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How to Hang a Deer Hunting Ladder Stand Safely

Do you know how to safely hang a ladder stand for deer hunting? Sounds like a simple question, right? Deer hunters hang thousands of ladder stands every year. Some are homemade stands, usually constructed of 2×4 lumber and platforms. Others are manufactured stands from the various companies, which have myriad options from lightweight, simple...

Changing tactics for hunting big bucks in the wind is a must.

How Wind Affects Deer Movement and Your Hunting

The buck drank deeply from the throat of the icy river, quenching his thirst caused by heavy rutting activity. For a moment, the deer had no inkling I was a mere 10 yards away, safely perched in an old ash 20 feet off the ground. Without warning, the cursed wind ruined it all. A...

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Hot Gear: Your Treestand Mobility is Easier With This Tool

Deer hunters know they have to be mobile. Not only do whitetails change habits based on wind and weather conditions, but they also move to different areas and trails throughout the season as food sources change. They also respond to hunting pressure and learn to avoid stands that are hunted often. Until the invention...

Trimming branches around your stands is one way to eliminate potential hazards for hunting in high wind.

Hot Gear: Make Trimming Work Easier Before Deer Season

The new MegaBite Handsaws from Hooyman, designed to be compact and extremely durable, are available in two models: MegaBite and MegaBite Compact. The saw blades are made of premium high carbon SK5 steel and feature a tapered blade design. The impulse-hardened, 4-edge, tooth design is made to last and provides unmatched cutting performance. MegaBite Compact has...

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The Best Places to Hang Tree Stands

If you’re able to take advantage of a delayed spring, it might provide the benefit of getting in a few extra weeks of scouting for potential tree stand sites for this fall’s deer season. Although cover, food sources and proximity to bedding areas are the three main ingredients I look for when selecting potential stands...

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D+DH Innovation Zone: Summit Treestands

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Beth Jones with Summit Stands gives us the highlights of the new Summit Vine Single Hunter ladder stand. This is a cool stand because the design helps it be less visible. There also is a double hunter version. From the producers of Deer & Deer Hunting TV on...

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ATA 2016: Stacking Ladder Stand Great for Easy Transport

Hawk introduces its latest ladder stand, the innovative SLS Stacking Ladder System. With SLS ladder sections stack, or nest, together to create a portable package that is easy to carry or transport. The SLS also results in a wide-stance base, which creates a stable and safe footprint and the combination of HAWK heavy-duty tubing, solid-bolted...

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Hunt Safer, Easier from Your Favorite Lock-On Deer Stands

Preseason scouting and stand placement are as essential to the success of whitetail bowhunting as scent control, calling, and shot placement. You don’t want to ruin a well thought out plan by rushing into the woods – spreading scent, making noise, and leaving your human footprint only days before the season. When time is...