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30 Lessons for Bowhunting the Deer Rut

The whitetail rut is a great time to be in a tree, especially if you apply sound deer hunting

Josh Honeycutt

11 Ways to Get the Perfect Shot Opportunity

Broadside and quartering-away shots are the goal, but they're not always going to be presented

Josh Honeycutt

The Subtleties Of Calling Deer

There's a lot more to calling-in whitetails than just blowing on a call or banging antlers

Mark Kayser

A Deer Slam in One Year? Yes!

With help from good friends, it's possible to achieve any bowhunting goal you might have

Zack Walton

Explaining Deer Antlers & Predicting Future Growth

There's a lot that goes into how big a buck's antlers may ultimately become.

C.J. Winand

Lessons Learned: A Decade of Public-Land Whitetails

After 10 years of grinding it out on public land, the experiences — and 20 filled buck tags —

Tony J. Peterson

Factors Behind Fawn Mortality

Predators like coyotes and bears take their fair share of fawns, but are they the biggest

Dr. Dave Samuel

Brian Butcher Buck Confirmed as Bowhunting's No. 2 Non-Typical

Pope & Young panel measures the Butcher Buck at 343 4/8 gross inches and 321 3/8 net inches

Lynn Burkhead

A Year of Deer Hunting We Won't Soon Forget

2020 began with COVID, but the oddities sure didn't end there. Let's hope the upcoming hunting

C.J. Winand

10-Acre Property Yields 195 2/8-Inch Wisconsin Giant

Against All Odds: During a year when nothing should have surprised her…something did!

Marcie Dallas

Winter Scouting Tips for Fall Whitetail Success

To tag out on public land this fall, your scouting efforts need to begin now.

Tony J. Peterson

Buck Movements During The Hunting Season

It's interesting how quickly deer change their daily routines once they know they are being

C.J. Winand

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