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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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HUNTING’s Moose Forecast for 2014

by David Hart

2014 Outlook Moose hunters in some areas can be happy; success rates and tag availability are quite high. Maine, for… more »

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HUNTING’s Antelope Forecast for 2014

by David Hart

2014 Outlook Pronghorn can likely be deemed the easiest path to a trophy in 2014, as success rates tend to… more »

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HUNTING’s Elk Forecast for 2014

by David Hart

2014 Outlook Elk are in serious trouble, at least if you believe everything you read. Yes, wolves have decimated some… 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 »

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HUNTING’s Whitetail Forecast for 2014

by David Hart

Here’s an overstated but critical point when it comes to whitetails: Hunters are largely responsible for the current big buck… 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 O'Brien

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 »

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5 Great Customization Options for Your 10/22

by Dusty Gibson

The 10/22 is simply the ultimate aftermarket rifle. Replacement stocks and drop-in triggers highlight a wealth of custom options on… more »

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Hunter Shaming is a Real Thing; Kendall Jones Won’t Be the Last Target

by Ben O'Brien

I sat at the bar in Dallas, Texas, a few months back, enjoying an adult beverage with a fellow hunter… more »

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Boddington: Irrational Antis Reserve Special Hate for Women

by Craig Boddington

I’m starting to feel left out. Sure, I get occasional hate mail from outspoken antis. Some are really nasty, not… more »