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The Biggest Buck of 2014

by Mark Hammer

The neon glow read 3:50 a.m. — 10 minutes before my alarm was set to go off. The weather forecast… more »


Bowhunter 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

by Bowhunter Online Staff

Impress your bowhunter this holiday season with gear that is sure to make an impression next hunting season. These products come highly recommended… more »


3 Secrets for Building a Mock Scrape

by Joe Blake

It was the day before the opening of North Dakota’s gun season, and I was perched 12 feet up in… more »


Two Decoys Are Better than One

by Curt Wells

This was not the buck I was after, but I wanted him bad. Real bad. He just stood there, at… more »


7 Rules for the Whitetail Rut

by Tony J. Peterson

We assign an otherworldly quality to the rut. For 11 months each year we think about November as the time… more »


5 Best Traditional Bows for 2015

by Tony J. Peterson

In my experience, there are two kinds of hunters that give traditional bows a chance. The first are legit, interested… more »

Epic Moment: First Light

by Curt Wells

  It was 2006, in the moments before a late-September dawn, my two sons and I were setting our duck… more »

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Fresh Meat: Cooking Venison in Camp

by David Draper

There’s just something about camp meat that makes it special. The hard work it took to earn it and the… more »


Doe Hunting: Why You Should Fill a Tag or Two

by Tony J. Peterson

  When I first started bowhunting, we were allowed one tag in my home state of Minnesota. A holdover mentality… more »


4 Secrets to Beating Buck Fever

by Mark Kayser

  Year after year, it’s that adrenaline-charged moment when a buck arrives on your bowhunting scene that keeps you coming… more »


9 Must-Have Pieces of Western Hunting Gear

by Tony J. Peterson

Whitetail hunters think about their gear, but not the same way as western hunters. Every thought involving an individual piece… more »

9 Great Action Cameras and Accessories for 2015

by Tony J. Peterson

You can’t swing a dead cat at the Archery Trade Association Show without hitting someone who is looking to make… more »

7 Tips for Spot-and-Stalk Mule Deer Hunting

by Tony J. Peterson

The majority of time I’ve spent chasing big game has involved ambush hunting whitetails. That’s the reality of living in… more »


Heavy Vs. Light: Choosing The Best Hunting Arrow

by Curt Wells

Whether you bowhunt with a recurve bow, a longbow, or a compound bow, choosing the best hunting arrow is critical… more »


5 Great Ways to Get Your Goat This Season

by Tony J. Peterson

Antelope hunts can take many shapes for the open-minded bowhunter. Watch Tony Peterson put an arrow through an antelope while… more »


7 Cutting-Edge Pruners and Saws for Preparing Shooting Lanes

by Tony J. Peterson

For more on how to prepare shooting lanes for the season, check out this Tech Talk segment from Bowhunter TV…. more »


8 Best Bow Targets Right Now

by Tony J. Peterson

See why you should consider using 3D targets for your practice sessions this season in this Tech Talk segment from… more »


Best New Gear for Chasing Urban Deer

by Bob Humphrey

Deer hunting has changed in many ways, not the least of which is the abundance of hunting opportunities that now… more »


10 Best Tips to Harvesting Your Biggest Buck Ever

by Adam Hays

There’s nothing like staring down your arrow at a giant whitetail buck, and very few things can adequately prepare you… more »


6 Best Tips for Glassing Summer Bucks

by Tony J. Peterson

Conventional summer scouting wisdom suggests mounting a tripod to your truck window and driving around to find bachelor groups. For… more »