John E. Phillips, Author at Great Days Outdoors
How to Rattle in a Buck in the South

How to Rattle in a Buck in the South

One of the most effective deer calls to lure big bucks within bow or gun range, in Texas and the Midwestern states, is rattling antlers. Because of the vast amount of open land, the deer there can hear you from a long way off, and you can see them coming. Although the...
Tree Stand Hunting Tips That Make a Difference

Tree Stand Hunting Tips That Make a Difference

“He was the biggest buck I’d ever seen in my life,” a hunting friend told me when I met up with him in the woods. “The buck had at least 22 inches between his main beams and had well over 12 points on his non-typical rack, but somehow he smelled me. Although I’d taken...
Selecting the Best Hunting Dog Collars

Selecting the Best Hunting Dog Collars

A hunter and his dog are a team. For a team to be the most effective, the members of that team must be able to communicate with each other, know where each is and understand what the purpose for the team is. When you’re deciding which hunting dog collar to purchase,...

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