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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...

Famars USA Predatore Hunting Knife is versatile

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,...

Bushnell Truth with Clear Shot

This Rangefinder Can Tell You Whether to Shoot or Wait!

What if a laser rangefinder could tell you whether to take a shot at a deer or keep that arrow nocked for a better possibility in another shooting lane? Or, even better, how about technology in a rangefinder that would help you trim shooting lanes better so you would know without a doubt the...

The CanCooker Jr. is half the size of the large model but turns out the same great meals!

One of the Best Must-Have Tools for Your Deer Camp

Looking for a fast and easy way to cook a venison meal? Of course, because eating well at home is one thing but eating like the hunting kings we are at deer camp absolutely is a different ball of wax. Right? Right! Check out the following video from Must Have Outdoors. Simple, wholesome ingredients —venison, veggies...