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An Empty Quiver: Chapter 14. A Field Guide to Elk – Pt 2

Cows and small bulls fed past me at forty to sixty yards. The direction they were moving meant they would soon get our wind. The herd bull brought up the rear, harassing a cow and eating grass. I put the range finder on him at forty-two yards, but he just would not move into the open.…

VIDEO: Bowhunting Rabbits – Catch And Cook

Bowhunting rabbits is as fun as it gets. And cooking and eating them over a campfire in the rabbit hunting woods is definitely the thing to do. And the TaraDara Bros have a super recipe for cooking rabbits on a spit that tastes fantastic.…

Increase Arrow Speed with the Equalizer Release Aid

Every archer/bowhunter wants to increase arrow speed and bow performance. You can increase your bow's draw weight, shoot a shorter arrow with an overdraw or shoot a lighter arrow, or you can try the Equalizer Release Aid. The only Release that can actually help you increase performance, up to 30 plus fps.…

Hunters For Trump: Protecting Our Rights

Donald Trump Campaign - Heartland for Trump. A great line up of hunters and outdoorsmen and women who support Donald Trump and give their reasons why. If you are a true American you will want to take a few minutes and watch this important video.…

Great Scents Make Good Sense

Do Scents work? Well, with the attitude of “What do we have to lose?” Macklin Nusz of Hang’Em Outfitters covered the little food plot with the Premium Hot Doe Estrus Urine and settled in for the evening. Less than an hour later he was recovering a once love-sick buck.…

Lakewood Offers New Take-Down Recurve Case

The C-250 offers a complete sanctuary for your prized recurve or long bow and arrows. The two part case can hold up to two dozen arrows, in foam inserts in the bottom while the top side will hold a take-down bow, additional set of limbs and accessories securely in convoluted foam-lined wall.…

Grabbing Fuzz

Then, the deer scattered. 'Tall 3s' took off but in the direction I needed him to, right in my shooting lane. He came to a stop and looked around as if he was trying to figure out what all was going on, I came to full draw as he started to walk quartering away from me toward the corner.…

Sitka Gear Challenges Hunters to Diverge

SITKA Gear has challenged hunters to see things differently through the Diverge Photo Contest. The fifth annual Diverge Photo Contest is underway, with the purpose of bringing hunters together to continue to shape the way hunting is portrayed in images and offers more than $40,000 in prizes to winners!…

ONLINE BOWHUNTS

Claw Head Gets Turned Down

This year the Claw Head buck stayed off the grid. That had me concerned because he has been in my area for 4 years running as one of the dominate mature bucks.…

September 14; Fight Day

After bucks shed their velvet they engage other area bucks to show them how tough they are. There are several ways to do this but my favorite is when they lock horns.…

When Do Bucks Start Fighting?

As their antlers clicked in the morning air the sound attracted a group of onlookers, nervous deer that darted back and forth, both bucks and does. The 2 bucks got more serious.…

Following The B10 Buck

The buck I nicknamed "B10" spends his time showing off what he's got in 2016; his new set of antlers and larger body size. And a change in attitude.…

When Do Bucks Shed Their Velvet

20 years ago I moved from the city to deer country. I had many questions. When did bucks start to grow their antlers? When did they shed them? And what is the growing process? I found out.…

Up, Up And … Up

In the deer woods this time of year I am constantly on the watch for important changes that bucks make in their upcoming transition from velvet antlers to their hard antlers.…

Cut Ear … And More

The first thing to give your attention to, every year, is the make-up of the gang of deer where you hunt. Every minute you spend in "your" deer woods during June, July, August and September is absolutely Golden.…

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Claw Head Gets Turned Down

Claw Head Gets Turned Down

September 14; Fight Day

September 14; Fight Day

When Do Bucks Start Fighting?

When Do Bucks Start Fighting?

Osceola Gobbler Bowhunt For Robin

Osceola Gobbler Bowhunt For Robin

How To Deep Fry A Wild Turkey

How To Deep Fry A Wild Turkey

Wild Boar Day

Wild Boar Day

What It Takes To Do It

What It Takes To Do It

Gator Gettin’

Gator Gettin’

Surrounded By Gators

Surrounded By Gators

Alligator: Day 2

Alligator: Day 2

Claw Head Gets Turned Down

Claw Head Gets Turned Down

September 14; Fight Day

September 14; Fight Day

When Do Bucks Start Fighting?

When Do Bucks Start Fighting?

Following The B10 Buck

Following The B10 Buck

Writers Camp: Robert Hoague’s Hog Hunt

Writers Camp: Robert Hoague’s Hog Hunt

Last Bearhunt: Pt 3

Last Bearhunt: Pt 3

Last Bearhunt: My Hunt

Last Bearhunt: My Hunt

Last Bearhunt: Fred Tags A Big One

Last Bearhunt: Fred Tags A Big One

Last Bearhunt: The Chef Pt. 3

Last Bearhunt: The Chef Pt. 3

Last Bearhunt: The Chef

Last Bearhunt: The Chef

Nashville Don

Nashville Don

Youth Day At Cabela’s

Youth Day At Cabela’s

My 5 Phase Plan For Wild Turkey Hunting

My 5 Phase Plan For Wild Turkey Hunting

Cathy Addington Gets #20

Cathy Addington Gets #20

New Products

Lakewood Offers New Take-Down Recurve Case

The C-250 offers a complete sanctuary for your prized recurve or long bow and arrows. The two part case can hold up to two dozen arrows, in foam inserts in the bottom while the top side will hold a take-down bow, additional set of limbs and accessories securely in convoluted foam-lined wall.…

Sitka Gear Challenges Hunters to Diverge

SITKA Gear has challenged hunters to see things differently through the Diverge Photo Contest. The fifth annual Diverge Photo Contest is underway, with the purpose of bringing hunters together to continue to shape the way hunting is portrayed in images and offers more than $40,000 in prizes to winners!…

Full-Sized Firepower in A Small Package

Want 9MM firepower in a small pistol? The Diamondback Firearm's DB9 is a micro-compact 9mm made entirely in the USA. It is the smallest and the lightest, making it the best combination of weight and size on the market.…

Gear Reviews

Gear Review: Danner Mountain 600 Hiking Boot

Mountain 600’s weigh 30oz, the men's weigh 37 oz.. Yes hiking boots that weigh less than two pounds ladies. This new category is called “Performance Heritage” bringing together very classic styling with new lightweight construction.…

Gear Review: Benjamin Marauder

The Marauder has a hardwood stock with adjustable cheek piece, standard sling swivels,adjustable 2-stage match-grade trigger which keys the flight of the .22 caliber pellet up to 1000 feet-per-second along with 31.7 pounds of terminal energy.…

Gear Review: Fatboy Lamzac Lounge

You don't inflate this seat/lounge, you just 'scoop' the air to fill it, close it up and relax. Holds up to 440 lbs so it's no lightweight. Folds up to a small easily pack for lightweight carry. What's not to like?…

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Southern Ohio Outfitters Joins bhn

Southern Ohio Outfitters Joins bhn

Southern Ohio Outfitters. We are the foremost outfit for trophy whitetail in Ohio. In fact, Southern Ohio Outfitters has been Named Ohio’s Top Outfit for Trophy Whitetail Hunts in Ohio and One of NORTH AMERICAS Top 5 destinations to hunt big bucks By Deer and Deer Hunting Magazine!…

Scent Control

Yearling Bucks: Leaving Home

Yearling Bucks: Leaving Home

Wade Nolan discusses some basic whitetail science that covers yearling bucks, those 1-1.5 years old, when and why they leave the home range they were born in. They disperse to find and establish their own home range, where they may spend the rest of their life.…

The Ladies Room

The Zen Art of Being Still

The Zen Art of Being Still

I quickly found that I could have best spent my preparation time in an entirely different way. I discovered this to be one of the toughest hunting experiences I have encountered to date – but not for the reasons you would think.…