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Top New Deer Hunting Bows Shine at ATA Show!

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – An army of folks from Deer & Deer Hunting are roaming the floor of the annual Archery Trade Association show to find some of the newest archery and hunting gear this week, so be sure to check in throughout the day for updates … BowTech Destroyer One of the bestselling bows...

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New Crossbows at ATA Stronger, Faster and Cooler!

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The editorial, television and advertising staffs from Deer & Deer Hunting are scouring the annual Archery Trade Association show to find some of the newest archery and hunting gear, so be sure to check in throughout the day for updates … Carbon Express Intercept Carbon Express redefines the crossbow category with...

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Top Archery Accessories For Hunting from ATA!

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The staff of Deer & Deer Hunting is on hand at the annual Archery Trade Association show to find some of the newest archery and hunting gear, so be sure to check in throughout the day for updates … Carbon Express Launchpad Illuminated Nock Top shooters know nocks are important for...

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2012 New Products from ATA

During the first day of the 2012 Archery Trade Show, I spent most of my time checking out the new bows from top manufacturers. (Check out the slideshow here.) Today, I got a chance to roam the aisles and look for some other really innovative gear for bowhunters. Under Armour’s Eddie Stevenson explains the...

Steven Davis of North Carolina with his crossbow buck that pushes 190-plus inches! North Carolina hunters may get a chance to hunt on Sunday if proposed legislation is approved.

Wildlife Agency Wants Hunter Input About Deer Management

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host nine public forums across the state in June to discuss deer management in North Carolina. These forums will utilize an interactive approach to share information and gain feedback from deer hunters and others about their preferences for deer management in North Carolina. Wildlife Commission biologists will share...

Shooting skills and safety are part of smart education for young shooters.

The Spirit of the Wild Saves Lives

The Great Outdoor lifestyle will not only cleanse the soul, it will save your life. Just ask my favorite guitar player (yes, that’s me) and I assure you that the jury is not still out. Growing up on the not so mean streets of Detroit back in the roaring ‘50s and 60’s, then on...

Dan Schmidt aiming at an extreme quartering-to target as part of the Deer Talk Now illustration.

Deer Talk Now: Bowhunting Shot Placement is a Game of Angles

When you’re deer hunting and have a big buck or doe within range, your best shot placement on the deer depends on the angle that deer is standing when you release the arrow. Makes sense, right? A broadside or slightly quartering-away shot is what most bowhunters look for. A severe quartering-to or quartering-away is...

Chronic Wasting Disease is always fatal and is found in two dozen states and Canadian provinces. (Photo: Wisconsin DNR)

CWD in Wild Deer Spurs Wildlife Agency’s Action Plan

Chronic Wasting Disease has been discovered in a wild, free-ranging deer in Michigan, according to conservation department officials, and is the first such case in the state. CWD is an always-fatal neurological disease that affects deer and other cervids. It had previously been detected in Michigan in deer that were in enclosures. The wild...

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Wildlife Agency Bans Latest Technology for Hunting

What are your ethics when it comes to technology and using lures or scents, such as deer urine, while you’re deer hunting? Ethics span the gamut. Some folks are in the “doesn’t matter, just use them and adapt” camp and others are in the “use a stickbow, spot ‘n stalk, and get close” camp....