The Management Minute by Andrew Walters

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BASIC BOATING SAFETY AND RULES OF THE ROAD

Boating is one of the most enjoyable forms of spring and summer recreation, whether it be fishing, skiing, tubing or just cruising the waterways. Like any outdoor activity, it comes with its potential hazards, not the least of which is collision with another boat. You...

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4 EASY WAYS TO AVOID TICKS

Ticks seem to be everywhere when I go hunting. I encounter them in the woods, bushes, high grasses and leaf debris. They need heat and moisture to survive and can sense heat and carbon dioxide from a nearby host animal. There are 80 species of ticks in the United...

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TURKEY CALLING COMPOSITION

CONVERSATION, EVEN BETWEEN MAN AND BEAST, IS FAR MORE THAN JUST SPEAKING WORDS. When it comes to hearing turkey calls in the woods, it can sometimes be tough to tell humans from the real thing. There are some pretty good calls and callers out there nowadays, and some...

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TEAMING UP FOR TURKEYS

IN ADDITION TO MAKING FOR A MORE ENJOYABLE TURKEY HUNT, HAVING A PARTNER ALONG CAN SOMETIMES MEAN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SUCCESS AND FAILURE. Part of being a consistently successful turkey hunter involves knowing how to react to just about anything. Some days it seems...

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4 EARLY SEASON TURKEY TACTICS

Turkey season has started. It has been a long summer through winter as we patiently wait to hear that first thundering gobble break the morning silence this spring. I hope that you have been practicing up on your cutting, yelping and purring in the offseason, because...

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2019 Turkey Hunt Winner – Mossy Oak Properties of Virginia

We would like to congratulate Kurt Gesell for winning the Mossy Oak Properties of Virginia 2019 Turkey Hunt! He registered for a chance to win by entering his name and email and signing up for our Weekly Property Update. The hunt will take place in Lunenburg, VA with...

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HUNTING TRICKY FIELD GOBBLERS

I would wager that just about everyone that has pursued turkeys for any length of time can tell you a story or two of a big field turkey getting the best of them. We know, sooner or later, he will be in this field with a full fan out, wings dragging and looking for...

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PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT WHEN HUNTING A HENNED UP GOBBLER

Most turkey hunters have been in a situation where a gobbler is responding well and making his way in, yet just as we assume that it’s a done deal, hens start to make their presence known by sweet talking Mr. Tom, thus pulling him in the opposite direction. It is easy...

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