Bow Hunting Tips

Smokeys Lure video

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...

whitetail hunting with crossbows

Turn Up the Heat for Late-Season Whitetails

For hunters still looking to fill a tag or add some does to the freezer, the late season continues to offer the opportunity to fulfill your goals. To help you battle the colder temperatures and inclement weather, TenPoint Crossbows pro staffer Ted Poper offers up a few of his time-tested strategies for late season...

Treestand Safety hunter hanging from tree

Don’t Ignore These 6 Simple Tips for Treestand Safety

Each year throughout the country hunters are seriously injured as a result of falls from tree stands. These accidents can be prevented through the proper use of a tree stand safety harness. Twenty-five hunting accidents were reported in 2013 in South Carolina. Ten of these were tree stand accidents and three were fatal. Each time...

During late-season hunts, Lee and Tiffany Lakosky head back to areas where they hunted in the first part of the season around food sources.

Late-Season Archery: A Good Time To Be A Whitetail Bowhunter

Hey, bowhunters: Didn’t get the buck of your dreams during the early archery season? Don’t despair! The late-season can be great time for a bowhunter to get the drop on a monster buck. Here are some tips from veteran archers. JEFF MURRAY Best Time for Big Bucks Editor’s Note: The late Jeff Murray was...

When you get in your blind, arrange your seat for the best shot possibility. Consider all the angles and shot possibilities so you don't get caught off guard.

How to Maximize Your Deer Hunting Ground Blind Setup

Want to get closer to more deer while hunting from a ground blind? Creating a ground blind is one of the best and easiest ways to maximize your deer hunting opportunities. You can select specific stand locations based on travel routes, bedding areas, feeding areas, the wind, water or other factors, and then make...

Scotty Richards listening intently as Ted Nugent describes filing a broadhead tip to a rounded edge.

WATCH: Fred Bear’s Broadhead Chiseling Tip

If you’re a bowhunter or student of hunting history and lore, this is a pretty cool video clip with a cool backstory that makes it even more super. That’s a lot of super packed into one short video but it’s true. This is from Ted Nugent’s Spirit of the Wild television show on Outdoor...

DEER  Buck in creek bowhunter

Deer Talk Now: Extend Your Effective Bowhunting Range

Learn tips and tactics for extending your effective range for archery and bowhunting deer in this new episode of Deer Talk Now. Deer Talk Now host and veteran bowhunter Dan Schmidt provides additional insights on how to adjust your bow’s sight pins. It’s a critical step every archer and bowhunter should know how to...

DTN Skinny arrows

Deer Talk Now: 3 Reasons Why You Should Shoot Skinny Arrows

Hunting arrows have come a long way just in the past few years and especially from the days of aluminum arrows that could easily bend, were big and made noise when you hit your bow rest accidentally during a shot. Today’s arrows are lean, mean flying screamers. They have carbon fiber designs and are...