hunting gear

A selection of hunting knives
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Hunting Knife Buyer's Guide: What You Need to Know

July 30, 2020
When I was 12 years old, my grandmother gave me a beautiful fixed-blade hunting knife in a leather sheath that had belonged to my grandfather. I was just learning to hunt then, and that knife became…
Turkey hunter sitting next to tree shooting at 3 turkeys
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Is a 20 Gauge Shotgun Enough for Turkey Hunting? (video)

February 1, 2020
For many years, the 3-inch, 12-gauge ruled the roost with turkey hunters, but with the introduction of the 3 1/2-inch shell, the 12-gauge upped the ante with a whopping 2 3/8-ounce payload of shot.…
Whitetail Rifle Hunting Gear
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Essential Gear for a Whitetail Rifle Hunt

January 19, 2020
There are some pieces of gear that you just cannot hunt without. The author walks through his favorite gear and explains why he considers them essentials for a whitetail rifle hunt. By Mat Brost…
Hunter ready to shoot rifle
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Use This Rifle Caliber Chart to Pick the Right Ammo for Hunting

November 14, 2019
When I first started big game hunting, most serious hunters handloaded their own ammunition. This was because the quality of the factory-loaded ammunition that was available was not always of the…
3 Bow Hunters dressed in camo standing together with binoculars scouting prey
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Get Your Hunting Bow Ready: Pre-Season Checklist (infographic)

September 12, 2019
Bow hunting season is almost here! Are you ready? Have you been practicing as much as you should? Are the hunting tree stands and deer stands hung with care? Are your camo hunting clothes carefully…
 Best treestand tools to keep you safe plus two how-to videos
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It’s Time to Hang Those Hunting Tree Stands: Best Tools to Keep Safe (video)

September 10, 2019
The back half of summer is here! It won’t be long and there will be a night when the temperature and humidity both drop, and in the morning that faint, distant whiff of fall will be in the air. It’s…
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Hunting Bullet Buyer's Guide

August 11, 2019
Selecting the right ammunition for your hunting trip was pretty straightforward decades ago. It seemed that there were fewer calibers to choose from, and a bullet was a bullet in those days. Today…
antelope hunt with cva muzzleloader
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Chasing Antelope With a CVA Accura

June 25, 2019
Hunting around the world with a muzzleloader, you face some harsh conditions – Changing humidity levels, rain, snow, sunshine, drastic sudden changes in temperature that can cause your barrel to…
News & Tips: 15 Turkey Vest Essentials (Checklist)
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15 Turkey Vest Essentials (Checklist)

May 6, 2019
The purpose of a turkey vest is to securely, comfortably, and accessibly carry the essential gear needed for turkey hunting.  In selecting “essentials” there often seems to be a miniature Boy Scout…
News & Tips: A Comprehensive List of Best Turkey Calls for a Beginning Hunter...
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A Comprehensive List of Best Turkey Calls for a Beginning Hunter

March 29, 2019
An Experts 3 Favorite Turkey Calls to Teach a Beginning Hunter When a person new to the sport of turkey hunting wants to learn how to call in this astounding bird, they assume that they can head to…
News & Tips: How to Hunt Turkeys That Don't Gobble
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How to Hunt Turkeys That Don't Gobble (video)

March 3, 2019
The sound — or lack of sounds — was frustrating to say the least. A gobbler that I had in my sights roosted the evening before had simply glanced around him in the faint morning's daylight, and then…
News & Tips: 4 Proven Hunting Techniques to Get Close to Spring Gobblers...
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4 Proven Hunting Techniques to Get Close to Spring Gobblers

February 6, 2019
Getting as close to your targeted turkey as possible before making your first call is one of the most significant advantages that you can have when trying to call to a gobbler. When a hunter is able…