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D+DH Innovation Zone: Traditions Vortek StrikerFire

Check it out: A hammerless muzzleloader! Live from the NRA Show in Louisville, Daniel Schmidt and the D+DH crew visit with Alison Hall as she unveils the all new Vortek StrikerFire from Traditions Performance Firearms. +++++ Maximize Your Deer Season Planning With the 2016 Whitetails Wall Calendar! From Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine, the...

Gun Digest Shooters Guide 2016

Gun Digest the Magazine Presents Shooter’s Guide Issue for 2016

Gun Digest the Magazine’s annual Shooter’s Guide issue hits newsstands April 19 and features coverage on the hottest new guns and gear for 2016. Whether you’re looking for a new carry gun and holster, a new rifle or shotgun for hunting or personal defense, this issue provides tons of great information on some of...

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...

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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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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...

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Burris Droptine Scopes: Optics Specifically Designed for Deer Hunters

Are you looking for a solid, value-priced and dependable riflescope that will help you be more successful this year for deer and predators during hunting season? Burris believes they deliver with its new line of Droptine scopes. They’re designed in the 2-7 and 3-9 lines for centerfire rifles, slug guns and muzzleloaders with good...

DDH Online Editor Alan Clemons with his Oklahoma buck killed just a half hour before sunset with the new Thompson Center Strike muzzleloader.

Last Evening Magic With Oklahoma Buck, New Muzzleloader

With sunlight fading on the last evening sit of my Oklahoma hunt at Chain Ranch, I still held hope for a buck to come into the massive wheat field. Buck sightings had been few and far between all week for our crew as we were giving the new Thompson-Center Arms Strike muzzleloader a tryout...

Hodgdon powder recall

Safety Warning, Recall Issued for Hodgdon IMR 4007 SSC Powder

IMR Legendary Powders is officially announcing a product safety warning and recall notice for IMR 4007SSC on the six lot numbers listed below. IMR has received reports that this particular powder in 1-pound and 8-pound containers may have become unstable due to possible rapid deterioration. Use of this product from these lot numbers shown...

Muzzleloaders are great fun to use for deer hunting, whether it's a traditional flintlock rifle or a modern inline.  (Photo Missouri Department of Conservation)

Break Out the Smokepoles, Have a Blast for Deer

If you’re a muzzleloading enthusiast and want to burn some powder or are interested in smokepoles for deer hunting, hanging around other folks who love them is a great way to get some instruction. The Lake City Rendezvous will offer black powder shooting, frontier lore and a chance for interesting photos 10 a.m. to...