How To Get Started Bowhunting

As the sport of archery continues to grow in popularity and school-based archery programs flourish, it is only natural to observe a significant rise in bowhunter recruitment. This is especially true when new archers are coupled with experienced bowhunters in mentorship of sorts. However, not all prospective bowhunters are presented with this luxury, leaving one …

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How To Put A Broadhead On An Arrow

When preparing for any bowhunt, a few tasks are as vital as ensuring that all of your gear is adequately prepared and ready for use in the moment of truth. We, as bowhunters, rely upon our gear to function as intended when needed. It is also our responsibility to the game that we hunt to …

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Best Spring Food Plot Blends For Whitetail

Many hunters place a significant amount of effort into improving the habitat in and around the area they hunt. This is done for multiple reasons, including enhancing hunting conditions in anticipation of the fall ahead. Improvements of this nature are also made to strengthen the health of the local deer herd by improving fawn recruitment …

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Shed Antlers: What Information Do They Provide Hunters?

During the spring of the year, droves of passionate whitetail hunters take to the woods in search of shed antlers. This, of course, is for a good reason, as something is fascinating about locating a shed antler that has been cast to the side. For many hunters, a pile of shed antlers is every bit …

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Can Deer See Color?

Deer are known for their keen senses, which they employ to avert danger whenever possible. For the average hunter, success hinges upon the ability to beat these senses, thereby preventing detection. However, this feat is seldom accomplished without a keen understanding of a deer’s abilities, whether that be in regards to hearing, sight, or smell. …

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Where Do Deer Go During the Day?

When hunting, nothing renders success quite as consistently as thoroughly understanding the habits of the game we hunt. This is especially true when hunting extremely pattern-oriented game, such as whitetail deer. New hunters, especially, are often left with many questions regarding the habits of the deer they hunt. One such question relates to where deer …

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Where Do Turkeys Sleep?

With turkey season fast approaching for us hunters, it is only natural to find ourselves with a certain level of curiosity regarding the habits of the wild turkey as a whole. This is especially true for younger or less experienced hunters, who wish to learn as much as possible about the species of game that …

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Best Bow Cases In 2022 [Buying Guide]

Being a bowhunter, I know how important it is to protect your bow. You need a good case that will store your bow safely and securely. And it needs to be compact enough to fit in the back of your truck. Luckily, today’s bow cases come in numerous different sizes and configurations, allowing you to …

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Bear Cruzer G2 Best Real Review 2022

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: I tested the bow in real life. I went and actually sent …

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How To Balance A Bow With Stabilizers

Archery is an endeavor in which the smallest of details can have an immense impact on one’s success, or a general lack thereof. To find consistency as an archer, one must eliminate as many variables as possible from their shooting repertoire. One way of accomplishing this is to ensure that your bow is as balanced …

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Top Destinations For Trophy Whitetail

Though deer season has just drawn to a close, many avid whitetail hunters are already looking forward to the year ahead and the vast opportunity that it presents. Daydreaming gives way to planning as hunters from around the country begin formulating a strategy for the upcoming fall. As part of this planning, several hunters ponder …

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Recruiting New Hunters: The Best Way To Preserve Our Hunting Heritage

As spring turns to summer, many hunters find themselves in the midst of a lull of sorts. Turkey season has now concluded, yet deer season is still months away. While the avid bowhunter can certainly pass the time by shooting their bow or preparing stands for the fall ahead, some still find themselves attempting to …

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Best Hunting Bows For The Money [2022]

Do you know how to choose the best bow for your needs? Before you go out and spend your hard-earned money on a new compound bow, take some time to do research. This will help ensure that you purchase the right one for your specific needs. Read on to find out more about the best …

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Will Deer Eat Dry Molasses?

For decades, hunters have sought to attract whitetail deer by various means, to increase their chance at success. Along these lines, a great number of hunters choose to employ the use of food-based attractants during any given year, where legal. While a hunter’s success is far from guaranteed, deer are typically drawn to the sweet …

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5 Post-Season Chores Not To Overlook

Deer seasons across the nation have now begun drawing to a close, leaving many hunters longing to extend their time afield. Luckily, this is quite easily accomplished, for most avid deer hunters. These individuals realize that a successful deer season begins the moment that the previous season draws to a close. For the successful among …

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The Best Compound Bow Release in 2022

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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How Long Is Game Meat Good For In The Fridge?

As hunters, we have all been guilty of wondering whether or not the leftovers from our wild game dinner of several days past are still fit for consumption. This question is likely pondered far more frequently than one might assume yet is not easily answered by the bulk of hunters. “How long, exactly, is game …

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Christmas Wishlist for Bowhunters

With the Christmas holiday just around the corner, many find themselves in search of the perfect gift for the avid bowhunter in their family. This can be quite challenging for some, especially those that are not bowhunters themselves. It is for this exact reason that we have compiled the wishlist below.  The following guide has …

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How Big Is A Deer’s Kill Zone

In the world of bowhunting, the difference between success and agonizing defeat often comes down to a matter of mere inches. While a well-placed arrow often equates to a quick, efficient kill, a less than stellar shot can prove quite troublesome and has a tendency to leave behind a lengthy blood trail. Deer hunting is …

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How To Load A Deer Into A Truck By Yourself

Most avid deer hunters spend a significant amount of time planning for hunting season, in the months leading up to opening day. Much of this effort revolves around hanging treestands or scouting a promising property. However, few hunters plan for the work that is necessitated, when one finally punches their tag. While every hunter dream …

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A Vision Realized: The Effects Of Preseason Habitat Management

Like any avid deer hunter, I spend the bulk of my free time anticipating the season ahead. This often involves daydreaming about various habitat improvement projects, and the potential effect that such improvements would have on the area that I hunt. After all, improving the habitat in a given area is a win, win, proposition …

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BlackOut Epic Compound Bow BEST Review 2022

In recent years, compound bow technology has excelled far beyond what many would have ever thought possible. A wealth of new, highly adjustable compound bows has now entered the market space, further enabling every prospective archer to select a model that best suits their needs. Now, more than ever, archery has truly become a sport …

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Bear Archery Divergent EKO – Hands-On Review

In an era that has seen bow manufacturers consistently stretch the bounds possibility, it is easy to assume that there are few frontiers in compound bow technology left to conquer. However, Bear Archery has continued to push this envelope, most notably with the release of their new Divergent EKO model. I tested the Bear Divergent …

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5 Hunting Strategies For Whitetails Post-Rut

As the last days of November come to pass, rutting activity will slowly dwindle. As a result, many hunters will note a reduction in overall deer sightings, as bucks and does both begin settling into their post-rut patterns. While this can be somewhat discouraging to those still harboring an unfilled tag, there is still a …

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Diamond Edge 320 vs Bear Cruzer G2 – Hands-On Review

Have you ever wondered which bow would prove superior when comparing the Diamond Edge 320 VS Bear Cruzer G2. If so, you are certainly not alone.  One important note: we tested the bows in real life. The following is a comprehensive look at what we found comparing the Edge 320 with the Bear Cruzer G2. …

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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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Diamond Archery Edge 320 vs PSE Stinger Max Review

Have you ever wondered which bow would prove superior when comparing the Diamond Edge 320 VS PSE Stinger Max? If so, you are certainly not alone. Both of these bows are known as flagship models of the brands that they represent, and offer significant value to consumers. One important note: we tested the bows in …

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5 Tactics For Rut Hunting Success

As temperatures continue to fall, and the leaves begin changing in color, excitement builds for the wealth of bowhunting opportunity to follow in the weeks to come. The whitetail rut will be kicking into full gear within the next two weeks, bringing with it some of the best hunting of the season. As bucks begin …

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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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