deer gear

BadBoy

How to Be More Stealthy When You’re Deer Hunting

If you’re looking for a hand so you can enjoy your deer hunting lease more this season, watch this to find out about one of the coolest “parallel hybrid” utility vehicles on the market today: the Bad Boy Buggies Ambush iS. With the Ambush iS you’ll get a combination of 2WD in gas or...

Bushnell Binocs

VIDEO: Best Binoculars for the Money and What to Look For

Deer hunters want quality equipment at reasonable prices and that’s not a bad thing at all, whether it’s a rifle or apparel or optics. Optics, of course, span the gamut today to pretty much include anything with glass. Binoculars, monoculars, laser rangefinders, scopes, thermal imaging gear, spotting scopes … it’s a big field with myriad...

DDH Video Bushnell

How to Use a Smartphone to Gauge Deer Hunting Distances

Learn how a new technology that’s built into deer hunting rangefinders lets you sync your smartphone to the rangefinder to help better gauge distances, adjust for bullet drop, windage and more. This is especially helpful when hunting deer at long distances. Deer & Deer Hunting’s Dan Schmidt gets the scoop on the new Elite...

Hoppes from SHOT

How to Clean a Deer Rifle in 3 Steps

A good deer rifle is a tool that should work for you at the range and in the field, instilling confidence and doing a task when called upon no matter what the conditions. But you can’t ignore it, either. Your best deer rifle, whether it’s 38 years old or brand new off the shelf...

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DDH Hot Pick: the Celestron FireCel

Deer & Deer Hunting Editor-in-Chief Dan Schmidt has seen a lot of hunting items over the years — and by a lot we mean thousands, just roughly estimating — but one palm-sized piece of hunting gear caught his eye like no other. The Celestron FireCel is a really cool combination of an adjustable light...

Sitka Core Next to Skin

Sitka Introduces New Core ‘Next to Skin’ Series

  Sitka Gear, the leader in performance hunting gear, introduces an all-new industry changing “Next-to-Skin” line. The new CORE Series offers three weights of next-to-skin pieces which have been developed to allow hunters to fine-tune their system to their activity type or environmental conditions. The new CORE Series lineup is the first in the...

Deer have incredible senses that alert them to danger, aid in reproduction and help them locate food sources. Learning more about whitetail behavior can help you score this season.

How to Get Into the Mind of a White-tailed Deer

During a spring turkey hunt I eased to the edge of a treeline near a small, secluded food plot and peered through with my binoculars for birds in the field. Instead of hens and a longbeard, I saw two big ears perked up and an anterless deer looking in my direction. It wasn’t stamping the...