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Guns

Why You Need To Handgun Hunt For Whitetail Deer

Hunting deer with a handgun can be daunting. So why is it so addictive?

Brad Fitzpatrick

The Ranking Of Versatile Big Game Rifles

Which rifles are best for hunting North America's big game has been a point of discussion for

Scott Haugen

How to Buy a Kid's First Deer Rifle

Getting a kid their first rifle that properly fits their needs.

Joseph von Benedikt

Top Long-Range Hunting Rifles for Under A Thousand Dollars

You don't have to break the bank to get an accurate, dependable, long-range shooter.

Joseph von Benedikt

Ammo

What Is The Right Waterfowl Load For You?

Guide to waterfowl loads and what you need to know.

Scott Haugen

The Best Five Long-Range Hunting Bullets For Big Game

If you're going long for big game you need a reliable bullet that's up to the task and will

Brad Fitzpatrick

Classic Deer Killer Makes Big Comeback

Remington Ammo is still producing America's favorite deer bullet.

Will Brantley

7mm PRC - What You Need to Know

Hornady's new 7 PRC makes the case for the best 7mm ever!

Joseph von Benedikt

Weatherby .338 RPM: First Look

The legacy company releases their 16th cartridge in 77 years of business, introducing the .338

Petersen's Hunting Staff

Hunting Bullets 101

Know before you buy! Let's break down the different types of bullets you'll probably come

Colton Heward

Optics

First Look At Leupold's Stunning NEW Rangefinding Binoculars

We test the new BX-4 Range HD TBR/W Binoculars and find them a force to be reckoned with.

Colton Heward

Sightmark Wraith HD Digital Riflescope: High Tech Hunting Around the Clock

There's no longer any need to put your rifle away when the sun goes down. With Sightmark

Brad Fitzpatrick

Dialing It In: Leupold's Simplistic CDS Turrets Explained

Leupold's Custom Dial System makes extending your effective range easy.

Joseph von Benedikt

The Best Quality Long-Range Scope Roundup

A growing class of scopes combines versatile reticles and fast controls for maximum precision

The Editors

Targeted: Complete Guide Of How Laser Rangefinders Really Work

How they work, why they sometimes don't work, and how to get the best out of them.

Joseph von Benedikt

Bowhunting

New Archery Products You Need to See From ATA

Here's a list of top new hand-selected products from the ATA show.

Dale Evans

Full Review On The Dialed Archery Arxos Series

A new style that is bound to improve the shooting experience for any archer.

Joe Ferronato

What You Really Need in a Whitetail Bow This Season

Opinions about archery gear follow trends, but that doesn't mean the requirements for

Will Brantley

Backcountry Bow Setup

Now's the time to build your perfect hunting partner

Jace Bauserman

Climbing Stands: Still Popular with Bowhunters

A climbing stand remains the best mobile setup for most bowhunters.

Will Brantley

Knives

These Six Great Outdoor Knives Won't Let You Down

One item that most hunters overlook is a quality blade in their pack.

Jace Bauserman

New for 2021: New Kits, Replaceable-Blade Knives from Old Timer

The Camp Kit and Lightweight Field Dressing Kit, and a replaceable-blade series are

Petersen's Hunting Staff

5 New Knives for Hunters

From fixed blades to folders, here are the blades we'll be carrying during hunting season.

David Draper

Wild Game Processing: Get the Edge

From field dressing wild game to prepping it for the table, a chef is judged by the blade of

David Draper

Replaceable Blade Knives

These replaceable blade knives are all the rage–but do they measure up when put to the test?

Kali Parmley

Best Hunting Knives and Tools

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David Hart

Clothing

The Best Selected Budget Friendly Boots for Cold Weather

The word budget isn't typically used when describing boots designed to combat the cold

Jace Bauserman

Kuiu Enters the Whitetail World With the Proximity Series

Deer hunters now have their own high-tech, lightweight gear with Kuiu Proximity clothing.

Dale Evans

Master of Illusion: A Q&A with Bill Jordan

The camo innovator gives us a look into past, present and future of Realtree

Jim Bequette

Boots for the Backcountry

Picking poorly made footwear can make or break a hunt.

Joe Arterburn

Stone Glacier Releases the SQ2 Alpine Gaiter

By focusing on problems to solve, Stone Glacier has been able to reinvent the fit, function,

Joe Ferronato

Camping

Top-Rated Water Purification Systems for the Backcountry Hunter

When it comes to backcountry health, few things trump the importance of clean water.

Jace Bauserman

Carrying the Kitchen Sink

It's vitally important to have the right pack size and frame fit before heading off the grid.

Kali Parmley

Must-Have Gear for Your Next Adventure

Check out these new products that are bound for adventure!

Kali Parmley

What's In Your Backcountry Pack?

Having just the right amount of lightweight gear can make or break a hunt. Find out the best

Tracy Breen

The Ultimate Sleeping Bag And Pad For Backpack Hunters

Chasing elk in the mountains on a backpack hunt during the rut is the ultimate bucket-list

David Draper

Accessories

Things To Know When You Hunt With A Suppressor

Are the benefits of hunting with a suppressor worth the added length and weight, let alone

Joseph von Benedikt

2022 Holiday Gift Guide for Hunters

Looking for the perfect gift for the hunter in your life? Here's our list of field-ready items

The Editors

Kill Kit Essentials

These must have items will help you during in-field processing

PH Staff

5 Best Bino Harnesses for Hunting

Here are the best options for carrying your optics while in the field in 2022.

Joe Ferronato

Revic Stabilizer Backpacker Tripod In-Field Review

Egos aside, hunting with a lightweight tripod will increase your odds of success.

Keith Wood

Tested Tough: Quiet Kat APEX E-Bike

Silently stalking antelope on the Montana plains with an electric bike.

Mike Schoby

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