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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...

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Bring Deer Closer with Your Best Mock Scrapes

It’s October … a magical time for hunting big white-tailed bucks! In this episode of Deer Talk Now, Dan Schmidt and Brad Rucks explain how to create the best mock scrapes to bring deer closer to your stand setups. Learn proven tactics for success and then learn about a new mock scrape scent that...

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Save Bucks and Extend the Life of Your Bow Target

Rinehart Targets, designer and manufacturer of sculpted archery targets, is now offering replacement skins for its 22- and 26-inch Rhino Bag targets. Designed to be the best bag targets on the market, the Rhino bags feature Dual Layer Power Core technology for long-lasting stopping power—while still allowing arrows to be pulled from the target with...

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Find More Deer by Following Natural Food Trends

What’s the key to successful deer hunting? The answer is two-fold: Knowledge makes you powerful, but wisdom provides for consistent success. Highly populated whitetail herds certainly provide opportunities for some hunters to blunder into success here and there, but true whitetail wisdom is what will separate you from the guy who fills his buck...

When you get in your blind, arrange your seat for the best shot possibility. Consider all the angles and shot possibilities so you don't get caught off guard.

How to Maximize Your Deer Hunting Ground Blind Setup

Want to get closer to more deer while hunting from a ground blind? Creating a ground blind is one of the best and easiest ways to maximize your deer hunting opportunities. You can select specific stand locations based on travel routes, bedding areas, feeding areas, the wind, water or other factors, and then make...

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Intro to Archery: Build a Bowhunting Community

When I decided to learn archery and how to bowhunt, I never realized I would be joining such a supportive and enthusiastic community. Yet that is one of the many side benefits to this fun sport — the camaraderie within the bowhunting family and the welcome new bowhunters receive — no matter their age...