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Joe Byers

Joe Byers
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Joe Byers has more than 1,000 magazine articles in print and is currently a field editor with Whitetail Journal, Predator Xtreme, Whitetails Unlimited, Crossbow Revolution, and African Hunting Journal magazines. He’s spent the last three decades depicting the thrill of the chase and photographing the majesty of all things wild. Byers is a member of the Professional Outdoor Media Association and numerous other professional and conservation organizations.

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Learn the basics of food plots from the pros at the Mossy Oak GameKeepers Club.

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Decoys can give you the lure for close "easy" shots. This dove tree sets up in seconds and will draw doves in like a magnet.

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A new gambrel-and-pulley combination makes deer processing much cleaner and easier. Check out this preview.

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Experienced hunters know the value of wind direction, including thermals and subtle breezes. Here's why that knowledge is so vital to your whitetail-hunting success.

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Those summertime bucks have been visible. You're looking forward to opening day, in hopes of putting your tag on one. Then suddenly, they just disappear! Here’s what went wrong and how to fix it.

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How quickly do big bucks become nocturnal when pressured by hunters? The answer may surprise you.

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Americans are blessed with abundant public land. Planning and completing a hunt on your own offers a great sense of satisfaction. Here are the ten best options for DIY hunters.

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Pronghorn antelope are abundant across the West and make for an exciting hunt. Learn the single best way to get close to this magnificent animal.

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Hunting deer in the Dakotas is always an adventure. They even have hybrids, such as the mule deer/whitetail in this compelling video. See if these hunters can take it down.

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Fences can be a bowhunter's best friend. Use these tricks to use these man-made barriers to your advantage.