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The Best Tips for Tuning Expandable Broadheads

A Simple Solution Will Have You Stamping the 10-Ring I feel so strongly about practicing with the exact same broadheads I hunt with that, for many years, I refused to hunt with expandable heads simply because the models I liked best utilized a rubber band to hold the blades in place. When I shot them...

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Triple-A Advice for Aiming Your Bow

Proper archery aiming actually requires several steps: Align, acquire, aim. By Patrick Meitin Ask most bowhunters how many steps are involved in aiming and they’ll normally say something like, “One. Put the pin on a target and release.” This simplistic approach to aiming with sights — in some respects, while aiming instinctively with traditional gear...

A smooth-shooting rifle and good bullets are obviously crucial to success, but they're only as good as the optics that help you line up the deer in your sights.

Research Coatings Before Buying Hunting Optics

What are all these coatings on scopes, binoculars and spotting scopes? Take a look at any optics company’s site and you’ll find some descriptions about lens coatings that help with abrasion resistance, clarity, light transmission, glare reduction and waterproof capabilities. By Alan Clemons Some of these coatings are proprietary, specially designed by or for...

Save wear and tear on your archery target with the new ArrowMat target faces from Deer & Deer Hunting! Click on the photo to learn more.

Locavore Blog: Getting Fitted For A Compound Bow (Video)

As a new archer, I made a point of asking some of the women leaders within the sport what their advice was for newer women archers interested in getting started. Tiffany Lakosky of the Outdoor Channel’s Crush With Lee & Tiffany made a point of telling me that “the most important thing is to...

Steve Bartylla has some of the best deer hunting tips for land and whitetail management, stand placement and more in his new book, Big Buck Secrets.

Deer Talk Now: Bartylla Says Don’t Be Afraid To Fail

Veteran deer hunter Steve Bartylla offered some great advice about hunting pre-rut bucks and thinking outside the box when it comes to your hunting. How’s that? Well, if you want to try a new food plot somewhere or hang some stands in that “what if …” place, do it. What’s the worst that can...

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The Season: Flashback 20 Years For Deer Gear!

Twenty years drags like a lead-filled wheelbarrow for youngsters looking to the future and seems to fly by for those of us with jobs, mortgages and life in general. By Alan Clemons, Southern Managing Editor So when I stumbled across the 1992 “Deer Hunters Equipment Annual” produced by Deer & Deer Hunting a few...

West Virginia Town To Consider Bowhunting Again

City council members in a West Virginia town are at odds about debating whether to allow bowhunting within the city. Buckhannon council members tabled the issue last autumn. But it’s been brought up for discussion again, with three members voting to reopen discussion. Two voted against even having any kind of debate about it....