hunting gear

CUBLarge

Biodegradable Bolt Makes Unloading a Crossbow Easy

TenPoint Crossbows has a solution to one of the aggravating things about unloading a cocked crossbow: the need to carry a spare bolt to shoot when you’re finished hunting. It’s not a major issue, of course. You can add an extra bolt to your quiver and then fire it into the ground, retrieve it...

Muck Woody Max boots have a pretty sizeable toebox that gives you plenty of room.

Gotta Love Those Warm, Slip-On Boots

I’m not ashamed to say I’m a boot and shoe nut, always on the lookout for something that will feel comfortable, dry and help keep me warm in winter. My first boots years ago were all-leather lace-ups, which worked but had little to no insulating qualities. Leather and a hard rubber sole combined with...

ATSKO

Tame Those Stinky Dogs With a Quick Shot of Powder

We do as much as possible to contain our human odors before, and maybe even when, we get into the woods for a morning or afternoon of deer hunting. But sometimes in the effort to spray our clothes that have been hanging outside or contained in a special container just for them, we forget...

The EZY Repellent Hanger is designed for use with the Thermacell, but also doubles as a gun holder in a box blind.

Repellent Hanger Serves Dual Purpose

Discovering the EZY Repellent Hanger a couple of years ago at the Archery Trade Association show was a blessing because I’ve always had an issue with my Thermacell in the stand. Thermacells, if you haven’t used one, are little gems at keeping skeeters and some other bothersome bugs at bay. I know some guys...

Jesse Hurley is a careful planner with his cameras and land, but it pays off.

Unconventional Gear, Planning Helps Him Kill Big Bucks

If you were to look in Jesse Hurley’s hunting closet you’d find the normal stuff like bows, tree stands, or trail cameras. What you might not expect to find would be a rake and leaf-blower, too. By Dan Durbin Hurley has filled a lot of tags, eight of them burned on bucks that bested...

That's 5 cups worth of fresh veggies sealed and ready for the freezer. The Oliso vac removed all of the air to provide a nice little package for the freezer. Can't wait to see what this does with venison steaks.

Keep Venison Fresher With an Oliso Pro Vacuum Sealer

Keeping your frozen venison tasting fresh is a key to great meals, whether you’re eating it a month from now or late next summer. Improper packaging and freezing may not yield the best results, though, leaving you irritated and frustrated. Want to learn how to freeze food with one of the best vacuum sealers...

nanoStriker

Cold? Lost? Hungry? Get A Fire Going Quickly, Easily

Getting a fire started when you’re camping and hunting is one of the first things most folks do, and if you’re “turned around” in the woods then having a fire can be critical to survival during autumn and winter. Fires are soothing. They help keep us warm, can be a signal to others, provide...