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Hot Gear: Cut Scouting Time in Half with OnXMaps

Everyone understands that a successful hunt is often the result of good scouting and preparation. But that all takes times which is usually at a premium. Let technology help. Save time by downloading the HUNT App to a smartphone or tablet and scouting potential hunting spots quickly and efficiently from home. Save the maps,...

Hot Gear: Ranew’s Hanging Judge Gambrel

When all your hard work scouting and hunting finally pays off and you put a trophy deer on the ground, you immediately wonder how much that deer actually weighs. With the new Ranew’s Outdoors Hanging Judge Gambrel with Scale, you can take the guesswork out of recording the weight of the deer you kill on your...

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Six Venison Chili Recipes You Should Try This Season

Mmmm, can you think of many things to eat during hunting season that are better than a steamin’ hot bowl of deer chili? It’s tough to do, I know. As much as we love burgers, roasts, slow-cooked anything and smoked sausages, the greatness of deer chili is hard to argue against. There are so...

8 Messages Deer Send Hunters With Their Tails

When you spot a deer, study its tail. What you observe will help you make smart hunting decisions. Of course, the deer’s body language is important to watch, too. It goes hand in hand in with what the tail is doing. But the tail’s actions are a very visible, clear and direct indication of...

Use Fresh Ingredients for this Great Venison Parmesan

Stacy Harris, author of “Happy Healthy Family: Tracking The Outdoors In” has enjoyed preparing, cooking and eating venison for years. Her family enjoys the outdoors, from their big summer vegetable garden that includes herbs and fruits, to the hunting seasons for big and small game. Fishing, of course, is almost a year-round deal. Her...

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...