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    Successful Hunter January/February 2020

    This issue features Boys & Muleys, Find Your Bull, Redemption at Windy Ridge, Cornhusker Mule Deer, and much more.

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    From The Editor

    column by: Lee J. Hoots

    Forgive me if I have used the word “fortitude” as the title of this column before, but in many ways fortitude can decide the outcome of a hunt. According Merriam-Webster, it can be taken to mean “strength of mind that enables a person to encounter adversity with courage. ...Read More >


    Going Public

    column by: Brad Fenson

    Corey Hibbard had been watching a mule deer all summer, keeping tabs on it when scouting. Add to that the multiple photos captured of the buck on trail cameras, and a tree stand was set up with the hopes of hunting in late August. Set up on opening morning for a 30-yard shoot, Corey said six small bucks had come through first, and if the hunter hadn’t known that a big deer had been hanging with the smaller bucks, he might have taken one of the younger deer. ...Read More >



    All Encompassing Preference
    column by: Lee J. Hoots

    More than 10 years ago a non-hunting acquaintance in California once asked what big-game animal I preferred to hunt. It seemed to be an odd question from someone I hardly knew, and a question for which there probably was/is no definitive answer. Then he put it another way: “If you could only hunt one big-game animal in North America for the rest of your life, what would it be?” ...Read More >


    Predator & Prey

    Stand Selection Strategies
    column by: Gordy J. Krahn

    Location, location, location. It’s the real estate agent’s creed, and the number one reason why certain properties are more valuable than others. It’s the same with animals, both predators and prey. They fight tooth and claw to occupy those spaces with the best resources – food, water and security. These territories will be used by generations of predators as long as the resources remain stable. ...Read More >

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