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BowShop: Make Shooting a Bow Fun for Kids

I’m unsure what wild bug crawled into our son’s shirt this past autumn, but when he announced he’d like to shoot one of my bows and had an interest in deer hunting, I tried pretty hard to scratch that itch.
 He’s always been interested in mainstream sports, notably basketball and golf, and has never...

Pat and Nicole Reeve

Pat and Nicole Reeve’s Pick of the Day: Trophy Whitetails

Trophy Whitetails with Pat and Nicole Reeve by Duncan Dobie takes a page out of the Driven TV stars’ book, guiding you through their history and making suggestions for effectively hunting trophy whitetails. As one of the most knowledgeable bowhunters in the industry, Pat has plenty of experience to pull from including his time as...

Parmesean Venison

Mama Mia! How About This Parmesan Venison and a Nice Chianti?

Summer finally has arrived and that means fresh vegetables, berries and good old grillin’ and chillin’ with family or friends. Stacy Harris, author of “Happy Healthy Family: Tracking The Outdoors In” has enjoyed preparing, cooking and eating venison for years. Her family enjoys the outdoors, from their big vegetable garden that includes herbs and...

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Intro to Archery: Visit your local archery shop

Everyone should find a local archery shop that they like. Yes, big box stores sell bows, arrows and other equipment, but there is a huge difference between the two – and it’s not something that you may realize until you take the time to walk into your local archery shop. To be honest, when...

BOWHUNTING  Dan Schmidt aiming at a broadside target

Take40More Hot Pick: DDH Guide to Bowhunting

As a voracious reader for more than 40 years, I can’t specifically pinpoint how many serious adult books I’ve read cover-to-cover over the years in a “can’t put it down” session. I’m a fan of just about anything: magazines, books, newspapers, old history, political history, wildlife management and more. A magazine doesn’t last long...

When you get in your blind, arrange your seat for the best shot possibility. Consider all the angles and shot possibilities so you don't get caught off guard.

How to Maximize Your Deer Hunting Ground Blind Setup

Want to get closer to more deer while hunting from a ground blind? Creating a ground blind is one of the best and easiest ways to maximize your deer hunting opportunities. You can select specific stand locations based on travel routes, bedding areas, feeding areas, the wind, water or other factors, and then make...

Clint Bailey works as the barrel house supervisor for Jack Daniel's Old No. 7 Brand Tennessee sour mash whiskey and is a diehard deer hunter.

Clint Bailey Wrestles Whiskey Barrels and Big Bucks

Clint Bailey is 37 years old, works at one of the most iconic businesses in America and has a deep passion for hunting white-tailed deer whenever he gets the opportunity. Bailey lives in Lynchburg, Tenn., and works as the warehousing supervisor for Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Brand Tennessee sour mash whiskey. He’s in...

DTN Skinny arrows

Deer Talk Now: 3 Reasons Why You Should Shoot Skinny Arrows

Hunting arrows have come a long way just in the past few years and especially from the days of aluminum arrows that could easily bend, were big and made noise when you hit your bow rest accidentally during a shot. Today’s arrows are lean, mean flying screamers. They have carbon fiber designs and are...