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How to Get the Jump on Public Land Bucks This Season

Hunters who have private land they can hunt rarely gravitate to hunting open-to-hunting public lands simply because no matter how much hunting pressure private parcels receive, nearby public lands usually receive more, have fewer mature bucks and can be more difficult to hunt. However, even in the heaviest-hunted states, there are public-land gems that...

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...

Ozonics DriWash Bag Kills Odors Inside Clothing

Doing everything possible to reduce human and other scent is a key to confusing and fooling a deer’s nose. They’re keen to outside odors in their surroundings and a mistake can put you on the wrong side of one of their most powerful senses. Cole Tanner provides a closer look at the new DriWash...

Bloodsport Archery Unveils Large 3-Blade Expandable Broadhead

Bowhunters want a hard-hitting, sharp and lethal broadhead that powers through hide, bone and vitals to put down deer and game animals. Without that combination it’s going to be tough to get the job done effectively. The new High Voltage broadhead from Bloodsport Archery offers a devastating 2-inch cutting diameter. It is a good...

Speed, Accuracy Among Halon 32’s Highlights

The new Halon 32 from Mathews Inc. is a compound bow built for the whitetail hunter who wants speed with improved downrange accuracy. The Halon 32 is a longer version of the award-winning Halon, providing an enhanced string angle and superior stability, while delivering speeds up to 350 feet per second. Like its predecessor,...

Easton Archery Offers Autumn Orange FMJ Arrows

The 2017 Archery Trade Association 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...

Downrange Kinetic Energy: Determining an Arrow’s Killing Power

One of the most confusing concepts for bowhunters today is the application of kinetic energy to their hunting rig. For example, a reader writes: “I have read that kinetic energy of 50 ft./lbs. or more is good for big game such as whitetail deer. Does the kinetic energy change at different yardages? If so,...

Best Tips for Consistent, Successful Bowhunting Accuracy

Ask most bowhunters how many steps are involved in aiming and they’ll normally say something like, “One. Put the pin on a target and release.” This simplistic approach to aiming with sights — in some respects, while aiming instinctively with traditional gear — is the root cause of many common shoot- ing problems, including...

How High Should I Hang My Tree Stands?

  How high should I hang my stands? This is one of the most common questions in bowhunting. Elevated hunting’s No. 1 selling point is literally rising above the astute noses of the game we pursue. In bowhunting, there’s another majorly important consideration: Undetected shot execution during the conspicuous draw cycle. Tugging a bowstring to...