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How to Use Your Optima V2 Rifle

Last week, O’Neil Williams and Tony Smotherman outlined the ins and outs of CVA’s Accura V2 Rifle. Now, our friends move on to the rifle that made CVA Muzzleloaders the company it is today, the Optima V2. Priced comfortably between … Continue reading

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How to Use Your CVA Accura V2 Rifle

O’Neil Williams and Travelin’ Hunter Tony Smotherman Discuss the CVA Accura V2 Rifle Whether you’re thinking about owning a CVA Accura or you’ve already pulled the trigger on one, this video is a wealth of useful knowledge for all CVA … Continue reading

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How to Apply Private Land Scouting Tactics to Public Lands

If you’re hunting private land, you can save a lot of boot leather by spending time with the landowner and a map. The landowner can show you ponds, creeks, crops, acorn trees and bedding sites on his property. He’s on … Continue reading

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TV Host Travis Johnson Scouts and Hunts Three Places at Once

I do most of my scouting on foot. I look for trails, tracks, droppings, bedding areas and feeding sites. Once I have the deer patterned in an area, I’ll pick out three stand sites and the trees where I most … Continue reading

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Muzzleloading Within 300 Yards of the Main Road on Public Lands to Find Bucks

A good friend of mine, used to hunt public land exclusively. When I asked him how he was taking deer on public land, he explained, “One of my favorite places to hunt is within 300 yards of the main road … Continue reading

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Why would I need to change my Quick Release Breech Plug in my CVA Muzzleloader

I was asked to post an article recently at The World Hunting Club on “How to change your QRBP (Quick Release Breech Plug)?“. The question came up “Why would I need to change my QRBP?” and so we decided to … Continue reading

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Select The Bucks For Your Hit List Now

The hunters who consistently take older-age-class bucks each season often have one to five mature bucks selected to hunt by the end of August. These hunters know where their mature bucks live, where they bed, and where they travel. Let’s … Continue reading

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Search for Hunting Land at the Corps of Engineers, Power Companies, Wildlife Ranges. Forest Service and the State

If you’re looking for deer land to hunt this fall, here are some places I’ve explored to find land to hunt. Check with the Army The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (www.usa.gov/directory/federal/army-corps-of-engineers.shtml or call 202-761-0011) manages some of the best … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for the Spring with Andy Weichers

To be successful on my CVA hunts, I make sure I have plenty of food on my property for deer to eat. One of our my show’s new sponsors is the Whitetail Institute of North America (http://www.whitetailinstitute.com/). Since I love … Continue reading

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My Most Fun Turkey Hunt with a CVA Rifle

I was hunting near El Paso, Texas, where you can hunt turkeys with a rifle. We had finished hunting that morning and were walking back to our vehicle. My cameraman, Scott Sawyers, took out his turkey call and yelped a … Continue reading

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