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Scent Control Starts Now

Jason Herbert is a loyal scent control disciple and Jason knows that, even though deer season is still a month away, his scent control regimen starts now. Here's what he orders and why he ordered it so early.…

Bone Collector: Badlands & Badlands Jr. Boots for Sept.

Designed by Michael Waddell, the boots offer 400g Ultra Thinsulate, full-grain leather, a fully waterproof membrane, and an anti-fatigue contour footbed for all day comfort. Adults can enjoy the Badlands, while the younger hunter can enjoy the Badlands Jr.…

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.…

Embrace the Diversity

Archery is a sport that offers something for everyone and we all know or should know, just putting a bow in a newbie's hand is the most rewarding thing you can do. It helps them, grows the sport and helps at every level.…

Social Media Is Not A Hunters Friend

There are more non-hunters, than hunters so we in the sport have to be extremely careful as to what we post on social media. We understand our sport but many do not. Think before you post your hunting experience. Some did not and the back lash only hurts our sport.…

Delta’s Newest: Big Daddy

The Big Daddy features universal scoring on one side and heart vital shot placement on the other to make it versatile for tournament or hunting practice. The oversized body uses Duraflex self-healing foam and provides easy shot placement recognition.…

New: Broadhead Wrench & Nock Adjustment Tool

The Broadhead Wrench & Nock Adjustment Tool has a universal design for both mechanical and fixed broadheads that works with most blade configurations, keeping fingers protected from sharp edges while adjusting the broadhead.…

Treestand Buddy: The Ultimate Treestand Accessory

Tree Stand Buddy® is an innovative and universal mounting accessory for lock-on stands that adds safety, security and confidence to your hunt. Not only does it make installing a stand safer and easier, it also ensures a solid, quiet and portable setup every time.…

Happy 40th Birthday

Brian Knightlinger grabs his bow and Black Eagle Arrows and heads out to Mountain Meadow Hunting Preserve in Greeneville, West Virginia to hunt for Corsican Ram and wild hogs.…

ONLINE BOWHUNTS

August Deer News

Throughout the month of August the buck's antlers are growing. But growing antlers is not a level playing field. For some bucks it's a little bit bigger, and for others it's a lot bigger.…

Game Camera Check At H2O

I noticed an SD card laying on the floor underneath my desk. I didn't know for sure if I had looked at it previously of not so I slipped it in the SD slot on my PC. Surprise!…

A Great Fawn Day

One of the highlights of every year in the deer woods is fawns. I love seeing fawns. And we're going to right now.…

More Claw Head

Woops, when I looked back to see what the White Racked buck was doing now, I saw that three other bucks had joined him in the food plot. One was Claw Head.…

Claw-Head Returns

Some bucks are easier than others to keep track of from year after year. The two prior years I've observed a particular buck I nicknamed Claw-Head. He's back...…

Magic Day After Magic Buck Day

For the three days after July 17 I saw the same bucks in the morning but no deer at all in the afternoon. My goal was to see if additional bucks were in the area and get their pictures.…

Magic Buck Day 2016

I checked back through my deer sightings notes and discovered something important. Year to year, some of the events in the deer world are repetitive, date wise.…

Scouting Deer 2016: Mid July

I switched to another blind so I could see the woods edge better. I couldn't know it as I waited for daylight to arrive but a heck of a buck in velvet was gonna show up soon.…

Food Plot #1: Leaves Up!

Three days after the food plot was planted the first green leafed sprouts came out of the ground. That's pretty fast. And so were the bucks.…

Food Plot No. 1 For 2016

I asked the new feed store owner what I could plant now for a deer food plot. He thought it over a minute and said he had just the thing, a new high heat tolerant seed.…

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August Deer News

August Deer News

Game Camera Check At H2O

Game Camera Check At H2O

A Great Fawn Day

A Great Fawn Day

More Claw Head

More Claw Head

Claw-Head Returns

Claw-Head Returns

Magic Day After Magic Buck Day

Magic Day After Magic Buck Day

Magic Buck Day 2016

Magic Buck Day 2016

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

August Deer News

August Deer News

Game Camera Check At H2O

Game Camera Check At H2O

A Great Fawn Day

A Great Fawn Day

More Claw Head

More Claw Head

Claw-Head Returns

Claw-Head Returns

Magic Day After Magic Buck Day

Magic Day After Magic Buck Day

Magic Buck Day 2016

Magic Buck Day 2016

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

Bone Collector: Badlands & Badlands Jr. Boots for Sept.

Designed by Michael Waddell, the boots offer 400g Ultra Thinsulate, full-grain leather, a fully waterproof membrane, and an anti-fatigue contour footbed for all day comfort. Adults can enjoy the Badlands, while the younger hunter can enjoy the Badlands Jr.…

Delta’s Newest: Big Daddy

The Big Daddy features universal scoring on one side and heart vital shot placement on the other to make it versatile for tournament or hunting practice. The oversized body uses Duraflex self-healing foam and provides easy shot placement recognition.…

New: Broadhead Wrench & Nock Adjustment Tool

The Broadhead Wrench & Nock Adjustment Tool has a universal design for both mechanical and fixed broadheads that works with most blade configurations, keeping fingers protected from sharp edges while adjusting the broadhead.…

Treestand Buddy: The Ultimate Treestand Accessory

Tree Stand Buddy® is an innovative and universal mounting accessory for lock-on stands that adds safety, security and confidence to your hunt. Not only does it make installing a stand safer and easier, it also ensures a solid, quiet and portable setup every time.…

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?…

Gear Review: Crosman’s New Airbow

There are no strings or limbs, and the full length, hollow arrows fit over a metal cylinder at the end of the barrel, above a reservoir of compressed air. The Airbow is 33.5" in length and just 2" wide, so it is easy to handle and feels good in your hands.…

West

Scouting

August Deer News

August Deer News

Throughout the month of August the buck's antlers are growing. But growing antlers is not a level playing field. For some bucks it's a little bit bigger, and for others it's a lot bigger.…

Midwest

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.…