By Bob Polanic – Hybrid-Outdoors

Happy Friday! It’s that exciting time of year when hunting is on the mind more and more every day. Bucks are at full growth, food plots are popping, and it’s time to start game planning for early season bow hunting. Today we’re sharing some great early season information covering everything from bows to trail cams to early season strategies from across the web.

How to Shoot a Big Buck on a Bean Field in Early Fall – Field and Stream: Scott Bestul offers some great advice on tagging an early season buck and dives into when deer feed on beans.

8 Tips to Shooting a Buck on Opening Day – North American Whitetail: This is gold, especially for those of you lucky enough to have your hunting season open in September.

Cereal Rye for Deer – QDMA: There’s still time to plant food plots and cereal rye has been a favorite of mine for years.

5 Bow Under $700 for 2017 – Realtree: Here are some great options if you need a new bow but you’re not looking to break the bank.

5 Tips for Increasing Daytime Trail Cam Pics – Whitetail Habitat Solutions: Hanging trail cameras this weekend? Jeff Sturgis shares some solid tactics for anyone that is just getting their cameras out in the whitetail woods.

These States are Granting Students Temporary Residence for Cheaper Hunting Licenses – Outdoor Life: Attend college out of state and want to hunt? Here is a great way to save some money on a hunting license.