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Deer Hunter Dies in Freak Accident During Severe Storm

A deer hunter died in a horrible accident during severe storms that raked the Florida Panhandle on Feb. 7, officials said. Severe storms with high wind and heavy rain drenched the northern Gulf of Mexico from Louisiana to the western Florida Panhandle. Calhoun County officials said 61-year-old Benny Hollis was discovered by his wife when...

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Hot Gear: Federal Premium Hunter Match .22 Ammo

Federal Premium Ammunition is proud to announce its new Hunter Match 22 Long Rifle ammunition. The load raises the bar for high-performance rimfire hunting ammunition, providing true long-range accuracy and outstanding terminal effectiveness. Shipments are currently being delivered to dealers. Serious small game and varmint hunters demand more than standard performance from their rimfire...

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Hot Gear: Mission MXB-Charge Full of Top Features

After years of innovation, Mission Crossbows announces the all new MXB-Charge. Featuring the patent pending Smart Guide Slide, the MXB-Charge provides an ultra-smooth draw cycle for easy cocking. With the ability to adjust comb and length of pull; paired with our ALRSä (Adjustable Limb Retention System) Technology, the MXB-Charge can be customized to fit any...

Montana deer

Required Changes Coming for Bowhunters for 2017

Bowhunters will have yet another possible requirement to fulfill and another license to pay for before being able to hunt in one popular state this season. If you’re used to paying for different season periods or weapons, this does’t sound like a big deal. Some states have had this kind of setup for years....

Some of the author's favorite hunts have been for does, which provide great challenges and tasty meals.

Some of My Favorite Trophies are Does

I’m often troubled, while eavesdropping on hunters discussing the “harvest” of white-tailed does. Too often does are discussed in the same terms as picking backyard vegetables. Worse yet, often addressed by wannabe deer managers like weeds in that garden; an inconvenience in need of removal. I have a little more respect for whitetails, even...

Rage Simply Lethal crossbow arrows, heads and field points get you on the range and in the field immediately.

ATA 2017: Be Ready to Hunt with Rage Simply Lethal Crossbow Package

To address the ever-growing crossbow market, Rage has announced the immediate availability of new ready-to-shoot Rage bolts with the introduction of the Simply Lethal crossbow bolt package. Rage does all the work in finding the perfect combination of carbon-fiber bolts, CrossbowX broadheads, vanes, field points and inserts, so hunters can spend more time shooting...

Rage Simply Lethal bow arrow head pack

ATA 2017: Buy, Hunt with Complete Rage Simply Lethal Packages

Rage, the No. 1 selling mechanical broadhead on the market, now offers two complete arrow packages so archers can spend less time building arrows and more time shooting them. The new Rage Simply Lethal Arrow package combines a popular Gold Tip pre-fletched carbon arrows with the archer’s choice of either the Rage SC 2-Blade...

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Ozonics DriWash Bag Kills Odors Inside Clothing

Doing everything possible to reduce human and other scent is a key to confusing and fooling a deer’s nose. They’re keen to outside odors in their surroundings and a mistake can put you on the wrong side of one of their most powerful senses. Cole Tanner provides a closer look at the new DriWash...

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PSE Archery’s New Evolve 35 Bow Fast, Quiet

PSE Archery has been known for innovative archery equipment for decades. New for this year is the Evolve 35 — a bow that can be adjusted by even the average archer. It allows for easy adjustments without having to have a bow press. +++++ Free Videos Anytime! Be sure to watch free episodes of...

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Horton Unveils new Vortec RDX Crossbow

Horton Crossbows unveils the new Vortex RDX, a compact, high-tech and hard-hitting bow at a fraction of the price of a premium model. Deer & Deer Hunting’s Dan Schmidt caught up with Brian Flaherty to learn more about the Vortex RDX and shoot it at the Archery Trade Association show in January. +++++ Free...