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Tru-Fire Spark release is designed for shooters with smaller hands and wrists.

Hot Gear: Tru-Fire Introduces the Spark Release

Tru-Fire, the leader in the evolution of archery releases, has introduced the new Spark dual-jaw caliper release. Designed as a smaller version of the popular Tru-Fire Smoke release, the new Spark offers a smaller strap design to accommodate archers with smaller hands. The strap will fit wrists 4.5 to 8 inches in circumference. The...

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Shed Hunting: The 4-Point Shed That Grew From the Ground

Antlers are already dropping and some shed hunters are having some early success. Whether or not you plan to get out looking for antlers right now, it’s a good idea to at least get out and scout. Drive around and observe where you see deer right now, particularly antlered bucks. Just like in deer...

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10 Things That Affect Your Crossbow’s Accuracy

Modern crossbows are highly efficient and accurate — amazingly so. Most manufacturers pre-sight their crossbows at the factory before shipping them. When properly cocked with the right bolt and proper shooting mechanics, these crossbows produce consistent bull’s-eyes out of the box at 20, 30 and 40 yards. You might need to tweak them a little...

Multiple factors affect when bucks shed their antlers.

Multiple Factors Contribute to the Shed Effect

As sure as the sun sets each day, at some point a buck will drop his antlers each year. For many hunters, this is a brand new “season,” scouring the woods and fields for antlers they have only seen attached to a moving object up to this point. By Jeremy Flinn The value of a...

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2016 SHOT Show: Best New Gear from Huntworth

From one of the most renowned hunting glove makers in America, Huntworth refines one of their most popular gloves with new Microban scent control. Huntworth’s Tech Shooters Glove surrounds the hunter’s hand with warmth. Its next-to-skin fit ensures the sensitivity to confidently operate anything, whether it’s a fine hand tool, or the sensitive pull...

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Is This Gagger Monster Buck the New State Record?

Word travels fast when a truly giant whitetail buck is displayed at a deer expo and it’s one of the biggest ever killed in the Southeast, not to mention the state in which it was taken. A truly remarkable buck was put into the Big Buck Classic, an annual event in Arkansas celebrating deer...

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2016 SHOT Show: Best New Gear from Moultrie

Moultrie Products offers a high-quality game cam for budget-focused hunters with the A-20i and the A-20. The all-new A-20i and A-20 take everything hunters and game managers love about the best-selling A-5 and make it better—and smaller! Featuring 12 MP image resolution and 32 LEDs, these cameras are equipped to take high-quality images both...

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SHOT Show 2016: Best New Gear from Ani-Logics

Ani-Logics is a deer nutrition feed company specializing in using the latest technologies available in veterinarian medicine and animal nutrition to help sustain and create a healthy diet for white tail deer. Ani-Logics was born in response to requests for help in fighting Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) outbreaks. Veterinarians and scientists worked side by...