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PNUMA: New Selkirk In Solid Color

Be comfortable in weather you knew was coming, or that blasted in out of nowhere. The Selkirk All Weather Outdoor Jacket will keep you warm, dry and comfortable so all you have to do is stay dialed in on your adventure.…

Beginners Guide to Buying a Used Bow

Times are tough for a lot of us. Many people want to get into archery or bowhunting, but they don't have several hundred dollars saved for a new set up. The smallest amount of money an average adult can get away with for the basics to get started shooting is just over $600.…

Fred Bear’s Last Campfire

Quality is always deeper than meets the eye. People are that way too. Once in a while I meet someone who strikes me as deep. Most of these people are both personable and authentic. As a side trait most of these quality people make you part of their story.…

So, What Are Bears Doing Now?

It's December And The Bear Woods Is Experiencing Changes In The Lives Of Their Black Bears. Black Bear biologist Karen Noyce of the Minnesota DNR tells us about the next several, frigid weeks, when Black Bears Are undergoing big Changes.…

Deerhunting Ettiquette

I cannot express the emotions that went through my body when the huge antlers became the sight of a ten-year-old boy sneaking through the woods with a muzzleloader, grunt call, and shooting sticks.…

Up The Creek

Dirty Creek lives up to its name and reminds me of an old, weary dinosaur that knows it ought to be extinct by now, but isn't quite sure what to do about it. The waters are brown and thick.…

Christmas Sale: ProTx Hand Guard Glove

Do Not Miss This Sale! ProTx Hand Guard Gloves are now running a special $10 off, with FREE Shipping Christmas Sale. For every archer in your family, this is the glove that can save your hand and your love of archery.…

The Good, Bad, and Ugly (Part II)

Always a guiding light for our sport, especially needed now in the age of the internet and unrivalled egos, M.R. James puts Part II to his reasoned article on what we, as bowhunters, need to do when spreading our hunting adventures and successes.…

ONLINE BOWHUNTS

Wade Nolan: Fast Forward Bowhunting 

Like you, I struggle to steal a few hours a week in the fall to sit in my favorite treestand. This lack of leisure time is a common symptom of today's lifestyle...even for avid bowhunters.…

Dawn Brings The Jackal

Just after sunset, Eddie signaled me to get ready, because the guinea fowl had suddenly reacted to something towards the back of our hide. I quickly took "Geelslang" off the bow hook and nocked an arrow.…

Found Deer Sign. Now What?

When you discover signs of deer in a location, do you ask why it's there? You should. Learning why deer are in a specific area is critical to understanding how to hunt them.…

Two For Two On WI Bucks

Moving through the white, wintry landscape directly in front of us, the forms of five whitetails approached.  Russ held up one finger and mouthed the word, "Buck!"…

Every Deerhunters Favorite Gift

We put the Midwest Whitetail logo on Grizzly’s famous Grip drinkware. To start with, we only offer the 20 ounce size.  I use a Grizzly Grip every morning for my coffee and it works awesome.  …

Bitter Cold And Bucks In North Dakota

Bitter cold temps bring out the big buck here in North Dakota. Shelby Arman of Team UDA gets out in the sub zero weather and has a successful bowhunt for North Dakota bucks. Her Dad gets one too.…

How-To Camo Face Paint

In this video episode Sarah shows us how to put the finishing touches on the Bomar Bowhunting Team's camo. There is definitely more than one way to paint your face so it's camo and also has a cool look.…

The Scoop On The TV Hunters

After The Shot The TV Celebrity Deerhunter Looks At The Camera And Says, "We've Been Scouting And Patterning That Buck For Weeks." Steve Bartylla Comments On That Statement, "Bologna!"…

Scrapes

Bucks make and use scrapes as calling card signposts for other bucks and does in the area. They’re a form of communication that is very important in the whitetail world. Steve Bartylla explains...…

What Are Your Chances?

How Can You Predict Whether A Landowner Will Let You Hunt on His property? Wade Nolan brings you up to speed on research by North Carolina State University on exactly this. Here is what they found  out.…

The Rise Of Female Bowhunters

Vermont’s archery-only deer season is nearly over, and it’s my turn to bowhunt. A mile away, my husband prepares dinner while helping our daughter with her homework. Our house in October is filled with the promise of bow season, even as it intertwines with the regular chaos of a busy household, working parents, school-age children and rural life.…

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Wade Nolan: Fast Forward Bowhunting 

Wade Nolan: Fast Forward Bowhunting 

Found Deer Sign. Now What?

Found Deer Sign. Now What?

Two For Two On WI Bucks

Two For Two On WI Bucks

Bitter Cold And Bucks In North Dakota

Bitter Cold And Bucks In North Dakota

The Scoop On The TV Hunters

The Scoop On The TV Hunters

Scrapes

Scrapes

What Are Your Chances?

What Are Your Chances?

Let the Turkey Fun Begin

Let the Turkey Fun Begin

OPENING WEEKEND: Steve Montgomery

OPENING WEEKEND: Steve Montgomery

Chloes Gobbler Hunt

Chloes Gobbler Hunt

Game Cameras Swamp Pics

Game Cameras Swamp Pics

Wild Boar Day

Wild Boar Day

What It Takes To Do It

What It Takes To Do It

Gator Gettin’

Gator Gettin’

BLOOD FIGHT, PART 3

BLOOD FIGHT, PART 3

Blood Fight, Part 2

Blood Fight, Part 2

Blood Fight, Part 1

Blood Fight, Part 1

September: Middle Of The Month

September: Middle Of The Month

NOW BUCKS ARE BUCKS

NOW BUCKS ARE BUCKS

BACK TO DEER CHANGES

BACK TO DEER CHANGES

JOSH FISHES UP A HOG

JOSH FISHES UP A HOG

CINDY LAVENDER: OFFBEAT HOG HUNT

CINDY LAVENDER: OFFBEAT HOG HUNT

VIDEO: WILD BOAR GETTING WILD

VIDEO: WILD BOAR GETTING WILD

Turkey Hunt Becomes A Hog Hunt

Turkey Hunt Becomes A Hog Hunt

Remy Cooks And Eats Black Bear

Remy Cooks And Eats Black Bear

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

PNUMA: New Selkirk In Solid Color

Be comfortable in weather you knew was coming, or that blasted in out of nowhere. The Selkirk All Weather Outdoor Jacket will keep you warm, dry and comfortable so all you have to do is stay dialed in on your adventure.…

Christmas Sale: ProTx Hand Guard Glove

Do Not Miss This Sale! ProTx Hand Guard Gloves are now running a special $10 off, with FREE Shipping Christmas Sale. For every archer in your family, this is the glove that can save your hand and your love of archery.…

 Field & Stream Triumph Collection for Specialized Hunting Needs

The elite Triumph Collection is a superior choice for all your specialized hunting needs. Worn as stand-alone apparel in cooler temperatures or paired up with base layers when the cold sets in, this premium collection uses high-end fabric and advanced technologies to keep hunters protected in the most adverse conditions.…

NEXUS And ScentLok

Dale Douglas   ScentLok Invests, Grows and Prepares for the Future ScentLok Technologies expands team as a new parent company evolves The people behind ScentLok Technologies have never taken…

Harmon Buck Scrape

Bill Harmon developed Buck Scrape is the best Buck attractant available. Go to harmonscents.com to learn more or to purchase your Buck Scrape today.…

TRIAX Is Stealth

Stealth Is Lethal. Mathew's new 2018 TRIAX is a compact, maneuverable compound bow that’s deadly accurate and insanely QUIET.…

Gear Reviews

Gear Review: GMC Canyon Denali

Going on a family or hunting trip and need a solid truck to drive? Tracy Breen got his hands on the new GMC Canyon, loaded in gear, wife and boys and went turkey hunting in Florida. See what he thinks about this truck here.…

Gear Review: Buck Cage

Brian Kightlinger has used Buck Cage for quite some time. Now he shares his success with this product with us. Want more success in the field? This might be an answer.…

Gear Review: Sitka Gear

Roy and Shelby Keefer have taken their bowhunting seriously. They also take their equipment seriously and that is why they wear Sitka Gear when following their hunting adventures.…

The Safety Zone: The Shooting Edge ProTx Glove

One small indent you don't see in your carbon arrow can mean a catastrophic visit to the ER and the end of life as you enjoy it. Johnny Costello lives archer and has the images and the results and the cure. If you shoot a bow and have a brain this is one item you will never be without.…

Africa

Live the Adventure with Dries Visser Safaris

Live the Adventure with Dries Visser Safaris

You know you've always wanted to bowhunt Africa. The mystery, the adventure, the incredible sights and the vast numbers of game. Well, this father and son team went and lived the dream. With Dries Visser Safaris, you can too.…

West

Reduced Prices for CO Elk & Mule Deer Hunts!

Reduced Prices for CO Elk & Mule Deer Hunts!

Matt Guedes and Journey Hunts does it again. If you have been dreaming of shooting a giant Colorado Elk you will want to look below at this rare opportunity to hunt the famed Unit 61 for first season Bull Elk or for 2nd season trophy Mule Deer.  …

Scouting

Midwest

Scent Control