White-Tailed Deer

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    25 Tips for Deer Hunting Around Standing Cornfields

    Deer hunting in and around standing corn is hard. When the corn is up, success is usually down. The challenges that standing corn presence both gun and bowhunters can be extremely difficult to overcome. But it can be done. And we’ve got a whole bag of tips to help make...

  • Youth Hunter Gets His First Buck

    There's nothing better than getting your first buck. Follow along as this guy gets his first one in a soybean field on a youth hunt. Don't Miss: Youth Deer Hunter Kills Big Buck Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our stories,...

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How to Wax Your Bow String

Proper maintenance care is a huge part of keeping your bow in top condition. Take care of it and it will take care of you. Properly waxing your string is part of that. Here's how to do it. Straight from the mouth of Michael Pitts. Don't Miss: How to Store...


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Secrets to Killing a Record-Class Whitetail Deer

First and foremost, it’s important to clarify that it’s no easier or harder to kill a 195-inch 5-year-old buck than a 120-inch 5-year-old. Antler size doesn’t directly affect behavior in whitetails. (It can indirectly, because they attract attention. But more on that later.) As for killing these mega-giants, it takes...


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5 Tips to Overcome Target Panic

Target panic is something that practically all archers go through at some point. Even the best shooters go through it. World champions like Levi Morgan and Travis “T-Bone” Turner have experienced it. So, don’t feel like you’re alone if you are too. It happens. And there’s certainly nothing to be...


The Myth of the Nocturnal Buck

You hear it every season. “Yeah, I’ve got a ton of pictures of him but they’re all at night. He’s nocturnal. Won’t be killing that big guy.” Insert sigh here. I might catch a little flack for saying this — but there’s no such thing as a nocturnal buck. Sure,...


5 Reasons Why Selective Doe Harvest Is Important

Antlerless harvests are a hot topic every year. Some say take a bunch of does. Others say you shouldn’t take any. Some question what’s right for their area. The truth is, the answer will be different from location to location. What’s right for one place may not be right for...


Enhance Soil Microflora to Improve Your Food Plots

With fertilizer costs on the rise, it is tempting for landowners to skip fertilizing their food plots this fall and assume that soil nutrients are adequate. As long as the soil has ample residual nutrients for the next planting, skipping fertilizer won't hurt. But testing the soil in food plots...


11 Deer Hunting Mistakes Even Experienced Hunters Make

Sometimes deer hunting seems like a simple thing. But most of the time our better judgment reminds us that there’s truly nothing simple about it. Whitetails are complex critters that take decades to understand. And while biologists and researchers have dispelled many myths and made huge strides, we’ve only begun...


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13 Reasons You Have Bad Fortune with Food Plots

Ask Michael Scott from “The Office” and he’ll tell you he isn’t superstitious. Instead, he’s just a little ‘stitious. But in the real world, luck isn’t a thing. I think, most times, you create your own luck — good or bad. Knowledge, understanding and preparedness lead to “good luck.” Lack...


Food Plot Seed: How to Plant Oats

Oats. Come fall and winter, it’s what’s for dinner. This cool-season food source is extremely attractive during colder late-fall and winter days. This is an excellent choice for deer hunters who like to plant cereal grains. This plant species is very high in carbohydrates — which is what helps deer...


Buck Commander's Luke Bryan Gets a Bad Case of Buck Fever

Deer hunting is full of highs and lows. This is a great example of what it's like when things go right. Watch as Buck Commander's Luke Bryan tags a giant buck and expresses how much he enjoys the hunt. Don't Miss: The 8 Easiest Mature Buck Personalities to Hunt Are...


Slow Motion Playback of Bowhunter Missing Big Buck

Missing a deer is never fun. But if you hunt long enough, it'll happen. Hunt even longer and it'll happen repeatedly. That's part of it. So check out this miss from " Backwoods Life " and see it happen in slow motion. Don't Miss: 7 Bad Archery Shots Not to...


Muzzleloader Misfires During Snowy Deer Hunt

Misfires aren't necessarily common in the muzzleloader world. But they do happen. Check out this excerpt from a Kevin Knighton "Backwoods Life" deer hunt where a misfire cost them a deer. Don't Miss: Deer Hunting with a Muzzleloader Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your...


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