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GEAR Yeti Rambler Jugs

Yeti Rambler Jugs: Perfect for All-Day Deer Hunters

Whether it’s a serious portion of hot coffee or just stew, soup or other hot liquids or meals, the new Rambler line of jugs from Yeti are the ticket for all-day hunts. Learn more about these new offerings in our Deer & Deer Hunting tip of the day. +++++ Free Videos Anytime! Be sure...

Outdoor Edge Para Claw knife bracelet

ATA 2017: Outdoor Edge Para-Claw a Versatile Accessory

Outdoor Edge has put a sharp new twist on the popular survival paracord bracelet with the introduction of the new Para-Claw. Wear the Para-Claw anywhere and have an inconspicuous utility/personal defense knife always at the ready. Developed by retired bounty hunter Fugi Escobido and Outdoor Edge’s David Bloch, this innovative new knife is an...

State wildlife agencies use spotlight surveys, and hunters sometimes do this on their own property along with game camera photos to keep up with bucks and does.

Revealed: The Truth About Spotlight Deer Surveys

Hunters expect wildlife managers to determine how many deer there are in an area, and biologists strive to do so. Common approaches to examine deer population size and trends include harvest data reconstruction, pellet and track counts, and browse, camera, aerial, infrared and thermal-imaging surveys. By John J. Ozoga Probably one of the most...

BB guns and air rifles are great fun for outdoors enthusiasts and hunters of all ages. (Photo: Alan Clemons)

Daisy, Gamo Announce Massive Expansion and Growth

It’s no doubt that millions of hunters and outdoors enthusiasts cut their teeth learning about gun safety, shooting and fun with a BB gun or air rifle. Daisy and Gamo have been part of our country’s fabric and will continue to be for many years. Youngsters getting their first Daisy BB gun and being...

Mossberg MVP VARM VORTEX in 204 Ruger is among several new models in the expanded lineup.

SHOT Show 2017: Mossberg Expands MVP Varmint, Predator Lines

Mossberg’s ground-breaking series of MVP Varmint and Predator bolt-action rifles has been updated and expanded for 2017, with six new models join the MVP Varmint Series and four versions are added to the MVP Predator Series. Now all models include suppressor-ready, threaded barrels; feature 18.5-inch (Predator) and 24-inch (Varmint) barrel lengths with a medium...

mockscrape

Maximize Your Success During the Rut to Kill Big Bucks

Finding out if bucks are hitting your mock scrapes is akin to opening presents on Christmas morning, because while you’re confident something you want is under the tree there’s no guarantee. For the last few seasons I’ve used Smokey’s Preorbital gland lure on the licking branches of mock scrapes I created on a tract I hunt...

CELEBRITY Dan Schmidt

Understand Deer Better to Make the Most of the Rut This Season!

Because normally secretive and wary bucks have the tendency to become careless and more visible during the rut, this time can be one of the most exciting of the hunting season to kill a trophy whitetail. This period can be a chaotic and unpredictable time in the field due to hunting pressure, weather conditions, and...

Mossberg Patriot Predator for 2017

SHOT Show 2017: Patriot Lineup Expands with Predator Rifles

With the launch of the classically-designed Patriot hunting rifle in 2015, Mossberg set the standard for the modern bolt-action rifle. Now Mossberg broadens the series offerings with a line of Patriot Predator models in three sought-after calibers: 6.5mm Creedmoor, 243 Win and 308 Win. These purpose-built rifles are housed in a durable Flat Dark...