bowhunting

HHS NRA safety vest

Reversible Safety Harness Works All Season

If your state requires blaze orange for hunting and you enjoy a full-sized safety vest, you’re in luck with this new safety system designed for all-season use. For hunters who enjoy both archery and gun seasons, Hunter Safety System has announced the introduction of the new NRA-licensed Patriot safety vest. This stylish, reversible harness...

Celebrate hunting!

Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!

Summer 2014? Are you kidding me? I hate to subject you and me to predictable status quo colloquialisms, but here she goes; my, how time flies when we’re having fun! So if my calculations are correct, this little Nuge ditty oughtta be showing up on your intergalactic electronic hand-held device sometime on Thursday, June...

New office location complete with morning archery practice.

Locavore Blog: Beyond Archery Practice

I’ve always been an active person. My old desk job kept me stuck inside more than I wanted to be and weekends back in the city were filled with errands, laundry, and maybe a bit of leisure time if we were all caught up. Country life is filled with opportunities to spend full days...

Eddie Claypool with his DIY Arizona Coues deer that scored a fantastic 104 inches.

Eddie Claypool on Do-It-Yourself Deer Hunting

Tom Miranda of the Whitetail SLAM has authored a new book, The Rut Hunters. This Tom Miranda blog features excerpts from that book. Of his beginning in the Coues deer quest, Eddie Claypool of Oklahoma remembers quite well his initial planning for his trip into the desert. “The first year was 1994 and I just decided to give Coues deer a...

Spook Spann

Disgraced Celebrity Hunter Fires Back at State Agency With Massive Lawsuit

Disgraced celebrity hunter William “Spook” Spann has sued the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s top official and other TWRA officers or officials for what he says is harassment after being “rigorously targeted” for the last three years. Spann in 2013 accepted a six-month hunting probation penalty after a trial for multiple charges stemming from a...

Get kids involved and get them outdoors!

Start ‘Em Young!

Ahhhh… if it isn’t my effervescent, ultraFUN NugeBlog #40 right here right now at deeranddeerhunting.com! Like my one of many lovesongs over so many years clearly illustrates, “I Won’t Go Away!” By Ted Nugent And why should I? If you’re not having fun with me, well, you’re weird. My life is so much fun...

Lighted Nocks for bowhunting

Breaking News: P&Y to Allow Lighted Nocks

As a result of changes to the Pope and Young Club’s By-laws that passed a vote of the Board of Directors and passed ratification by the voting membership, standard lighted nocks and bow-mounted cameras will be exempted from the “no electronics attached to the bow or arrow” rule. Since the late 1980s, Pope and...

World's Smallest Hunting Bow

Is This the World’s Smallest Hunting Bow?

Deer hunters want the lightest, most quiet and technologically-advanced bows possible while also getting the best speeds and accuracy. That’s a high challenge for the companies making compounds and crossbows. While you’re wanting all these things, you also need to have the best skills and bow setups possible. It’s all part of the process...

Steve Bartylla has several great tips for reducing odor and laying a scent trail when he's pursuing big bucks.

Deer Talk Now: Bartylla Secrets for Deer Hunting Success

Veteran hunter Steve Bartylla loves being in a treestand with his bow in hand, but in summer he’s preparing for opening day of deer season! Check out some of the ideas this big buck hunter has for improving your success this year. PHOTO SURVEYS ARE CRITICAL FOR YOUR SCOUTING, PLANNING AND HUNTING! GET THE...

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Deadly Silent Bows in Five Steps

  Assembling a whisper quiet whitetail bowhunting rig puts you at a huge diadvantage. Here’s how the author does it. Creating a deadly-quiet bowhunting outfit makes you a deadlier predator. It’s true the modern compound bow is quieter than ever right out of the box. By Patrick Meitin It’s also true you’ll never hear a bowhunter...