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    The Greats: Top Record Book Whitetails by Category

    I’ll be the first to admit that big bucks are not the reason I hunt. If you want to know why I hunt, check out the series The Reason for the Hunt we’ve been producing for the last few months. Then you’ll know why we do what we do. Gear...

  • 74-Year-Old Man Gets His First Whitetail

    Deer hunting is a storied tradition. It’s a heritage for both men and women and the old and young. It’s something everyone can enjoy. And anyone can take steps to enjoy it on whatever scale they choose. That’s why I was super excited to hear my grandfather-in-law say he wanted...

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The Reason for the Hunt: 74-Year-Old Man Gets His First Deer

Follow along in episode No. 4 of The Reason for the Hunt as 74-year-old Guy Cole goes deer hunting adjacent to the property he was born and raised on in Kentucky. Watch as he attempts to take his first deer. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You...


Why Shooting More Does Will Increase Your Buck Sightings

It might seem counterproductive. After all, everyone knows that bucks are attracted to does during the rut, but taking more does from your hunting area can actually increase your buck sightings. So how does it work? The secret is taking the right does and at the right time of year...


The Chronicles: Deer Hunting the Rut in Kansas

Follow along as Brian Stephens with The Chronicles goes on an incredible bowhunting adventure for big-bodied midwestern bucks in Kansas. Don't miss this classic rut action. Don't Miss: 8 Effective New Deer Hunting Gear Products You May Not Have Seen Yet Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how...


6 Ways I Goofed Up This Duck Season

Disclosure: I made some mistakes this past waterfowl season. Don’t get me wrong. It was a great year — better than the past few. Still, in the bright glare of hindsight, I’ve recognized some situations where I made seemingly innocent errors that hamstrung my efforts. Let’s look at six of...


Cold Creates Epic Hunting in Atlantic Flyway

Date: Jan. 18 Location: the mid- to lower Atlantic Flyway Summary You wanted cold, you got cold. And then some. Thanks to an extended period of brutally cold weather, almost every creek, river and pond was locked in ice from New England south to central North Carolina. Even places such...


Pacific Flyway Waterfowl Hunting, Weather Steady

Date: Jan: 18 Location: flyway-wide Summary Well, it’s official. Goose season has ended in southwestern Washington’s Goose Management Area 2 — at least, that is, for a time. The final bell sounded Jan. 14. However, a last hurrah opens Feb. 10 and continues through March 10. It’s a last chance...


Avoid Duck and Goose Decoy Disasters

Man, that decoy spread looks good in the dark. Illuminated by your truck’s headlights, you’re sure the hard work will pay off. Then failure. The birds don’t come or don’t land where you want ’em. Disaster strikes as hard as No. 2 steel. Are your sure-bet Canadas landing behind your...


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January Gems: 5 Places Late-Season Ducks Love to Hide

January brings a wave of excitement across the country. No, not the football playoffs. It’s the final push of duck season , and hunters know they only have a few weeks to make memories for another year. Trouble is, January ducks can be … um, challenging. Many birds have been...


Realtree Becomes Official Camo Conservation Partner of Delta Waterfowl

Editor's note: This great news comes to us via Realtree staff. Realtree, the world’s leading camouflage company, continues its legacy of strong backing for conservation by renewing a corporate partnership with Delta Waterfowl . For the next three years, Realtree will support Delta’s conservation programs and efforts to recruit and...


The Chronicles: Deer Hunting the Rut in Nebraska

Follow along as Brian Stephens with The Chronicles goes on an incredible bowhunting adventure for big-bodied midwestern bucks in Nebraska. Don't miss this classic rut action. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check...


10 Aggressive Deer Hunting Tactics for Late-Season Whitetails

Are you a diehard deer hunter? Still have a whitetail tag in your pocket with a few days of season left on the calendar? If that’s you, and you still have the mustard to get out and brave the cold, here are 10 aggressive deer hunting tactics for those last-minute,...


ATA Show 2018: Hunting Gear for All of Us

Okay, if you ask me, and many of my friends, we identify as turkey hunters. Growing up in north-central Pennsylvania, guys my age now used to whisper in hushed tones: "Oh, yeah, he's a turkey hunter ." It was a badge of honor to be called that. And I'm honored...


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