January 15, 2018
Hunting

Late Winter 8 Point

Late Winter 8 Point By Lee Phillips Excalibur Field Staff The temperature was around twenty degrees as I settled into my blind for the evening’s hunt.  Ohio had been in a stretch of very cold temperatures, and I had hunted through them the past few evenings.  I had been seeing deer every evening, but I […]

January 15, 2018
Hunting

Dressed For Success 

Dressed For Success By Barry Dart www.hunttoharvest.ca It might be a bit early to start thinking about spring turkey hunting however if your province or state has a fall turkey hunting season, here’s a little tip to prepare you for next season.  In my early turkey hunting years, I bought one of the better strutting tom […]

November 23, 2017
Hunting

Let Them Know You’re There “Become the Hunted”

Let Them Know You’re There “Become the Hunted” By Barry Dart www.hunttoharvest.ca When I first started hunting Whitetails I had many questions about “how and where” to find and hunt them. With no mentor to guide me I purchased “many” hunting magazines and books which, to this day I still maintain gave me the basics […]

October 25, 2017
Hunting

Watch Where You Walk

Watch Where You Walk By Barry Dart www.hunttoharvest.ca   It was during the deer hunt of 2011 when I learned a very important lesson about mature bucks.  In the pre-season I started getting pictures of a mature 10 point that was moving in one of the farms I hunt. It was clear he was living there […]

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October 10, 2017
Hunting

A Birds Eye View

A Birds Eye View  By Barry Dart www.hunttoharvest.ca I’ve spent a bunch of years now in the outdoors either on a lake fishing, on a field edge coyote hunting, in a tree stand or ground blind hunting deer, bear and turkeys. In my early hunting years and with no mentor to guide me other then […]

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October 4, 2017
Hunting

Apples Are Essential

Apples Are Essential By Lee Phillips, Excalibur Field Staff Most of you that deer hunt have noticed all of the different types of attractants that are produced to help you lure that big buck in.  Apple products and flavored scents certainly make up a good percentage of these.   Apples themselves are an excellent choice for […]

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September 26, 2017
Hunting

Calling All Bears

“Calling All Bears” By Barry Dart Hunt To Harvest www.hunttoharvest.ca Over the past few years I’ve done an annual and now semi – annual self guided bear hunt in central Ontario which consists of setting up and maintaining bait stations to spark both the curiosity and hunger of the local black bear population here in Kawartha Lakes. […]

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August 22, 2017
Hunting

Keep your Cool

KEEP YOUR COOL By Lee Phillips, Excalibur Field Staff   I drove from my home in Ohio to hunt with Tom and Rhonda Brakke at their place in Iowa. I would be hunting with my friend Wade Derby from Crosshair Consulting, and a couple of his friends. It was obvious that I was the first […]