deer hunting gear

GEAR  Firminator1

Hot Gear: Make Great Small Plots Faster, Easier

Improving the habitat of your land lends itself to improving the number and quality of your deer in hunting season. Successfully doing so; however, isn’t quite so easy. In fact, planting food plots effectively can be a lot of work. Having the right equipment is essential in managing the habitat on your land. In...

INNOVATION  Cuddeback buck

D+DH Innovation Zone: Cuddeback F2 IR Trail Camera

The Deer & Deer Hunting team always seeks the best deer hunting gear and with the D+DH Innovation Zone you’ll find exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Watch as Andy Brown of Cuddeback game cameras explains top highlights in the new F2 IR — a tiny digital camera packed with features. You’ll...

TENPOINT  hunter

Hot Gear: Find Your Deer with Updated Omni-Brite Lighted Nocks

Two years after introducing its revolutionary Omni-Brite lighted nock system for crossbow arrows, industry leader, TenPoint Crossbow Technologies, has introduced a substantially improved version called the Omni-Brite 2.0. The new three-piece Omni-Brite 2.0 Lighted Nock System consists of a redesigned Nock Receiver with built-in locking clips, an impact activated LED lite stick, and a...

GEAR  ScentLok

ScentLok Wins Lawsuit in Federal Court

On May 19, 2016, a seven member jury in Michigan found Robinson Outdoor Products, the manufacturer of ScentBlocker®, liable for making false advertising statements about its Trinity™ hunting apparel. The jury found that Robinson’s false advertising was willful. “Today’s announcement was a victory for our hunting community,” said Pat Hylant Jr., President and CEO...

GEAR  Scott Freedom XT

Hot Gear: Awesome Cool Design on New Bow Release

Scott Archery, the world’s foremost manufacturer of mechanical release aids for archery, is now offering its most hunter-friendly design ever: The new Freedom XT release. By coupling Scott’s legendary trigger system with a new strap concept, the Freedom XT offers a silky-smooth, zero-torque shooting experience with the freedom to have your release mechanism in reach...

GEAR  Ruger 1022 Takedown Lite

Hot Gear: Ruger Introduces 10/22 Takedown Lite

Sturm, Ruger & Co. introduces the Ruger 10/22 Takedown Lite, a rifle that combines the popular attributes of the 10/22 Takedown line with a new, lighter weight barrel and the Ruger Modular Stock System. This new barrel configuration consists of a cold hammer-forged alloy steel barrel mated with a 6061-T6 aluminum alloy sleeve. The barrel nut...

The Alps Traverse includes a bow/gun carrying component and can be used as a shooting rest in the field, too.

What’s in Your Backpack? Plan Well for Deer Season

In my office are many things: photos of my wife and children, a cool hog skull from a fantastic Texas hunt years ago with friends, the replica of my 53-inch muskie (yes, I’m humblebragging), my grandmother’s antique lamp, and an assortment of hunting gear that includes flashlights, action cameras and gear, a modern sporting...

GEAR  Plano bowhunting arrow box

Hot Gear: Think Outside the Arrow Storage Box

Archers’ arrows are where you find them: a few in the bow case, six in the quiver, and a dozen more in that cardboard thingy behind the door.  Specialized arrow tubes and plastic arrow cases see their share of action too, but have their limitations.  Most arrow tubes provide great crush resistance, but access...

GEAR  Molasses Block

Hot Gear: Tasty Molasses Brick Can Be Habit-Forming

Cattle farmers and ranchers were among the first to use molasses as an additive in mineral supplements. When it comes to coaxing hoofed ungulates into taking their medicine, it seems nothing beats the nearly universal appeal of molasses’ sticky, sweet goodness. Evolved Habitats, the undisputed gurus-of-the-good-stuff for whitetail deer and other game species works...

Spitfire DoubleCross

Hot Gear: Four Blade Devastation in New DoubleCross Broadhead

New Archery Products, the industry leader in broadheads and archery accessories, introduces the new Spitfire DoubleCross broadhead that delivers three devastating inches of cutting trauma. The American-made Spitfire DoubleCross is a 100-grain broadhead that integrates four, no-fail blades with two-stage blade deployment. Spitfire’s bulletproof design keeps the blades closed in flight and only open...