GEAR 2017 Mission MXB Charge crossbow

Hot Gear: Mission MXB-Charge Full of Top Features

After years of innovation, Mission Crossbows announces the all new MXB-Charge. Featuring the patent pending Smart Guide Slide, the MXB-Charge provides an ultra-smooth draw cycle for easy cocking. With the ability to adjust comb and length of pull; paired with our ALRSä (Adjustable Limb Retention System) Technology, the MXB-Charge can be customized to fit any...

Montana deer

Required Changes Coming for Bowhunters for 2017

Bowhunters will have yet another possible requirement to fulfill and another license to pay for before being able to hunt in one popular state this season. If you’re used to paying for different season periods or weapons, this does’t sound like a big deal. Some states have had this kind of setup for years....

Some of the author's favorite hunts have been for does, which provide great challenges and tasty meals.

Some of My Favorite Trophies are Does

I’m often troubled, while eavesdropping on hunters discussing the “harvest” of white-tailed does. Too often does are discussed in the same terms as picking backyard vegetables. Worse yet, often addressed by wannabe deer managers like weeds in that garden; an inconvenience in need of removal. I have a little more respect for whitetails, even...

Rage Simply Lethal bow arrow head pack

ATA 2017: Buy, Hunt with Complete Rage Simply Lethal Packages

Rage, the No. 1 selling mechanical broadhead on the market, now offers two complete arrow packages so archers can spend less time building arrows and more time shooting them. The new Rage Simply Lethal Arrow package combines a popular Gold Tip pre-fletched carbon arrows with the archer’s choice of either the Rage SC 2-Blade...



Six-year-old Makon Lynn struggled to walk to the archery range. After a year of chemotherapy and tortuous radiation to treat his agonizing cancer, the little guy had to give all his fragile body could give just to get around. But the closer to the range he got, his energy and bounce picked up to...

GEAR PSE new bow

PSE Archery’s New Evolve 35 Bow Fast, Quiet

PSE Archery has been known for innovative archery equipment for decades. New for this year is the Evolve 35 — a bow that can be adjusted by even the average archer. It allows for easy adjustments without having to have a bow press. +++++ Free Videos Anytime! Be sure to watch free episodes of...

GEAR Horton Vortec RXD

Horton Unveils new Vortec RDX Crossbow

Horton Crossbows unveils the new Vortex RDX, a compact, high-tech and hard-hitting bow at a fraction of the price of a premium model. Deer & Deer Hunting’s Dan Schmidt caught up with Brian Flaherty to learn more about the Vortex RDX and shoot it at the Archery Trade Association show in January. +++++ Free...


ATA 2017: Easton Introduces New Version of the FMJ

The 2017 Archery Trade Show has been full of surprises, including this exciting news from Easton Archery: For a limited time, archers can get their hands on the high-tech FMJ shafts in the throwback Autumn Orange color. They won’t last, so get to your local Easton Arrow dealer now to find out how you...

INNOVATION NAP Hellfire QuikFletch vanes

D+DH Innovation Zone: NAP QuikFletch Hellfire Vane

New Archery Products unveils a new QuikFletch vane — the Hellfire — which offers improved spin and stability on hunting arrows. Best of all, it is super easy to install on arrow shafts. +++++ Free Videos Anytime! Be sure to watch free episodes of Deer & Deer Hunting TV, Destination Whitetail and more on