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Hot Gear: Ranew’s Hanging Judge Gambrel

When all your hard work scouting and hunting finally pays off and you put a trophy deer on the ground, you immediately wonder how much that deer actually weighs. With the new Ranew’s Outdoors Hanging Judge Gambrel with Scale, you can take the guesswork out of recording the weight of the deer you kill on your...

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10 Things You Need to Know About Crossbows

Crossbows, by design, are not that complicated. In the simplest terms, a crossbow is nothing more than a smaller vertical bow attached to a stock. On a technical level, crossbows are different from vertical bows in several ways. By Al Raychard The arrows used are shorter, and crossbows have a much shorter power stroke....

When you're through hunting, it's best to uncock your crossbow.

Making the Move from Rifle to Crossbow

Fate’s whimsy introduced me to the crossbow. Last November I was a guest at the Hixon Land and Cattle Ranch near Catulla, Texas, invited by Steve Hall, Hunter Education Coordinator for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, to participate in the 2015 IHEA-USA Heritage Hunt. Shooting a crossbow was one of the activities at...

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Hot Gear: Mossy Oak Can-Am Defender

The all-new Defender Mossy Oak Hunting Edition side-by-side vehicle has been purpose built with factory-installed extras to appease the needs of modern hunters and outdoorsmen. Dressed with its exclusive water-dipped Mossy Oak Break-Up Country camo finish, the Mossy Oak Hunting Edition HD10 package is the direct result of joint effort from Can-Am and Mossy...

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Popular Movie Character Still Firing Hoyt Bow

Hunters and 3D or target shooters keenly watch movies for accuracy and brands, and the interest in the latest big screen show from Marvel Studios is no exception. In Captain America: Civil War, the Avengers character Hawkeye returns to the group with a GameMaster II bow used to fling arrows at the villains. “In the...

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DDH Innovation Zone: Stretchback Grunt Call by Duel Game Calls

The Deer & Deer Hunting Innovation Zone takes a closer look at the Stretchback Grunt Call from Duel Game Calls. This freeze-free design is built to last and can mimic sounds from old bucks to does to fawns. D&DH Editor in Chief Daniel Schmidt explains the functions of this grunt call that creates realistic...

Being happy with your hunting plan is a key element to success, along with modifying it as things change for the good or bad. Studying your plan each year is important.

D&DH, Sportsrocket Partner on New Web Destination: Deerhunter.TV

IOLA, Wis., and NEW YORK — Sportsrocket, the first video platform designed uniquely for sports, and Deer & Deer Hunting, America’s First and Foremost Whitetail Hunting Source, have partnered to launch Deerhunter.TV. This new online video destination will feature premium whitetail deer hunting and outdoors video content, in addition to live-streaming of hunts directly...

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Hot Gear: Hit the Mark With the Halo XL450

Regardless of how much practice one puts in at the range or the type of firearm, bow or crossbow one carries into the field, no other single variable plays a greater role in hunting success than knowing the actual distance to the downrange target. At best, just a few yards of misjudged distance can...

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Hot Gear: Cut Scouting Time in Half with OnXMaps

Everyone understands that a successful hunt is often the result of good scouting and preparation. But that all takes times which is usually at a premium. Let technology help. Save time by downloading the HUNT App to a smartphone or tablet and scouting potential hunting spots quickly and efficiently from home. Save the maps,...

A scene some believe is too prevalent in the Southeast and elsewhere, including the Northeast where concerns are growing about fawn predation.

Off-Season Scouting Tips for Great Predator Hunting

You can debate whether there’s a real off season for the diehard predator hunter. You can’t debate that there’s only one fur season. Regardless if you hound the predators in the warm-weather season you should put any spare time into planning for future fur hunts. Get your hunt preparation out of the way now so you...