Author: Jason Ashe

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Jason Ashe is an avid whitetail deer enthusiast and avid hunter from the finger lakes region of New York. A full time social media specialist in the outdoor industry and habitat specialist with Non typical Life Outdoors, Jason has been featured in such publications as Quality Whitetails numerous times and been paired with hunting greats in Outdoor Life for his knowledge and passion for hunting mature deer. Turkeys, Coyotes also top the list of game that Jason pursues in any down time he has from whitetails. He considers himself lucky to have whitetails and hunting be a part of everyday life. His wife Laura also shares in his passions along with their 2 children.

It’s no secret that the key to great deer hunting is habitat. It’s also no secret that a so-so hunting property can be turned into an above-average hunting property by improving the quality of the wildlife habitat on the property. Here are 10 habitat tips used by the pros for doing just that. 1. “Release” apples, pears, persimmons, and any other soft mast-producing trees you may have on your property. Many properties already have soft mast producers in place. They are hidden in old hedgerows and in overgrown fields. “Releasing” them by removing competing trees and nearby brush will give…

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A Playbook for Developing Your Whitetail Food Plot In the Whitetail game, if you’re not planting food plots, you’re missing one of the key aspects contributing to good deer and turkey hunting on your property. Deer need quality food and will travel miles to find it. Simply stated, “if you plant it or build it, they will come.” Planting food plots requires a little elbow grease, but a weekend or two of work will pay huge dividends this fall. FOOD PLOT BASICS In the simplest form, all you need to grow a good food plot is some dirt and some…

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