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Frequently Asked Questions about Deer Hunting answered by Musket Hunting

4 Reasons To Take A Thermal Monocular To Your Next Hunting Adventures

Once upon a time, it was either a binocular or nothing. This tool was widely embraced by hunters for sporting a kill in the wild. On the other hand, thermal imaging was primarily used by the military and hardcore law enforcement agencies while on the field.

But a lot has since changed and the affordable cost of infrared technology, thanks to recent developments, has led to the widespread availability of consumer-level thermal imaging devices.

Unfortunately, if your loves for hunting dates back to the 80’s and you have not kept up with modern trends, then you may not see much use for a thermal monocular. To help meet this need, we have put together some interesting reasons for an infrared monocular in your next hunting adventure.

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The Best Place to Shoot a Deer: 5 Effective Areas For Clean Kills

I've always established that shooting a deer means you have to be in a strategic location. Either you're on a comfortable ladder tree stand or down in a hunting ground blind, all that matters is that you're at your best position to shoot a deer. However, you know where to place yourself when shooting deer, but what's the best place to shoot a deer?

Is it on the head, stomach, or are there any other strategic parts to know about? After doing the research, I came across some interesting facts, so read on! I'll be showing you the places to shoot deer for a one-shot kill!

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The Best Archery Accessories for Deer Hunting

Each year, over 10 million people go out to hunt deer in the United States. On average, this leads to 6 million deer being killed and reported. To ensure that you get one of these deer and the best one you can, it's crucial to have the right accessories during your hunt.

In addition to hunting being a great form of skill-building and recreation, it also helps control the deer population. A population that leads to over $250 million in crop, landscaping, and personal damages each year. Not to mention the million or more deer that will be involved in car accidents every single year. Making every shot count is essential. 

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Dehumidifiers and Deer Stands – An Unlikely Alliance

If the thought of a dehumidifier in a deer stand sounds like blasphemy to you, it sounded weird to us too – at first. But after some investigating, it turns out there is some pretty solid science behind the idea. It has to do with the way scent molecules move in the air. It can get pretty esoteric at times so hang in there and we’ll try to simplify it as much as possible.

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What to Feed Deer Other Than Corn: Healthy Food For Deer!

Feeding deer can be an enjoyable experience for deer lovers. A lot of people are excited to get up close to white-tailed deer and feed these beautiful creatures, especially during times of food scarcity. This situation as we all know occurs mostly during the winter period. Is it ideal for people to feed deer?

For some reasons, it is not often advisable to feed deer frequently as this may discourage them from foraging on their own. It is also likely to disrupt their natural biology and even lead to the possibility of disease spreading among them. This is because rather than spread out as they do in the wild when foraging, they tend to congregate closer when being given supplementary food. But for those who take to hunting as a hobby, supplementary deer feeding is really important.

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The Top 5 Excellent Tips On Scent Control For Deer Hunting

An important aspect to look into when deer hunting is your scent. Yes, it isn't just about using deer attractants and other products that can lure deer to you, but to control your own human scent! Because deer have such high senses of smell, even the faintest touch of your scent can put them off, with them running away before you even get the chance to begin hunting.

But how exactly can you control your scent while hunting? It isn't just about the products you purchase! Read on as I show you the important tips on scent control for deer hunting.

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How to Train a Dog to Shed Hunt: All The Things You Need to Know!

Are you planning to go shed hunting soon? Then you might want to train your dog to help you out! That's right, your hunting dog can also go shed hunting with you and provide the successful results, so you can come home with a strong set of shed antlers to show off!

But the question is: How can you start shed hunting with your dog and what are some strategies to train him well? Read on as I show you the top tips on how to train a dog to shed hunt. After this, I'm sure you'll find it easy to teach and hunt with your dog!

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How to Read Topo Maps For Deer Hunting: All The Helpful Tips You Need

When it comes to searching for deer, you may already know the various attractants and methods to get them to you. But have you ever considered scouting them using a map? Not just any type of map, though, but a topographic map!

Not many hunters have tried and tested this way on searching for deer, as it can be a bit too complicated. However, learning how to read topo maps for deer hunting is actually easier than expected and can reap you the benefits! If you’re wondering how then read on as I show you all about topo maps and how to read them!

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The Best No-Till Drill For Food Plots: Attract and Help Deer Grow Now!

If there was one thing that helped attract deer, it had to be food plots. These didn’t only have deer come near my area for hunting and viewing, but it helped them become healthier, too! It’s the reason why I started growing food plot, which held more benefits as a hunting strategy.

After a long time of growing food plots, I came across no-till farming, which seemed even easier to do to avoid too much work. To learn more about this and the best no-till drill for food plots, read on! I’ll show you more about how to do no-till farming.

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