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S3DA Numbers Continue to Grow

by Emily Kantner

Most bowhunters would take a hiatus — if not retire — from the sport if they had shoulder surgery. But Jennie… more »


Introducing the SUB-1 from Mission Crossbows

by Christian Berg

Mission Crossbows today unveiled its innovative new SUB-1, a shooting platform the company created to set a new standard in… more »


After the Shot: How to Ensure Proper Meat Care

by Tony J. Peterson

I love oversized antlers. And big bucks in general. All of that. But as I grow older, the most satisfaction… more »


Best Treestand Strategies For Targeting Mature Bucks

by Tony J. Peterson

My personal treestand strategy these days is much different than when I was a young bowhunter with far more gumption… more »


Tactical Clothing And Packs

by Tony J. Peterson

The odds were good that a bull was going to visit the small waterhole, which was ringed by sign. The… more »


Fool’s Gold — Why Whitetail Patterns Will Surely Change

by Tony J. Peterson

Maybe I’m just getting old, but there are a lot of things in the deer-hunting culture that get on my… more »


The Best Early-Season Hunting Clothing

by Tony J. Peterson

There is generally a lot more thought put into cold-weather clothing than the duds we wear in the earlier part… more »


A Deer Hunter’s Antelope Guide

by Tony J. Peterson

Most Midwest and Eastern hunters want to travel West to hunt something other than whitetails at least once in their… more »


CWD Affects Antler Restrictions

by Dr. Dave Samuel

It seems that at least once a year I devote some column space to chronic wasting disease, and the reason… more »


Top Performance With a Traditional Bow

by Fred Eichler

In my last column I wrote about an issue with my shoulder. Fortunately it is continuing to heal, and I… more »


Reinforcing Good Shooting Form

by Joe Bell

In my early days of archery, I had this idea that the more I shot, the better I’d become. So… more »


50 Years of Mule Deer Hunting

by Dwight Schuh

Sitting in the dark in a big fir tree, I huddled into my fleece coat high on a desert ridge… more »


Venison Zucchini Boats

by Brian Fortenbaugh

This has fast become one of my favorite venison meals. I can’t take credit for the recipe (that honor goes… more »


Summer Scouting with the Best Hunting Optics

by Tony J. Peterson

July is the official start of summer glassing season. Across whitetail territory, antlers are starting to really take shape and… more »


Why You Should Utilize Trail Camera Video

by Tony J. Peterson

Last fall, I hung a trail camera over a scrape where I figured the biggest buck in that particular woods… more »


Test Yourself! A Quality Deer Management Quiz

by Dr. Dave Samuel

Most bowhunters appreciate learning ways to manage for big bucks. Maybe that’s why thousands of us attend the Quality Deer… more »


What is the Toughest Animal to Hunt?

by Chuck Adams

All varieties of North American big game are special for one reason or another. But they certainly are not created… more »


Adapting to Draw Your Bow

by Fred Eichler

Last year was a pretty normal one for me until the end of September, when my shoulder just quit working…. more »


Backcountry Bowhunting Gear

by Tony J. Peterson

I live in the world of whitetails most of the year, so gear planning for deer is natural to the… more »


When Should You Hang Treestands? Now!

by Tony J. Peterson

It’s hard to think about whitetails right now. Harder anyway, than it is in the middle of August when bachelor… more »