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Ten Tips and Tricks to Become a Better Whitetail Buck Hunter

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Bagging a trophy whitetail buck can be rather challenging, especially when hunting mature deer. Mature whitetails have survived many years by knowing how to avoid hunters. To outsmart the elusive buck, you need to take a look at what you are doing and not doing that could hinder you from getting your trophy game.

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Red Stag Deer Hunts for Beginners

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Red stag deer are the fourth-largest deer species. Red stags can weigh between 750 to 1,000 pounds. Mature bucks can have huge racks that can be as big as 45 inches long and contain 66 more points.

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Mature Bucks and Wind Direction Myths

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One aspect of hunting deer and bagging a trophy mature buck is understanding how these deer utilize wind directions to their favor. There is much debate on the topic, depending on who you ask.

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12 Fun and Interesting Whitetail Deer Facts for Hunters of All Ages

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Whitetail deer hunting presents one of the more challenging wild game animals for hunters to attempt to hunt. Many hunters are not successful when going out and hunting on their own. Others simply get lucky and are able to bag their buck or doe for the season.

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Axis Deer Hunts in Texas: Eight Signs You Should Know

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Axis deer hunts in Texas are no different from Texas whitetail hunts. Axis deer are native to Sri Lanka and India but were brought to Texas in 1932. Today, they thrive and have become well developed, so they offer an alternative deer hunt to native whitetail deer.

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What Wild Game Hunting Animals Can You Hunt in Texas?

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Aside from your normal wild game hunting animals like whitetail deer, desert bighorn sheep, wild boar, coyotes, and pronghorn, Texas is home to a wide range of exotic species. Many people are surprised to learn they do not have to travel to Africa or the African Safari for an exotic hunting experience.

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Hunting Tips 101: What to Wear Hunting in the Cold

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Even though spring is here in Texas with summer just around the corner, now is a great time to start planning for your fall and winter Texas exotic hunts at our private ranch. Even though Texas is located in the south, the weather can and does get cold for several months out of the year. It also snows quite often in most parts of the state.

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Hunting Exotic Game in Texas: Why Catching Your Own Meat Is Better for You

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When you are looking to eat in a healthier way but do not want to give up meat from your diet, the best solution is to catch your own wild game meat yourself. Even if you are not an avid hunter, you can still catch the meat you want by hunting exotic game in Texas with our Texas exotic hunts.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Ibex

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When it comes to hunting different types of game, one of the most overlooked Texas exotic hunting packages is the ibex. The ibex is essentially a wild goat that tends to be much larger than its domestic cousins.

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Top Tips for Rifle Hunting Elk

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At Montgomery Properties Ranch, you’ll find some of the best trophy whitetail and elk hunts in Texas. In fact, our guided elk hunts require just a gun or bow and a valid Texas hunting license.

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Elk Hunting Tips for Beginners: How to Avoid These 6 Common Mistakes

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Elk hunting can be a rewarding experience when you are looking for new game to hunt. Bagging a trophy elk can be a bit challenging because they can behave differently from deer and other animals you may have previously hunted.

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Why Take a Texas Hunter’s Education Course Online Before a Texas Big Game Hunting Experience?

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It is beneficial for hunters to complete a Texas hunter’s education course online prior to their Texas big game hunting experiences. The course is recommended for hunters ages nine and older who have not completed a hunter’s education course in their state.

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The 7 Healthy Benefits of Eating Elk Meat

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Elk meat is growing in popularity as an alternative to beef, pork, and poultry. While it may not be a common type of meat enjoyed in your household, it is worth your time to consider the health benefits it can provide you and your family.

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Wild Boars: Texas’s Deadly Nuisance

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Texas’s biggest enemy is the wild boar. Initially introduced as a food source in the 1500s, their ability for rapid breeding has resulted in a population explosion. As well, an appetite for nearly every food has resulted in annual damage to Texas agriculture and livestock of $1.5 billion.

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5 Common Mistakes Hunters Make Every Year During the Rut

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There are no two words quite as magical to a big game hunter as “the rut.” Signifying the peak of the breeding season, it’s the time when those majestic whitetail bucks become a little bit less elusive.

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Get to Know the Whitetail Deer

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An educated hunter tends to be a good hunter. Sure, there are plenty of other skills you’ll need to possess, aside from a knowledge of the animal that you are targeting

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Whitetail Deer Hunting Checklist

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There’s a chill in the air. The days are shorter, and darkness seems to be taking over. You gather all your gear and are ready for the hunt. After all, it’s whitetail deer hunting season in Texas.

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Where to Shoot a Deer

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It’s whitetail deer season! If you haven’t bagged a prize hunt just yet, we’d like to invite you to book with us here at Montgomery Properties Ranch. We’re proud to offer access to some of the best all-inclusive prize whitetail hunts in America.

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#1 Hunting Strategy for Whitetails

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There is a lifetime of tricks and techniques to learn when it comes to whitetail deer hunting. The wily whitetail relies on his sense of smell and hearing to warn him of approaching predators.

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Deer Hunting 101

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Hunting deer involves more than just picking the right time of year. In fact, there are no seasonal restrictions in Texas on axis deer hunts, while the peak season for elk hunting begins in August.

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You Should Be Listening to These Five Best Hunting Podcasts

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Whether you are planning an upcoming whitetail deer hunting trip or are reliving the memories of past exotic hunting trips, one way to get your whitetail deer fix is to listen to podcasts.

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Why You Should Hunt at Montgomery Properties Ranch

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Autumn is here, and that means it’s the perfect time to head out into the wild for a hunt. If you’ve been craving something a little bit off the beaten track, we have you covered, here at Montgomery Properties Ranch.

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Texas Exotic Hunts: Here’s What You Need to Know

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Imagine the excitement of hunting exotic game from around the globe right here in the U.S. Exotic game hunting is an experience you will be talking about for years—or until your next trip to Montgomery Properties Ranch.

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Four Handy Deer Hunting Tips

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There are millions of whitetail deer in Texas. That makes them a popular large game species, but it doesn’t mean they are easy to hunt. It takes a combination of knowledge, experience, and patience to enjoy a successful outing.

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Health Benefits of Hunting Wild Food

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Today’s America is much different than the America of just 100 years ago. Back then, hunting your own food wasn’t just an option; if you had access to good hunting zones, you hunted to feed your family.

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Hunting Strategies on Exotic Hunts

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As a hunter, you know that every action you take the moment you step foot into nature has the potential to impact your hunt—for better or for worse. Make the wrong move, and your prey will bolt away, disappearing into the brush.

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The Ultimate Hunters’ Safety Guide for a Safe Hunting Experience

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Every single year, there are always hunting accidents that result in serious injuries or death. Whether you are hunting exotic game in Texas or hunting duck, deer, or other wildlife, you want to make sure you have a safe hunting experience every time. Part of ensuring safety is to take time to prepare by reviewing and using the following safety tips:

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Texas Hunting Regulations, Terminology, and Safety Equipment

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The state of Texas has put forth various hunting regulations to maximize your safety during deer, sheep, bird, or exotic game hunting. Following regulations and using the right safety equipment ensure exotic game hunting and other outings remain as safe as possible.

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