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4 Types of Releases for Bowhunters

Choosing a release aid is like choosing a wife. She's got to be just right in order to take that super dive into the deep end. And like women, no two are created equally. Different materials are used, steel tolerances and quality are never the same, price tags are rarely...


Must-Have Items for Your Deer Hunting Backpack

Deer hunting requires gear. Gear requires a backpack. And there are certain items that really put hunters at a disadvantage if they don't have them in that backpack. These items are a few of those things. Don't Miss: 8 Effective New Deer Hunting Gear Products You May Not Have Seen...


10 Bowhunting Tips to Help Fill Your Tags

Having some trouble filling tags in the woods and on the prairie? Check out these 10 tips to improve your skills and be more successful in the field. 1. Boost Confidence Despite conventional wisdom, one way to increase shooting confidence is to shoot less. Too much target practice can wear...


Back When Deer Hunting Was Just That

Hands and knees crawl through briars and honeysuckle. A drop of sweat falls from forehead to ground, splashing on the blood-stained soil. Thoughts of hope, uncertainty, and anticipation bleed together. The young boy pushes onward, clawing his way deeper into the brush through the network of tunnels long-bored by deer...


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8 Sleeper Deer Hunting States This Season


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10 Reasons You Won’t Bow-Kill an Elk This Fall

The average archery-elk success rate hovers near 10 percent. Beat the following 10 mistakes, and your personal odds could fly well above 10 percent this September.


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5 Ways to Boost Bowhunting Confidence at the 3D Range

As with many technical sports, confidence plays a major role in being a successful archer and bowhunter. There are several training exercises and practice techniques that can be used to hone your skills and help you shoot better. However, when it comes to building confidence for bowhunting there’s nothing closer...


4 Fall Turkey Hunting Tips

Fall turkey hunting is legal in 42 states as of this writing. Check your current lawbook for opportunities, either in your state or by road trip. Tips for hunting “second-season” birds follow. 1. Pattern Flocks Pattern fall turkeys that fly down and move to predictable feeding zones each day. Establish...


3 Ways to Cold Call Fall Turkeys

Cold calling to fall turkeys — whether on foot or from a blind — is a strategy to locate or pull in birds you don’t see or hear. You've likely picked a spot where you’ve found fresh turkey sign, or even seen and heard birds before (though quiet groups will...


How to Bowhunt Real World Public Land Elk

It’s difficult to imagine I killed my first elk with a bow — a patriarch cow — a bit more than 25 years ago. My first bull — a Pope and Young class 6x6 — fell a year later. Where did all that time go? In my case, most of...


How to Brush in Elevated Box Blinds

Do you hunt from elevated blinds? Want to brush them in for better concealment and a more natural look? Check out these tips. Don't Miss: How to Deer Hunt from a Ground Blind Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our stories,...


David Blanton Arrows a Giant Illinois Buck

Illinois has long been home to some giant whitetails. Check out this hunt where Realtree's own David Blanton took a really nice buck during the November rut. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals?...


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