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6 Tips For Taking A Late Season Tom

Turkey hunting definitely comes with its fair share of challenges, the bulk of which must be successfully navigated to fill one’s tag. In truth, spring turkey hunting is anything but predictable.  As such, adaptability is key to making the most out of any such outing. However, even then, one still faces their share of tough …

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Shooting the PSE Uprising Compound Bow

Our Compound Bow Section

Welcome to our compound bow reviews and guides page! Our goal is to provide you with accurate, hands-on reviews of the best bows on the market. If we can’t do an actual hand-on review, we will research your options for you to have all of the information needed before making your purchase. We already have …

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Diamond Archery Provider Hands-On Review

In recent years, Diamond Archery has blazed a path all its own, offering highly adjustable, user-friendly compound bows to the masses. The company’s Edge line of bows spawned a revolution in the industry, proving that the saying “one size fits all” can indeed apply when speaking of compound bows. One important note: we tested the …

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Types of Turkey Calls, Applications, and Pros/Cons

Turkeys are highly vocal by nature, and if you intend to fill your tags, you must know how to speak the language. This is done with the use of a quality turkey call. With the right turkey call in hand, you can coax gobblers from great distances, bringing them into bow range. This leads to …

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Diamond Archery Edge 320 R.A.K. Package compound bow

Diamond Archery Edge 320 R.A.K. Hands-On Review

There has been a substantial amount of talk in the archery world as of late, surrounding the availability and popularity of new ultra-adjustable compound bows, meant to cater to any archer. So when we were given an opportunity to test out a Diamond Archery Edge 320 R.A.K., we jumped on the chance for some hands-on …

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Best Salt Licks or Mineral Blocks For Deer 2021

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

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Where To Shoot A Turkey With A Bow

There is something absolutely magnificent about listening to turkeys gobbling from their roost as the sun appears above the horizon on a crisp, cool spring morning. Anticipation runs rampant as one by one, turkeys depart from their roost trees and begin to forage about.  With any luck, you will soon be presented with the shot …

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Spypoint Link-Micro Hands-On Review 2021

Few categories of hunting-related gear have received as much attention in recent years like that which pertains to trail cameras. It seems as if nearly every hunter has at least one trail camera at the ready in the current era. This, of course, is for a good reason, as trail camera surveillance serves as one …

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Turkey Hunting Gear Essentials

The spring of the year is quite a magical time for those that love nothing more than the pursuit of the wild turkey. Pleasant weather has taken hold, vegetation is in bloom all around, and gobbles fill the air. For the veteran turkey hunter, it’s business as usual, and gear intended for handling the task …

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Bear Cruzer G2 Best Real Review 2021

When Fred Bear launched Bear Archery in 1940, he could have hardly imagined what his company would become. As the years passed Bear Archery soldiered on, first crafting traditional bows, and later joining into the quickly growing compound bow market. One important note: we tested the bow in real life. Yes – We went and …

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Diamond Prism Youth Bow Hands-On Review

Diamond Archery has been riding an enormous wave of success that has now spanned almost two decades. Diamond is owned and operated under the provisions of their parent company, Bowtech, which has been a lead player in the compound bow industry for many years.  One important note: we tested the bow in real life. Yes …

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Tips For Turkey Hunting In The Rain

When hunting turkey during the spring of the year, the weather is typically anything but predictable. Across much of the nation, turkey season is accompanied by persistent rain showers, which can often discourage those seeking to fill their tags. Although hunting turkey in the rain certainly comes with its own inherent challenges, significant success can …

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PSE Stinger Max compound bow

PSE Archery Stinger MAX RTS Hands-On Review

If you have spent much time checking out the hottest selling bows on the market or thumbing through your favorite bowhunting magazine, then you are likely quite familiar with PSE. This iconic bow manufacturer has been a mainstay in the archery industry since its founding by Pete Shepley in 1971. One important note: we tested …

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The Infinite Edge Pro Compound Bow

Diamond Archery Infinite Edge Pro Hands-On Review

For several years now, Diamond Archery has been riding a substantial wave of success, stemming in great part from their dedication to providing the masses with bows that fit every consumer. One important note: we tested the bow in real life. Yes – We went and actually send some arrows downrange. The following is a …

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Common Turkey Hunting Mistakes

Turkey hunting is an experience like none other. The longer you hunt, the more you learn, and even the most experienced of turkey hunters learn something new every season. The learning curve experienced by new turkey hunters can be quite vast. However, by knowing how to avoid the most common turkey hunting mistakes, you will …

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Best Beginner Compound Bow 2021

You’re looking for the best beginner compound bow? In this article, we’ll show you which bows are not only affordable but have the potential to take you from beginner to pro! Ok. Let´s get started. You are a beginner, and you don´t know what bow you should buy, let alone how much you should spend …

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Planting Turnips For Deer

It comes as no secret that deer follow their stomachs to wherever the highest quality food source in a given area can be found. What this food source is, often differs heavily from one portion of the year to the next. When the cold chill of winter arrives, there are few forages that attract deer …

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T.R.U. Ball Stinger Release: Hands-On Review

Today, the vast majority of compound archers rely upon the use of a dedicated release aid. Of course, this is for good reason. The use of a quality release promotes consistent shooting, thereby positively impacting one’s accuracy. However, many archers are left in question which release to purchase. I, myself have used a T.R.U. Ball …

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Diamond Deploy compound bow

Diamond Archery Deploy SB RAK – Hands-On Review

Diamond is a name recognized by compound archers the world over. This manufacturer boasts a significant track record of excellence, having provided archers with some of the most user-friendly and highly adjustable bows ever produced. Diamond has also gained quite a reputation for producing economically priced bows, many of which retail for less than $500. …

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Best Turkey Calls Hands-On Review 2021

Turkeys are highly vocal by nature, and if you intend to fill your tags, you must know how to speak the language. This is done with the use of a quality turkey call. With the right turkey call in hand, you can coax gobblers from great distances, bringing them into bow range. This leads to …

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Bear Paradox Hands-On Review 2021

Over the past several years, Bear Archery has made quite the habit of producing consumer-friendly bows at an even friendlier price. As a result, the company’s following has grown tremendously, as many have jumped at the opportunity to purchase a premium compound bow without the premium price tag. One important note: we tested the bow …

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Dead Ringer Tack Driver DT Bow Sight Hands-On Review

For the avid compound archer, selecting a bow sight for purchase can prove quite tedious. There are likely more individual bow sights on today’s market, than there are actual bows, leaving much for the inquisitive archer to sort through. Further complicating matters, is the fact that sights of this nature come in a vast number …

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Gold Tip Velocity XT Best Carbon Hunting Arrows

As archers, we spend a significant amount of time discussing the various bows currently available on the market. However, even the best bow is of little value without the perfect set of arrows to complement its use. For many, this poses a question of exactly which arrows to purchase. A visit to virtually any outdoor …

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PSE Uprising Hands-On Review 2021

As a company, PSE is about as old as compound archery itself. The company’s history has spanned more than 50-years, throughout which time this prestigious manufacturer has produced a number of the industry’s most sought-after bows.  One important note: we tested the bow in real life. Yes – We went and actually send some arrows …

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Best Hunting Bibs 2021

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 …

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5 Tips For Pre-Turkey Season Archery Practice

With turkey season just around the corner in most states, many avid bowhunters have begun preparing for what lies ahead. For most archers, this involves preparing all necessary equipment and diving headlong into a strategic scouting routine. However, far fewer archers recognize the true value associated with diligent pre-turkey season practice. When turkey hunting, shot …

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What is the Hunter´s Role in Wildlife Conservation?

Hunters have long since been regarded as the ultimate conservationists, and for good reason. As hunters, we continually strive to protect the well-being of the game species that we hunt and seek to revitalize the habitat in which such animals thrive. Quite simply, the hunting community has served as the gatekeeper of sorts, to the …

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6 Top Turkey Scouting Tips To Increase Your Success This Season

The onset of spring brings a wealth of opportunity for the avid bowhunter. As temperatures start to warm, and the spring green-up begins, many bowhunters head afield in search of turkey hunting success. This pursuit is not only enjoyable but also serves as an excellent test of one’s bowhunting prowess. However, a successful turkey season …

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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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