Today on the show we are joined by public land hunting guru Tony Peterson, and we’re going to be dissecting his incredibly successful 2016 hunting season in which he killed 3 public land bucks across 3 different states, plus another buck on private!

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What You’ll Learn In This Episode:

–  Dan’s late season hunting update

– My final doe of the season

– How my first experience deer heart went

– Why Tony Peterson mostly stopped using trail cameras in 2016

– How he scouted and killed a public on public land in South Dakota

– Why Tony likes water sources when hunting public land

– How to scout public land in person

– Tony’s Wisconsin big woods hunting strategies

– Should you hunt mornings on public land adventures?

– Why Tony focuses on rubs but not scrapes

– To trim branches or not when hang/hunting a new property during the season

– How Tony filled his Minnesota tag and why the set-up worked

– How to develop a gut instinct

– What mistakes Tony made this past season and what lessons he learned

– And much, much more!

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