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    North American Super Slam: 29 Big Game Animals You Need

    For me, the true meaning of hunting is for food and adventure. It’s for sustenance of both the body and mind. And chasing big game animals has been a very large part of many lives across the world. Thus the Super Slam® of North American Big Game was born. Grand...


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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...

The History of the Broadhead

Mechanical broadheads are a new thing, right? Nobody hunts with flint arrowheads anymore, do they? Take a look -- chances are there's a whole lot you don't know about the history of the broadhead. Click here for more bowhunting articles, galleries and videos. Follow us on Facebook .

8 Big Mule Deer Bucks from 2016

Mule deer hunting has a heritage that dates back to the beginning of the world. As I set here and think about my time spent afield chasing chocolate-racked mule deer, I can’t help but think about the multitude of centuries that these incredible animals have walked this earth and the...

Video: CVA Muzzleloaders at SHOT Show

Muzzleloaders have come a long way in the last 20 years — even the last 10 years for that matter. The technological advances companies like CVA are making are incredible, and they’re getting more people in the field because of it. Check out what CVA has new for 2017 in...

Mexican Style Cornbread with Ground Venison on the Traeger Grill

If you like cornbread, try this recipe. Complete with Mexican-flavored ground venison filling and lots of cheese, it moves cornbread from a side dish to the main course. The recipe can be cooked in the oven, but cooking it on a Traeger Grill adds a ton of additional flavor. A...

How to Hunt Coastal Mule Deer

As a well-traveled bowhunter , I’ve hunted a lot of game in a lot of places, but I’m drawn to bowhunting these deer like nothing else — they offer an extreme challenge in rare mountain habitat that I have yet to find elsewhere. Few archers even know these deer exist,...

Deer Season: A Season for Firsts

Deer season is a time for adventure, provision, and fellowship with family and friends. We hunt to live. And we live to hunt. It’s a never-ending cycle of life and death as we take another deer to keep us fed and alive for another year. Don’t get me wrong, deer...

Mule Deer Hunting in Alberta

I grew up hunting whitetails . I’ve hunted them from South Carolina to Kentucky to South Dakota . Whitetails are my true passion and a captivating animal that I’ve been blessed enough to build my career around. But growing up in the creek and river bottoms of Kentucky, I’ve had...

How to Do a Deer Drive

There are many tactics out there that are effective enough to kill a deer. Some are more reserved tactics. Others are more aggressive methods. Deer drives fall among the latter. And while this approach might not be for everyone, it is preferred by some. If you’re a part of that...

Smoked Venison and Onion Sandwich

We love backstrap. Grilled, roasted, fried, smoked, sous vide, I’ve never found a bad way to eat it. For this recipe, the seasoned backstrap gets smoked on the Traeger Grill over a bed of onions. The onions let off a bit of steam as they cook, flavoring the backstrap while...

Bowhunting High-Country Mule Deer

It’s a unique endeavor calling on accumulated experience to guide you through success outside lucky happenstance. Be that as it may, understanding a few basic principles abbreviates the introduction and makes high-country success more likely. The Location The definition of “high country” differs from region to region, but what I...

Are Mule Deer Getting the Boot from Whitetails?

“Go West” was 19th century publisher Horace Greeley’s advice, and now, more than a century later, it appears North America’s whitetails may be heeding that same advice. The prolific and adaptable species is expanding into areas once the primary domain of the mule deer . And where it’s occurring, there’s...