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Blood trail: Tricks and tips for finding wounded game

Blood trails: Tricks and tips for finding wounded game

The buck emerged from the trees at a fast trot during last light on the last day of the season. I had been still-hunting all day and assumed my season was over when he appeared. The adrenaline surge hit me like a train. I raised my muzzleloader and fired, dropping the buck in a cloud

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Find your deer before the coyotes do

Find your trophy before the coyotes

Unfortunately, not every shot is perfect. Things go wrong and bad hits happen. Here are the tracking tricks you need to find your prize before scavengers move in. Unlike what many of the hunting shows out there would have you believe, not every shot you’ll make will be a perfect, right-through-the-boiler-room kill shot. Hunting is

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