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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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Deer hunting is often unpredictable, yet one of the most consistent truths about stand hunting is that your chances of success are never better...

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The fear of snakes and recoil are similar in one respect. Your chances of being bitten by a poisonous snake are extremely small, just...

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Right up there with "Which bullet or broadhead is best?" falls the bait/no-bait debate. as hunters look for ways to increase deer hunting success. Ironically,...

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When most hunters think of food plots for deer, they often envision a football-sized spread of lush green vegetation that requires lots of preparation,...

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One of the great benefits of planting food plots is the feeling of accomplishment you get. You're not just oiling your gun or pounding...

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Whitetail deer, even big bucks, feed and travel in very consistent patterns in August and September. Savvy hunters learn these routines and post stands...

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Maybe it's just a macho thing, but many people find firing large caliber rifles as much fun as function. I have an elk hunt booked...

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Mock scrapes — in July? If that sounds unusual, you should know that Fred Abbas also communicates with deer and, most surprisingly, expects them...

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One of the best investments any bowhunter can make is the purchase of a quality 3-D target that simulates the game species he'll be...

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A quality rifle sling can make you a more accurate shooter and more effective hunter. Hunting often requires two hands whether you're working a...