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9 Best Broadheads For Elk Hunting 2023

Elk hunting is undoubtedly one of the most thrilling of all bowhunting adventures and requires your gear to be up to the notable task at hand. Elk are large, hearty animals that require a quality broadhead for a clean kill.  If you’re looking for the best broadhead for your next elk hunt, then you’ll want …


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How Long To Wait After Shooting Deer With a Crossbow

Isn’t it wonderful when you finally hit that perfect shot with your crossbow, and the deer drops right where it stands? Unfortunately, that’s not always how things play out in real life. Even fatally wounded deer can sometimes run a considerable distance before they succumb to their injuries. So, how long should I wait after …


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The Importance of Axle-to-Axle Length in Compound Bows

I can confidently say that the axle-to-axle length of a compound bow plays a significant role when selecting the right bow for an individual archer.  Each compound bow has two axles, so the “axle to axle length” refers to the distance between them.  Now, whether a shorter or longer axle-to-axle length is better depends on …


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Best Compound Bows For Women in 2023

Every year, an increasing number of women pick up a bow, seeking to take in all that is enjoyable about archery. This trend has benefitted the general hunting and shooting sports community, turning outdoor adventures into a family affair. In a quest to find the gear that best suits their needs, many female archers are …


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Prepare For Turkey Season

Turkey Season is close! Are you looking to add a new quarry to your bowhunting adventures this year? If so, look no further than the wild turkey. These wary birds offer unique and challenging bowhunts few other quarries can match. To be successful when bow hunting turkeys, start by doing your homework. Scouting is vital, …



What Time Do Turkeys Come Off The Roost?

Ah, the age-old question that’s been haunting turkey hunters since the dawn of time (or at least since turkeys have been hunted): what time do turkeys come off the roost? After countless early mornings spent in camo, sipping on lukewarm coffee, and listening to the woods come alive, I reckon it’s time to share my …


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Best Hunting Bibs 2023

Every hunter knows that quality hunting clothing can make or break a hunt. Poorly chosen clothing can be cumbersome to wear and can lead to frustration, while well-thought-out attire has the potential to make you more efficient in your efforts.  If you are currently searching for the best hunting bibs, be sure to check out …


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The Best Left Handed Compound Bow 2023

The Bowtech range is pleasing for compound bows. Their collection is so extensive that they have sufficient product depth to offer hunters several choices purely for left-handed users. It is difficult to be let down when it comes to the Bowtech compound bows. The quality components and dependable accuracy are well known. So if you …


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Best Arrows For Compound Bow 2023

As any archer knows, your arrows are every bit as vital to your success as the compound bow from which they are fired. In the absence of quality arrows, you will never be able to achieve as high of a level of proficiency as would otherwise be possible. I recently switched to the Gold Tip …


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Easton Full Metal Jacket Arrow Review 2023

Without the right arrows, even the best shots will fall flat. Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) arrows deliver more power and performance than traditional carbon shafts. If you’re searching for FMJ arrows, you’ll find no shortage of options, but how do you know which is best? Easton has been a world-recognized leader in arrows and archery …


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The Best Compound Bow Quivers in 2023

There’s no question that a good quiver is an important piece of gear for any bow hunter. When you’re spending hours a day in the field, you need to have all your equipment with you, and it needs to be easy to access. There are a lot of different quivers on the market these days, …


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Best Salt Licks and Mineral Licks for Deer Reviewed 2023

What is the best salt lick for deer? This question has been on the minds of many hunters. Deer are naturally attracted to mineral sites and salt licks, so it’s no wonder many products are available in stores and online. But how do you know which one is best for your hunting needs? It comes …


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Best Cameras for Filming Your Hunting Adventures 2023

There are few ways to remember a hunt in such vivid detail as to film your time afield. If you are like most hunters, this thought has already crossed your mind, and if so you were probably left to question which is the best camera for filming your hunt. BEST OVERALL 3.0 Inch LCD Touchscreen …


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Best Broadhead For Turkey Hunting 2023

Those that take on the immense challenge of bowhunting turkey know all too well the value of a quality broadhead. Luckily, a substantial number of specialized turkey broadheads can be found in today’s market, all of which are engineered to provide deadly performance when striving to quickly, cleanly, and efficiently dispatch a turkey. However, with …


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Best Hunting Seat Cushion Review 2023

You could end up waiting for hours for a deer to come out of the woods when out hunting. To make the waiting game an enjoyable process, you can invest in a hunting seat cushion for your tree stand or ground blind. A hunting cushion will provide comfort and warmth, vastly improving your bowhunting experience. …


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Best Hunting Face Mask in 2023

All hunters know that staying concealed is among the most significant concerns when getting close to game. Many are also aware that this concealment includes that of a hunter’s face, which is best accomplished by using a hunting face mask.  Different seasons, different masks. Read on if you want to find out which masks we …


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Big Game Cart For Elk

Nobody wants to have to lug a couple of hundred pounds of elk back to their car after a hunt. With a big game cart, you can carry all of the weight that you want with ease. A game cart is the safest and simplest way for bow hunters to get their prize from point …


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How To Determine The Perfect Arrow Length

Outside of your bow itself, there are few items as valuable to an archer’s overall level of success than their arrows. When arrows are properly selected and prepared, an archer has presented the opportunity to make the most of their shooting. One particular task associated with preparing your arrows for the range is ensuring that …


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Millennium Hang-On Treestands M150 Review 2023

When looking for some hunting equipment, many people search for treestands to improve their vantage point and firing range. There is a big market for treestands, but none compare to the Millennium Treestands M150 in terms of comfort, adjustability, and flexibility. The M150 is a tree stand built for anybody and everybody. While on the …


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The Ultimate Guide To Outdoor Survival

Everything You Need To Know About Hunting And Surviving In The Wild Hunting is something mankind has done since it learned to walk on two legs and use tools. While we don’t need to hunt to feed our families anymore, it can still be a great way to spend the weekend. Anyone who knows anything …


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Post-Deer Season Equipment Inspection

Over the course of the next month, archery seasons in the vast majority of states will be coming to a close. When season draws to an end, many archers store their gear away until spring, when warmer weather allows for more hospitable practice conditions.  However, few archers give their equipment so much as a second …


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Three Basic Turkey Calls

There’s a lot of trial and error to master turkey calls. Your first attempts might not sound very natural or convincing-sounding if you’re new at it. You’ll need some time and practice to get good! In this article, you will learn all about turkey calls and how to use them to bring in those gobblers. …


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Increase Healthy Antler Growth In Bucks

If you want your deer to reach their full potential in terms of antler size, then you need to make sure they’re getting the proper nutrients. Deer need high levels of calcium and phosphorous to produce healthy antlers. What Nutrients Do Deer Need for Proper Antler Growth? Some supplements are designed to help increase body …


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A Guide To Choosing Your First Bow

I have only ever used compound bows for hunting. I have owned several compound bows over the years. Although compound bows feature amazing technology, certain principles always apply to hunting. An accurate compound bow needs to be quiet, reliable, and accurate. High-end compound bows are marketed with speed, vibration after the shot, grips, cams, and camouflage as …



Arrow Rest Basics

Many bowhunters will talk about archery sights or even shooting form when asked about the accuracy of their archery gear. Many hunters don’t realize how crucial an arrow rest can be to accuracy. Bowhunting equipment, including arrow rests, has evolved dramatically in the past decade.  Especially for beginners, it is clear that selecting an arrow …


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Bow Hunting Gear to Keep You in the Hunt

Bows, treestands, broadheads, and camouflage have all become increasingly popular in the world of bowhunting equipment. Bowhunters of all ages have benefited from advances in bowhunting technology. There are many choices for bowhunting equipment, but if you keep the basics in mind, you can save yourself some frustration. Your best archery gear will be quiet, …


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The Different Types Of Tree Stands

In general, treestands come in fixed, climbing, and ladder styles. Treestands are one of the most essential pieces of bowhunting equipment due to their variety of styles. You should choose your treestand based on the type of terrain you hunt. Avoid climbing treestands if you spend a lot of time in pine thickets or oak …


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Bowhunting on the Ground – Still Hunting

I started bowhunting from the ground. It was the only way I knew how to hunt deer. Still hunting with a compound bow, as it turns out, is not quite that simple. Sitting against the base of a tree may work just fine when using a shotgun, but it does not work quite as well …


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Ground Blind Basics

Ground blinds are becoming increasingly popular among hunters. They are easy to pack into the woods and set up quickly and quietly. The best feature of any ground blind is that it provides total concealment for the hunter, allowing you to hide in non-traditional hunting areas like hayfields without being spotted by game. Ground blinds …


Tree Stand Basics

There’s no better way to see whitetail deer than from a tree stand regularly. When you’re in a tree stand, you’re out of the deer’s line of sight, which lets you see what’s happening on the ground. By getting into a tree stand, you can draw undetected and even control how your scent spreads. Here are …