Category: Archery

Best Camo Face Paint Options for Hunters of All Kinds

Nature’s Paint
best camo face paint

Long ago, hunters realized that if they blended into the environment, they could fool more game and go hungry less often. In particular, a human face is one of those things that will send most wild animals fleeing. With that, camouflage techniques used by hunters to hide their faces were developed. In all the years […]

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Big Bull Elk Closes Gap to Just 4 Yards From Female Bowhunter in Heart-Stopping Footage


Elk Hunt

One doesn’t get this close to an elk too often! Elk hunting is one of the most exciting big game opportunities one can experience in North America. There is nothing like hearing the loud, screech of an elk bugle at first light, knowing that animal is making his way in your direction. Because of the […]

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How CWD Has Changed How Some American Deer Hunters Go About Their Season


CWD Deer Disease

There is no doubt that CWD is the largest problem American whitetail hunters face. Every year we hear more and more about chronic wasting disease and how it is affecting the whitetail population. For those who don’t know, CWD is a highly contagious neurological disease that hangs out in the brain, spinal cord, and lymph […]

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Missouri Deer Hunting: All to Know About This Buck Buck Paradise


missouri deer hunting

The Show Me State is a hot spot for a trophy whitetail! Missouri is on many a deer hunter’s bucket list for a trophy whitetail. For good reason too. This state’s mix of agricultural food sources, and abundant hardwood habitat, combined with a perfect position in the central part of the United States helps grow […]

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10 Best 3D Archery Targets on the Market Today

Amazon: Field Logic
3D Archery Targets

These are the best 3D archery targets you can buy. When it comes to bowhunting, practice makes perfect. The best bowhunters practice all summer long in the heat with their recurve or compound to make sure when the moment of truth arrives, they’ll be ready. The best way to practice for that moment is with life-like animal targets […]

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Treestand vs. Groundblind: When and Where You Should Use Either One


treestand

Treestand vs. ground blind: which is better? And for what scenarios? Here in North America, most deer hunters traditionally use two different methods in their attempts to fill the freezer with venison every year. We are talking about the use of a treestand or a ground blind. Most hunters have likely hunted from both at […]

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Wyoming Elk Hunting: What to Know, Where to Go For That Big Bull

Travis Smola
Wyoming Elk Hunting

Wyoming is something of a hidden gem for elk. When it comes to the top states for elk hunting, Wyoming is sometimes lost in the shuffle. It gets overshadowed a bit by states like Idaho and Colorado as the top destinations for a non-resident every hunting season. However, for those in the know, the Wyoming […]

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Breaking Down the Misconceptions and Hatred of Crossbow Deer Hunting

Getty Images: dannyfroese
A hunter aiming a crossbow in the woods.

How long should it really take for a new hunter to kill a deer with a crossbow? Crossbow hunting has always been something of a hot topic, but the debate has calmed down a bit in recent years as more states have relaxed their previously stringent rules on using them during regular archery seasons. Now, […]

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Archer Heart Shots Buck With Handmade Bow and Stone Broadhead

YouTube: The Push Archery
Stone Broadhead

This is about as old school as you can get. In the world of archery, everyone is always looking for faster and more technologically advanced products. Modern compounds, arrows, and broadheads are capable of things bowhunters a hundred years ago could have never dreamed of achieving. It’s easy to see why some hunters feel like […]

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The New Umarex AirJavelin Pro Uses Compressed Air to Send Arrows Flying at 370 FPS

YouTube: Umarex Airguns
Umarex AirJavelin Pro

The new Umarex AirJavelin Pro PCP flings arrows downrange at more than 300 fps. The worlds of air guns and crossbows seem to be consistently blurring in recent years. One of the newest additions to this mix will probably blur them even more with what Umarex is calling an “archery air gun.” It’s the Umarex […]

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Hunter Makes a Perfect Double Lung Shot

YouTube: Lively Legz/Living4theoutdoors
lung shot

Here’s what many hunters consider the best kill shot: the double-lung. This buck never knew what happened to him! There’s no question about it. If you can hit an animal right in the pump house (yes, the heart) you’ll drop it like a sack of potatoes. Maybe the easiest, most sought-after shot is one through […]

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