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Learning from the master moose caller

Teijo Villa of Thunder Bay is one of the masters of Ontario Moose hunting. I’m amazed by his incredible depth of knowledge about moose and his ability to put people in close contact with giants.

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Follow the basics to outsmart big bucks

The whitetail buck is the most challenging — and occasionally infuriating — of the big game species to hunt.

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Following bucks through the seasons

Whitetail bucks cover a lot of ground during the year, and even throughout a hunt. Here’s how to follow bucks as their desires change.

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Taking an animal’s life is no small thing

My hands trembled imperceptibly. My heartbeat sounded something like a ruffed grouse drumming on a distant log. My knees were more than a little shaky, too. I am always like that after the shot.