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DIY: fishing lures

Making lures is a rewarding hobby and a smart way to save money, especially if you have to rig the whole family with tackle.

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Rigging a reverse-fall Texas tube

Here is an easy way to modify your tube-jig presentation to trigger more bass. I call this the Texas-rig reverse-fall method.

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DIY: Build a rod tube

Tired of snapping off rod tips and guides? Here’s a $20 solution to keep your rods in mint condition for years to come.

Turkey cape
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DIY: Preserve your trophy tom

It’s not commonly seen in Ontario, but a turkey cape beautifully exhibits the bronze and black feathering that adorn a turkey’s back. It’s a pretty simple process and can be accomplished by any do-it-yourselfer in about an hour.

a snowcovered snowproofed blind
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DIY: Snowproofing your blind

DIY blind snowproofing – a quick pre-season project that prevents blind damage, and avoids the expense of a replacement blind.

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Making a DIY shooting bag

Looking for a quick, effective way to get you on target? Look no further than this simple DIY shooting bag that won’t break the bank.

preparing mineral sites
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Preparing the lick

Deer use minerals heaviest during the spring and into the summer. If you plan on setting a mineral site, get it going as early as possible.

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Predicting bullet performance before the hunt

Professionals use expensive gelatin blocks to demonstrate how bullets will perform on targets, ensuring that the round will have the energy, expansion, and penetration required for effective shots on game animals. But you can build a “poor man’s shooting box” to do the same tests using simple household materials for almost nothing.

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DIY: Decoy hacks

These tips will lengthen the life of your decoys, add realism, and give you more bang for your buck, contributor Scott McGuigan wrote in the 2018-2019 Hunting Annual.