Rick Swart takes aim at an elk from his perch on the rim above Camp Creek in Northeast Oregon.
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Hunter's checklist: Get ready for your hunt

Hunters know how easy it is to get focused on taking “the shot.” But a lot of planning and preparation goes into getting there. Use this hunter’s checklist to start planning early, and to remember what you need to carry in the field.

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