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Locavore Blog: Five Bowhunting and Tree Stand Safety Tips

I’ll be hunting from two, possibly three, tree stand locations on our property this October. Based on Bryce Towsley’s advice on scent control, I know I need to switch locations throughout the season so the scent has a chance to neutralize. In fact, he mentioned that the first day you hunt in a tree...

Vest-style harness systems are popular today because the straps are enclosed, the vest is easy to wear and they fit under shirts or jackets.

Do You Really Want to Die While Deer Hunting?

The stories about deer hunters falling from treestands and sustaining severe injuries or dying usually are the ones we hear about in the news media or at outdoors shows. During my newspaper writing career I wrote several of these stories. I hated it. I knew there was a family involved that might be reliving...

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Quick Fixes for Common Bow Problems

By Bob Robb Peep sight Peep sights can slide up and down the bowstring, so mark the peep’s location on the string with an indelible marker. If you use a peep that requires rubber tubing to align it at full draw, be aware that this tubing will deteriorate pretty quickly. Check it constantly and...

Steve Bartylla has several great tips for land and whitetail management he'll share on Deer & Deer Hunting TV.

Take the Mystery Out of Your Deer Hunting Strategy

Products designed to fool white-tailed deer saturate today’s hunting market, but finding the best available method for increasing your success this season doesn’t have to be a mystery. On this week’s all-new Deer & Deer Hunting TV, hunting experts Tom Miranda and Steve Bartylla are on hand to discuss their preferred strategies to trick an...

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Revealed: Fred Bear’s Best Quote Ever

The legendary Fred Bear is an icon not just to bowhunters but also hunters everywhere for his straightforward approach, woodsmanship skills and insights on the great outdoors pursuits we love and cherish. Whether he was stalking deer in his home state of Michigan or bears somewhere in the mountains, Bear always appreciated what he...

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So Who’s Still Against This Successful Urban Deer Hunt?

Urban deer hunting programs are designed to offer bowhunters the opportunity to help communities with deer overpopuation problems in controlled settings and more cities are getting on board with these outstanding projects. One is getting ready for its second year and officials and hunters couldn’t be happier. Even residents — most of them, other...

Practice, practice, practice!

Locavore Blog: Bowhunting and Archery Practice

Between harvesting potatoes, freezing and drying vegetables and herbs from the garden, and getting my daughter ready for the upcoming back-to-school routine coming our way in just a few weeks, I’ve been making sure that archery practice doesn’t get pushed aside. With the countdown on to bow season this fall — I can take...

Nicole McClain heads to Buffalo County for a thrilling bowhunt.

Emotions Run Wild on Bowhunting Episode

Venture to Buffalo County, Wisconsin, for an exciting and emotional hunt with model Nicole McClain on this week’s all-new episode of Deer & Deer Hunting TV. The episode airs on NBC Sports Sunday at 8:30 p.m. ET. McClain is a model, actress, passionate health advocate and cancer survivor who has been hunting since the...

Celebrate hunting!

I Smell Fall

I swear to God this last glorious week smelled like that magical effervescent fall pungent punch did it not! Did you all get a good whiff of that? I snorted some mighty fine air in numerous American geographical time-zones from MI, WV, OH, WI, MN, KS, CO, UT, WY, OR, SD and beyond, and...