For most sportsmen, autumn can't come fast enough, so its arrival is reason to celebrate. These five festivals go all out. But you might need a bag of corn, a 12-gauge, or a frozen turkey to join in. --DAVE HURTEAU
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FOR LINKS TO FESTIVAL WEBSITES, GO TO FIELDANDSTREAM.COM
THE HEAD BOARD: Another reason why the slogan of the Rarden Whitetail Deer Festival is "The Bucks Stop Here."