deer hunting gear

Scott Archery Echo release 2017 lifestyle

Hot Gear: Redesigned Head Focus of New Scott Echo Release

Scott Releases, the industry leader in release aid technology, has tapped into its 35-year legacy to match experience with innovation and create the Echo™ index finger release. The focal point of the Echo is the new Hyper Jaw™ technology, resulting in a never-before-seen release head configuration. The independent jaws operate in perfect synchronization with one...

Fruit trees are great sources of food for deer and other wildlife.

Are These the Best Mass-Producing Trees for Whitetail Deer?

Just in time for spring planting season in the Southeast, select Walmart stores are receiving Dunstan Chestnut trees and Grafted Female American Persimmon trees courtesy of Chestnut Hill Outdoors. Ideal for wildlife, Dunstan Chestnuts have been called the best food plot tree. They’re easy to grow and produce nuts in just three to five...

Flextone's new Pot Luck glass and slate turkey calls.

Good Luck for Hunters, Bad Luck for Gobblers

You’d be hard pressed to find a hunter who consistently kill mature longbeards who isn’t proficient with all of the various call types. These hunters know birds respond better to different sounding calls on different days, so they have an array of different calls in their vests for any given situation. Perhaps no other call...

Don't be turned off by the smaller diameter as a hunting arrow. These "skinny" arrows fly great and hit hard.

Skinny is Beautiful: Go Thin with Your Bowhunting Arrows

Skinny supermodels might be under attack by the mainstream media, but skinny arrows are definitely en vogue, the hottest thing going since carbon first hit the bowhunting scene. Savvy bowhunters everywhere are adopting them in droves, quickly recognizing the inherent advantages of packing a heavyweight punch into more streamlined packages. The newest slim-line arrows are...

Federal Premium 209 Muzzleloading Primer

Hot Gear: Federal Premium Adds New 209 Primer

Federal Premium Ammunition is pleased to introduce the new 209 Muzzleloading Primer to complement its line of B.O.R. Lock MZ bullets, which ensure a deadly combination of accuracy and downrange devastation. Shipments of the new primers are currently being delivered to dealers. The primer formulation provides superior resistance to moisture and hot, reliable ignition...

Elite Option Series bows have top of the line components and offer the pinnacle in archery for bowhunters.

Hot Gear: Elite Option Bow Series at the Top of Its Game

For 2017, Elite Archery has built upon the belief that your bow should feel as great as it looks—without sacrificing any performance. The result is the Option Series™, built around the basic principle that your bow must always perform as well as you do, especially under less than ideal conditions. From the axles to the...

Steve Bartylla experience has given him plenty of successes and failures to learn from.

Big Buck Secrets is Packed with Great Deer Hunting Insight

While there is a wealth of available knowledge on hunting trophy bucks, very little of this information actually comes from someone who hunts in the same places, or even the same conditions, as their audience. Because of this disparity, it often becomes unrealistic to follow this type of how-to information, as little of it...

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Styrka S3 4-12×50 SH a Scope for All Seasons

What makes good glass? It’s a question almost every rifle hunter is faced with at one time or another and involves many facets. When it comes to riflescopes, glass, mechanics and manufacturing quality must seamlessly meld together to produce a top-notch optic. It’s a real high-wire act to get these aspects to come together,...

Celestron Windguide Anenometer

Make the Most of Your Range Time, Hunting Days

Several years ago while shooting prairie dogs in Wyoming, one of my buddies pulled out an anemometer to check the wind speed and other weather factors. I had seen these before but never in person, and it was pretty doggone cool. He had been in the Marine Corps and was quite proficient with a...

YETI Hopper Two has an upgraded zipper and all of the features that make this cooler so popular.

Hot Gear: Yeti Reinvents the Hopper Cooler

YETI®, a leading premium cooler and drinkware brand, is revamping its durable and portable soft-sided cooler line with the introduction of the YETI Hopper TWO – a 100-percent leakproof, tough-as-nails, soft cooler that’s anything but soft. YETI redefined the premium soft cooler category in 2014 with the launch of the original Hopper. In March,...