicker.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hunting Kansas: Tips for A Hang and Hunt – Episode #416

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It’s prime time for hunting, so Grant heads to Kansas in search of a buck! Watch as Grant and Daniel scout, hang, hunt, and encounter multiple bucks! Then see Pro Staff member James Harrison get on the board!

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A squirrel plays hide and seek with a young buckShort Clip:

Watch as a young buck and a squirrel play what looks like a game of hide and seek!

 

 

 

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Southpaw a 6 yr old buck

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In this blog, Grant shares strategies for hunting bucks during the rut!

 

 

 

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Spraying our decoy with D/Code

Tip of the Week:

Controlling scent on decoys can be key to luring deer into range!