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Mobile Hunting is King: Why the Days of Sitting in One Stand All Season Should Be Long Gone


A hunter carries a rifle and walks in a field.

When the old timers tell me their deer hunting stories, they often follow a specific pattern. Many involve frosty, cold November mornings sitting atop a wooden ladder stand on either an old logging road or on the edge of a small green field. Images of a half-rotten, ready-to-break platform come to mind. That stand hasn’t […]

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KUIU Unveils New Silent “Proximity” Treestand Hunting Clothing Line

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A hunter sits in a tree and looks through binoculars while wearing the new KUIU Proximity camo line.

Popular premium hunting clothing brand KUIU has just announced a new line of hunting apparel made specifically for silencing movements in colder conditions. KUIU says their new Proximity line of clothing is the ideal option for treestand deer hunters. “The Proximity line is a big moment for us,” KUIU VP of brand marketing Kevin Wilkerson […]

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Yes, You Can Spot and Stalk Whitetail Deer: 5 Tips for Making it Happen

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A bowhunter draws back in the woods while hunting

If you were to ask anyone out west what their preferred style of hunting is, nine out of 10 times they are going to respond with spot and stalk. However, you don’t see this method used very often in the eastern half of the United States. More often than not, you’ll see eastern hunters pursuing […]

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New York Confirms First Case of Bluetongue Disease and New Reports of EHD


New York Bluetongue and EHD

New York hunters are being asked to keep their eyes open for sick deer after the Department of Environmental Conservation confirmed at least three deer have died from bluetongue disease in Suffolk County, near Southampton. This marks the first time bluetongue has ever been detected in New York. Additionally, the DEC has confirmed cases of […]

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Testing KUIU Women’s Hunting Gear in the Wyoming Mountains


A group of hunters testing KUIU women's line on horseback

I recently spent a couple days hiking, kayaking, and horseback riding through Bighorn National Forest in northern Wyoming to put KUIU’s new women’s gear to the test, and KUIU’s long-awaited women’s line lives up to the hype. Although the company has released a few lifestyle pieces designed for women in the past, this year’s launch […]

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Rare White Black Bear Reportedly Killed By Wolves Just Weeks After Initial Sighting

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a white black caught on a trail cam

Wolves have reportedly killed a recently-discovered black bear with white fur, according to Fox News. Facebook group Yooper Outdoor #906 initially brought attention to the bear through a social media post, and later confirmed to Fox News that the abnormally-colored bear was found dead from an apparent wolf attack. The Yooper Outdoor #906 group originally […]

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