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Leaping The Vast Chasm To Supreme Predatorship

The great one, our hero Fred Bear, declared the truism many years ago that a single season hunting with the bow and arrow can teach us more about being a hunter than a lifetime of gun hunting. With the inescapable short range limiting factors of archery, we can learn — we must learn rather...

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Sounds of Silence: How to Reduce Vibration, Noise in Crossbows

Think you don’t have to worry about the sound of your high-performance crossbow? Think again. As part of the fifth-grade science curriculum in Virginia, 10- to 11-year-old students learn about sound. Other states are likely similar. Among the “essential understandings” is that sound is produced by vibration in matter, as well as that the...

Comedian Jeff Foxworthy with "Will Smith," a super buck he shot with his bow on his property in Georgia in 2013.

Comedian Jeff Foxworthy: Hunt for Giant, Reclusive Buck was Divine

It seems that the biggest trophies often come to us when least expected. Such was the case Sept. 25, 2013, during archery season, when nationally known TV personality and comedian Jeff Foxworthy decided to go on a spur-of-the-moment afternoon hunt at his farm near Columbus, Ga. By Duncan Dobie For Deer & Deer Hunting Jeff...

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Heaven Got a Good One in Gary Clancy

They say your value as a human being is how you treat others. If that’s truly the case, Gary Clancy was worth billions. If you’ve read Deer & Deer Hunting — or any other quality hunting publication — over the years, you surely recognize this name. He was among the best of the best....

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Hot Gear: Best Mosquito Control for Deer Hunting

The latest in Thermacell’s campaign to rid your hunt of mosquitoes and other biting insects is the Scout Camp Lantern. This is yet another outstanding product from Thermacell to receive the full endorsement from the Deer & Deer Hunting crew, and it earns it for two good reasons. First, this lantern pulls double duty...

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Donald Trump Jr.: Hunting Kept Me Out of Trouble!

Donald Trump Jr. is Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions of the Trump Organization and a longtime hunter with a passion for bowhunting white-tailed deer. He was a boardroom advisor on the wildly successful television show, The Celebrity Apprentice. Among the most high-profile openings Trump supervised was the grand Trump International Golf Links...

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Go for It, SpiritBloodbrothers! I Smell Fall!

I know. It’s still the middle of summer and the living is easy. Hell, it’s not even August yet, but as I merrily dance off the stage each and every night from the greatest musical outrage of my long rockin’ life, dripping puddles of sweet BBQ sweat and happiness, overjoyed at the most intense...

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Thank You Hunting Industry Brotherhood

It’s real easy to get caught up in the whirlwind vortex of this stimulating hunting lifestyle, and well we should. Getting caught up means we are deep into it and therefor dedicate ourselves to be the best that we can be at ambushing our families’ meals while performing our stewardship balancing duties. Hunting in...

Practice at different distances to learn the effective range, test arrows and broadheads, and get familiar with the crossbow.

What’s the Difference Between Crossbow Arrow Lengths?

Should you shoot a 20-inch or 22-inch arrow out of your crossbow? Does it affect accuracy? Are there times when you shouldn’t shoot a shorter crossbow arrow? Deer hunters have questions such as these when they’re getting interested in crossbows or have one and want to make changes. As with any method of hunting...

Youngsters know that shooting is fun, but they will need guidance with crossbow safety issues.

KISS Your First Crossbow: How to Make an Easy Choice

Crossbows are fun to shoot and the horizontal format of archery is one of the fastest growing segments of the shooting and hunting markets. Crossbows are for boys, girls, teens, and adults who like the concept of shooting at targets or wild game in a manner that’s easy to learn and not difficult to...