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Sea Otters and Silicone  

In 1989 the Exxon Valdez hit the rock on Bligh Reef and smeared the coastline of Prince William Sound with a soft peanut butter sticky oil ooze. Otters were rescued, cleaned with detergent but then their survival required one more treatment.…

PNUMA: Cold Weather Performance Gear

As temperatures drop savings go up. For a limited time save up to 50% on our best solid color winter gear. Every piece will keep you warm and deliver the best in cold weather performance no matter what you do outdoors.…

Our Hunting Heritage: Pass it On

The future of our sport rests with the next generation but the mentoring of that generation starts with us. M.R. James has spent a lifetime helping that next generation get into bowhunting. He shows you how.…

Awesome Fun With Crosman’s Full Auto CO2 Rifle

Crosman Corporation's new full auto CO2 rifle is the most fun you’ll ever have shooting an airgun.  The DPMS SBR sends out a barrage of steel BBs through either a single shot semi-auto mode or full-auto mode with an insane 1400 rounds per minute rate of fire.…

Winter: Where Do Animals Go?

This is a short but both beautiful and very informative video about how different animals deal with the harsh weather of winter. Click Below for the best 15 minutes you will spend today.…

Exotic Challenge

Bowhunting is an adventure unto itself and there is a lot of game to hunt. For Brian Kightlinger, the challenge of Exotics has put a whole new slant to the term 'bowhunting' and his quest for the Super Exotic Slam.…

Arcus Teams with Pigman

Arcus Hunting announced a multi-year agreement with Brian “Pigman” Quaca placing Obsession Bows, Trophy Taker, Tink’s and Dead Down Wind as the exclusive products of the “Pigman: The Series” program on Sportsman Channel.…

Levi Morgan Talks Mathews Triax

One of the most-skilled archers and bowhunters, Levi Morgan explains his thoughts on the exciting new-for-2018 Mathews Triax compound at the 2018 ATA Show in Indianapolis.…

Things Outdoorsmen Should Know

Alaska State Troopers found a man's body at the head waters of the lake, which is actually part of the Kenai River. He hadn't prepared for Alaska's most dangerous factor. That factor is not 1,000 pound Brown Bears... it's water.…

PNUMA Insulators

Hunting, scouting, skiing, skating, sledding, hiking, camping, walking the dog or out for a casual night on the town. The Insulator Outdoor System is versatile enough to wear as your outer layer or as a mid-layer when winter sets in.…

Deer Scouting

Whenever a deer moves around in the woods, it leaves signs that it has been there. I'm not talking about stuff that's easy to see. I mean, you won't find a deer leaving a note for you that says something like "I was here at 5:30, be back same time tomorrow,"…

Frostbite: What To Do

The past few weeks were very cold. So we thought now was a good time to discuss a specific type of injury that can occur when exposed to freezing temperatures. Cold injury runs the gamut from inconvenient to life threatening.…

PNUMA Keeps You Warm

Warm up this winter in fleece and wool. Don’t hide from the cold. Get out and enjoy all winter has to offer with high performance fleece and wool fabrics to help you stay warm.…

PAPA BEAR: Chap 4 Part 3

Hunting is man's oldest occupation. It must have been as challenging to emerge from a murky cave with a knobbed club to wander through the primeval forests in quest of food as it is for the man today who escapes the office or factory.…

ONLINE BOWHUNTS

More January Deer

Around here the bucks are still in the rutting mood in January. In spite of the main rut in November and the second rut in December there are still a few does that were not bred.…

Big Ohio Buck With Self Made Longbow

Josh Bowmar Made His Own Longbow And Used It On This Successful Ohio Bowhunt.  Josh Bomar of Bomar Bowhunting killed this big bucked Ohio buck with his self made longbow from treestand. This was "do it yourself" hunt. His longbow is 53 lbs and he shot a 150 grain woodsman broadhead attached to a 100 grain brass insert and carbon express heritage shaft with 4 inch shielded feathers.…

Grow ‘Em Big

EPISODE 1 of "Grow 'em Big" with Steve Bartylla. This is a new show for diehard deer hunters and land managers. These deer videos are designed to help you manage your property for bigger and better whitetail bucks.…

Keep Does Happy To Keep Bucks

To have bucks where you hunt keep the does happy. The guys from Deer & Deer Hunting show you tactics to work on your hunting land to ensure bucks will follow the does.…

Keep Your Deer Stupid

In Grow 'Em Big Steve Bartylla Tells Us The First Step ToCreating A Great Deerhunting Spot. Watch this episode of Grow 'Em Big to find out more about how you can have that success, too.…

DEER PICTURES By Robert Hoague on Jan 1

It's 2018 in our world and in the deer world as well. I've been taking deer picture and putting them on this website since 1997. I sure love doing it. Last year over 700,000 visitors hung out with me and saw what deer do, all year long.…

Missed Shots

So there I was, barely 15 minutes into the first morning of my annual two-week do-it-yourself elk hunt, and I’d blown what was likely my one chance.…

Bill Winke: Your One Week Deerhunt

Are you are hunting too aggressively? If the first stands you sit in during your long-awaited deer hunting vacation are the ones where the deer activity is highest, you are!…

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Big Ohio Buck With Self Made Longbow

Big Ohio Buck With Self Made Longbow

Grow ‘Em Big

Grow ‘Em Big

Keep Does Happy To Keep Bucks

Keep Does Happy To Keep Bucks

Keep Your Deer Stupid

Keep Your Deer Stupid

Missed Shots

Missed Shots

Bill Winke: Your One Week Deerhunt

Bill Winke: Your One Week Deerhunt

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

More January Deer

More January Deer

DEER PICTURES By Robert Hoague on Jan 1

DEER PICTURES By Robert Hoague on Jan 1

Back In The Deer Woods

Back In The Deer Woods

BLOOD FIGHT, PART 3

BLOOD FIGHT, PART 3

Blood Fight, Part 2

Blood Fight, Part 2

Blood Fight, Part 1

Blood Fight, Part 1

New Products

Awesome Fun With Crosman’s Full Auto CO2 Rifle

Crosman Corporation's new full auto CO2 rifle is the most fun you’ll ever have shooting an airgun.  The DPMS SBR sends out a barrage of steel BBs through either a single shot semi-auto mode or full-auto mode with an insane 1400 rounds per minute rate of fire.…

PNUMA Keeps You Warm

Warm up this winter in fleece and wool. Don’t hide from the cold. Get out and enjoy all winter has to offer with high performance fleece and wool fabrics to help you stay warm.…

Tru-Dual Cam Scouting Camera

The all-new Rival 18 and Rival 18 Lightsout are value priced, incorporating unprecedented levels of technology and capability for their hunter-friendly price of just $129.99 and $139.99.…

Gear Reviews

Levi Morgan Talks Mathews Triax

One of the most-skilled archers and bowhunters, Levi Morgan explains his thoughts on the exciting new-for-2018 Mathews Triax compound at the 2018 ATA Show in Indianapolis.…

Goat Tuff ‘GT Arrow Fletcher’ a Winner!

Bud Fields is an Outdoor Writer with over 53 years in the archery industry. He's a hands on guy and very particular about his archery gear. After decades of looking for and not finding, he's has found the Perfect Arrow Fletcher.…

A BLIND FOR ALL SEASONS

When I find a product that I feel can benefit the bowhunting.net readers, I love to share it. Today I am reporting on the blinds made by SHADOWHUNTER, who make professional grade deer blinds.…

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.…

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

Sea Otters and Silicone  

Sea Otters and Silicone  

In 1989 the Exxon Valdez hit the rock on Bligh Reef and smeared the coastline of Prince William Sound with a soft peanut butter sticky oil ooze. Otters were rescued, cleaned with detergent but then their survival required one more treatment.…