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    The Big Mean 13 of Bowfishing

    Bowfishing is a lot like bowhunting. Except that you get to shoot a whole lot more. And it's warm. And you can talk to your buddies. And you don't have to worry about the wind. And you get to reel in a bunch of big fish... It's an inexpensive sport...

  • How to Kill Pressured Turkeys

    Public land. Late season. Mute gobblers. We all encounter these problems. Here’s how to pull out the stops and tag a longbeard that won’t cooperate.

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How Coyotes Killed Deer Hunting

I hear it more and more as time goes on. “I’m seeing fewer deer .” That’s something I hate to listen to. Because of the root cause, I know there is no quick fix or simple solution to change it. There are many reasons why hunters might see fewer deer...


Broadhead Selector

Editor's note: This interactive feature was originally published on November 7, 2013.


How To Kill Turkeys In Any Weather

Not every spring day is clear, calm and warm. In fact, those days are the exceptions. But never fear. Here's your guide to turkey hunting in any weather. Even in the worst weather conditions, turkeys are out there somewhere. But finding them requires thinking like those birds. Paying close attention...


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DIY Archery Emergency Kit

It doesn’t matter if you’re hunting 10 minutes from home or 10 miles from the trailhead. If you spend enough time in the field as a bowhunter you’ll encounter an equipment issue. Having these basic archery tools and accessories at the ready can spell the difference between success and a...


Matt Stutzman: The Armless Archer

Matt Stutzman on Archery (As told to Tracy Breen) Matt Stutzman is an avid bowhunter and world-record-holding champion archery. And he was born without arms. How does a guy without arms even start shooting a bow? Watch the video and read on. “My parents (who adopted me) never put limitations...


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The Craziest Bow Shoot on Earth

Want to up the ante on your summer archery practice? Head to Utah for The Bird, where 50 yards is close and 100 is routine — all on a snow-capped mountain. Editor's note : This was originally published in 2010. Click here for more bowhunting articles, galleries and videos. Follow us on Facebook .


How to Fan a Gobbler

The best way to kill a stubborn field bird is often to hide behind a turkey fan and crawl to them. Here's how to do it.


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The Top 7 Threats to Deer Hunting

Deer hunting is my absolute favorite pastime in the world. There is no greater thrill than chasing whitetails. It’s fun . It gets in your blood. And it stays there. Sadly, there are a lot of things that threaten our way of life. Deer hunting faces more opposition and challenges...


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5 Ways to Improve Spot and Stalk Bowhunting Success

Spot and stalk hunting with archery tackle is challenging, sometimes frustrating, and a whole lot of fun. I’ve found that nothing gets my adrenaline flowing like sneaking into bow range of unsuspecting game. This method of hunting will test your skills and patience. But when success is realized there is...


10 Reasons Why You Aren't Finding More Shed Antlers

Shed Envy. It’s a common condition felt this time of year by avid whitetail hunters across the country and it has the potential to reduce productivity at work, spoil appetites and ruin an otherwise good day. The cause? A lack of shed-hunting success, followed by frequent viewings of the monster...


Kill a Late-Season Stud in 5 Days

That strong north wind is carrying more than just cold weather. The end of deer season is right behind it. You still haven’t killed a buck. And you burned most of your vacation days during the rut. But you don’t need much more time off to kill a big, old...


You Shot a Deer. Here's How to Find It.

(From the editor: This Retro Realtree article was originally published in November of 2013)


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