Deer Hunting Gear

You can’t kill that buck of a lifetime if you don’t have the right equipment. Whatever you need, you can find it here: bows, guns, stands, calls, range-finders and more. Get inside information on the latest, greatest deer hunting products.

GEAR  TruFire Patriot Flex

Hot Gear: Tru-Fire Updates Patriot with Economical Patriot Flex

Tru-Fire, the leading archery release brand, has introduced the Patriot Flex, an update of the inexpensive and proven Patriot release. Retaining the Patriot’s nylon webbing wrist strap with a hook-and-loop style closure system, the Patriot Flex has an updated head that’s thinner and narrower than the original. The Patriot Flex’s new aluminum-alloy head features...

Celestron ThermoTorch is a 3-in-1 hunting tool that you'll want in your gear bag during summer work and the hunting season.

Hot Gear: Get Lit, Stay Charged with 3-in-1 Hunting Tool

Hunting and fishing always involve being out in the elements, and sometimes the elements are not very pleasant. It’s simply part of serious hunting and fishing – sometimes launching the boat or walking to the hunting stand will take place in the dark. Sometimes it will be cold. Sometimes you’ll be far enough in...

Ameristep Warlock blind 1

Hot Gear: Disappear from Sound, Sight With Ground Blind

The Ameristep 2016 line-up of ground blinds is full of incredible models to cover any hunting or photography situation – including 7 all-new designs. Suffice it to say that if you can’t find an Ameristep blind to fulfill your needs, you should probably focus more on, say…knitting. Ameristep’s new Warlock Blind delivers anything a hunter could ask...

GEAR  Plotwatcher Pro

Hot Gear: Longer Battery Life, Customization with Plotwatcher Pro

Trail camera scouting does several critical things for hunters. First, it gathers information on the presence and movement of game animals. Second, it gathers that information from multiple locations at the same time. Third, it does so in an unobtrusive way – there’s no human presence most of the time, which reduces the risk...

Chestnuts 3

Now is the Time to Plant Chestnut Trees for Deer

Every once in a while life presents you with a win-win situation. For those trying to improve habitat on their hunting land spring presents the chance to plant fruit and chestnut trees to provide game animals with improved and varied forage. The idea of planting trees for habitat improvement can be daunting. Many of...

GEAR  Viking Stack Rack

Hot Gear: Viking Stack Rack Expands Carrying Capacity

Hauling gear to camp or for a weekend getaway is easy with some vehicle hitch attachment racks, but one problem folks often encounter is not having enough capacity for everything. After loading the truck or SUV, piling in the kids or gear and then still needing more space, you’re out of options when the...

Barnett Whitetail Hunter

Hot Gear: Tough Crossbow Cases Protect Your Investment

Returning last autumn from a hunt at Wicked Outfitters in southeast Kansas, I put my suitcase on the scale at the airport and then my crossbow case. It’s the Plano Manta case, which is big and solid and protects my bow incredibly well. Like other Plano hardshell cases, it has a PillarLock system for...

GEAR  Sitka Timberline

Incredibly Warm Hunting Jacket, Pant Gets Big Facelift

Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, has reintroduced the Timberline Jacket and Pant. Newly developed bombproof textiles, taped WINDSTOPPER® fabrics, and an uncompromising level performance, earns the new Timberline Series a spot in every mountain hunter’s arsenal. The Timberline Jacket’s performance fit features a boby-mapped Micro Grid Fleece insulation to keep...

Celestron Hummingbird spotter

Hot Gear: Celestron Humminbird ED Micro Spotting Scope

If you spend any time at all outdoors you can probably remember occasions when you wished you could have taken a closer look at something that was too far away to see in detail. Maybe you were on a fishing trip, or scouting a new place to hunt, or were on vacation or simply...