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David Blanton with Realtree make a super shot with this CVA muzzleloader on this great Oklahoma buck. Congrats!

Check Muzzleloader Accuracy Before Late-Season Hunts

We all know that damp conditions and rain can affect muzzleloaders if our powder gets wet, but can seasonal differences in temperature have an effect on your accuracy? When you’re at the range in summer and it’s 83 or 90 degrees — maybe with some humidity, too — will your dialed-in smokepole be hitting...

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Best Apparel for 2015: Heater Body Suit Rocks in Freezing Temps

Back in November I went deer hunting in Saskatchewan and just before our arrival in Regina, a massive cold front settled into the region and sent temperatures plunging. Like, plunging into the teens and single digits. Wind chills well below zero. Steady wind making things more miserable. I can handle cold temperatures. I don’t...

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Mad Deer Turns Tables on Hunter, Attacks Him

Ever hear someone jokingly say, “Boy, when those deer turn on the hunters or get weapons then it’ll be a fair fight!” Well, uh, one finally did. Sort of. A 72-year-old hunter was out for a hunt Jan. 2 with family when he shot a doe with a crossbow. Then when he was searching for...

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Make the Most of Your Venison With Great Recipes

Get plenty of delicious venison recipes and the ultimate tool to cook it in with the Field to Table Value Pack. With this exclusive collection you not only get the CanCooker, of the easiest and quickest cooking methods, but you also receive four cookbooks filled with tasty recipes. Seth McGinn’s CanCooker is a versatile...

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3 Ways a Custom Knife is a Great Deer Hunting Tool

If you’re a fan of the Bob Loveless drop hunter knife, you’ll love this hand-crafted version made exclusively for Deer & Deer Hunting by Bark River Knives. This strong, custom knife is a slimmer, more compact version of a modern classic pattern, and has all the features of the vintage Loveless with it’s increased cutting angle...

Be sure to plan ahead so you can have time to hunt and kill big bucks.

Make Plans for Your Rut Hunting Dates Now

Every year in late December I make a little run to the office supply store and pick up at least one, if not two, big desktop calendars for my office. I’ve used these for 25 years, going back to my first job where the sports editor had pretty good long-range planning abilities. Before each...

A scene some believe is too prevalent in the Southeast and elsewhere, including the Northeast where concerns are growing about fawn predation.

Protect Your Fawns by Targeting, Managing Predators

On every deer hunting trip I’ve ever been on, whether on private land with buddies or at a hunting lodge or on public land, I always ask about whether it’s OK to shoot predators. Coyotes, bobcats, wolves, skunks, opossums, foxes … whatever is possible, and if they’re detrimental to the deer or other wildlife,...

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The Best Tips to Become a Better Bowhunter

Bowhunting for white-tailed deer has witnessed an explosion of interest in the last 20 years. As deer populations have soared and bowhunting gear and tactics have gone mainstream, more deer hunters are picking up the stick and string to chase their favorite quarry. Shoot a bow long enough and you will desire to improve...