Author Archives: Chris Berens

Cowboy Venison Chili Recipe

Foodie Friday: Venison Chili the Cowboy Way

Camping and hunting seasons will be here before we know it, and venison chili cooked over the campfire is the perfect way to let out your inner cowboy. An easy, powerfully good tasting, filling meal after a long day in deer country is tough to beat, and Paul Doty, of New...

Rivers Edge Tree Stand

Safe, Stable Tree Stand Setup From Rivers Edge

Safety is the top priority when installing a tree stand, and the new Lockdown series from Rivers Edge Treestands has a game-changing feature. Dual criss-crossing, heavy-duty ratchet straps lock the stand securely to the tree before you ever begin to climb the ladder, ensuring safe installation.
TenPoint Nitro X Hunting Crossbow

New Deer Hunting Crossbow: TenPoint Nitro X

TenPoint Crossbow Technologies’ New 2018 Nitro X is the company's fastest and smallest hunting crossbow. Measuring an ultra-narrow 7 inches wide, the Nitro X unleashes speeds up to 440 feet-per-second, generating 166 foot-pounds of kinetic energy and excellent down-range accuracy.
Venison Backstrap with Demi-Glace

Gourmet Recipe: Venison Backstrap with Veal Demi-Glace

If you're in the mood to try something different this weekend and add a little flair to the menu, try out this venison backstrap recipe from Larry Cooke. The coffee spice rub, demi-glace and mesquite wood will combine to create an enticing mix of flavors. The process may take a little...

New Hunting Scope: Leupold VX-Freedom

New Hunting Scope: Leupold VX-Freedom

The rugged new VX-Freedom hunting scope family from Leupold is built to perform in all hunting conditions and low-light situations, with the same high-quality standards as the company's premium scope lineup, but at a budget-friendly, entry-level price.
Deer Habitat Grow Em Big

Deer Habitat Improvement: The Most Underrated Part

After all of the deer habitat improvement work is done, the most underrated part of planning how to hunt a property is keeping a low impact. This week, Steve Bartylla describes exactly how to do it, while still experiencing great hunting as the season progresses.
New Easton Arrows Pro Versions

New Pro Versions of Easton Arrows

Easton Archery, a longtime manufacturer and innovator in archery products, has released four new Pro Version models for 2018. These Easton arrows are designed for the bowhunter striving to increase their hunting accuracy and performance, and include the 6mm Hexx-Enhanced Front of Center, 6mm Bloodline-Enhanced Front of Center, 5mm Axis Match...

Ground Venison Cooking Tips

5 Secrets to Cooking Great Ground Venison Meals

Venison is such a versatile meat for cooking, there's no end to the recipes a creative cook can come up with, and ground venison adds even more options to the list of delicious meals that can be sourced from our favorite hunting pastime. Just remember, cooking ground venison is different than...