Bowhunting

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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...

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7 Kinds of Wild Turkeys You Can Hunt This Fall

If fall turkey hunting is open in your state (it is in 42 of them and some Canadian provinces as well), your chance at interacting with different kinds of autumn gobblers and hens is likely. In the end, as either-sex fall hunts go, you choose which one will wear a...


Hunter Anchors Buck with Slow Motion Crossbow Shot

Crossbows are all the rage these days. States continue to open up to them. And the new weapon option is expanding hunting opportunities for the public. And here we have an awesome slow motion shot on a big buck. Watch as Savage Outdoors' Mike Stroff puts it on 'em. Pure...


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Top 20 States for Bowhunting Whitetails This Season

Bowhunting is a pastime and way of life taken seriously by many. And these states are some of the best in the nation for catering to that passion. It’s pretty simple. States had to make an A, have a really early opener (on or before September 15), have a bow...


Perfect Slow Motion Archery Shot on Big Texas Buck

Perfect archery shots on big whitetails are good for the soul. Getting to watch them in slow motion, well, that's downright therapeutic. Watch as Savage Outdoors' Jamie Satterfield tags a big Texas buck with his bow. Don't Miss: 7 Bad Archery Shots Not to Take on a Deer and What...


The 2018 Realtree Antler Nation State Grades Are In

Need information on the current state of the deer herd? Want help planning an out-of-state hunting trip? This resource sheds light on season dates, license costs, population densities, trophy-buck potential, little-known knowledge about specific locations, and much more. The best part — it ranks every state in the country and...


10 Things to Use as Food Plot Screens

There was one particular food plot deer always used in daylight. The rest of my food plots looked like a vacant motel scene. But I couldn’t quite figure out why this one particular food plot produced so much daytime action. What did that one have that the others didn’t? All...


Creating Trails and Cutting Shooting Lanes During the Off-Season

Food plots are a great way to attract deer, not only to your property but also to a specific location on that property. But they’re not the only way. There are other ways you can modify the habitat to make it more huntable. Spring and summer are good times to...


How Managing for Older (Bigger) Bucks Helps the Entire Deer Herd

The white-tailed deer is the most revered animal in North America. How do I know that? Because more licensed hunters flock to the field to hunt the whitetail each season than any other species. The whitetail is loved, no doubt. So why is it that people oftentimes confuse trophy management...


7 Elk Hunting Tips from Real-Life Elk Hunters

Elk hunting is a serious sport for serious hunters. There's nothing easy about it. And there are many elk enthusiasts who have a wealth of knowledge. Here we have seven great tips from hunters throughout the country. 1. Truly Understand the Meaning of Elk Hunting It's not just about killing...


Travis "T-Bone" Turner Explains the Draw Cycle on a Bow

A compound bow might seem incredibly difficult to understand for the new bowhunter. That doesn't have to be the case, though. Here's a detailed look at what the draw cycle is on a bow. Don't Miss: The Parts of the Compound Bow Are you a bowhunter wanting to learn how...


The Top States for Boone and Crockett Whitetails in the Last 10 Years

Deer hunting is about many things. And I assure you that while it isn’t all about big deer, we would all love to set our sights on a truly incredible representation of the species. Most hunters who say otherwise aren’t being entirely truthful with themselves. More importantly, while quality deer...


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