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DIY Speed Up Your Bow

I appreciate extra speed no matter what game I hunt. I shoot a modest draw weight, lately right at 60 pounds, and my draw length is roughly 28 inches. But by following a few simple steps, it’s possible to rev up any bow.…

Wild Turkeys and Predators

A predator lives by killing and eating other species, which are called prey. Wild turkeys eat insects and small animals, so they are predators, but they become the prey of other large birds, reptiles and mammals.…

Harmon Scents Gets A Facelift

Harmon Scents has long ago established it's brand as one of the most sought after, most effective products available to the savvy hunter, now it's gotten a facelift. Looks better on the shelf, always great in the field.…

Daytime Scrape Dripper

The Scent Dispenser that keeps a scrape fresh and working. Drips daytime only to get bucks to come during daytime hunting hours. Can operate up to 3 weeks on 4 FL OZ of scent.…

BioShield Repels And Kills Biting Insects

Whether combating Ticks, Mosquitos, Fleas or Bed Bugs, be sure to get BioShield with NeuroRx. It blocks the Octopamine, causing a complete shutdown of insects’ central nervous system; killing them instantaneously.…

What is the Right Broadhead?

Still looking for the right broadhead? Don't know if a fixed or mechanical is right for you? Well, Chris Waters has taken a hard, in the lab and on the range look at some and I'll bet that right head you are looking for is right here.…

Win an $800 Prize Package from Outdoor Edge and Others

To celebrate fall hunting season we're giving away everything you need to take your buck from field to table. This $800 prize package includes an Outdoor Edge Razor-Pro, Game Processor, and Grill-Beam light-up Spatula-Tong, a set of Koola Buck Anti-Microbial game bags and MORE!…

Equipping the Bowman with Jim Crumley

Jim Crumley, the Father of Modern Hunting Camouflage knows his bowhunting and the equipment he chooses is the best for him. In this article John E. Phillips covers Jim's feelings on how to get started in archery the right way.…

ONLINE BOWHUNTS

iPhone Buck Part One

Woops! 10 yards down the trail he saw the profile of a big, antlered buck, standing broadside. Robbie froze. The buck was looking off into the brush.…

DO DEER HAVE A SIXTH SENSE?

We’ve all heard amazing stories of a buck’s ability to elude danger without warning, and we’ve all had experiences ourselves where a nice buck stopped one step shy of a shooting lane, backed up and then slunk away unscathed.  Is this a sixth sense?…

Javelina DIY Bowhunt

Getting to this point was very interesting to say the least and it will be a day in the field that will be burned in my memory for a long, long, long time.  …

Shark Hunting With A Bow

Many experts consider a Bull Shark the most dangerous shark in the world. Large bull sharks usually measure from 7 to 10 feet in length, but their size is a poor indicator of their lethality. …

Bowhunting Waterholes

 If you hunt pronghorns out West, look for water. If you hunt elk in arid western states, scout hard for a secluded seep or water tank. If your game is deer or bears, do the same. Any time it’s dry, hunting over waterholes is a deadly tactic.…

Elk Bowhunt: Camping Out Alone

Hunters are naturally curious, always pushing further and further hoping to unlock the many secrets of the woods. Yes, that curiosity can get us in over our heads and at times.…

Inspired By Women For Women

The Carbon Knockout ... inspired by women, for women ... this bow is for the beginner to the avid woman archer requiring the cutting edge technology, performance and looks that they deserve. …

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iPhone Buck Part One

iPhone Buck Part One

DO DEER HAVE A SIXTH SENSE?

DO DEER HAVE A SIXTH SENSE?

Bowhunting Waterholes

Bowhunting Waterholes

Sight? Smell? Or Hearing?

Sight? Smell? Or Hearing?

OPENING WEEKEND: Steve Montgomery

OPENING WEEKEND: Steve Montgomery

Chloes Gobbler Hunt

Chloes Gobbler Hunt

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

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

A BUCK’S WRONG TURN

A BUCK’S WRONG TURN

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

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

Harmon Scents Gets A Facelift

Harmon Scents has long ago established it's brand as one of the most sought after, most effective products available to the savvy hunter, now it's gotten a facelift. Looks better on the shelf, always great in the field.…

Inspired By Women For Women

The Carbon Knockout ... inspired by women, for women ... this bow is for the beginner to the avid woman archer requiring the cutting edge technology, performance and looks that they deserve. …

Daytime Scrape Dripper

The Scent Dispenser that keeps a scrape fresh and working. Drips daytime only to get bucks to come during daytime hunting hours. Can operate up to 3 weeks on 4 FL OZ of scent.…

BioShield Repels And Kills Biting Insects

Whether combating Ticks, Mosquitos, Fleas or Bed Bugs, be sure to get BioShield with NeuroRx. It blocks the Octopamine, causing a complete shutdown of insects’ central nervous system; killing them instantaneously.…

What is the Right Broadhead?

Still looking for the right broadhead? Don't know if a fixed or mechanical is right for you? Well, Chris Waters has taken a hard, in the lab and on the range look at some and I'll bet that right head you are looking for is right here.…

Gear Reviews

What is the Right Broadhead?

Still looking for the right broadhead? Don't know if a fixed or mechanical is right for you? Well, Chris Waters has taken a hard, in the lab and on the range look at some and I'll bet that right head you are looking for is right here.…

BROADHEAD TEST WINNERS

A revealing field test that includes the Muzzy Trocar Switch, Rage Trypan, Grim Reaper Pro Series 3-Blade Mechanical, G5 Deadmeat, Dead Ringer Super-Freak Extreme, Ramcat Diamondback, Rocky Mountain Advantage and Slick Trick RaptorTrick.…

Get Home Alive Review

The main goal, if something serious happens, is to stay alive until I can get professional help. The Get Home Alive LITE Kit strikes a nice balance because it caters to the lightweight nature of many backpackers, hikers, and hunters.…

Gear Review: Rhino MC by Alps Outdoorz

When sitting long hours in a blind, or camp site it's really nice to have a good, sturdy, comfortable chair that is easy to pack and haul. Gary Elliott takes a look at the new Rhino MC from Alps Outdoorz. Just might be the chair for you.…

Hooyman Cuts Up In The Woods

DIY Sportsman On Yahoo.com Reviews And Reports On The Hooyman Battery Powered Tree Saw. After nearly two year's worth of use and abuse, he reports on his experience with the Hooyman Extendable Tree Saw in the deer woods.…

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

BLOOD FIGHT, PART 3

BLOOD FIGHT, PART 3

Both bucks paused and rested for over a minute. Then they eyeballed and stared at each other. The first to make a move was the 8-point, he raised up on his hind lege and thrust himself forward and somehow caught the forky by his antlers.…

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

Hiking in my Neighborhood

Hiking in my Neighborhood

If you live in the outdoors, in all kinds of weather you need products you can depend on, wear hard and with comfort and ensure you apply the best water protection available. Wade Nolan knows how and he'll show you here.…