Deer Hunting Gear

You can’t kill that buck of a lifetime if you don’t have the right equipment. Whatever you need, you can find it here: bows, guns, stands, calls, range-finders and more. Get inside information on the latest, greatest deer hunting products.

Tenzing's new TZ-14 offers a host of great features in a smaller daypack perfect for hunting, and at a $100 price point that won't break the budget.

Hot Gear: 5 Reasons Your Backpack Can Make or Break a Hunt

My hunting gear over the years has evolved from an old green satchel with a 2-inch strap that I slung over a shoulder after appropriating from my father to today’s techno-awesome backpacks available everywhere. I wish I still had that green bag. My father used it and carried our basics when we hunted deer:...

Scott Archery Echo release 2017 lifestyle

Hot Gear: Redesigned Head Focus of New Scott Echo Release

Scott Releases, the industry leader in release aid technology, has tapped into its 35-year legacy to match experience with innovation and create the Echo™ index finger release. The focal point of the Echo is the new Hyper Jaw™ technology, resulting in a never-before-seen release head configuration. The independent jaws operate in perfect synchronization with one...

The Firminator's 3-in-1 system lets you turn soil, apply seed and fertilizer, and then cutlipack all in one pass.

Plan Now for Your Best Warm-Season Food Plots

Most hunters who think of food plots think of deer hunting on or near cool-season plots in the fall.  But warm season plots – those with plants that provide high protein and nutrients in the spring and summer – are vitally important to game animals. That’s because animals like deer are nursing their young,...

Fruit trees are great sources of food for deer and other wildlife.

Are These the Best Mass-Producing Trees for Whitetail Deer?

Just in time for spring planting season in the Southeast, select Walmart stores are receiving Dunstan Chestnut trees and Grafted Female American Persimmon trees courtesy of Chestnut Hill Outdoors. Ideal for wildlife, Dunstan Chestnuts have been called the best food plot tree. They’re easy to grow and produce nuts in just three to five...

Flextone's new Pot Luck glass and slate turkey calls.

Good Luck for Hunters, Bad Luck for Gobblers

You’d be hard pressed to find a hunter who consistently kill mature longbeards who isn’t proficient with all of the various call types. These hunters know birds respond better to different sounding calls on different days, so they have an array of different calls in their vests for any given situation. Perhaps no other call...

Federal Premium 209 Muzzleloading Primer

Hot Gear: Federal Premium Adds New 209 Primer

Federal Premium Ammunition is pleased to introduce the new 209 Muzzleloading Primer to complement its line of B.O.R. Lock MZ bullets, which ensure a deadly combination of accuracy and downrange devastation. Shipments of the new primers are currently being delivered to dealers. The primer formulation provides superior resistance to moisture and hot, reliable ignition...

Styrka-S5

Styrka Helping the Long Shot Come In

There is special rush making the long shot come in. Banging a steel target or placing the perfect shot on a whitetail right at the cusp of the comfort zone — its really what marksmen’s dreams are made of. But there are certain elements that must come into play to guarantee such attempts are...

Elite Option Series bows have top of the line components and offer the pinnacle in archery for bowhunters.

Hot Gear: Elite Option Bow Series at the Top of Its Game

For 2017, Elite Archery has built upon the belief that your bow should feel as great as it looks—without sacrificing any performance. The result is the Option Series™, built around the basic principle that your bow must always perform as well as you do, especially under less than ideal conditions. From the axles to the...

Good setups, the right calls and having property with predators — whether you can hunt at night or day — makes a big difference in success or failure.

Proper Setup, Calling Critical to Better Predator Hunting

The few times I’ve been able to get out and about for predators with guides have been non-stop learning lessons about setups, calls and the wariness of coyotes and bobcats. Experience is the best teacher, of course, and fumbling around making mistakes on your own definitely helps you learn what to do or not...