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Class Action Lawsuit Against Scout.com – 2009 »

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| Aug 4 2015
The case was initially brought by the former publishers of a few major Scout.com sites -- specifically those of Texas, USC, Stanford, Oklahoma -- but the case was expanded to represent all publishers either… Read »

RIP Cecil the Lion: Now What? »

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| Aug 3 2015
Outrage over the death of Cecil the lion has led to calls for a ban on trophy hunting, but would this have the desired results?… Read »

Thermal Activities »

When I zeroed in on this brute I was relaxed and steady.

| Aug 2 2015
Johnny Costello talks about bowhunting in the wettest, windiest and coldest places to hunt late season and what you need to stay warm and dry. … Read »

KISHEL’S SCENTS has a Solution for States Banning Liquid Deer Scents. »

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| Aug 1 2015
Kishel Scents have incorporated the use of the multi patented Weiser "SafeScent™ Technology" which removes harmful pathogens, bacteria, and viruses from urine without altering its effectiveness.… Read »

Bowhunting.net Needs Your Help »

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| Jul 31 2015
19 years of hard work making bowhunting.net the largest, most visited site in the world for bowhunting is about to be lost. We are humbly asking for your support. … Read »

Top 10 Most Dangerous Dogs »

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| Jul 30 2015
I know we are going to get some comments on this one but pick your dogs carefully.… Read »

New Products for This Fall »

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| Jul 29 2015
Direct from our traveling bowhunting, Roy Keefer. Looking for something new? Roy's got a few ideas for you.… Read »

Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson – Okie from Muskogee »

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| Jul 29 2015
Just thought I would go back with a couple of great country icons. We don't smoke Marijuana in Muskogee, We don't take no hits on LSD, We don't burn no draft cards down on Main… Read »

Red Bull’s Archer’s Paradox »

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| Jul 28 2015
A race like no other, competitors must be fast on their feet and on target to make it to the end. The course will feature a challenging mile long loop with five unique shooting stations… Read »

Top 10 Shark Attack Beaches »

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| Jul 27 2015
Summer time at the beach? May want to forget these beaches this summer.… Read »

Decoying Pronghorns: Developing a Successful Strategy »

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| Jul 26 2015
Matt Palmquist covers this months Pope & Young Column with how to properly use a decoy for the best results with bowhunting Pronghorn Antelope.… Read »

Top 10 Most Venomous Spiders »

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| Jul 26 2015
Most people get creeped out by spiders but these babies are deadly. Know what they look like and where they live and you better your chances of not being bitten by one.… Read »

LightForce: LED Bars and Driving Lights – Light-Years Ahead of the Competition. »

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| Jul 24 2015
LEDs have approximately ten times the lifespan of traditional lights, and just as LED lights stand out over traditional vehicle lighting options, Lightforce LEDs stand out over other brands.… Read »

Crossbow Hunters Who Know the Difference Choose Bloodsport Arrows »

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| Jul 23 2015
The BloodSport® Pro Series crossbow arrow is made for hunting and specifically engineered to work with today's higher speed crossbows. … Read »

ScentBlocker introduces DUI »

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| Jul 22 2015
ScentBlocker® introduces DUI, a new habit forming hunting product that attracts, calms and relaxes big game.… Read »

Komodo Dragon Kills Water Buffalo »

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| Jul 21 2015
The Komodo Dragon is a fraction of the size of the water buffalo but has a potent venom that takes down the larger buffalo. Dinner is served.… Read »

Be Prepared: It’s Not Just a Boy Scout Motto »

Proper practice hones shooting skills and builds confidence. That can make the difference between bowhunting success and a blown opportunity.

| Jul 20 2015
The season will be here before we know it so if you really want to be ready when the times come you will want to read what M.R. James has to say about getting really… Read »

Rick’s Pick: My BowTech »

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| Jul 19 2015
We all have our favorite bow to shoot but for Rick Philippi, its a BowTech. Agree or disagree, Rick is sold and he gives you his reasons why.… Read »

Carte Blanche: Your Wishes »

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| Jul 18 2015
Carte blanche means the unconditional power to do as we please, or the permission to do something the way we want to, i.e., having control of the channel changer.… Read »

Hog Hunting to Improve Deer Hunting Skills »

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| Jul 17 2015
Todd Davis points out some great similarities all hunters can learn from, between hunting deer and hunting wild hogs. So, if you have the chance, go hog hunting. … Read »

The Barnett Recruit: Let Dad Use it – You Might Not Get It Back »

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| Jul 16 2015
The Recruit is made for small frame, women and younger archers. Designed with the power to hunt in a lighter weight and easier to handle size. … Read »

A Lifetime in Archery Leads to Many Accolades for Arlyne Rhode »

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| Jul 16 2015
Arlyne Rhode is one of the true icons of the archery industry where she has spent decades immersed in the sport from a competitor to a business owner. Congratulations Arlyne, you are one of a… Read »

Pope & Young Club Launches “Ladies Only” Membership Drive »

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| Jul 15 2015
All ladies joining the Pope & Young Club from now through March 2016 will be entered to win an Illinois Whitetail hunt with Midwest Trophy Outfitters.… Read »

Tips for Buying a Crossbow »

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| Jul 14 2015
Being disabled hasn't kept Doug Bermel from enjoying the hunt but he knows there are certain things the disabled hunter must consider when looking to buy a crossbow.… Read »

How to Make a Mini Matchstick Gun »

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| Jul 13 2015
Turn a ordinary wood clothespin in a mini shooter. … Read »

How to Make a Hog Roll Barrel »

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| Jul 12 2015
Todd Huey of Lone Star Boars shows us how to make a Hog Roll to help you get the wild hogs to come in to the bait, right where you want them to come. Todd… Read »

The Pope & Young Club announces “S3DA/P&Y Clear Path initiative” »

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| Jul 11 2015
The “S3DA/P&Y Clear Path Initiative” is a combined effort between Scholastic 3D Archery and The Pope & Young Club to help students and their family members transition from introductory archery to a lifetime of ethical,… Read »

BowTech Introduces ‘The Legend’ bow in Support of the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation »

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| Jul 11 2015
Bowtech offers this tribute bow to legendary Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle with the launch of a limited edition “The Legend” bow. Bowtech will also give a donation to the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation (CKFF)… Read »

Crews fight large fire at Martin Archery company »

Fire fighters Donny Snider, foreground, and Brandon Cadwell battle a fire, Wednesday night, July 8, 2015, at Martin Archery in Walla Walla, Wash. There were no reports of injuries. (Michael Lopez/Walla Walla Union-Bulletin via AP)

| Jul 10 2015
Firefighters from across the Walla Walla, WA area battled a large blaze at Martin Archery company.… Read »

Saving the Family Vacation… and Waging War Against Mosquitoes! »

Pre-treating clothing and gear with ScentBlocker Tick Repellent helped the author's family have a tick-free vacation

| Jul 10 2015
Nothing spoils a day and night in the outdoors better than mosquitoes and ticks. This year, you can enjoy your time outdoors with BugBlocker from Robinson Outdoor Products. … Read »

Tyler’s Tale: Bowhunting New Zealand »

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| Jul 9 2015
What a great trip for Tyler, his brother and their father, to go bowhunting in the incredible country of New Zealand. Come along and enjoy their trip.… Read »


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The 2015 Deer Season Starts Now
Starting At The End

Actually, the day after deer season ends is when to get started on the next season. There is a lot to do, like; finding out what bucks are still in your deerhunting area, getting out in the woods and looking for major deer sign to see if the buck haunts and major rutting areas were good during the season, and finding new core rutting sign.

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This June In The Deer Woods »

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| Jul 2 2015
June is a very cool month for observing and taking pictures of deer. There is a lot going on. The… Read »

Can You Find The Deer? All The Deer? »

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| May 21 2015
FIND THE DEER #1: As the afternoon sun gets lower the sunlight reaches out through the woods. You notice movement… Read »

ATA Archery Trade Show On Video »

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| Jan 15 2015
At the ATA Show 2015 I looked for interesting new products. I videoed a bunch of them. Here are the… Read »

ATA Show: Day 1 – Paul Ryan Welcome Message »

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| Jan 8 2015
Lifelong hunter, Congressman Paul Ryan welcomes the attendees of the ATA Show.… Read »

Online Bowhunt: 2014 Begins »

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| Dec 6 2014
For me, this year’s spring and summer scouting was very exciting. In particular, I got onto two extra fine bucks… Read »

Y2K Buck Sheds His Velvet »

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| Sep 26 2014
The day I've been waiting for. In the last couple of days Y2K buck has shed his velvet ... revealing… Read »

Y2K: Following Along Pt #4 »

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| Sep 24 2014
More pieces go into the Y2K puzzle. And find out something that could have messed us up. … Read »

Following Y2K, Part 3 »

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| Sep 20 2014
For the next two days I saw several bucks and does but I didn't see Y2K. But this morning I… Read »

Y2K: Following Him, Part 2 »

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| Sep 18 2014
More thoughts about the "Follow Along" scouting method. And we follow Y2K and learn some good stuff. … Read »

Y2K: Where Does He Go? And How To Find Out… »

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| Sep 17 2014
Once I discover an interesting buck the next thing I want to find out is where he goes after he… Read »

Big Boy 10 Pics »

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| Sep 16 2014
I just finished reviewing a bunch of pictures because I remembered taking pictures of a nice 10 point buck last… Read »

Bow Report: Stik Bows From Rich Emery »

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| Sep 15 2014
I report on the recurve from Stik Bows made by Rich Emery and put it to my own tests for… Read »

Y2K: The Buck »

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| Sep 13 2014
Enter the buck "Y2K" and the 8-point "A Frame". Visitors in my deer woods in the morning.… Read »

Sept 5: An Unwanted Guest »

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| Sep 5 2014
They were doing doe stuff; walking around, browsing and watching. A doe noticed something and walked a few steps in… Read »

Perfect 8 »

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| Sep 4 2014
Today, meet the bucks Perfect 8 and S & L. And consider some thoughts about how to make bucks grow… Read »

When Are Does Thinking About The Bucks? »

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| Sep 2 2014
On the morning I took these pictures I saw an interesting new development for this year.… Read »

When Do Buck’s Make The First Scrapes? »

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| Aug 27 2014
A fine 10-pointer walking past where I hid in my Photo Blind. Nice to see him. And he brought… Read »

Sometimes You Misjudge What’s Happening »

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| Aug 23 2014
Three does went alert and moved toward something in the grass a few yards from me. Something very cool was… Read »

Report: Bowhunting South Dakota »

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| Aug 18 2014
On the last afternoon a big Merriam's longbeard strutted out of the valley in front of me. Things were looking… Read »

Two 8-Pointers: How Do You Tell Them Apart? »

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| Aug 13 2014
Two bucks with very similar racks show up. How can we identify them, now and when we see them again?… Read »

South Dakota: Fred Lutger’s SD Gobbler »

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| Aug 11 2014
Jeff Quinn took Fred to a South Dakota farm and they set up overlooking the juncture of two valleys. … Read »

Do Deer Notice Your Game Cameras? »

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| Aug 6 2014
Here are some pictures taken a couple of days ago that answer that and some more questions, … Read »

South Dakota: Report 1 »

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| Jul 31 2014
Chef Klaus suggested they go to lunch. Fred said no. Five minutes later the Chef got 'er done.… Read »

Stuck Up In 2014 »

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| Jul 27 2014
The "Stuck Up" buck is back and his rack looks especially good for July. Here are some pics I took… Read »

One Day Later At The Tall Grass Area »

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| Jul 22 2014
I returned to the same place I took pics yesterday. Good thing I did.… Read »

Bucks On July 21 »

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| Jul 21 2014
As I watched the young buck plod on by me I noticed another deer almost hidden in the tall grass.… Read »

The Magic Deer Day »

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| Jul 18 2014
On July 17 something special happened that has been happening for years.… Read »

Last Nebraska Gobbler Hunt »

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| Jul 17 2014
I yelped at the gobbler and he sounded off loudly as he moved in front of two "Y" shaped trees… Read »



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Gear Review: X-PRO 3-Way Head & 190 Aluminum Tripod »

03:00 am | For still photos or videos Gary Elliott takes a look at the new X-PRO 3-Way Head and Model MHXPRO-3W 190 Aluminum Tripod Model MT190XPRO3 By Manfrotto…

Jun 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Gear Review: 2015 RAM 2500 LARAMIE »

05:55 am | Outdoor Writer Tracy Breen spends some time in the hot new Ram Diesel and shares his opinion with us. …

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Gear Review: Salomon Quest 4D 2 GTX Hiking Boots »

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06:00 am | Hiking the rough terrain of New Zealand puts equipment and hunter to the test. Matt puts his new Saloman Quest boots through…

Jun 16 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Gear Review: EZ Green Bow Press »

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06:24 am | Gary Elliott takes a look at this easy to assemble and use home/shop bow press from Last Chance Archery.…

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Gear Review: Wilderness Athlete »

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06:33 am | Rich Walton gives the performance products of Wilderness Athlete a try. Want to build strength, stamina? Want to help your body perform…

May 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

GEAR REVIEW: HECS STEALTHSCREEN »

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04:20 pm | Another great product review from our bowhunting ladies at Ladies in Camo where Ariel McCracken takes a look at HECS Stealthscreen…

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Bow Report: Stik Bows From Rich Emery »

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08:12 am | I report on the recurve from Stik Bows made by Rich Emery and put it to my own tests for shootability.…

Sep 15 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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Be Prepared: It’s Not Just a Boy Scout Motto »

Proper practice hones shooting skills and builds confidence. That can make the difference between bowhunting success and a blown opportunity.

06:00 am | The season will be here before we know it so if you really want to be ready when the times come you…

Jul 20 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Rick’s Pick: My BowTech »

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05:55 am | We all have our favorite bow to shoot but for Rick Philippi, its a BowTech. Agree or disagree, Rick is sold and…

Jul 19 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Pope & Young Club Launches “Ladies Only” Membership Drive »

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06:00 am | All ladies joining the Pope & Young Club from now through March 2016 will be entered to win an Illinois Whitetail hunt…

Jul 15 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Tips for Buying a Crossbow »

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06:01 am | Being disabled hasn't kept Doug Bermel from enjoying the hunt but he knows there are certain things the disabled hunter must consider…

Jul 14 2015 / 1 Comment / Read More »

The Pope & Young Club announces “S3DA/P&Y Clear Path initiative” »

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06:01 am | The “S3DA/P&Y Clear Path Initiative” is a combined effort between Scholastic 3D Archery and The Pope & Young Club to help students…

Jul 11 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Saving the Family Vacation… and Waging War Against Mosquitoes! » Tyler’s Tale: Bowhunting New Zealand » Cookin’ With SusieQ: Venison Nacho Casserole » A First Timer’s First Time » ATA’s “Explore Bowhunting” Receives P&Y Conservation Award »
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New Products for This Fall »

05:23 am | Direct from our traveling bowhunting, Roy Keefer. Looking for something new? Roy's got a few ideas for you.…

Jul 29 2015 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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Decoying Pronghorns: Developing a Successful Strategy »

05:08 am | Matt Palmquist covers this months Pope & Young Column with how to properly use a decoy for the best results with bowhunting Pronghorn Antelope.…

Jul 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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