Yeah Bearwood is the best bait around. Big goldens if Chuck has them but the VHS issues have made it rough on the bait shops so fish with what you can get? Derby on Otisco this weekend out of the Moondance Bar and grill.
From the books that I have read, there is a lot of importance in knowing every nook and cranny of your hunting territory as well as the animal that you are hunting. So scouting as much as possible, just walking the land, will give you a good idea of what's around the corner or what's on the other side of a hill. Which can be very beneficial.
Making your own maps of human and deer trails, and different types of foliage such as group of pines,...