Nicole McClain on Deer & Deer Hunting

Nicole McClain: Crossbow Myth Busting

Join Nicole on Facebook for more tips, advice and inspiration! By Nicole McClain Crossbows are for girls. Crossbows will decimate the herds. Crossbows are faster than compound bows. Crossbow cocking straps are for pansies. Too many times I hear negative and misleading chatter about crossbows, including all of the above, compounded (no pun intended)...

Crossbows, Muzzleloaders Get Updated Seasons

For some, the beginning of fall is heralded by leaves changing colors, for others it’s cooler temperatures and shorter days, but for hunters fall is marked by the start of deer season. In less than two weeks, hunters will take to tree stands and blinds throughout the state, bow in hand and powder ready....

Connecticut buck

Crossbows, Muzzleloaders Added to Deer Seasons

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has announced that a number of proposed changes to hunting and trapping regulations were approved by the Legislative Regulations Review Committee. The changes were approved Aug. 27 and are effective upon filing with the Secretary of State. They will be implemented for the upcoming autumn 2013...

Women throughout the U.S. are among the more than 18 million people interested in archery and bowhunting

Numbers Reveal the Secrets About America’s Interest in Archery

The first nationwide archery survey showed that 18.9 million Americans age 18 and older participated in archery and/or bowhunting in 2012. The Archery Trade Association (ATA) recently released the results of the new survey, which was conducted in the same way as Gallup polls. The findings about archery participation and equipment use are a...

TenPoint crossbow

Hearing Scheduled to Allow Crossbows During Archery Season

The state Senate Natural Resources Committee has scheduled a public hearing on Aug. 15 for Assembly Bill 194 sponsored by state Rep. Mary Czaja (R-35) and Sen. Paul Farrow (R-33). This long-awaited legislation will allow all hunters the freedom to use a crossbow during the same time period as the big game archery season....

Scales of Justice Gavel

Crossbow, Thumb … Yet Another Lawsuit

You’d think even if someone never had hunted or shot a crossbow before in their life that by just looking at it — especially when cocked — they’d be able to understand that their thumb definitely should not be anywhere near the cable. But a Texas woman has filed a lawsuit against Barnett Outdoors,...

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How Top Model Gets Ready for Deer Season

HUNTING SEASON PRIMER WITH SOUTHERN STYLE MODEL Georgia’s Brittney Leigh Glaze is one of America’s top models in the outdoors industry. How does she get ready for deer season? By shooting hogs in summer with a TenPoint crossbow, of course! Here are a few photos from her latest hunt. She shot these hogs in...

Deer Talk Now

Deer Talk Now: Modern Sporting Rifles, Crossbows and More

There’s a changing of the guard with interest in crossbows, handguns, modern sporting rifles and new optics continuing to grow.Can the traditionalists and new wave get along? Sure, with a few potholes, of course. Find out more in this episode of Deer Talk Now with longtime hunter and industry veteran Mark Sidelinger.