bowhunting

Pat and his buck that is one of the top 20 typical whitetails ever taken with a bow.

7 Killer Bowhunting Tactics: Small Internal Food Plots

Every time my wife, Nicole, and I set up a stand in a tree or on the ground, we look for ways to make that location the best it can be. We try to enhance each stand location by making sure there are one or more calling cards available to deer. By Pat Reeve What...

Work to Banish The Enemy Within

How ‘bout our sacred family hunting campfires, huh! It is impossible to put into mere words the power and glory of our pure tooth, fang and claw connection as hunting families with God’s miraculous creation and our natural stewardship lifestyle. As Fred Bear said and I repeat often, it truly does cleanse the soul!...

7 Things at Deer Camp That Make You Cuss

Young Ralphie got a good taste of soap after his utterance of the protracted “Fffffuuuuddddgggggeeeeee.” for movie and television viewers in “A Christmas Story,” but we learned that wasn’t what the bespectacled coveter of a Daisy Red Ryder air rifle really said. After tumping the hubcap filled with lug nuts, young Ralphie’s use of “THE...

Deer Rut Calendar Pays Off With Public Land Giant

Each year D&DH publishes a Whitetails Wall Calendar that includes predictions from deer researchers Charlie Alsheimer and Wayne Laroche for when the seeking, chasing and tending phases of the rut will occur in the North and South. Each year, hunter Steve Kress of Jonestown, Pa., uses the calendar to determine when peak rutting activity...

FeraDyne Wins Sweeping Ban on Imports of Rage Broadhead Knock-Offs

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued a powerful General Exclusion Order (GEO) protecting the FeraDyne Outdoors popular and innovative Rage line of broadheads from foreign patent and trademark infringers. The GEO, which takes effect immediately, empowers more than 20,000 Customs & Border Protection Officers at more than 300 U.S. ports of entry...

Hot Gear: Whitetail Hunter Series Gets Updates, Adds Women’s Model

For 55 years, hunters have turned to Barnett for the very best in durability, dependability and performance. Why? Because excellence has never been considered optional by the brand that pioneered the modern crossbow. For 2017, Barnett announces the release of its upgraded Whitetail Hunter Series of compound crossbows – three new high performance models...

3 Great Tips to Care for Your Crossbow

If you’re a car guy, some of the most important steps in maintaining the meditative hum of the engine and the glimmering shine of bright sports car is a good wash, wax, and oil change. In truth, it’s no different for crossbow owners. A quality wash, wax, and lubrication application will go a long...

Primos Among 6 Inducted into Hall of Fame

The small trade show was bustling with activity, with vendors talking about their products with prospective buyers and visiting with friends they knew from pounding the asphalt going from dealer show to dealer show. Will Primos had a small table with an array of turkey calls and gear. Mostly turkey calls. The low-ceiling in...

Despite Intense Pain, Bowhunter Drops 178-Inch Giant

It’s no secret that Iowa hunters have taken tons of trophy bone. The Hawkeye State is well-known for growing monster deer, and many non-residents often have to wait years to get an opportunity to go after an Iowa giant. It’s become so common to hear about another big Iowa buck on the ground that...

Memories with Fred Bear

As we bide our precious time between hunting seasons with family, friends, work and the whirlwinds that are life, it is always good and wonderful to reminisce of hunting days of old. So as we jettison into summertime 2017, I thought you would enjoy my exciting celebrations of magical time in the early days...