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  • 5 Challenges for the Future of Deer Hunting

    Deer hunting faces a barrage of problems each year. And honestly, the list seems to grow and many of the same problems compound with each passing week and month. Needless to say, the future of deer hunting faces numerous challenges. Luckily for hunters, we have great conservation organizations such as...

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    8 Things You Don’t Want to See While Deer Hunting

    When it comes to deer hunting , there’s a lot of good. A lot more good than bad. But as with all good things, there is some negative things that come with it. The following eight things are some of those.


The New BaseKamp App for Big Game Hunters

We’re living in the digital age. It came quickly and continues to expand beyond what many have ever dreamed. And there’s no doubt that a plethora of apps have come with it. Some of them are terrible. Some are simply garbage. But others are truly changing the way we hunt...

Trail Camera Review: Wildgame Innovations Crush Cell Cam

Trail cameras have changed the way we hunt. But wireless trail cameras have changed things even more. No longer do we have to go afield and spread unnecessary scent throughout the woods. I’m not saying cameras completely replace in-the-field scouting. They don’t. Some is still needed for success. But cameras...

Trail Camera Review: Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Wireless Aggressor

I love trail cameras. I run anywhere from 20 to 25 of them each year (not all cellular, of course). You might even say I’m a junkie. And maybe I am. But they've helped me kill deer — deer I might not have killed without them. So therefore, they play...

10 Off-Season Archery Tips from the Pros

Archery isn’t a skill that comes to you overnight. It takes practice—even year-round — to get good at it. Try these 10 tips from Realtree pros to help you increase your archery abilities during this off-season.

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...