deer hunting gear

GEAR   Bartylla Management Habitat Book

Hot Gear: The Best Deer Management and Hunting Strategies

As any seasoned hunter knows, many variables go into tagging a buck of a lifetime but there is one factor that perhaps outweighs all others – habitat. White-tailed Deer Management and Habitat Improvement gives hunters and property owners the tools required to make their land veritable deer factories. Drawing upon Steve Bartylla’s 20-plus years of...

GEAR  Tree Stand Buddy

Hot Gear: Your Treestand Mobility is Easier With This Tool

Deer hunters know they have to be mobile. Not only do whitetails change habits based on wind and weather conditions, but they also move to different areas and trails throughout the season as food sources change. They also respond to hunting pressure and learn to avoid stands that are hunted often. Until the invention...

INNOVATION  Prodigy Camo

D+DH Innovation Zone: Prodigy Camo by ScentLok

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Daniel Schmidt and the D&DH team get a sneak peek at the new Prodigy Camouflage from ScentLok that allows the hunter to change from snow camo to early season green camo in one garment. The clothing’s color change requires the high heat of a hair dryer and/or...

Ron, John Sr. and John Jr. have worked together for more than four decades.

Profile: After Starting Over, Viking Solutions is a Success

DECATUR, Ala. — The building is nondescript, with a lone oak struggling against the asphalt of the parking lot. The area is nondescript. Similar buildings exist nearby. They would be called wallflowers at the sock hop, or homely. Nothing fancy or spectacular. Less than 10 blocks away is the original part of this town,...

Hooyman saw trimming limbs

Hot Gear: Make Trimming Work Easier Before Deer Season

The new MegaBite Handsaws from Hooyman, designed to be compact and extremely durable, are available in two models: MegaBite and MegaBite Compact. The saw blades are made of premium high carbon SK5 steel and feature a tapered blade design. The impulse-hardened, 4-edge, tooth design is made to last and provides unmatched cutting performance. MegaBite Compact has...

GEAR  Barnett Ghost 415 Revenant

Ghost 415 Revenant Packed with Awesome Features

Barnett has several new crossbows hitting store shelves this year but the Ghost 415 Revenant leads the pack. Its Carbonlite stock has a pass-through fore grip, finger reminders for safety, and Barnett’s patented carbon riser technology. It is available in black and Mossy Oak Treestand camo. Arrows ride on a CNC aluminum flight track...

GEAR  Lennie Rezmer Carbon Express XForce

D+DH Innovation Zone: Carbon Express X-Force Crossbow

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. Looking for the best value in a deer hunting crossbow? Check out the new X-Force from Carbon Express. This fast-shooter is packed with...

SEV sportsman vest

Hot Gear: SeV Sportsman Vest Carries All Your Gear

The SeV Sportsman Vest enables light and nimble travel through all terrains, with 24 pockets to hold every last bit of gear without slowing you down. Made to accompany outdoor enthusiasts who love to fish, hunt or trap, every design aspect of the Sportsman has been meticulously considered to create the ideal outdoorsman’s vest....

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...