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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...

Ted celebrates hunting and the great conservation story everywhere he can, from the woods to the concert stage!

Enjoying the Other Deer Bonanza in Texas!

The tawny spotted hide was only occasionally visible in the thick Texas cedar puckerbrush. I don’t think any animal can disappear quite like a spotted fallow deer. Skunked for more than twenty-one hard hunted days, for the life of me I just couldn’t figure these crazy spooky, ultra-elusive deer out, even on my own...

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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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The Best New Ammunition for Great Predator Hunting

Predator hunting is an intensive pursuit that requires patience, determination and much skill to be successful. Coyotes, mountain lions and other predator species can be notoriously wary, and once called in, don’t always afford hunters a second chance after a misplaced shot. Paradoxically, they can also be reckless at times, rushing in to the...

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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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Elevation Can Be Critical for Better Predator Hunting

The ridge top lay only 20 yards above after my stiff climb to reach it. I quickly lurched over the last few yards, topping out to kneel and suck in a lung full of much-needed air. The expansive view was exactly what I’d hoped for — a big canyon running far downhill. It was the...

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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The Blessed Ritual: My American Dream Cup Runneth Over

“A simple life I will not have. It doesn’t satisfy me. I don’t believe in the status quo, it kind of leaves me weak.  A mountain high is what I climb, I swim the river deep. If you crave the time of your life, try to keep up with me!” I’m going to live,...