Archery: Bows, Crossbows And Accessories

Coues Deer: Finding, Hunting, and Appreciating This Special Deer Species

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Coues Deer

Hunting the elusive “grey ghost” is unlike any other whitetail pursuit. The coues deer – odocoileus virginianus couesi – is a whitetail subspecies found exclusively in North America, primarily in southeastern Arizona as well as New Mexico and Sonora, Mexico. While still big game animals, coues whitetail deer are significantly smaller than their northern relatives, […]

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Bowhunter Smokes 190-Inch Buck of a Lifetime With a Traditional Recurve Bow

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190 Recurve Buck

You do not see a buck like this downed with a recurve too often. In the world of bowhunting, archery technology has advanced rapidly the past 10 years or so. These days, compound bows are capable of things hunters like Fred Bear, Saxton Pope, or Art Young could have only dreamed about. Taking any big […]

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5 Best Gifts for Hunters of 2021: Affordable, Useful, & Fun

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best gifts for hunters

Products featured on Wide Open Spaces are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. It’s nearly hunting season, which means it’s a great time to start stocking up on hunting gifts for the hunter in your life. These are the best hunting gifts to […]

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New Garmin Xero A1i Pro Bow Sight Unveiled, Doubles Down on Revolutionary Technology


Garmin Xero A1i Pro

Garmin’s signature auto-ranging bow sight just took a huge leap forward. On Oct. 5, 2021, Garmin introduced the all-new Xero A1i Pro, marking yet another seismic advancement in hunting technology, this time piggybacking off a product that already forever changed the way we approach America’s oldest tradition. It was only four years ago that Garmin […]

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Kentucky Elk Hunting 101: How to Bag a Bull in the Bluegrass State

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Kentucky Elk Hunting

Kentucky elk hunting offers a rare opportunity east of the Mississippi. When most hunters think about elk hunting, they likely think of western states with high snow-capped peaks and vast, open areas of public land. Not many people think about pursuing these big game animals east of the Mississippi River. For good reason too. Most […]

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Michigan’s Deer Combo License Explained and De-Mystified

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Michigan Deer Combo License Explained

All your questions about the Michigan combo deer license explained plainly. Few Midwestern states are more seeped in the tradition of deer hunting than Michigan. The firearm season in the Great Lakes State is the stuff of legend and some rather famous bucks have been harvested during our archery seasons too. For out-of-state deer hunters […]

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