Northeast

Articles about whitetail deer hunting for hunters in states including Maine, New York and other New England states.

GEAR  HALO 1000 yard rangefinder

2016 SHOT Show: Range to 1,000 Yards, But You Get Much More

Hunters and shooters must know the distance to their targets in order to accurately place a bullet, arrow or bolt. A keen understanding of ballistics is useless without this critical piece of information, which can be reliably provided by a laser range finding device. Of course, long-distance hunters and precision shooters have this same...

Stretchback value pack

DDH Pick of the Day: Stretchback Grunter Value Pack

Master the art of calling bucks with the Deer Calling and Grunting Kit! Bring in the most deer with the included buck grunt call, and utilize five prime calling resources to perfect your call and take your deer communication skills to the next level. The Stretchback Grunt Call from DUEL Game Calls features the...

One of the great things about deer chili is its versatility, and folks definitely like to put their own twist on things when they make it.

3 Easy, Fantastic Venison Chili Recipes to Make Now

Winter’s here, no doubt, and with the possibility of some even nastier weather hitting this week it’s not a bad idea to whip up some venison chili. A hearty bowl of chili, some crusty garlic bread or cornbread, and whatever spicy hot sauce you may want to add … mmmm, mmmm. That does sound...

Chris Hunter with NAP loves bowhunting for mature bucks and other critters!

Cool Video Shows NAP From the Factory to the Field

If you love bowhunting for deer, predators and other game, as well as shooting your favorite target in summer in preparation for the season, you’ll get a kick out of this cool video from New Archery Products. The cameras follow NAP’s Chris Hunter as he demonstrates his daily passion for archery and bowhunting mature...

GEAR  Sitka Fanatic Vest

ATA 2016: Sitka Fanatic Series Gets New Vest, Bib

Sitka Gear has rounded-out its Fanatic whitetail system by introducing the Fanatic Lite Bib and Fanatic Vest. The bib, when coupled with the Fanatic Lite Jacket, provides enough warmth for those chilly mornings yet breathes enough for when the sun is beating down in the afternoon. A hexagonal grid fleece is ultra-quiet and purges...

Vermont

Biologists Say Deer Herd Healthiest as It’s Ever Been

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says preliminary numbers show 12,710 deer were taken during Vermont’s 2015 deer hunting seasons. Reports from big game check stations indicate hunters had successful deer seasons in 2015, taking 3,398 deer in archery season, 1,277 in youth season, 6,592 in rifle season, and 1,443 in muzzleloader season. The...

Blake Shelby of PSE with the company's new Carbon Air bow and a Canada brute.

PSE’s New Carbon Bow Looks Wild, Kills Big Bucks

Carbon fiber isn’t anything new for bows, arrows and archery accessories, so it wasn’t a surprise to see the new PSE Carbon Air bow make a splashy debut next to a big whitetail buck. Longtime PSE marketing guru Blake Shelby revealed the new Carbon Air and its results on an October hunt in Canada....

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ATA 2016: Break Out the Big Bores With New Ammo Box

Hunters and shooters the world over have leaned on Plano’s venerable 1312, 1712 and 1612 Field/Ammo boxes for a decade. These low-cost, molded-plastic ammo cans are durable, won’t rust, and provide a practical and economical means of storing and transporting ammunition. And if the full story is to be told, their blue-collar versatility and...

Bushnell binoculars

ATA 2016: Bushnell Introduces ‘No Questions Asked’ Lifetime Warranty

Bushnell is an industry leader in high-quality optics that are waterproof, fog-proof and shock proof. Now, consumers can add bear-snack-proof, crazy-brother-in-law-proof and even rough-handed-airline-proof to the list of attributes. Regardless how your scopes, binoculars and spotting scopes get wrecked, Bushnell has one response: “Yes, that’s covered.” The all-new No Questions Asked Lifetime Warranty applies...