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History of Remington Arms: An American Success Story

Come along for a fascinating look at how one family’s passion built an iconic American business and galvanized an entire community in New York’s Mohawk Valley. “200 Years of Remington Arms.” In 1816, legend has it that a young Eliphalet Remington II believed he could build a better gun than he could buy, and...

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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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Exodus Place Appoints Nugent as Ambassador

DETROIT — Exodus Place, a nonprofit that cares for homeless military veterans, has announced rock legend Ted Nugent is joining them as ambassador. Nugent is supporting the nonprofit with the goal of making Michigan the leading state in achieving zero military veteran homelessness. The musician believes with everyone’s support, it is achievable. “Ted has...

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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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Hot Gear: Easily, Quickly Measure Bucks with Trophy Tape

If you’ve ever been in camp when someone says, “I wonder what that rack measures” but were basically clueless about scoring it, those days of wondering are over. I’ve been in those shoes. Part of measuring a big buck is the actual taping process, which scorers enjoy. I think it’s similar to a craftsman...

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EXCLUSIVE: Road Warriors: Where Do All the Deer Go?

You’ve put trail cameras all over your property and one buck in particular has snagged your attention. He’s the wide 8-pointer with the split brow tines on the right and a sticker off the left G3 — the one you have photos of throughout the summer licking your mineral block. The one you’ve been...

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Eastern Tactics for Hunting Western Whitetails

With large cities strung up and down the East Coast and some of the highest whitetail hunter densities per capita, there’s no debate where the most savvy whitetail hunters hang their hats. These hunters grew up with whitetails, honed their skills at deer hunting camps and devised tactics and strategies that have served them...

Change your angles and distances when practicing during the off-season so you'll be ready for almost anything.

How to Make the Best Bow Shot to Kill a Deer

The anatomy of every successful bow shot hinges on many synchronous yet dynamic elements. This lends bowhunting the drama that keeps us coming back, but we also have an ethical obligation to eliminate uncertainty from the equation whenever possible. By Patrick Meitin Many view successful shooting as a purely-physical function of aligning sights to...