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Nicole McClain on Deer & Deer Hunting

Nicole McClain: Crossbow Myth Busting

Join Nicole on Facebook for more tips, advice and inspiration! By Nicole McClain Crossbows are for girls. Crossbows will decimate the herds. Crossbows are faster than compound bows. Crossbow cocking straps are for pansies. Too many times I hear negative and misleading chatter about crossbows, including all of the above, compounded (no pun intended)...

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The Deer Call That Will Fill Your Freezer This Fall

When it comes to the best deer hunting strategies, sometimes we think it’s so easy a kid could do it and other times we’re left scratching our heads in confusion. We did all the right things, had the best setup, the best hunting equipment and still got busted or zeroed. One thing most hunters...

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Go Long to Set Bow’s Peep for Deer Hunting, Then Work Back

Top tips from the pro competitors and veteran hunters can help when you’re setting up a bow or have questions about strategies in the field. Here’s a good tip from Mathews pro Tommy Gomez about getting your peep sight situated and ready for competition or hunting. When setting your peep sight, I recommend starting...

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FeraDyne, Owners of Rage, Muzzy, Complete Purchase of Tru-Fire

FeraDyne Outdoors, which manufactures Rage broadheads, Rage Cage quivers, Muzzy Broadheads, Muzzy bowfishing gear and Nockturnal lighted nocks, has acquired Tru-Fire Corporation. Tru-Fire Corporation is based in Fond du Lac, Wis., and designs, manufactures and sells a full range of top-quality archery releases and is the leading brand in the release category. “We are...

Women throughout the U.S. are among the more than 18 million people interested in archery and bowhunting

Numbers Reveal the Secrets About America’s Interest in Archery

The first nationwide archery survey showed that 18.9 million Americans age 18 and older participated in archery and/or bowhunting in 2012. The Archery Trade Association (ATA) recently released the results of the new survey, which was conducted in the same way as Gallup polls. The findings about archery participation and equipment use are a...

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Hearing Scheduled to Allow Crossbows During Archery Season

The state Senate Natural Resources Committee has scheduled a public hearing on Aug. 15 for Assembly Bill 194 sponsored by state Rep. Mary Czaja (R-35) and Sen. Paul Farrow (R-33). This long-awaited legislation will allow all hunters the freedom to use a crossbow during the same time period as the big game archery season....