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    15 of the Best Educational Tools for New and Experienced Deer Hunters

    Deer hunting is a big world. And there's still much to learn for both new and experienced hunters. These 15 deer hunting interactive guides will do just that.

  • 15 Jobs You Can Get in the Outdoor Industry

    Millions of people across the country love the outdoors. Whether it’s hunting, fishing, hiking, etc., the great outdoors is loved by many. And chances are a good portion of those people would love to work in the outdoor industry. I’ve worked as an outdoor writer, editor, photographer, video producer, worked...

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7 Bad Archery Shots Not to Take on a Deer and What to Expect If You Do


Another Way to Find Somewhere to Deer Hunt

Finding a place to hunt is continuously becoming harder and harder to do. It's certainly led to a decline in hunter numbers over the last decade. Kip Campbell with Red Arrow TV is here to share a message and help with that. Don't Miss: The Parts of the Compound Bow...


How to Make 15-Dollar Watering Holes for Deer

Water is one of the three basic needs of a white-tailed deer — perhaps the most important, as studies have shown deer generally go to water before they go to food when they rise from their beds in the evening. It’s very common knowledge, yet often overlooked during the hunt...


10 Things Your Deer Hunting Mentor Hates

The future of hunting depends on us sharing the outdoors with those who may not have the knowledge, means or access to do it on their own. So there’s no greater act in the outdoor lifestyle than introducing someone to hunting. If you’re new to hunting, and have a mentor...


Backpacking Nutrition for Backcountry Big Game Hunters

The nutritional strategy of a backcountry bowhunter requires a systematic approach as cooking methods and food variety is limited. Here is my best recommendation for sustained energy levels, peak performance, combined with the most efficient system. Meal Components For breakfast and snacking, the staple of my backcountry diet is a...


State Supreme Court Hits Captive Cervid Hunting Industry Hard

High-fenced hunting operations have always taken a bit of heat for ethical reasons. Many hunters and non-hunters alike disagree with the unnatural and unfair advantage hunters have when hunting deer, elk and other cervids inside of enclosures. Now, they’re taking more heat due to their possible contribution to the spread...


Creating Water Sources for Deer

Many deer hunters hunt private property. Most hunters who hunt private ground tightly manage the property they are hunting. Hardcore whitetail hunters plant food plots, create bedding areas, feed minerals and have antler restrictions in place so bucks can grow to reach a mature age. The missing ingredient on many...


The Importance of Knowing How to Read Animal Tracks

Woodsmanship. It’s an important part of being a hunter. Sadly, many feel that it’s a dying art. While trail cameras, extended effective ranges of weaponry and other technological advances are certainly helpful and welcome, I fear they’ve resulted in less woodsmanship across the board. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a...


10 Mistakes Adults Make When Hunting with Kids

I was looking forward to my first turkey hunt with my two young boys. I’d envisioned a quiet, peaceful morning in the blind while we waited for the birds to show up. I’d already talked with them extensively, and had explained what a privilege going hunting is. I felt sure...


12 Steps for the Best Deer Hunting Trophy Photo Ever

The pre-season is here , preparations are being put in motion, and we’re knocking on opening day’s door. Just about every deer hunter I know is licking their lips and chomping at the bit. It’s like the night before the toilet seat horseshoe tournament at the county fair. And yes,...


10 Ways You’re Killing Our Deer Hunting Heritage

Deer hunting means a lot of things to a lot of people. It’s one of the things many people live for. And to be honest, mankind wouldn’t be where it is today without it. At our very core, that’s who we are. We’re hunters. And we always will be. In...


7 Different Deer Taxidermy Options and Their Costs

Taxidermy has a rich history in North America. It’s been part of our deer hunting heritage for hundreds of years. Many people have had deer hanging on their walls for generations. See, deer mounts aren't just trophies as some people falsely believe. They’re preserved memories. They’re something to spark thoughts...


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