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How to Measure and Score a Deer’s Rack

  For the less experienced hunter, knowing exactly how many points a deer is worth or how valuable it may be on the market is extremely challenging to judge when out in the field. Relying on sight alone is never an effective way to do so, but knowing what to look...

Respecting Your Hunt: How to Honor the Animal

  While hunting is certainly an enjoyable sport, it should not be forgotten that you are taking the life of an animal; a fragile matter that can conjure up various emotions within the hunter. Obviously, most hunters are met with sheer enthusiasm and excitement...

Differentiating a Doe from a Button Buck

  A confusing and somewhat frustrating aspect of bowhunting whitetail deer is being able to tell the difference between a doe and a young buck. Depending on what you are hunting for, mistaking the two can be surprisingly common, unlike hunting buck who tend to...
Treestand Safety and Climbing Tips

Treestand Safety and Climbing Tips

Properly securing a treestand when bowhunting is a vital safety precaution that no hunter should consider unnecessary. Today, stands on the market are much safer than those of past decades, offering much more sturdiness, less weight, and more comfort. Using them...
Why Deer Move: Knowing How to Track Your Target

Why Deer Move: Knowing How to Track Your Target

Getting inside the mind of a whitetail deer is the ultimate goal of every successful hunter, but something many are unable to do. Deer are highly unpredictable, but intriguing animals that are much more difficult to track than many people think. Because of this,...

5 of the Best States for Bowhunting Deer

Avid bowhunters often hunt for a variety of reasons, some of which being for sport or food. Regardless, having a successful hunt is rewarding for those taking part, and the first step in ensuring this is picking the right location. If you are one for traveling around...

A Beginner’s Guide to Bowhunting (Pt. 2)

Welcome back, hunters. Following up with my previous blog on the types of bows you can use in bowhunting, we will dive into the knowledge required for success in the sport, as well as the best types of arrows. The more educated and prepared you are in the field, the...
A Beginner’s Guide to Bowhunting (Pt. 1)

A Beginner’s Guide to Bowhunting (Pt. 1)

While there are certainly many entertaining aspects of archery, there is nothing quite like the thrill of applying these skills out in the wilderness in an attempt to catch a living, mobile trophy. Bowhunting is a great sport that teaches patience, appreciation, and...