Bowhunting

  • The Difference Between a Buck’s Core Area and Home Range

    Mature white-tailed bucks are like old men — loyal to their surroundings, stuck in their ways and want nothing more than a full belly. They’re incredibly simple yet incredibly complex to figure out. And getting close to them — well, it ain’t happening unless your doe-eyed or packing a plate...

  • How to Find Deer Hunting Truth in a Rut Full of Opinion

    Every season, whitetail enthusiasts engage one another and debate the hottest topics in all of deer hunting. Who can blame them? I can’t. I’m one of them. It’s these very questions a hunter must ask in order to be successful and consistently shoot mature bucks. Due to all of this...

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Huntin Grounds: Clearing Small Areas in Timber for Kill Plots

Small kill plots can be a cheap and effective way to get the close shots you are looking for during deer season. Don't Miss: The 10 Commandments of Food Plots Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting...


How to Create Big Buck Travel Corridors

Deer usually follow the path of least resistance when working their way through thick cover, and many hunters often shy away from thick cover. This combination practically screams "hot spot" for ambushing a buck. One way to take advantage of this trend is to make your own deer trails through...


Whitetails Unlimited and Travis “T-Bone” Turner Promote Treestand Safety

Treestand safety is one of the most important aspects of deer hunting. In fact, falls from treestands remain the No. 1 cause of injury and death for deer hunting accidents. Some statistics: 35 percent of falls involve failure to inspect gear properly 86 percent of fall victims don’t wear a...


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...


How to Broadhead Tune a Bow

There are few things more important before opening day of archery season than broadhead tuning. It doesn’t matter if you’re hunting turkeys on the back 40 or chasing some type of exotic sheep in a far off land. All the preparation in the world is useless if you can’t hit...


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DIY Archery Emergency Kit

It doesn’t matter if you’re hunting 10 minutes from home or 10 miles from the trailhead. If you spend enough time in the field as a bowhunter you’ll encounter an equipment issue. Having these basic archery tools and accessories at the ready can spell the difference between success and a...


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5 Ways to Improve Spot and Stalk Bowhunting Success

Spot and stalk hunting with archery tackle is challenging, sometimes frustrating, and a whole lot of fun. I’ve found that nothing gets my adrenaline flowing like sneaking into bow range of unsuspecting game. This method of hunting will test your skills and patience. But when success is realized there is...


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The Craziest Bow Shoot on Earth

Want to up the ante on your summer archery practice? Head to Utah for The Bird, where 50 yards is close and 100 is routine — all on a snow-capped mountain. Editor's note : This was originally published in 2010. Click here for more bowhunting articles, galleries and videos. Follow us on Facebook .


How to Introduce Someone to Deer Hunting

Deer hunting has a rich heritage. Those same hunting traditions that have been passed down from generation to generation are woven into the very fabric of who we are as outdoorsmen and women. And we must always remember to turn around and pass it on down. And in honor of...


Video: How to Set Up a Low-Poundage Bow

Fall turkey seasons often run right along with archery-only deer dates around the country. A low-poundage bow is a great option for the big birds as well as whitetails – so long as you first check legal archery-tackle regulations for both and maximize your bowhunting gear. Both youth and older...


Maryland Spring Turkey Kill Down from Last Year

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) recently reported hunters took 3,861 wild turkeys during the 2018 regular spring and junior hunt turkey seasons. This year’s total was 8 percent lower than the record 2017 harvest, but well above the 10-year average of 3,406. Why “Turkey populations continue to grow...


Whitetail Freaks: Scent Control Tips for Deer Hunting

Are you one to go all out with your scent control? Or do you just play the wind? Hear what the Whitetail Freaks have to say on the issue. Don't Miss: 5 Things You Don’t Know About Deer Senses Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish...


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