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This Happens to 2,200 Deer Hunters Every Year!

    There are more than 11 million whitetail hunters in the U.S., and a good portion of those hunters head for their favorite tree stand when bow and gun seasons start in autumn. Did you know that several thousand of these hunters make a fatal mistake each and every year? Sadly, that’s true....

Heck yeah! This backstrapmobile is rockin' after some TLC from Uncle Ted!

A Salute to Our American Off-Road Horsepower Dreams

Well that was fun wasn’t it! Sending my 1st mystical flight of the whitetail backstrap arrow in Nebraska way back on September 10, 2014, the indescribable joys of my venison boogie throttled relentlessly through Michigan then Texas right up to February 28, 2015. Lord have mercy and somebody call me a doctor! Goodness gracious...

The bobcat showed no fear of the human onlooker.

Bobcat Kills Deer in Road While Driver Watches

It’s rare to see nature’s harsh predator-and-prey relationship play out in front of your own eyes, but that’s exactly what happened on a paved road in Nevada recently. Thanks to the quick photography actions of an onlooker, we get a glimpse at these stunning images. No, it’s not a whitetail, but we thought this...

Getting serious (2014)

Intro to Archery: Springing into my second bow season

Last year, at this time, I was so anxious and eager to get outside and start practicing with my new bow. After deciding that 2014 was the year I would start bowhunting, I was sized up for my first bow only for temperatures to plummet and snow to fall until it was up to my waist...

Prescribed burning is one great way to eliminate understory growth and leaf litter, and rejuvenate the soil.

Learn to Burn to Get the Best Habitat for Deer Hunting

We’ve had stories on the site before about prescribed burns, their benefits, and announcements about classes or other informative sessions regarding habitat burning. In short, prescribed burning may be one of the best things you can do for your property. It has numerous benefits, from killing unwanted and weedy vegetation to revitalizing the soil...

Charles Alsheimer

Charles Alsheimer: Why I Do It

Thirty-six years ago, I set out on a journey that even I could not comprehend. My story truly is a blessing scripted from above. In the spring of 1979 my wife and I had to make a decision. Was I going to remain in the corporate sales and marketing profession, or would I move...

You may find an old, or new, hunting knife at BLADE Show or possibly someone to create the knife you want.

Find Your Deer Hunting Edge at the BLADE Show

Join thousands of other knife fanatics and get your fix at BLADE Show in Atlanta, where the blade family comes out to play and when things get going, there’s no other place you’d want to be. The show is June 5-7 and features more than 300 booths, 700 tables and the best selection of hunting...

Fred Bear's last deer.

Let’s All Celebrate Fred Bear’s Birthday

I lost Fred Bear, my dear friend, mentor, hero and BloodBrother nearly 27 years ago on April 27, 1988. We bowhunted together and shared another moving campfire at his sacred Michigan hunting grounds, what would end up being his very last bowhunt here on earth, in late October the previous fall, and to this day, many...