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Primos Among 6 Inducted into Hall of Fame

The small trade show was bustling with activity, with vendors talking about their products with prospective buyers and visiting with friends they knew from pounding the asphalt going from dealer show to dealer show. Will Primos had a small table with an array of turkey calls and gear. Mostly turkey calls. The low-ceiling in...

Despite Intense Pain, Bowhunter Drops 178-Inch Giant

It’s no secret that Iowa hunters have taken tons of trophy bone. The Hawkeye State is well-known for growing monster deer, and many non-residents often have to wait years to get an opportunity to go after an Iowa giant. It’s become so common to hear about another big Iowa buck on the ground that...

Fencing Options for Better Deer Food Plots

As gamekeepers we constantly preach about the importance of spring and summer nutrition for whitetails. There are huge upsides for your deer herd when they are provided quality high protein groceries during the growing months. Anyone who has tried to grow a small food plot of soybeans, lablab or other highly attractive warm season annual...

5 Reasons We Miss Slam Dunks While Bowhunting

Any whitetail bowhunter who tells you he has never missed a shot is either lying or has not been bowhunting all that long. All of us have blown a slam dunk shot at some point in our lives. After wiping the egg off our faces, we then ask ourselves how it could have happened....

Try this Secret Tip for Hunting Giant Bucks

Lee and Tiffany Lakosky are known throughout the deer hunting world as masters at managing properties for huge bucks. According to Lee, his magic bullet is the same lucky charm of the Irish — clover. “People ask me all the time,” Lakosky told Deer & Deer Hunting. “If you could put in one all-around plant...

5 Steps to Make Your Bow More Deadly

Creating a deadly-quiet bowhunting outfit makes you a deadlier predator. It’s true the modern compound bow is quieter than ever right out of the box. It’s also true you’ll never hear a bowhunter complain about his whitetail setup being too quiet. Outside Africa, where animals live in constant fear of sudden death from big...

Hot Gear: LaCrosse teams with Sitka on Optifade Pattern

Fall 2017 marks the first hunting season whitetail and waterfowl hunters will have an option to outfit head-to-toe in GORE™ OPTIFADE™ concealment systems. LaCrosse Footwear is proud to partner with Sitka Gear to introduce the first rubber hunting boots in GORE OPTIFADE Elevated II and Waterfowl Marsh patterns. Both patterns will be available in...

State Conservation Commissioner Resigns Amid Governor’s Turnover

After six years in the position, Gunter N. Guy Jr. has resigned as commissioner of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Chris Blankenship has been named Acting Commissioner. Blankenship was the department’s Marine Resources Director for six years until being promoted to Assistant Commissioner in March 2017. No public announcement was made...