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Gun Digest Shooters Guide 2016

Gun Digest the Magazine Presents Shooter’s Guide Issue for 2016

Gun Digest the Magazine’s annual Shooter’s Guide issue hits newsstands April 19 and features coverage on the hottest new guns and gear for 2016. Whether you’re looking for a new carry gun and holster, a new rifle or shotgun for hunting or personal defense, this issue provides tons of great information on some of...

Gregg Ritz of Hunt Masters with a great Thompson/Center muzzleloader buck.

Avoid These Mistakes Flying with a Muzzleloader

If you’re planning a deer hunt this year with a muzzleloader and will be flying to your destination, take the advice of one well-seasoned traveler to avoid problems with the TSA folks at the airport. Veteran hunter Greg Ritz has flown around the world with muzzleloaders. He’s seen security checks go easy-peasy and others...

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Just How Good of a Deer Tracker Are You?

It’s a simple question we sometimes ask ourselves: Just how good are we at tracking a deer after we’ve made a shot with a bow or firearm? Some hunters are fantastic trackers. They are excited about finding the deer, but they don’t panic or get into a rush. Being thorough, taking your time even...

Crappie are biting and the fish fryer grease is hot!

FrontStraps Are as Much Fun as Backstraps!

Nothing says Happy Happy Springtime like fresh bluegill filets, morel mushrooms, wild scallions, wild asparagus, leeks and wild turkey breasts! There simply is no question whatsoever that the hunting lifestyle is the most gratifying hands-on, boots-on-the-ground, self-sufficiency, natural, instinctual, rugged individual celebration of independence available to mankind. I don’t care if you’re a naked...

Cast iron skillets have been used for decades by 5-star chefs and home cooks to make great meals. They're durable, versatile and will last for many years with proper care whether you're cooking in the kitchen with your family or at deer camp with your buddies.

Iron Skillets Combine Nostalgia, History and Great Cooking

One of my fondest memories is of going to my great-grandmother’s house on Sunday after church for dinner — we called the noon meal dinner and evening meal supper, as good ol’ Southerners do — and seeing her cooking with her cast iron skillets. I don’t know how many she had and, unfortunately, was...

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Hot Gear: Millennium SafeLink Treestand Safety Harness

As the evening settles in and hunting light disappears hunters begin to pack up their equipment and prepare to get back to their vehicle or camp. In the dark the hunter reaches around the tree and starts to look for that first step with his feet… We all have been there. It’s when hunters are their...

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D+DH Innovation Zone: Bergara Barrels

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Chad Schearer with Bergara Rifles provides some insight into the top highlights of the custom Bergara barrels in the new production models. These incorporate classic lines and the famous performance of Bergara barrels. From the producers of Deer & Deer Hunting TV on Sportsman Channel....

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Spot-On Accuracy Begins with Deer Hunting’s Most Important Tool

It’s easy to debate the merits of various hunting accessories touted as “must have” items, from illuminated reticle scopes and ammo to the latest scent-blocking sprays or attractants designed to bring a wary buck closer to your stand. All, of course, have their place. Unless you’re a diehard traditionalist, perhaps using a flintlock or traditional stick...