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2008 Campbell Outdoor Challenge - Day 1

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The first day of the 2008 Campbell Outdoor Challenge brought record high temperatures, but despite the weather conditions Mike and I managed to score on a mature doe to put our team on the board early.
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2008 Illinois Rut Hunting - Part 1

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My 2008 bowhunting season started off a little slow, but with a 10 day trip to some of the best ground in Illinois I was optimistic - until I blew it!
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E/Z Up Pulley System

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Here is what the North American Hunting Club had to say about their "Field Test" on the Pine Ridge Archery E/Z Pulley System. "Congratulations! The E/Z Up Pulley System has received the North American Hunting Club Member Tested & Recommended Seal of Approval." Pine Ridge Archery is proud of this approval. We feel that the […]
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Pine Ridge Archery Competes in Campbells 2008

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I have been hunting the last 4 days with Jim Broberg, owner of Pine Ridge Archery, in Jo Davies county. Jim’s home is near a new piece of property that I have been hunting so it was hard to say no when Jim asked me to stay at his camp. We have all been hunting […]
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Making a Mock Scrape

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One key to creating a successful mock scrape for deer hunting is picking the right location. Here's how one deer hunter goes about selecting his.
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Big Buck Rubs - Excitement turns to disappointment.

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As I round the outside edge of the standing corn field en route to stand with intentions of checking my Moultrie Game Spy 4.0 camera that is located on the back side of a standing corn field I see a nice fresh rub…..  Looking closer, that rub is on the tree my game camera has been […]
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Monster Buck Harvest in IL.

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After more than two decades of bowhunting and countless hours spent in pursuit of whitetail deer I finally scored on a true giant.  Words can’t even begin to explain the feeling that I still have right now, less than 24 hours after harvesting the biggest buck of my life.  Although we haven’t put an official […]
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Monster buck shot in Iowa

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Wow, now that is a monster buck. Congrats to Simmons Preston. I would sure love to hear more about this buck. Someone please shoot me some info on this great buck. Not to mention the fact it was taken with a bow!    
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Trail Cameras: The Good and The Bad

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Deciding which trail camera is right for your needs and budget can be a difficult thing. Here I try to break down my reasoning when it comes to finding the camera that works best for me.