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Bucks learn and adapt, with some of them becoming what hunters believe are reclusive and never showing themselves during the day.

Reclusive Bucks: Whitetails Easily Adapt to Man, Development

The almost full-grown button buck fawn clumsily picked its way through the thick brush directly behind its mom. Sometimes they would get separated, more common now that the fawn was rather independent, but a bleat from the fawn allowed the doe to relocate her offspring and they would continue on their daily journey. Once...

Whether you're hunting in fine or foul weather, taking care of your crossbow to ensure the best performance is a key to success.

Your Best Deer Hunting with Foul Weather Crossbows

Mother Nature is seldom cooperative, especially during the rut, when whitetails are most active and odds are best for arrowing a mature buck. So, we hunt in the conditions we get: rain, sleet, snow and bone-chilling cold, or a mixture of any and all. What- ever daybreak brings. Not because we necessarily prefer these less...

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Make These Venison Meatballs for Thanksgiving Appetizers

When Uncle Claude and Aunt Gertie show up, you know they’re going to be hungry after driving the land yacht over the river and through the woods for the annual Thanksgiving feast. She’ll rumble into the kitchen looking to “help out a bit” and he’ll be hungry, eyeballing anything and everything to rid the...

Stephen Tucker of Gallatin, Tenn., dropped this potential world record nontypical buck with his muzzleloader. It green scored just over 308 inches and is undergoing the mandatory 60-day drying period for official Boone & Crockett Club scoring.

Possible World Record Non-Typical Buck is a Stunner!

Non-typical deer are unique, without question, and it’s a mystery why their antlers grow to be so strangely different from the more common symmetrical bucks we see. Sometimes it’s because of an injury, some may be genetically different, or it could just be a superbuck with age, food and enough wariness to stay out of...

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Working Class Whitetails: Missouri Bowhunting Success

Working Class Whitetails heads to Missouri for the opener and Steve Marriott is ready for what could be an exciting hunt. See what transpires when he finally gets in the stand and has a chance at a cool buck. +++++ Learn How to Kill Big Bucks Solidly grounded in Bartylla’s wealth of experience, this...

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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Six Venison Chili Recipes You Should Try This Season

Mmmm, can you think of many things to eat during hunting season that are better than a steamin’ hot bowl of deer chili? It’s tough to do, I know. As much as we love burgers, roasts, slow-cooked anything and smoked sausages, the greatness of deer chili is hard to argue against. There are so...

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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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Mathews Releases 3 New Hunting Bows for 2017

The anticipated arrival of the new Mathews bow line was announced Tuesday morning, with the Halon 32 serving as the flagship for the 2017 introductions. Mathews fans filled chat rooms on social media and hunting sites discussing the possibilities for the new bows. When the news broke, three new models were announced with a...

PBR World Champion Cooper Davis of Texas loves getting into a stand when his long bull riding competition season ends.

PBR Champion Tames Bulls and Big Bucks

At first thought, hunting and bull riding may not seem to have much in common. Think longer, however, and some similarities crystalize. Both are true lifestyle pursuits pitting man against beast – one-on-one challenges creating ample rushes of adrenaline. Furthermore, bull riders and hunters possess great and special passions for what they do, and...