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Monthly Archives: October 2018

I had high hopes for this bow season. Usually Vermont bow hunting is a tough business. Lots of time in the stand with few deer sightings and even fewer shot opportunities is the norm. This year I was hunting a new stand in an area that holds more deer in a more compact setting. Abundant signs of activity near my stand suggested this season was going to be a good one. That… Read More

Ruffed grouse are never easy to hunt. Going afield with a partner or small group gives an advantage as does hunting with a dog. For those of use whose hunts tend to be solitary there are several things you can do to increase your chances of success. How You Carry Your Gun MattersĀ Most of us gravitate toward the “two handed” or “ready” carry when hunting game like grouse that tend to flush… Read More