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Alaska Beading  

There is 'beading', the art of putting beads into an art form and there is 'beading', the kind that lets you know what is beading water is not 'leaking'. Not beading water can be bad. In some climates it can kill you. Wade Nolan knows this and can help you stay dry, stay alive.…

Crosman Corp. Acquires Commercial Business of LaserMax

Robert Beckwith, CEO of Crosman, commented, “LaserMax is well-known for its innovative laser products in the shooting sports accessory market, and the cross-selling synergies with Crosman’s airgun and archery products are clear and highly attractive.…

Bowhunting Tips with Ronnie “Cuz” Strickland

Ronnie “Cuz” Strickland of West Point, Miss. is the vice president of Mossy Oak in charge of TV and video production. A successful bowhunter, Ronnie has, for many years picked productive tree-stand sites for himself as well as for the hunters and the cameramen who film Mossy Oak’s TV programs and videos.…

Stop Disease with Lethal’s Bug & Tick Spray

We all love being outdoors in the summer but we also hate bugs that bite and ticks that latch on because they all cause itching and carry diseases. This summer you can protect those you love with a spray that is keeps them away.…

ScentLok Technologies Acquires Robinson Outdoor Products

ScentLok Technologies® announced its acquisition of Robinson Outdoor Products® that includes all assets of Robinson Outdoors, including the ScentBlocker®, ScentShield®, Tree Spider® and Whitewater Outdoors® products and brands, as well as all patents and intellectual properties.…

Gear Review: Rocky Venator Apparel

Rocky, of Rocky Boots, wanted to develop their own camo design for their apparel and footwear that was a versatile camo that would provide cover throughout a wide variety of terrains and vegetation. They succeeded with their Venator Camo and Stratum clothing line.…

Predator and Prey

The primary prey species are deer and elk. Both deer and elk know exactly what a predator smells like. To them a predator smells like a bowhunter. We are the apex predator on this continent. Wade Nolan talks about how to negate this for better results in the field.…

Making the Book: Part II

Bowhunters often speak wistfully of taking animals that end up “Making the book.” In part II M.R. covers 'The Book', when it was started, the evolution and the great bowhunters who made it happen. Want to make 'The Book'? Yeah, we all dream of doing just that.…

Bowhunting Tips with Will Primos

Although the life of a professional hunter seems glamorous, with Will Primos, you’ll realize he works harder and spends more hours trying to learn about bowhunting and the whitetails he hunts than other hunters do. His advice will help you find and take more bucks with your bow.…

ONLINE BOWHUNTS

Deer 2017: Big Problems

A doe and fawn came into the area. As I watched them two bucks approached them. I thought "I just might get some good buck pictures this morning." Wrong!  …

The Morning After Magic Buck Day

After seeing the 3 nice bucks late yesterday afternoon I was pumped. I wanted to go to sleep early and hit the sack at 9:30 so I'd get plenty of sleep and get out before daylight. At 11:20 I was still wide awake. I got up and ate a bowl of raisin bran. Usually that makes me sleepy but it didn't work tonight.…

July Food Plot Done Right

It's pretty common for someone to ask me about food plots. I always tell them I use 'small' food plots. But how small is small? You might be surprised.…

Deer This Morning: July 12

It was a doe and fawn and 2 other deer I couldn't I.D.. They moved around and a pair of antlers perked into my view. Whitetail deer pictures by Robert Hoague July 12 2017.…

July 7-9 In The Deer Woods

Here are a few highlights of the deer I took pictures of on July 7, 8 and 9. The deer moved later than expected. Things are always changing in the deer woods.…

In The Deer Woods: July 4

Just before daylight July 4th I got in position to take pictures of deer in the 20 acre winter wheat field by my home. Almost an hour passed before I saw any deer.…

First Bow For Austin

My young grandson Austin asked me questions about my wild game mounts. Since he was so interested and his birthday was in a few days, I asked him if he wanted a new bow. He said "Yes!". And here's the story.…

Last Of June Deer Pictures

The bucks antlers have grown all month, and most bucks have had their main beam and brow tines grow 4 to 6 times longer than they were in late april and early June.…

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Deer 2017: Big Problems

Deer 2017: Big Problems

The Morning After Magic Buck Day

The Morning After Magic Buck Day

July Food Plot Done Right

July Food Plot Done Right

Is It A Hen Or A Gobbler?

Is It A Hen Or A Gobbler?

Wild Turkeys Vs Domestic?

Wild Turkeys Vs Domestic?

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

Deer 2017: Big Problems

Deer 2017: Big Problems

The Morning After Magic Buck Day

The Morning After Magic Buck Day

July Food Plot Done Right

July Food Plot Done Right

Deer This Morning: July 12

Deer This Morning: July 12

Turkey Hunt Becomes A Hog Hunt

Turkey Hunt Becomes A Hog Hunt

New Zealand Bowhunter: Goats, Chamois and Wild Boars

New Zealand Bowhunter: Goats, Chamois and Wild Boars

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

New Products

Stop Disease with Lethal’s Bug & Tick Spray

We all love being outdoors in the summer but we also hate bugs that bite and ticks that latch on because they all cause itching and carry diseases. This summer you can protect those you love with a spray that is keeps them away.…

Gear Review: Rocky Venator Apparel

Rocky, of Rocky Boots, wanted to develop their own camo design for their apparel and footwear that was a versatile camo that would provide cover throughout a wide variety of terrains and vegetation. They succeeded with their Venator Camo and Stratum clothing line.…

New Hunting Camo Rethinks Hunter Safety

See3D Camo LLC is a Vermont-based company that specializes in camouflage for hunters. It is a revolutionary new concept in hunting safety that uses 3D leaf technology on an orange base that allows the hunter to be highly visible to humans, yet invisible to deer.…

Gear Reviews

Gear Review: Rocky Venator Apparel

Rocky, of Rocky Boots, wanted to develop their own camo design for their apparel and footwear that was a versatile camo that would provide cover throughout a wide variety of terrains and vegetation. They succeeded with their Venator Camo and Stratum clothing line.…

Gear Review: DryGuy Boot Dryer

Boots that are wet one day usually stay wet for the next. Miserable to wear and the cause of bacteria, foot problems and ruin boots. Roy K. Keefer found a product that will solve the problem of damp boots.…

Africa

Hunting the Dark Continent

Hunting the Dark Continent

Admit it, you have always wanted to bowhunt Africa. You can't deny it but something has always gotten in the way. Well, Matt Guedes of Journey Hunts is making it easier for you if Africa is still a dream for you. Let Matt help you make this dream come true.…

West

Scouting

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

Alaska Beading  

Alaska Beading  

There is 'beading', the art of putting beads into an art form and there is 'beading', the kind that lets you know what is beading water is not 'leaking'. Not beading water can be bad. In some climates it can kill you. Wade Nolan knows this and can help you stay dry, stay alive.…

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.…