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Everything Went Right Until Everything Went Wrong

Everything Went Right Until Everything Went Wrong By Lindsay Schmeltz Figure 1 (Photo) WILD Jaeger Pro Staff Lindsay Schmeltz Does this sound familiar to anyone right now? After thirty days of hunting, I had seen my share of deer, but not the deer I was after. I was hunting an area used as a traveling…

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Just Like We Planned, Almost

By Stephen Reed To coin one of my all-time favorite movie catch phrases, I love it when a plan comes together! That’s exactly how I felt as I stood with pride outside the blind, looking up the hill into the well eaten food plot, at the doe lying there taking a dirt nap. Tyler was…

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The Dream

The Dream By Christie Bonniwell Everyone who hunts has “the dream” of harvesting that perfect animal, the one that they can brag about and everyone talks about afterward. I have had “the dream” since I started hunting at the age of 13. I always saw pictures of the big bucks that people harvested and could…

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2013 Turkey Hunt

By Austin Young Figure 1 “Photo” 16 year old Austin Young and his 2013 Spring Gobbler taken in South Western Pennsylvania. The buzzer on my alarm clock rang early the opening morning of 2013 Pennsylvania turkey season. I had been waiting for this day and it was finally here. In 2012, I called in my…

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My Favorite Hunt of 2013

We asked two of our WILD Jaeger Pro-Staff members recently “What was your favorite hunt in 2013?” Here are their answers and as you can see, they are both proud of the experiences. By Wayne Davis Figure 1 “Photo” Wayne Davis and his son, spending some quality father son time in their ground blind. My…

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Five Spring Turkey Hunting Tips

By The Pro Staff at WILD Jaeger  In North America, Turkey season will be starting soon and if you are like our Pro-Staff at WILD Jaeger, you are already dreaming of giant spring gobblers. It has been a very long winter and everyone is anxious to get into the woods and do some hunting. However,…

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Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

Wild turkeys were once on the brink of extinction throughout most of North America. After many restoration efforts, the wild turkey has flourished and continues to strive throughout the United States and Mexico. In the 1900s, there were less than 30,000 wild turkeys and now there are over 7 million in North America. Figure 1 “Photo”…

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Long Beards with a Bow

By Ryan Yaskiw Figure 1″Photo” Ryan Yaskiw,  Trevor Boake, and Melissa Friestad. This was the first hunt Melissa was ever on. I will be honest; turkey hunting is what you make it.  Lots of turkey hunters here in Manitoba Canada just “wing” it, often shooting birds just after they jump off the roost.  Or by…

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Turkey Fever: Patterning Your Shotgun

By  Moises Torrent We’ve had a rough winter in New England and spring can’t come soon enough!  Dreams and memories of past turkey hunts begin to flood the brain. With turkey season soon approaching, it’s time to start dusting the cob webs off the decoys, box calls, slates, diaphragms, shotguns, and turkey ammo. You don’t…

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Why Are We Here

By Greg Traynor Figure 1 “Photo” Our smartphone, the device we just can’t seem to put down. Why are we hunters? Why do we get so excited about hunting season? Why do we wake up at 4:00AM and drive to the woods? If you are like me, it’s because you love the outdoors and wildlife!…