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  • 7 Things to Know About Winchester Deer Season XP Copper Impact

    I recently had the honor of attending a hunt where I was one of six hunters whom were the first to have an opportunity to kill a deer with the new Winchester Deer Season XP Copper Impact load and Winchester XPR rifles . Excitement doesn’t even describe it. First of...

  • Will Social Media Be the Death of Hunting?

    Approximately 6 percent of the U.S. population hunts. To a lifelong hunter who’s worked hard to pass the tradition on to my children, that statistic is frightening. It should be frightening to you as well. We like to think of hunting as a God-given right but, in reality, it isn’t...

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Behind the Scenes with the Bone Collectors

Join photographer John Hafner for a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to put together episodes of one of the most popular outdoor television shows around.


Inside Look: Realtree MAX-5 Camo

Sure, MAX-5 is our waterfowl hunting pattern. But did you know it's great for deer hunting in certain areas, too? See how well it blends in cornfields, with grasses, and in other areas in the video above. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos...


Kids Watch Through Window as Bear Cub Destroys Flamingo Float

What youngster wouldn't love to play with a big, pink flamingo pool float? When a bear cub wandered into one California family's yard, it just couldn't help but to pounce on the pool toy. The Liang family watched in amusement from the safety of their home as the bear cub...


How to Field Judge Black Bears

There are many hunting guides, myself included, who contend that black bears are quite possibly the most difficult North American big game animal to field judge. Even little ones look big, particularly to a novice. And in the dim light of dusk, when you most often see them, the task...


The New Barnett Droptine XT Crossbow in Realtree Original

Users of all skill levels will benefit from the Barnett Droptine XT Realtree Crossbow's safety and performance features. The pass-through grip with finger reminders keeps your hands safely positioned, and you can rely on the Anti-Dry Fire trigger system and Soft-Lok arrow retainer for additional peace of mind. It also...


Watch Man Punch Bear Trap

Is this guy stupid or brave? Probably depends on who you ask. No matter your opinion, one thing can't be denied, he has crazy-fast reflexes. YouTube user BrandosonR posted the video with the description, "My uncle punches a bear trap and pulls his hand out before it closes on him...


Watch as Mama Grizzly and Cubs Follow Hiker Down Trail

You've got to give it to this guy. He handled this close encounter with a mama grizzly and her two cubs much better than most would have. California resident Geoffrey Glassner, 74, kept his camera rolling and remained remarkably calm while being closely followed by the grizzlies down a trail...


Watch Mama Bear Attack Fawn in Backyard While Family Argues Over What to Do

One Colorado family got to witness first-hand the harsh realities of nature right there in their own backyard. The father recently posted a YouTube video which begins with a peaceful scene showing a couple of bear cubs in a tree and a fawn walking through the woods below. Then mama...


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Bear Hunting: The Hunt for a Kodiak Island Brown Bear

For true hunters, the allure of the wilderness is beyond explanation. No words can adequately, or appropriately, describe the emotions that come from being in nature. I’m not talking about a walk in the park. And I’m not talking about just being in the outdoors, either. I’m talking about being...


Retired Game Warden Larry Case Blogs on Big Guns for Bad Bears

In 1978 Cynthia Dusel-Bacon was severely mauled by a black bear in the Yukon wilderness of Alaska. Cynthia lost both arms as a result of the attack but went on to recover; she did not have a firearm with her when the attack occurred. Like it or not the possibility...


Teen Wakes to Bear "Crunching" on His Head

Nothing is more peaceful than sleeping in the woods by a campfire...that is until a bear crunches down on your head. A 19-year-old staffer at a Colorado camp was sleeping soundly in a tent when he woke up around 4 a.m. to a "crunching sound," which happened to be a...


Watch Woman Try to Scare Bear Out of Her Garage

One Colorado Springs woman found herself in quite the conundrum this week when she became trapped in her SUV by a 400-pound black bear that'd wandered into her garage. Denielle Backstrom says she heard the bear before she saw it. "I heard this breathing," Backstrom said. "It was really heavy,...


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