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.

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Does Smokey’s Preorbital Lure Work? You Decide!

If you’ve ever wondered how to make the best mock scrapes even better so curious bucks get fired up about them, then take a look at this cool video. Jeremy James hunts in southeast Pennsylvania and sent this video to our good pal Smokey McNicholas, a professional trapper and veteran deer hunter in West...

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DDH Hot Pick: Celestron Upclose G2 10×25 Monocular

This 2016 Deer Hunting Hot Pick is a good choice for on-the-go bowhunters and deer hunters who want a quick, easy tool for scouting and hunting. Celestron’s Upclose G2 Roof Monocular is built field-tough with a shock-resistant, rubber-armored aluminum body. The unit is sealed from the elements, keeping moisture at bay and the dreaded...

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Understanding the Importance of Crossbow Nocks

That little piece of plastic on the end of your favorite crossbow arrow may seem unassuming, however the nock plays an important role in safety, accuracy, and consistency with every shot. The nock fits tight into the end of your crossbow arrow and is as important to your arrow as a launchpad is 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...

Hornady Superformance

Turn Up the Heat With Your Deer Rifle Ammo

If you want a little more horsepower from your deer rifle but don’t want to step up to a magnum caliber then Hornady has you covered. Hornady”s Superformance line of ammunition provides a boost in velocity, often 100 to 200 fps better than standard factory ammo. That means better trajectories and more energy, so...

The Stampede is redesigned and has numerous options, along with scads of personal customization options.

Hot Gear: New Bad Boy Stampede XTR

Bad Boy Off Road, a Textron Specialized Vehicles brand, has gone the extra mile so drivers can do even more with the new 80HP Stampede XTR 4×4. A gas-powered side-by-side, the Stampede XTR features four spacious, forward-facing seats and best-in-class 30 cubic feet of storage space to accommodate family and friends who enjoy working...

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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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Have You Entered Yet for the Mossberg Rifle?

Time is running out to sign up for a chance to win an awesome Mossberg Patriot rifle to hunt deer and other game, or give as a great heirloom to a son or daughter. Deer & Deer Hunting Editor Gordy Krahn visited Mossberg’s Texas factory earlier this summer to see how the rifles and...

Lighted Nocks for bowhunting

What Do You Think: Should All States Allow Lighted Nocks?

Last October the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted to approve the use of lighted nocks, a relief for bowhunters there who wanted to use the tracking tools but had been hamstrung by the outdated prohibition. The OFWC’s late 2015 meeting saw the board vote to allow bowhunters use the nocks, “which have no...

The TenPoint Crossbows Titan SS is totally redesigned from top to bottom.

Hot Gear: TenPoint Titan SS Gets Full Makeover

TenPoint Crossbow Technologies unveiled its new Titan SS in January with a top-to-bottom makeover of the company’s all-time best-seller. “Once we shouldered the first prototype, everyone involved in its production agreed that this crossbow was special.” said TenPoint CEO Rick Bednar. “The Titan has been our best-selling model for nearly 15 years. This version is the...