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Backcountry Hunting Podcast

Oct 9, 2020


Intro: A day to hunt, & a big muzzleloader buck

Topic: The critical importance of intimate familiarity with your hunting area

A tale of 24 hours, a faithful old hunting area, & a Utah mule deer tag

Juxtaposition: Old areas vs. new

What to research & learn:

  1. Habitat
  2. Game populations
  3. Summer vs. autumn ranges
  4. Migration routes & times
  5. E-Scouting
  6. Scouting with your boots on the ground
  7. Mental notes & hunting journals
  8. Hunt every opportunity

Loyalty to your spot, & the advantages

  1. Knowing preferred habitat
  2. Knowing travel & escape routes
  3. Knowing ambush sites
  4. Knowing bedding areas
  5. Knowing feeding routes

Old age & the wisdom gained by loyalty to your spot

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