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Break Out the Gumbo Pot and Spicy Venison Sausage, Too

After the recent post here about gumbo and such, I started poking around for a few more Cajun recipes that could incorporate deer meat into them for a different flavor. Louisiana folks love their deer hunting and, in my opinion, it’s one of the most underrated states in the Southeast for big bucks. The...

Aim Small, Miss Small: The Mystical Flight of the Arrow

Young Ted had it made. Had my very 1st bow by the time I could walk (which was before my 2nd birthday) and quite honestly I never put it down in all these 68 glowing arrow flinging years! I don’t shoot arrows, I am the arrow! I am also hopelessly human, which brings about a...

D+DH Innovation Zone: Elite Archery Impulse 31 and 34

An inside look at the new Impulse 34 and Impulse 31 bows from Elite Archery with archery shop pro Dan Bloch from Archery Country. Both bows are built for whitetail deer hunters. Learn more about the specs in this week’s Innovation Zone video. D+DH Innovation Zone, Season 1, Episode 35. Original air date: July...

Hot Gear: TenPoint’s Lightweight, Compact Turbo GT

Industry leader TenPoint Crossbow Technologies introduced its new Turbo GT model in January, one of four new crossbows for 2016, and the Turbo GT pairs a new stock and barrel design with the company’s time-tested technology to add improved performance and maneuverability to the newest version in a long line of successful TenPoint Turbo models. “The Turbo model...

Successful Calling Tips for Dominant Whitetail Bucks

It was a cool afternoon and the deer were already on the move as I climbed into one of my favorite tree stands. Shortly after settling in, I noticed movement at the edge of the woodlot. A good buck was coming my way. My heart raced as the buck continued to approach. I carefully...

Auction for Custom Remingtons to Celebrate Anniversary

James D Julia auctioneers will host a live auction Oct. 6 for a chance to own the rare collection of Remington Custom Bicentennial firearms. This auction is an opportunity 200 years in the making. The live auction will be the only chance left to own these rare firearms. There never will be another opportunity to purchase...

Hot Gear: Scented Candles Upgraded for More Attraction

Hot Trails Scented Hunting Candles and Mini Lantern are small, lightweight, convenient, and simple to use. Just light it, and let the candle and wind do the rest, pushing the scent into the wind and to the game. Celebrating our 25th year in business, Hot Trails is still a well-guarded secret among successful hunters....

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. However, there are certain aspects of crossbows that must be fully understood before heading afield.

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...