deer gear

The High Tail folds into one compact bundle, making it highly portable.

Hunting Solo? Take the Hassle Out of Field Dressing

  Although nothing beats the camaraderie of hunting with family and friends, I honestly don’t mind hunting alone. In fact, I kind of like it. It provides me with ample time to de-stress, and there’s nothing quite like the quiet time. However, when the real work begins — like field-dressing a deer — it...

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FLASH: Save Bucks for Your Bucks and Stay Cool

Engel DeepBlue roto-molded coolers are designed to provide long-lasting insulation to keep your food, beverages and deer meat colder when you’re heading to camp or back home after a successful hunt. These super coolers are engineered with seamless polyethylene and have a full two inches of dense polyurethane foam injected into the top, bottom and sizes....

Dan Schmidt Deer from Wyoming Bowhunt

Ten Tried and True Bowhunting Products

Our editor-in-chief goes through his bowhunting gear, piece by piece, and explains why he thinks these 10 items are among the best new bowhunting products for whitetail hunters. By Daniel E. Schmidt Not unlike white-tailed deer, we bowhunters are creatures of habit. We find the best new bowhunting products, and we stick with them...

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Take Advantage of the Best Times to Hunt the Rut

Take full advantage of the short window for white-tailed deer hunting during the rut with expert advice from the staff of Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine. Deer & Deer Hunting’s Guide to Hunting the Rut is a comprehensive strategy manual for every aspect of the upcoming rut, delivering more than 40 years of experience...

Famars USA Predatore Hunting Knife

Product of the Day: Famar’s USA Predatore Hunting Knife

Having a great hunting knife is a genuine plus when you’re in the field or at camp because you never know when you’ll need one. When you need it, it’s great. When you don’t have one, that’s when you’re frustrated and trying to make do with something that may not work as effectively. Famar’s...

The combination of bow, arrow, broadhead, nock, sight and practice help put this fat doe on the ground to get the season started right! (Photo: Dan Schmidt/DDH)

New Rage Broadhead, Nock Live Up to Their Billing

Opening weekend of archery season is in the books here in Wisconsin, and let me be the first to report it was another stellar kickoff for bowhunters here in the central part of the state. I punched my first doe tag last night on a plump nanny that ventured within 25 yards of my...

Under Armour Ridge Reaper Barren

Exclusive ‘No Background’ Camo Pattern Makes its Debut

Under Armour has launched its highly anticipated camouflage pattern, the Under Armour Ridge Reaper Barren Series, which features a “no background” pattern technology to help hunters achieve greater concealment. This innovative and exclusive camo pattern will be featured in the brand’s new, elevated hunting product collection built for and inspired by western big game hunting. The...

Deer Cane Apple

Minerals, Apple Flavor … What Else Could Deer Want?

Thinking about minerals or camera sites in some location you don’t hunt or plan to be around much this autumn? While hunting seasons are coming in, some hunters may still be running cameras for deer info. Whether it’s just for numbers-info purposes or possibly a trail crossing or future stand site, getting bucks and...

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Best Deer Hunting Tips, Tactics and More in Almanac

The trusted deer hunters’ reference guide is back on newsstands this week. The Deer Hunters’ Almanac 2015 packs a punch with statistics, hunting tactics, accuracy secrets and deer behavior research intended to help hunters be more prepared and confident for any upcoming hunt. Pick up your copy today to get an edge in the field this...

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Modern Hunter Returns With Best Tips, Tactics and Gear

The second annual issue of Modern Hunter, which hits shelves this month, caters to the wide and varied outdoor interests of today’s hunters with articles and product recommendations from the industry’s top outdoor writers and photographers. Designed to inform and entertain the new generation of hunters, Modern Hunter encompasses the wide and varied hunting landscape, including bowhunting,...