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Heroes, Celebrity and Personality

With the exception of Ted Nugent, Tim Abell, Joe Mantegna and the Robinson family there, really, are no celebrities in the outdoors world. The people we know and love are personalities, people well known within their field, but not outside their field.…

Hunting the Dark Continent

Admit it, you have always wanted to bowhunt Africa. You can't deny it but something has always gotten in the way. Well, Matt Guedes of Journey Hunts is making it easier for you if Africa is still a dream for you. Let Matt help you make this dream come true.…

ATA Announces Upcoming Transition for CEO Position

Jay McAninch, president and CEO of the Archery Trade Association, announced this week that 2017 will be his last full year in his current role as head of the ATA. The organization’s Board of Directors, headed by its Executive Committee, will begin developing a process to recruit a new President and CEO over the course of the current year.…

Gear Review: Rallt Hammocks

Frank takes a look at the Rallt Hammock. Lightweight, easily packed in, set up and provides reliable comfort. The final tally points to the perfect night sleep when in the wild, or back yard.…

Daddy Shot My Buck with Mike and Parker Simon

“I guess Parker and I had to drag that deer for about 30 minutes to go that 250 yards,” Mike Simon remembers. “Besides having a big rack, the live weight on that monster was probably 275 pounds.” A huge buck like the one Mike Simon took was a buck of a lifetime.…

FeraDyne Outdoors Acquires Eastman Outdoors

FeraDyne Outdoors LLC announced today that it has acquired Eastman Outdoors Inc. of Flushing, Mich. under the Carbon Express®, Gorilla Gear and Eastman Outdoors® brands. The terms of the sale were not disclosed.…

Obsession Bows Win Big at ASA & IBO Tournaments

Obsession bows have been making waves in the Winner's Circles of major 3-D Tournaments in both ASA and IBO. “I’ve never in my life had a bow hold as good as this, this bow absolutely shoots lights out,” said Lehman. “It’s fast, smooth and is rock solid at full draw. I’ve shot a lot of bows and the Phoenix by far is the best ever."…

Lakewood’s Bowfile Case Rolling On

Lakewood Products now offers a new Wheel Kit installed from the factory, or the Wheel Kit can be ordered to retrofit your current Bowfile case. The Bowfile continues being the “Soft-Sided Hard Case”, still strong and tough, but just a little easier to transport to your vehicle or through an airport.…

SCOTT Releases Unleashes the Echo

The focal point of the Echo is the new Hyper Jaw™ technology, resulting in a never-before-seen release head configuration. The independent jaws operate in perfect synchronization with one another, removing any lateral torque produced by inconsistencies in shooting form.…

New Standard In Shootability: The 2017 ELITE Option Series™

ELITE Archery has built upon the belief that your bow should feel as great as it looks-without sacrificing any performance. The result is the Option Series™, built around the basic principle that your bow must always perform as well as you do, especially under less than ideal conditions.…

Continuing To Grow

Are you growing or stagnating? For Matt Guedes, "I have long been an advocate of the philosophy that we are either growing or we are diminishing. I have never been a fan of neutral or stagnant ground when it comes to our growth in all areas of life. Whether it is our education, intellect, spiritual life, work, or hobbies, I believe we are moving forward or we are going backwards. "…

ONLINE BOWHUNTS

TAYLOR

Veteran deerhunter Taylor came down with her dad Robbie Cramer for her first bowhunt. They had a dandy bowhunt.…

ARCHERY MUSCLES AND EXERCISES FROM BOWFIT™

Have you ever noticed how some hunters are always lucky? They have a knack for being in the right spot at the right time, and they consistently pull off incredible shots. Experience and observation have taught me that these "lucky" hunters not only scout and do their homework before the season, but, more importantly, they constantly prepare themselves mentally and physically for "the shot."…

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TAYLOR

TAYLOR

Osceola Gobbler Bowhunt For Robin

Osceola Gobbler Bowhunt For Robin

How To Deep Fry A Wild Turkey

How To Deep Fry A Wild Turkey

Wild Boar Day

Wild Boar Day

What It Takes To Do It

What It Takes To Do It

Gator Gettin’

Gator Gettin’

Surrounded By Gators

Surrounded By Gators

Alligator: Day 2

Alligator: Day 2

New Zealand Bowhunter: Goats, Chamois and Wild Boars

New Zealand Bowhunter: Goats, Chamois and Wild Boars

Writers Camp: Robert Hoague’s Hog Hunt

Writers Camp: Robert Hoague’s Hog Hunt

Last Bearhunt: Pt 3

Last Bearhunt: Pt 3

Last Bearhunt: My Hunt

Last Bearhunt: My Hunt

Last Bearhunt: Fred Tags A Big One

Last Bearhunt: Fred Tags A Big One

Last Bearhunt: The Chef Pt. 3

Last Bearhunt: The Chef Pt. 3

Last Bearhunt: The Chef

Last Bearhunt: The Chef

Youth Day At Cabela’s

Youth Day At Cabela’s

My 5 Phase Plan For Wild Turkey Hunting

My 5 Phase Plan For Wild Turkey Hunting

Cathy Addington Gets #20

Cathy Addington Gets #20

New Products

Lakewood’s Bowfile Case Rolling On

Lakewood Products now offers a new Wheel Kit installed from the factory, or the Wheel Kit can be ordered to retrofit your current Bowfile case. The Bowfile continues being the “Soft-Sided Hard Case”, still strong and tough, but just a little easier to transport to your vehicle or through an airport.…

SCOTT Releases Unleashes the Echo

The focal point of the Echo is the new Hyper Jaw™ technology, resulting in a never-before-seen release head configuration. The independent jaws operate in perfect synchronization with one another, removing any lateral torque produced by inconsistencies in shooting form.…

New Standard In Shootability: The 2017 ELITE Option Series™

ELITE Archery has built upon the belief that your bow should feel as great as it looks-without sacrificing any performance. The result is the Option Series™, built around the basic principle that your bow must always perform as well as you do, especially under less than ideal conditions.…

Gear Reviews

Gear Review: Rallt Hammocks

Frank takes a look at the Rallt Hammock. Lightweight, easily packed in, set up and provides reliable comfort. The final tally points to the perfect night sleep when in the wild, or back yard.…

Gear Review: The Ravin Crossbow

Avid hunter and disabled archer Ashlee Lundvall, went to the Industry Day at the Range for the 2017 SHOT Show at the Boulder City Rifle and Pistol Club just outside Las Vegas and got to evaluate the innovative Ravin Crossbow.…

Africa

Hunting the Dark Continent

Hunting the Dark Continent

Admit it, you have always wanted to bowhunt Africa. You can't deny it but something has always gotten in the way. Well, Matt Guedes of Journey Hunts is making it easier for you if Africa is still a dream for you. Let Matt help you make this dream come true.…

West

Scouting

Midwest

Southern Ohio Outfitters Joins bhn

Southern Ohio Outfitters Joins bhn

Southern Ohio Outfitters. We are the foremost outfit for trophy whitetail in Ohio. In fact, Southern Ohio Outfitters has been Named Ohio’s Top Outfit for Trophy Whitetail Hunts in Ohio and One of NORTH AMERICAS Top 5 destinations to hunt big bucks By Deer and Deer Hunting Magazine!…

Scent Control

The Ladies Room

The Zen Art of Being Still

The Zen Art of Being Still

I quickly found that I could have best spent my preparation time in an entirely different way. I discovered this to be one of the toughest hunting experiences I have encountered to date – but not for the reasons you would think.…