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5 Strategies for Aggressive Whitetail Hunting

by Tony J. Peterson

The typical rut-hunting strategy for most whitetailers is to find a pinch point or a funnel and then plant their… more »


A Recipe for Rut Success: Good Ground and Good Freedom

by Tony J. Peterson

When Chuck Smock invited me on a Cabela’s deer hunt, I declined. The reason, I told him, was that my schedule… more »

Ozonics Review

What Ozonics Can Do for You Today

by Mike Carney

What would you pay to have a second chance at all the biggest bucks that winded you over the last… more »

Process Your Own Deer

Use Familiarity to Your Advantage

by M.R. James

The horny eight-pointer had one thing on his mind. But the object of his rut-driven lust — a skittish, tail-tucked… more »


Real-World Bowhunting Advice

by Tony J. Peterson

We have a weird situation going on in the bowhunting industry that involves the one-percenters disseminating information to 99-percent of… more »


Top Holiday Gifts for the Diehard Bowhunter

by Drew Pellman

What does your favorite bowhunter need the most? A new ground or trail camera, maybe? Or maybe even some new… more »

Repellent Redo

How Deer Repellent Can Be Used to Your Advantage

by C. J. Winand

As hunters, we’re always looking for an easy and more efficient way to harvest deer. How can a hunter overcome… more »

Eichler Toughest Big Game Hunts

6 Toughest Big-Game Archery Adventures

by Fred Eichler

In my July 2016 column, I touched on some challenging hunts, and since then I’ve had quite a few people… more »

Whitetail Arrows Redo

13 New Arrow Options for Whitetails

by Tony J. Peterson

Although Dwight Schuh had been kind enough to offer me a few assignments throughout his years as this magazine’s Editor, it… more »


Quick Fixes for Over-Shooting, or Losing Your Shot Focus

by Joe Bell

The psychology that goes along with shooting a bow well is oftentimes interesting. I don’t know about you, but in… more »


Bowhunting: Passion, Obsession or Addiction?

by Randy Ulmer

Bowhunter Magazine is turning 45 years old! My, how time flies! I began bowhunting not long after this magazine’s inception,… more »

Process Your Own Deer

10 Essentials for DIY Game Processing

by Tony J. Peterson

In my household, venison is the number-one source of protein. We mix in plenty of other wild critters, of course,… more »


Decoys for All Bowhunting Situations

by Tony J. Peterson

For a few days I had watched what seemed like random deer activity as bucks chased does through a patch… more »


The New Nikon Arrow ID 7000 VR Rangefinder

by Mike Carney

As your chest heaves with heavy breaths from sprinting to the treeline to intercept the gigantic moose, he suddenly appears… more »


Bald Is Beautiful

by Fred Eichler

I like antlers as much as the next guy, but when I hear someone putting too much emphasis on large… more »


Deer Calling: Always & Never

by Joe Blake

My evening hunt had been a total bust so far. After driving for a half-hour to reach my destination, I… more »


Whitetail Shape: Does Fitness Have Its Place?

by Tony J. Peterson

In the last decade the bowhunting industry has been besieged by a new wave of hunters. Instead of the typical,… more »

Field Dressing

Simple Steps to Gutless Field Dressing

by Curt Wells

So, you’ve found yourself standing over a bull elk, a caribou, or even a moose. Your heart is still pounding… more »


ScoutLook: Bowhunt Smarter in the Real World

by Tony J. Peterson

I don’t know how many times I’ve heard a whitetail expert say that killing mature bucks is all about hunting… more »


A Cheat Sheet for the Weekend Warrior

by Mark Kayser

True weekend warriors are America’s National Guard and military reservists. They stand ready to defend our country, and aid in… more »