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Ted's big Ox Ranch 12-point has some awesome character!

Happy Nugeyear 2016 to All!

Well, well, well, wasn’t that fun! I hope everyone is celebrating the end of a neck-snapping 2015 whiplash like I am. I have a very creative, wild, vivid and adventurous imagination, but even, I, the author of Wango Tango and other such outrageous global lovesongs, could never have predicted a series of dazzling events...

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Do Grunt Calls Work on Big Bucks? You Decide!

The effectiveness of using grunt calls to bring big bucks within range is hotly debated by deer hunters at camps and coffee shops throughout the country every season. But it’s been proven time and again that bucks are curious when they hear another buck in their area. That curiosity often sparks aggression, with the...

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...

whitetail hunting with crossbows

Turn Up the Heat for Late-Season Whitetails

For hunters still looking to fill a tag or add some does to the freezer, the late season continues to offer the opportunity to fulfill your goals. To help you battle the colder temperatures and inclement weather, TenPoint Crossbows pro staffer Ted Poper offers up a few of his time-tested strategies for late season...

Phil Phillips with a cool Kansas buck!

Brave the Cold For Late Season Buck Hunting

If any of you bowhunters didn’t get the buck of your dreams during the early archery season, don’t despair! The late-season hunts can be great for a bowhunter to get the drop on a monster buck. By PHIL PHILLIPS The Colder, the Better I’m a Midwest hunter for the most part, but I also...

Oh, my! Greg Thompson's high-racked Texas archery buck came from a 33,000-acre free range hunt. What a buck!

Buck Pole Honor Roll: Your Best Bucks of 2015-16

We’re back for another great look at the Buck Pole Honor Roll for the 2015-16 season with your bucks and does from across the country! Each year we highlight your deer and the hunters who killed them with photos that will be updated all season long. These are from submissions on social media and...

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Intro to Archery: Second Deer Season

Thanksgiving is over and our long stretch of warm weather seems to have been replaced with frost and ice. As I write this, I’m sitting next to our woodstove, staying warm against the gloom of one of our first real wintery days here in Vermont, my back growing warm against the flickering orange and...

During late-season hunts, Lee and Tiffany Lakosky head back to areas where they hunted in the first part of the season around food sources.

Late-Season Archery: A Good Time To Be A Whitetail Bowhunter

Hey, bowhunters: Didn’t get the buck of your dreams during the early archery season? Don’t despair! The late-season can be great time for a bowhunter to get the drop on a monster buck. Here are some tips from veteran archers. JEFF MURRAY Best Time for Big Bucks Editor’s Note: The late Jeff Murray was...

Ted and his son, Fleetwood, enjoy hunting and the outdoors as do all of the Nugent family.

Happy Deerhunting ThanXgiving Everyday America

As I trudge joyfully through building, blowing, beautiful snow drifts back to my little Michigan log cabin, my sense of giving thanks could not be more clear or powerful. My pure, natural hands-on participation in God’s miraculous creation as a hunter/gatherer of His precious gifts of life giving renewable resources forces me to admit...