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Expert Tips: Buying Great Deer Hunting Land

Properties with a good mix of habitat tend to grow top-quality bucks. (Photo by Ron Sinfelt)

Fulfill your dreams of owning your own deer hunting land; here's how to do it the right way

Almost without exception, anyone who has ever picked up a bow, muzzleloader, shotgun, or rifle and headed afield during the fall has shared a dream:

To someday own the land they hunt on.

Whether it's walking out the back door and into a stand or a 60-minute drive to a hidden jewel, complete with beautiful hardwoods and small secluded meadows -- and let's not forget that year-round creek -- owning a piece of property can make all the difference in the world, regardless of whether the goal be trophies or tablefare.

"Call me biased, but I can't think of any great pitfalls that come with owning hunting property. In fact, I honestly believe that owning hunting land is one of...

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