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It’s late January and you haven’t filled the freezer yet. All hope is not lost. Numerous areas across the country are open for hunting as late as February.

Late Hunts—Where to Fill Your Deer Tag Right Now

by Jeff Johnston

Life get in the way of your time in the woods this season? Don’t fret. These spots are open late… more »

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide

by PH Online Editors

Here are some great gift ideas for the hunter on your shopping list. It’s never too early to start putting… more »

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10 Best Days for Hunting the Rut

by Mike Hanback

A good day to hunt whitetails this fall is any day you can get off work. But knowing that some… more »

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10 Must-Have Upgrades to Order With Your New F-150

by PH Online Editors

From bedliners to lights, consider these upgrades when ordering your new truck Trying to decide what optional upgrades to add… more »

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Petersen’s Hunting Expert Picks the 10 Best Public Land Hunts

by David Hart

Throw a dart at a map of the United States and there’s a good chance you’ll hit public land. There’s… more »

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Best Ultra-Light Gear For Backpack Hunting

by Kali Parmley

Nothing beats the thrill of backpack hunting, but choosing the right lightweight gear is critical to saving weight and, ultimately,… more »

Photo by Al Parker, Dreamstime.com

Yellowstone Grizzly Bear to be Delisted from ESA

by Kali Parmley

After more than four decades, the Yellowstone grizzly bear is being removed from the Endangered Species Act (ESA) after population… more »

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What To Look For In Quality Binoculars

by Jeff Johnston

When I was a kid I read every piece of hunting advice I could lay eyes on, including articles from… more »

Steiner’s ShadowQuest 8x56 binoculars are the industry leaders in light transmission, delivering 96%+ available light to the hunter’s eye.

5 Things To Look For In A Great Hunting Binocular

by Keith Wood

I’m not sure how it is where you hunt, but here in the South, mature bucks are highly-nocturnal.  Even during… more »

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10 Best Gear Items to Make The Ultimate Bow Camp

by David Draper

Bow camp can take many forms, from a ramshackle cabin deep in the big woods to a double-wide parked down… more »

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5 Reasons This May Be The Ultimate Riflescope For Hunters

by Keith Wood

The trend in riflescopes today is toward larger, more-capable scopes with a wide magnification range.  These optics provide a great… more »

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Is The 6.5 The Perfect Hunting Caliber?

by Mike Schoby

The current 6.5 (.264 caliber) craze is best attributed to the 6.5 Creedmoor, but once shooters recognized the Creedmoor’s qualities, a host… more »

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Best Cutting Edge Bow Products for 2017

by PH Online Editors

New products, born of innovation and ingenuity, are the hallmarks of the bowhunting industry, where products seem to get better… more »

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6.5 Rifle Test: 7 Solid Choices for Hunting

by Keith Wood

The Renaissance of the 6.5 cartridge has seen a wealth of new rifles come to market chambered in various 6.5… more »

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5 Reasons Why You Need Sig Sauer's New Rangefinder

by Keith Wood

Long-range shooting has surged in popularity in recent years, thanks in-part to technological advancements in rangefinding units that have taken… more »

This spectacular blond-and-chocolate
black bear was taken by Rob Lancelotti
during New Mexico’s fall season

Best States To Hunt For Black Bears

by Joseph von Benedikt

Which are the best states to hunt for black bears? I have compiled a list of several great black bear… more »

Black bears have a thick layer of fat over
their meat. Plan on saving and using it
as an exceptional cooking ingredient.

Why you need to try black bear meat now

by David Draper

When it comes to eating, bear meat gets a bad wrap in hunting circles. But it shouldn’t. Bruins aren’t as… more »

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Trijicon’s New Thermal Imaging IR-HUNTER

by Keith Wood

Trijicon’s IR-HUNTER is a compact, capable, and competitively-priced thermal optic that uses technology that many of us would have not believed… more »

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The Ultimate Sleeping Bag And Pad For Backpack Hunters

by David Draper

Chasing elk in the mountains on a backpack hunt during the rut is the ultimate bucket-list adventure for many American… more »

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Embracing the Classics

by David Draper

Finally, after years of recipes smothered in mushroom soup, wild-game cooking is having its moment. In fact, marketers might even… more »