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Downrange Kinetic Energy: Determining an Arrow’s Killing Power

One of the most confusing concepts for bowhunters today is the application of kinetic energy to their hunting rig. For example, a reader writes: “I have read that kinetic energy of 50 ft./lbs. or more is good for big game such as whitetail deer. Does the kinetic energy change at different yardages? If so,...

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Crossing Over: Crossbows Offer More Time Afield and Fun

Hunters always are looking for more opportunity; any excuse to spend more time afield. Some also seek added challenge. The crossbow provides a means to both ends. With the dramatic liberalization of crossbow regulations across the nation, hunters looking to extend their seasons with a new weapon have another option beside muzzle- loaders or bows....

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Best Tips for Consistent, Successful Bowhunting Accuracy

Ask most bowhunters how many steps are involved in aiming and they’ll normally say something like, “One. Put the pin on a target and release.” This simplistic approach to aiming with sights — in some respects, while aiming instinctively with traditional gear — is the root cause of many common shoot- ing problems, including...

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Merry Merry Deerhunting Christmas to All!

A very Merry Christmas to all! And may your Christmas morning dreams come true, each and every one of you! Celebrating Christmas morning with family is always a very special occasion. My memory bank overflows with unlimited images of excited siblings around the decorated tree with mom and dad, wildly tearing away at the...

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The Best Tips for Scouting and Bowhunting Deer

IOLA, Wis. (Dec. 8, 2016) – Bowhunters of all ages and experience levels will find plenty of useful tips inside Bowhunters’ Digest, 6th Edition. Throughout the book, well-known author, experienced guide and bowhunter Patrick Meitin shares a wealth of knowledge about hunting tactics, equipment selection, tuning and accuracy to help all bowhunters take their skills...

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How High Should I Hang My Tree Stands?

  How high should I hang my stands? This is one of the most common questions in bowhunting. Elevated hunting’s No. 1 selling point is literally rising above the astute noses of the game we pursue. In bowhunting, there’s another majorly important consideration: Undetected shot execution during the conspicuous draw cycle. Tugging a bowstring to...

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Deer Hunting Hot Picks: Nock Out Lighted Bowhunting Nocks

Deer & Deer Hunting’s Dan Schmidt takes a closer look at the Nock Out lighted bowhunting nocks from Clean Shot Archery. These nocks immediately become illuminated when you hit the trigger and release your arrow at full draw. They are easy to install on your arrows, which Schmidt shows, and also are quite simple...

Ted and Shemane Nugent give thanks every day for all their blessings and those bestowed upon their family and friends.

Every Day is a Happy ThanXgiving Day!

Happy ThanXgiving everyday, world! That’s what I always say! No, really, for more than 40 years I have always started the Nugent family ThanXgiving celebration sometime in early October, far, far ahead of the calendar stymied crowd. Something powerfully spiritual comes over me each October as my beloved deerseason kicks in each mystical fall,...

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Hot Gear: Apex Expands Covert Sight Lineup

Apex Gear known for performance driven archery sights and accessories, expands the COVERT series of bow sights with the new single-pin model that uses an ultra-long, .019″ diameter green fiber optic for extreme brightness. The new green single-pin model provides a competitive and affordable option for archers’ interested in the powerful advantages of the COVERT™ series...

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D+DH Innovation Zone: Delta McKenzie Mo’ Foam Archery Target

The best archery targets take a ripping and keep on ticking! That’s the case with the new Mo’ Foam Shot Blocker target from Delta McKenzie. Gary Cornum explains the differences in this cool all-everything target that takes everything (even broadheads!) and its competitors. D+DH Innovation Zone, Season 1, Episode 33. Original air date: July 15,...