Category: Archery

Hunting for Beginners: 7 Hunts Ideal for First Time Outdoorsmen and Women

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Hunting for Beginners

These are the best options for new hunters. Hunting has probably the largest learning curve of any outdoor activity out there. Many people think pursuing and harvesting wild game is easy. Until they get out into the field and start hunting for themselves. Usually, the first hunt is a bit of a wake-up call for […]

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Hunter Smokes Big Buck on Camera During Indiana Shotgun Deer Season


Indiana Deer Season

This bolt-action makes short work of a big buck in the firearms deer season. Indiana is something of an overlooked state when it comes to deer hunting season. To be fair, it’s sandwiched between two arguable deer hunting meccas in Ohio and Illinois. It’s also a state where access to private land is best since public […]

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Hunter Gets Incredible Second Chance on Massive, 7.5-Year-Old Whitetail

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Old Buck

Some of the most memorable hunts are the deer we have the most history with. While many hunters want to shoot the largest buck in the woods, there is something to be said for harvesting a buck based entirely on age. Because once bucks get over 5.5 years of age, they become incredibly hard to […]

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8 Ridiculous Gimmick Hunting Products That Just Didn’t Work

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Gimmick Hunting Products

These products were designed more for people than deer hunting.  If there is one thing every deer hunter learns the hard way, it is that there is a sucker born every minute. Let’s face it, the outdoor world is filled with tons of silly gimmick hunting gear products that just do not work as advertised. A […]

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Out-of-State Hunting: Best Ways to Improve Your Success

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Out of state hunting doesn’t have to be the daunting task that it seems to be. For any nonresident, hunting license requirements are the first thing to address when it comes to hunting in a different state. Whether you are hunting deer during the archery season, aiming shotguns at migratory waterfowl, or chasing that big […]

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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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Sportsman’s Box is Everything It’s Cracked Up to Be


We got to test out the famous subscription service for outdoorsmen, so we can tell you exactly what to expect. A concept that first had consumers scratching their heads, “mystery box” subscription services have become a mainstay in a wide variety of retail markets. There are a slew of factors you could look toward for […]

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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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