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Gregg Ritz of Hunt Masters with a great Thompson/Center muzzleloader buck.

Avoid These Mistakes Flying with a Muzzleloader

If you’re planning a deer hunt this year with a muzzleloader and will be flying to your destination, take the advice of one well-seasoned traveler to avoid problems with the TSA folks at the airport. Veteran hunter Greg Ritz has flown around the world with muzzleloaders. He’s seen security checks go easy-peasy and others...

INNOVATION  CVA Scout Takedown

D+DH Innovation Zone: CVA Scout Takedown Rifle

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Chad Schearer with CVA gives us the lowdown on the very cool new CVA Scout Takedown Rifle. Available in three low-recoil and popular calibers, this rifle will find a home for you to pursue predators, varmints and maybe deer. From the producers of Deer...

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Hot Gear: Tough Crossbow Cases Protect Your Investment

Returning last autumn from a hunt at Wicked Outfitters in southeast Kansas, I put my suitcase on the scale at the airport and then my crossbow case. It’s the Plano Manta case, which is big and solid and protects my bow incredibly well. Like other Plano hardshell cases, it has a PillarLock system for...

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Grow ’em Big: Best Deer Food Plots Incorporate Smorgasbord Effect

Learn how to attract deer to your property at all times during the season by offering them everything they need in one food plot. Grow ’em Big host and veteran land manager Steve Bartylla explains how to create a smorgasbord effect on even the smallest of properties. You can easily do this through smart...

GEAR  Sitka Timberline

Incredibly Warm Hunting Jacket, Pant Gets Big Facelift

Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, has reintroduced the Timberline Jacket and Pant. Newly developed bombproof textiles, taped WINDSTOPPER® fabrics, and an uncompromising level performance, earns the new Timberline Series a spot in every mountain hunter’s arsenal. The Timberline Jacket’s performance fit features a boby-mapped Micro Grid Fleece insulation to keep...

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Just How Good of a Deer Tracker Are You?

It’s a simple question we sometimes ask ourselves: Just how good are we at tracking a deer after we’ve made a shot with a bow or firearm? Some hunters are fantastic trackers. They are excited about finding the deer, but they don’t panic or get into a rush. Being thorough, taking your time even...

INNOVATION  Cuddeback E2 IR camera

D+DH Innovation Zone: Cuddeback E2 IR

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Andy Brown with Cuddeback game cameras shows us the new Cuddeback E2 Series IR camera. This camera has a 20 mp capability for images, infrared flash and a great price point. From the producers of Deer & Deer Hunting TV on Sportsman Channel. D+DH...

INNOVATION  NIKON PROSTAFF BINO

D+DH Innovation Zone: Nikon Optics

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Jake Meyer with Nikon Sport Optics shows the new, affordable Prostaff 3S binocular. These have great glass and top features for deer hunters looking for a binocular that won’t pinch the wallet. From the producers of Deer & Deer Hunting TV on Sportsman Channel....