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Summit Journal - Hunting Tips and Tricks - page 4

Field & Stream: Tips for Better Bowhunting Accuracy

“The exact same thing, time and again, even when your nervous system is in revolt,” that’s what your shooting method should allow you to do, says well-renowned archer, Levi Morgan. In this article from Field & Stream, Morgan reveals how he shoots so accurately and why he’s as good as he is—training. As far as bow hunting methods are concerned, Levi said, “I rely mostly on just two.” Aim and blindness aren’t usually associated with excellence in bow hunting, but they are the main components of Morgan’s training. “It’s a great all-around drill and the absolute best I know for target panic. I’ve seen it cure more cases than anything else.” 

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0 Comments | Posted in Hunting Tips and Tricks By Natalie Laseter

North American Whitetail: 5 Easy Tips for Gaining Permission to Hunt Private Land

When it comes to hunting on private land, your name doesn’t have to be on the property deed. “I learned early on never ask for the ‘right’ to hunt someone else’s property,” says veteran trapper, Bernie Barringer, in a recent article from North American Whitetail. Offer respect and service to the landowner, and you could gain access to some great, untouched hunting land. Barringer recommends you, “make your request brief and to the point. If you’re asking to bow hunt, say so. Say what you want to hunt and where.”

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0 Comments | Posted in Hunting Tips and Tricks By Natalie Laseter

Field & Stream: Five Early-Season Whitetail Tactics

“They’ll start acting like bucks again…they hang back in the hardwood close to their beds, and head to the fields after dark. But this is the easiest time to kill a good one,” said seasoned buck hunter, Harry Pozniak, in a recent article from Field & Stream. Understanding big game’s behavior in the early season is invaluable when pursing and killing whitetail deer. “We kill 70 percent of our early-season bucks from ground blinds, and most of our shots are 20 yards or less,” said buck expert, Ed Koger. Buck deer have patterns and personalities that, with patience—and maybe a few cameras—can be learned to increase your chances of a kill. 

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0 Comments | Posted in Hunting Tips and Tricks By Natalie Laseter

Getting the Hang of Hang-On Tree Stands

There is a certain sense of satisfaction when you walk away from a well-placed tree stand. Hang-On Treestands give you the versatility to hang your stand in virtually any type of tree, the way that you want it. Since the best trees for hang on stands might not be as ideal for a ladder tree stand or climber, hang ons can provide the ultimate foundation for bow hunters to ambush whitetail deer. Here are some things to consider when hanging your stands for bow season. 

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0 Comments | Posted in Hunting Tips and Tricks By Ryan Wakenigg

7 Secrets For Yearlong Success

Failing to plan is essentially the same as planning to fail. When it comes to consistently tagging top-heavy giants, this popular adage is definitely true to its word. Shot opportunities at big bucks don’t come easy and that’s exactly why you better start planning and taking the right steps now. The following tips and deer management tactics will dramatically increase your chances of tagging wall hangers on your property throughout the entire season.

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Pick the Perfect Tree

Many hunters have had the opportunity to share their thoughts and feedback about tree stands, even seeing some ideas from their “wish lists” come true as stands have developed and improved over the years.  But what if a hunter could design the perfect tree?  Since that’s likely not going to happen any time soon, Andy Morgan, host of “The Hit List,” reflects on five tips for finding – or for altering – that perfect tree this season.

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Accessorize your Bow to Boost Accuracy

No matter what your skill level, the right bow accessories stand to improve your shooting every bit as much as practice and shooting mechanics.  

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10 Commandments of Bowhunting

Ever wonder what separates the good bow hunters from the great?  The Bowhunting 10 commandments spells out our top ten tips for being, or becoming a better bow hunter.

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Treestand Buyer's Guide

At Summit, we are constantly striving to build the world’s best tree stands.  Every waking hour of our engineer’s lives is devoted to the pursuit of the perfect tree stand. The truth about stands however is that there’s no such thing.  Stands, like fishing lures or game calls are job specific – you wouldn’t go deer hunting with duck calls now would you?  Similarly hunters should equip themselves with the stands that were engineered and built to fit their specific needs. 

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Top 5 Deer Hunting Myths

Get your deer know-how up to par before heading into the woods this hunting season by reading this short list of the top 5 whitetail hunting misconceptions.

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