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The Biggest AR Ever: NEMO OMEN .458 Winchester Magnum

by Mike Schoby

It is no secrect I like big-bore rifles. I also like ARs. So far, these two obsessions have been rather… more »

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Versus: Is Long-Range Hunting Ethical?

by Joseph von Benedikt & Mike Schoby

Go Long While hunting skill is paramount to the sport—in order to gain a shot opportunity in the first place—marksmanship… more »

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The Science of Sight: What Whitetails Can Really See

by Ben OBrien

How much do we really know about how deer experience the world around them? Not much, according to Wildlife Biologist… more »

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Smith & Wesson M&P10 Review

by Ben OBrien

The area surrounding Del Rio, Texas, does not look like sheep territory…not even close. This is pure on-the-border Texas brush… more »

Photo Courtesy of The Gander Beacon

Newfoundland Bowhunter Kills Potential World-Record Woodland Caribou

by Andrew Vanlaningham

  For Newfoundland hunter Jeff Samson, what started out as an ordinary blueberry pick with his wife quickly became much… more »

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Navigating the October Whitetail Lull

by Ben OBrien

Do you believe in the October lull? It’s a question every dedicated whitetail hunter has had to tackle at some… more »

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Feeling the Heat: How Global Warming is Affecting Wildlife Habitats

by David Hart

Something’s going on with Minnesota’s moose. What was once a thriving and healthy herd has virtually crashed, plummeting from 9,000… more »

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Verticals vs. Crossbows: Which Bow Will Rule the Archery World?

by Joseph von Benedikt & Ben O'Brien

Verticals Let’s face it: Crossbows have a certain cool, fantasy character panache, they just aren’t as versatile as a vertical… more »

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Die Hard: HUNTING’s Toughest Game Animals

by Craig Boddington

Are some Game animals “tougher” than others? Some veterinarians dispute this, and on some levels, they are correct. Dismantle the… more »

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First Look: Winchester Deer Season XP

by David Draper

There are a lot of deer hunters in the woods each year – more than 10 million in fact, all… more »

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Slice, Slice Baby: Best New Broadheads for 2014

by David Draper

Among archery hunters there are two camps: loyalists who find a setup that works and stick with it forever and… more »

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Boone & Crockett Crowns New World-Record Pronghorn

by Andrew Vanlaningham

As a whole, we as hunters have consistently demonstrated (and subsequently defended) our commitment to conservation as long as we’ve… more »

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Shot Glass: Five Great Rangefinding Binos for This Season

by Josh Dahlke

Next to a reliable gun or bow, good glass is the most critical component in a serious hunter’s kill plan…. more »

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Slug It Out: The Best Whitetail Slugs for 2014

by David Draper

I can’t explain  it, but it is an indisputable fact that some of the biggest whitetails are shot in states… more »

Dan Perez's Whitetail Properties is at its core a  business, but they're not only making money, they're making a difference in the whitetail industry.

Whitetail Populations in 2014: The Good, Bad, & Ugly

by Ben OBrien

This nation has always treasured the white-tailed deer. There’s no arguing that. But it seems that we are more than… more »

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The Ultimate Hunting Vehicle: Earthroamer XV-LT

by Mike Schoby

Let’s be clear: The EarthRoamer XV-LT is not an RV. It’s about as close to an RV as a Ferrari… more »

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Mule Deer Drought: Western Hunting Regions To Avoid in 2014

by Josh Dahlke

Mule deer have faced a nationwide beat-down for more than a decade. But it’s not all doom and gloom, even… more »

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Boddington: Female Hunters Past and Present Deserve Respect

by Craig Boddington

Some millennia back the human race emerged as omnivorous hunter-gatherers. We will never know what strapping young fellow developed the… more »

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Understanding Treestand Trajectory for Bowhunters

by Jeff Johnston

The vast majority of Eastern bowhunters hunt from trees, but rarely do they practice from them. Before you ascend, it’s… more »

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Deer Farms: Hunting’s Ticking Time Bomb

by David Hart

They have names like X-Factor, Rambo, Powerpoint, and Stonecold. They bear freakishly large, even grotesquely shaped, antlers, and they walk… more »