Category: Bows

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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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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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 Mel Johnson Buck: The World Record Archery Buck That Has Stood for 50+ Years and Counting

YouTube: Steve McIntosh
Mel Johnson Buck

The biggest typical whitetail ever killed with archery equipment still stands as No. 1 after 50+ years! In the deer hunting world, the typical whitetail buck records are some of the most sacred. They are the records every hunter wants to break, and because of the unpredictable nature of whitetail antlers, they are also the hardest […]

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Whitetail Buck Is Completely Oblivious to Hunter Tapping Him With Arrow

YouTube: Wired Outdoors
Buck in woods that's unafraid of a hunter.

This unbelievable footage will leave you scratching your head. We’ve seen some pretty strange videos of deer this season, with many showing a complete lack of fear around humans, which isn’t good. The following video might be the best yet and will undoubtedly leave you wondering if this buck is curious, overly friendly or downright dumb. Kyle Schwabenbauer, co-host of the television show Wired […]

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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

YouTube: The Deer Society
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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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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Best Bows of 2021: Mathews, Hoyt, Bowtech, PSE and Bear Lead the Pack

YouTube: Hoyt Archery
Hoyt RX-5

New bows shake the industry at every single year, but who’s making the most ruckus this year? The bow industry is almost like the automobile industry, as each year brings new models and new features, quickly making last year’s hit product feel dated. Shoot, car manufacturers at least do you the courtesy of sticking with […]

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8 Crossbows Under $1,400 That Will Fill the Freezer This Fall

TenPoint
Crossbows Under $1400

These crossbows all fall under the $1,400 mark. Fall is rapidly approaching, and so are hunting seasons. Now is the time to pick up a new weapon for the upcoming seasons. Especially if you are looking to add a crossbow to your hunting arsenal. Picking up a crossbow now gives you a month or two […]

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MeatEater, Phelps Game Calls Team Up on Cutting-Edge Elk Call


Phelps METAL bugle tube

The two outdoor brands created the first aluminum elk call. When top-tier outdoors brand MeatEater, Inc., teamed up with Phelps Game Calls, it hoped to ultimately leave a mark on the hunting industry. That goal came to fruition last week when the partnership produced and debuted the first-ever aluminum elk call. The METAL Bugle Tube […]

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Leupold’s ‘Project Hunt’ Contest Seeks to Capture Your Fall Adventures on Film


Here’s your chance to immortalize your 2021 hunting season with expert help. Enter the Project Hunt contest, and your hunt could be filmed and shared by Leupold. How cool would it be to have a professional videographer follow you throughout your hunting season? You’ve probably dreamt of the possibility, but have always had to come […]

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