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    7 Ducks You’ll Loathe This Season

    Duck hunting doesn’t usually produce the kind of resentment inherent in deer or turkey hunting. After all, waterfowlers don’t often have multiple encounters with one bird or buck that consistently thwarts them. But let’s admit that some general duck behavior traits might leave you shaking your head or even cussing...

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    5 Bows Under $700 for 2017

    Not everyone can or wants to spend a thousand-plus dollars on a compound bow. And honestly, they shouldn’t have to. There should be options out there that offer a solid bow at lower price points. Luckily, there are. Bow manufacturers are recognizing this and responding accordingly. Here are five great...

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No Trespassing

Hunts are supposed to be exciting and a bit nerve-wracking, but that excitement is supposed to come from the hunter’s encounter with a game animal – not a trespasser. I’ll never forget the day I was turkey hunting on private land in Florida with the landowner when he suddenly told...


The Death of Deer Hunting?

Words and phrases like "only option," "decimate," "picket lines," "eradicate," and yes, even "aerial shooting" are being bantered about in deer hunting and deer management circles with increasing fervor. While certainly strong language, could we be too late? Too late for what you ask? Chronic Wasting Disease, that's what. Up...


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10 Facts About Caribou and the Great Migration

Caribou intrigue many people and draw hunters from all across the world. These critters are captivating and alluring, for sure. And they’re interesting as well. Here are 10 tidbits of information about them that you might find interesting.


How to Introduce Your Older Hunting Dog to a Puppy

You're likely pretty excited about bringing your new puppy home. Your older hunting dog might not share the same feelings. Ways to introduce your adult dog to the new pup in your life follow here. Short, Positive Interactions Your adult dog has learned plenty in your time together. It's the...


How to Hunt Crows

Crow hunting is a bit like duck hunting, as decoys and calling can often pull birds in for a shot from a camouflaged or natural blind. Crow hunting is also completely different from anything else you may have done. And yes, because some of you are no doubt wondering, I’ve...


Choosing the Right Public Land for Deer Hunting

As sportsmen and women in this country, we’re fortunate enough to have access to millions of acres of land that are open to hunting. Selecting one or two areas to focus on can be an overwhelming task. However, these tips should help make the process a bit easier while providing...


10 Tips for Getting Permission to Deer Hunt

Each season it becomes harder to gain access to private land deer hunting . If you are not a landowner or blessed with family members and friends who are; you are at a serious disadvantage on finding prime real estate. With the intense competition between hunters; it is ever increasingly...


5 Tips for Stalking Mule Deer

The age-old spot-and-stalk tactic has killed more deer than any other approach. Sadly, it’s an art form that’s slowly dying and fading away. And that’s a shame because it is a fun, effective tactic that certainly has its place in the hunter’s arsenal. Here are five tips to help make...


Deer Hunting Debate: Treestands vs. Ground Blinds

Deer hunters have been arguing over this for a century. Which is better — treestands or ground blinds? Some say stands, while others pick the latter. The true answer? Probably neither. Let’s dive in and look at some pros and cons for each and then analyze which, if any, is...


Name That Realtree Pro Staffer: A Woman's First Buck with a Bow

Can you guess who this Realtree pro staffer is before time runs out? Submit your answer in the comments below. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . Follow us on Facebook .


How to Kill a Velvet Buck

Few states offer a legitimate chance at killing a velvet buck. That’s why states such as Montana, South Carolina and Kentucky receive such a high mark from deer hunters. They open before most other states. If you plant to hunt in one of the states that offers such an opportunity,...


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Deer Hunting: The Countdown to Bow Season

It has been months since you’ve stepped into the woods with bow in hand, and you ache for the first hint of fall -- the faint, dusty smell, the crackle of dried leaves, the cool north winds. With every round of shooting practice you envision him standing there: thick neck,...


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