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Learning and Inspiration

Bow Practice – With or Without a Bow

An outdoor archery practice range

Archery is a sport that requires proper technique and form in order for participants to get the most out of their practice. Whether you’re a beginner to the sport or looking to take your skills to the next level, it essentially goes without saying that consistent training is the best way for you to improve your shot.

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Deer

Deer Hunting

Whitetail to Elk, beginner to expert…

There’s something useful in here for everyone.

Learning and Inspiration

How to Field Dress a Deer (Step by Step)

A deer hunter holding a knife prepares to skin, dress and process a deer

It’s essential to field dress your deer as soon as you’ve killed it. This process involves removing the internal organs of the animal in order to preserve the meat and keep it until you can get it home or to a processor. This can seem intimidating at first, but if you follow these tips and 15 detailed steps, you’ll find it’s a simple and fun part of the hunt that helps you get the most out of your kill.

Hideaway in the Best Ground Blind for Bowhunting

Imagine relaxing into your sofa after a hard week. You have a drink in the cupholder, and you’re nice and warm. You get out a book you’ve been meaning to finish or catch up on college football since you couldn’t watch the games last Saturday.

Now imagine you get to be hunting at the same time. That’s the benefit ground blinds bring to the table.

Bugles to Barks – Elk Sounds and What They Mean

When it comes to sounds, few animals can compete with the majesty of the elk. Whether you want to learn the elk language so you can call them on the hunt, or you just want to get more acquainted with the beauty of elk calls, it’s a complex and nuanced topic. Take the time to familiarize yourself with all the different sounds, which elk make them and why. It’s a rewarding subject.

Listen Up! – The Best Deer Calls

Before you get a call, take a look at what each one has to offer. Different designs and technologies, even different cases have their advantages and disadvantages, and you want the call that’s going to lure in the deer you want in the place where you’re hunting. There are a lot of options when it comes to calls, but there are a few that really stand out.

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A lot of new hunters are intimidated by removing a deer’s skin. There sure is a lot of it after all. In reality, though, skinning a deer is a simple and relatively fast process.

In a tree-stand, there are a lot of factors that change how you have to aim and which shots are likely to be successful.

Every hunter should hang their deer meat for at least a day or two if they plan to eat it. Hanging greatly improves the texture and tenderness of the meat due to the biochemical processes that happen after the animal dies.

Deer don’t just bounce around the woods randomly. They have very deliberate and predictable routes of movement. You can easily take advantage of this by locating deer funnels or even creating some of your own.

Of all the parts of your arrow, the nock may seem to be the simplest. Appearing to be nothing more than a simple grooved piece of plastic, beginners to archery could be forgiven for overlooking the nock completely when examining an arrow for the first time.

Can you fix your bow’s draw length at home? Our guide discusses what draw length actually is, as well as how you can determine your ideal draw length and adjust it without needing to go to a bow shop for help.

condition for as long as you can. This can be tough if you go on hunting trips or shoot outdoors, though. Inclement weather and rough terrain are just two of many factors that can cause issues for your crossbow when outdoors.

There are four main ways to mount your trophy and number of poses. Choosing the right one is more than decoration—it’s commemoration.

Stalking, sometimes called spot-and-stalk hunting, is challenging and requires more conscious strategizing.

While compound bows have many advantages, their myriad parts often make restringing them slightly more complicated than composite bows.

Turkey Hunting

Wild turkey hunting…

Learning and Inspiration

Bowfishing

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