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From Diapers to Deer Stands

My wife and I are cut from separate molds. We have very few things in common. But what we do share, it’s pretty significant stuff. A big thing we share is our faith in God. We also have a love for pets — specifically dogs. We even love Chinese food...


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60 Giant Whitetail Deer from the 2018-19 Deer Season


Whitetail TV: Cimarron Valley Showdown

In week No. 8, the stories of success continue in the Sooner state. Team member Jon Epps gets a chance to share a special moment with his wife Ivy as she takes her first buck with a bow. With Ivy's tag punched, Jon takes advantage of the youth rifle season...


How to Process and Age Wild Hog Meat

Southern Boyz Outdoors' Kinion Bankston is one of the most prolific hunters in the South. A big part of his hunting plans each year involves wild hogs. A massive conservation, habitat and economic problem for the region, extensive trapping of this invasive species is needed to help keep their numbers...


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The World Record Bison, Pronghorn, Muskox and Goats

Hunting is primarily about conservation, wildlife management and food. But it’s also fun. And we’d be lying if we said we didn’t like shooting big stuff from time to time. There’s a reason everyone is infatuated with record-book animals. Thanks to Boone and Crockett’s detailed records, here we highlight the...


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5 Best Camo Patterns for 2019

The art of concealment is an extremely tricky one. It takes incredible thought and effort to design a camo pattern that truly hides a hunter. But Bill Jordan has always believed that quality patterns can achieve just that. And achieve it he has. Numerous times. There are many great patterns...


Deer Stories: Funny (and Weird) Mistakes I Made That Cost Me Deer

So, when it comes to deer hunting, the common cliché is that outdoor writers, editors, hunting show hosts, and other outdoor industry "professionals" have it all figured out. My question — outdoor writers have it all figured out, eh? My response to my question — Bah. Gah. Naw. Is you...


Principles of the Deer Hunt

Why do we hunt? Is it for the passing of time? Is it for the bragging rights of a well-earned trophy? The satisfaction of knowing that sometimes as a hunter you put yourself up against nature and succeed? Or maybe it’s the hearty, all-natural meals to come? For me, many...


10 Tips for Being a Better Western Big Game Hunter

The West is a challenge. There's no denying that. But there are certain things you can do to make it less so. Here are 10 tips to remember the next time you head afield chasing western big game animals. Happy Feet Keeping your feet in good shape is pivotal to...


8 Tips for Better Big Game Hunting

Before you hit the trail, you'd better wrap your mind around these hunt-savers. The West is no joke. It can be overwhelming if you let it be. Make sure you're prepared before you embark on the hunt of a lifetime. The Right Camouflage Camouflage patterns have become extremely effective in...


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12 Unethical Shots You Shouldn’t Take on Deer

Wait for him to stop. Let him turn broadside. Are you steady? Are you on him? Don’t take the shot unless you feel completely comfortable. These are all questions and statements I heard from my mentors when I first got into hunting. And I’ve said the same to those who...


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Great Camo Patterns for Deer Hunting This Season

It’s that time of year again. We’re going through withdrawals because, for most, turkey season is practically over for another year and deer season is still four or five months away. Hunters are looking at gear. Buying it when their spouses will let them. ( Check out these awesome deals...


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