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Bowhunting 

Learning and Inspiration

Get an Edge With our Bow Hunting Tips
I learned all the little nuances of how to hunt with a bow. Year after year I now have success, and I am so glad that I took the time to learn the bow hunting tips needed for success. In this article we will cover the tips I can pass on to help you have similar success.
Bowhunting Quotes to Inspire and Amuse
Bow hunting is an ancient sport, one which some would even consider calling an art form. Here we have collected a selection of bow hunting quotes for you, in the hope that they will inspire you, amuse you, and provoke some thought.
The Basics – Bow Hunting for Beginners
Thousands of people decide each year to start filling the freezer with free meat. If you've never bow hunted, there is a lot to know. We are going to take you through the ins and outs, and by the time you have read this article you'll know everything you need to know to get started.

Gear Reviews and Round-ups

Stay Toasty with the Best Hand Warmers for Hunting
Whether you’re looking for reusable or single-use warmers, traditional muffs or new technologies, this list of our top picks will have you, and your hands, covered in the cold weather.
Shoulder it in the Best Hunting Backpack
If you are looking for the best hunting backpack for your next expedition, we have you covered. We have chosen some of our favorite backpacks and looked at the features you should be considering when selecting one.
What are the Best Fletching Jigs?
If you want to fletch your own arrows you'll need a good jig to hold the shaft and give you correct offsets and helical vane placements every time.
Dead Straight – The Best Hunting Arrows
What's a good hunting arrow and what makes a good hunting arrow? What are some of the best ones you can buy? Let's take a look...
Solid Performance – The Best Fixed-Blade Broadheads
Fixed-head broadheads are the simpler option for bowhunting. They’re elegant and practical. They’ve been around for centuries, and all different kinds have been engineered over the years that accomplish different things.
Suit Up in the Best Hunting Pants
Picking hunting pants is about more than just finding the right size. Different situations, areas and climates all call for different features.
Cut Deep with the Best Mechanical Broadheads
Combining aerodynamics with powerful cutting blades, mechanical broadheads maximize a hunter’s biggest advantage: innovation. For us there are five specific models that really stand apart.
Deer


Deer Hunting

Whitetail to Elk, beginner to expert there's something useful in here for everyone.

Learning and Inspiration

Bowhunting Deer – A Beginners Guide
Getting into such a storied sport can seem overwhelming, but any bowhunter will tell you it’s more than worth it. It can be a lot easier to get started if you know all the different parts of the process. Take it step by step and before you know it, you’ll have antlers on your wall and venison in the freezer.
Deer Hunting in the Rain
Perfect weather isn’t always in the cards and you’ll need to venture out hunting in less than perfect conditions, most likely the rain. But, is hunting while it’s raining even worth it?
Pro Deer Hunting Tips and Tactics
The wise hunter never stops learning. In fact, it’s your greatest advantage.
Be Prepared – Deer Hunting Checklist
It pays to be prepared in life. In hunting, doubly so. As a bowhunter, there are specific things you should make sure to do before you head out, and there are specific things you should make sure to pack.
Bleats to Grunts – Deer Sounds and What They Mean
Deer are quite vocal animals, and they express themselves with a variety of noises that all mean different things, from warnings to sweet talk.
Types of Deer – Locations, Descriptions and Trophies
Did you know there are actually numerous different species of deer located all across the United States and even the world. The different types present different obstacles and require different strategies to hunt.
Dusk or Dawn – What’s the best time of day to hunt deer?
Understanding the deer’s internal clock is essential to a successful hunt. Knowing when the deer are likely to move and when they’re bedded down so you can move to your stand is critical.

Gear Reviews and Round-ups

The Best Deer Feeders – Nurture your Game
Feeding your deer is the best way to form movement patterns you can rely on once the season comes around in the fall. It also helps you track your deer and keep them strong and healthy.
The Best Deer Mineral Blocks and Salt Licks
You’re a hunter. You’re an outdoorsman. You care about your animals, and you want them to be healthy. The new generation of mineral blocks helps with all of that: herd development, scouting and, of course, hunting.
Hideaway in one of the Best Ground Blinds 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.
What are the Best Hang On Treestands for Bowhunting?
Hang-on stands combine stability with portability to maximize convenience, so the hunt will be that much easier.
Strap into the Best Hunting Safety Harness
It’s estimated that one in three tree-stand hunters will experience a fall at some point, so hunting from the treetops is no small risk. However, a good safety harness significantly minimizes this risk, and you absolutely must wear one when stand hunting.
What are the Best Treestands for Bowhunting?
If you’re new to stand hunting, or if you’ve been using an old stand for a while and are looking for something to give you a new edge, this is the list for you.
Ape-up with the Best Climbing Treestand for Bowhunting
Your tree stand isn’t a purchase to take lightly. You’ll be spending a lot of time in it. Bowhunters have come to love climbing stands for their convenience and versatility. First, consider the qualities of tree stands that make them good for bowhunting. Then take a look at our favorites.
Listen Up! – The Best Deer Call
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.
Step-up your Game with the Best Bowhunting Ladder Stand
If you want to take advantage of the sky, a ladder tree stand can be a great way to do it. More room and more stability make them top choices for stand users. Here we’ve picked out our five favorites. Each one has great features that really stood out to us.
Cloak Yourself in the Best Cover Scent for Deer Hunting
A deer can smell some sixty times better than your date or the other people at the bar, so if you'll put that much effort into choosing deodorant and cologne for people, don't you think you should dedicate even more care to smelling the best for deer hunting?
‘Hook-a-Buck’ with the Best Deer Attractants, Lures and Bait
If you’ve been overlooking deer attractant or maybe not putting much thought into it, consider taking a more strategic approach.Just like any animal, food is a big motivator for deer. The hunter’s market is filled with endless options for baiting deer so you can find that perfect attractant that just drives the whitetails where you hunt crazy.
Sniff Test – The Best Deer Scent
rtant senses for deer, so getting the right scent out in the woods while you’re hunting has to be a priority.