Author Archive | J. Wayne Fears

Keep Records to Manage Habitat properly

Keep Records to Manage Habitat Properly – With Video

Keep Records to Manage Habitat Properly by J. Wayne Fears “We plant food plots, but still don’t have big bucks on our property,” is a statement wildlife biologists hear often. Far too many property owners, and hunting clubs who lease land, think that just planting food plots is all there is to having big bucks. […]

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Field Test - Browning Silver

Field Test Browning Silver

Field Test Browning Silver by J. Wayne Fears The sneak preview of new turkey guns is always an exciting time at my office. This past spring gobbler season I had the privilege of joining well known turkey hunter Preston Pittman for a hunt at Circle M Plantation near Macon, Mississippi. Circle M Plantation, known for […]

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Clean Your Hunting Optics Properly

Clean Your Hunting Optics Properly

Clean Your Hunting Optics Properly by J. Wayne Fears A hot June day spent shooting on a dusty range in Alabama is a good way to test shooting optics. Rifles are shot a lot, usually under hot conditions. Ammunition is tested out to 300 yards or more. And hunting optics, spotting scopes, rifle scopes and […]

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DURANA WHITE CLOVER FOR A PERNMANENT FOOD PLOT

Durana White Clover For a Permanent Food Plot

Learn how to use Durana White Clover For a Permanent Food Plot Research done for establishing a long term perennial food plots recommend that Durana clover be considered as the crop to plant due to its shade tolerance, wide adaptability to weather extremes, low maintenance, high protein content (up to 28%) and long life, 7 […]

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Restoring Old Apple Tree

Restoring Old Apple Tree

Tips on restoring old Apple Trees by J. Wayne Fears Many of the better hunting properties available today were once farms. Often the area around the old farmstead is grown up, almost a jungle, and the fields and old pastures are in planted pine or CRP grass. Unless the old farm house is good enough […]

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Japanese Honeysuckle The Food Plot You May Already Have, & Not Know It

Japanese Honeysuckle – The Food Plot You May Already Have, & Not Know It

Learn about Japanese Honeysuckle from J. Wayne Fears Usually, when you read about a food plot crop you read all the about all the wonderful values of the plant or plant mix. Catch words such as nutritious, high protein, drought hardy, etc. are often used to describe the plant. However, when you mention Japanese honeysuckle […]

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Survival Kit Essentials - Using a Whistle

Survival Kit Essentials Using a Whistle When Lost

Post by Sam Hall for contributor J. Wayne Fears. In this episode of videos on survival J. Wayne discusses survival kit essentials of using a whistle when lost This video discusses survival kits and tips. J. Wayne Fears talks about the importance of using a whistle when you are lost. Every survival kit should include […]

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Food Plot Poaching

Food Plot Poaching

Tips on preventing food plot poaching by J. Wayne Fears Food plots planted near public roads or near property lines invite poaching and I am hearing from a number of readers who have trespass problems. I have an e-mail from one Global Outfitters reader who has planted turnips in a food plot within sight of […]

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New Loads That Make a 20-Gauge Almost a 12-Gauge

New Loads That Make a 20-Gauge Almost a 12-Gauge

Turkey Hunters find new loads that make a 20-gauge almost like a 12-gauge by J. Wayne Fears My, how spring gobbler hunting is changing! The latest generation of shotshells are making a big difference in downrange performance. I was on a spring gobbler hunt with the management team of Benelli. We were filming hunts for […]

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How to Improve Turkey Population Creating Openings

How to Improve Turkey Population Creating Openings – Video

How to Improve Turkey Population Creating Openings by J. Wayne Fears Outdoor Hall of Fame member J. Wayne Fears discusses how to improve your wild turkey population through habitat management by simply creating opening on 10% of your hunting property. You will find that hens build their nests around opening. This gives them the ability […]

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About Removing Stumps From Food Plots

About Removing Stumps From Food Plots by J. Wayne Fears Several readers wrote in, “Our hunting club has several new food plots that have small stumps in them. They measure from 8″ to 2″ in diameter. We do not have the equipment to remove the stumps so are looking for an inexpensive way to remove […]

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