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Bowhunting Across the World

Bowhunting Across the World

Bowhunters can use the most modern sights, rangefinders and release-aids, but bowhunting’s basics are forever tied to the Stone Age. Likewise, the…
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Getting Started with Hot Tent Camping

Getting Started with Hot Tent Camping

With a wood stove and a proper tent, you can take your winter camping adventure to the next level. Tents built for hot camping are designed for wood…
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Take a Hunter Education Course Now, Here’s What to Expect

Take a Hunter Education Course Now, Here’s What to Expect

Hunter and bowhunter education courses, also called bowhunter safety, are essential to becoming a bowhunter. Why? Because in many states you can’t…
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5 Reasons You Should Try Cross-Country Skiing

5 Reasons You Should Try Cross-Country Skiing

Between its affordability and smaller barrier to entry than some other winter sports, Nordic-style or cross-country skiing opens up a world of…
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There’s More to Bowhunting Than Bow Season

There’s More to Bowhunting Than Bow Season

Although we might not believe it, there’s more to life than bowhunting. If you’re a bowhunting junkie, what do you do after sunset on bow season’s…
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5 Tough Winter Destinations to Challenge Your 4x4

5 Tough Winter Destinations to Challenge Your 4x4

Winter does not mean the end of 4x4 season by any stretch. But with road and trail closures, it can be difficult to track down places for snowy…
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3 Lessons from Last Season that Made me a Better Bowhunter

3 Lessons from Last Season that Made me a Better Bowhunter

I’ll never forget 2020. Many people, including me, faced some tough stuff. And although COVID-19 canceled plenty of my plans, bowhunting wasn’t one…
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6 Base Layers That Will Keep You Warm All Winter

6 Base Layers That Will Keep You Warm All Winter

When you're venturing out into cold and wintery conditions, it's crucial to have a good base layer. As your first layer of protection against cold…
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How to Start Bowhunting in 2021

How to Start Bowhunting in 2021

Readers who visit Bowhunting 360 often ask, “How do I start bowhunting?” Some of them are archers seeking something new, and some are newcomers to…
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Beginner’s Guide: How to Get Started in Ice Fishing

Beginner’s Guide: How to Get Started in Ice Fishing

In northern latitudes, where rivers and lakes freeze hard, anglers must change up their tactics if they want to keep fishing during winter months.…
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How to Dress for Cold Weather

How to Dress for Cold Weather

Don't hibernate this winter. If you lament the colder months and use it as an excuse to stay indoors, it's time to rethink your approach. The key to…
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Shooting Positions for the Hunt—There's No Benchrest in the Field

Shooting Positions for the Hunt—There's No Benchrest in the Field

Last deer season, I was descending one of the steeper portions of the Catskills area we were hunting that day, when the tips of my snowshoes crossed,…
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Lights, Sights, and Slings: Take Your Modern Sporting Rifle from the Shelf to Action-Ready

Lights, Sights, and Slings: Take Your Modern Sporting Rifle from the Shelf to Action-Ready

Tens of thousands of people became new owners of a modern sporting rifle (MSR), most often an AR-15, in 2020. Most, especially those of carbine…
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How to Plan a Winter Backpacking Trip

How to Plan a Winter Backpacking Trip

A backpacking trip takes a little more planning during the winter. Colder weather calls for more specialized gear (gloves, ice axe, etc.) as well as…
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5 Rugged Snowmobiling Destinations to Visit This Winter

5 Rugged Snowmobiling Destinations to Visit This Winter

Winter signals the beginning of snowmobiling season, and if you’re looking for some challenging destinations that guarantee adventure, look no…
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The Ultimate Gift Guide for Bowhunters

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Bowhunters

Finding the perfect gift for any bowhunter on your list is never easy, but you came to the right place for suggestions. Even better, you won’t spend…
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10 Survivalists to Follow on Instagram

10 Survivalists to Follow on Instagram

Sourcing your own food, building a fire, constructing a shelter—these primitive skills define a survivalist. Those who consider themselves a…
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Practice at Home: How to Build a Backyard Archery Range

Practice at Home: How to Build a Backyard Archery Range

 If you’re spending some time away from the field, it’s still important to keep your skills sharp. And since not all of us have…
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Sharing Gifts of Wild Game

Sharing Gifts of Wild Game

It’s fun to develop unique holiday traditions. When I lived in Alaska and flew home for Christmas, my parents knew I’d arrive with a suitcase and…
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Snowshoeing: 5 Great Brands to Try This Season

Snowshoeing: 5 Great Brands to Try This Season

As snow begins to fall across the northern latitudes and at higher elevations, folks start itching to strap on their snowshoes and hit the trails.…
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Holiday Shopping: 6 Awesome Gifts for the Camper in Your Life

Holiday Shopping: 6 Awesome Gifts for the Camper in Your Life

If you have a camper on your holiday gift giving list this year, getting them gear that they’ll make great use out of can be a challenge. You…
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Holiday Guide: 10 Gifts for the Fly Angler

Holiday Guide: 10 Gifts for the Fly Angler

It's no easy task to buy gifts for anglers—especially fly anglers. A sport like fly fishing has all kinds of quirks, intricacies, and personal…
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Keep Your Hands and Feet Warm

Keep Your Hands and Feet Warm

Some of the best bowhunting happens during the year’s coldest months. Therefore, if you figure out a big buck’s haunts and habits, and pinpoint where…
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5 Last-Ditch Tips to Fill Your Deer Tag

5 Last-Ditch Tips to Fill Your Deer Tag

If you’re scrambling to fill your deer tag before bow season ends, get more creative. These aggressive tactics might just help you put venison in the…
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What Type of Shooting Sport is Right for You?

What Type of Shooting Sport is Right for You?

Some people spend their entire lives shooting the same type of firearm they started out with. While it could be said that as a responsible firearm…
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Four Steps to Late-Season Whitetail Success

Four Steps to Late-Season Whitetail Success

To the uninitiated, the winter solstice—December 21—is the shortest day of the year. To those who live in the upper reaches of America,…
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Last-Minute Wild Game Appetizers for Thanksgiving

Last-Minute Wild Game Appetizers for Thanksgiving

Whether you’re a planner or procrastinator, you’ve likely thought through what to serve for Thanksgiving dinner. But did you consider what to serve…
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Bowhunters United Gift Boxes Available in Time for Christmas!

Bowhunters United Gift Boxes Available in Time for Christmas!

Are you searching for the perfect gift for friends, family members or a significant other? Bowhunters United has you covered with the BU Gift Box.…
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Host a Wild-Game Dinner

Host a Wild-Game Dinner

Don’t get down because hunting season is well past halftime. Assuming your freezer is full of venison, you can enjoy many wild-game dinners in the…
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9 Wildlife Fun Facts

9 Wildlife Fun Facts

1. Elk Are Amazing Babysitters Next time you need a babysitter, consider a cow elk. OK, elk can’t care for our babies, but they very much care for…
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6 Tips for Successful Winter Camping

6 Tips for Successful Winter Camping

Winter camping is far different from warm-weather camping. You’ll need to bring more, typically heavier, gear, and because you can’t rely…
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How to Get Your ATV Ready for Winter

How to Get Your ATV Ready for Winter

All riders have a decision to make as cold weather approaches: Will you store your ATV or ride it this winter? Whichever you choose, there are…
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Bowhunting: 6 Awesome Late-Season Hunts

Bowhunting: 6 Awesome Late-Season Hunts

Perhaps you didn’t get a chance to get out in the early part of the season, or maybe you’re looking to head out again to get another deer…
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When to Hit Deer Season’s ‘Restart Button’

When to Hit Deer Season’s ‘Restart Button’

Despite a market packed with products designed to put a big buck on your wall during the rut, nothing trumps hours logged on stand. That’s why…
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Bowhunting on a Budget: The Bare Minimum Gear List

Bowhunting on a Budget: The Bare Minimum Gear List

What do you really need to bowhunt white-tailed deer? The hunting market is saturated with products. Between advertisements and salespeople, it’s…
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Essential Gear for Cold-Weather Canoeing

Essential Gear for Cold-Weather Canoeing

If you enjoy canoeing in cold weather months, preparation is key to doing so safely. The most crucial considerations are staying warm, staying dry,…
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Taking Your Dog on a Fishing Trip

Taking Your Dog on a Fishing Trip

It’s nice to have company along when you’re heading out for a day or two of fishing, and is there any better companionship than your dog?…
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Late Fall Hiking: 7 Essential Clothing Items for Colder Weather

Late Fall Hiking: 7 Essential Clothing Items for Colder Weather

As the leaves start falling from the trees and the winter chill starts to roll in, the crowds and pesky bugs dissipate from the hiking trails. And if…
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How to Respond When You Encounter a Bear

How to Respond When You Encounter a Bear

When you’re adventuring in bear country, it’s important to take precautions to avoid startling or attracting bears to your location. This…
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Hunt Does to Find Rutting Bucks

Hunt Does to Find Rutting Bucks

Every bowhunter dreams of the whitetail rut, that magical time of year when wary whitetails – and whitetail hunters – become as giddy as children.…
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4 Late Season Bowhunts You Should be Planning

4 Late Season Bowhunts You Should be Planning

For bowhunters in search of a do-it-yourself hunting adventure, late-season archery hunts are great opportunities often overlooked by other hunters.…
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What Makes a Good Deer Bullet?

What Makes a Good Deer Bullet?

I remember being just old enough to legally hunt big game in New York State—back then, you had to be 16 to hunt big game—and carrying a…
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The Rut’s Top 10 Problems (and Their Solutions)

The Rut’s Top 10 Problems (and Their Solutions)

The whitetail rut. If you assume that big old bucks living their lives like Dracula and never showing themselves during daylight hours will suddenly…
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Bowhunt All Day to Maximize Your Time

Bowhunt All Day to Maximize Your Time

Most bowhunters consider weekends and vacations their prime hunting opportunities. To make the most of those precious days, try bowhunting dawn till…
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You Bought Your First Gun. Welcome! Here's What to Do Next.

You Bought Your First Gun. Welcome! Here's What to Do Next.

As a first-time gun owner, you’re going to want to spend time practicing with your new firearm, improving your gun-handling and marksmanship…
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Getting Started with Indoor Archery

Getting Started with Indoor Archery

Don’t put your bow away just because the days are short and temperatures cold. Indoor archery lanes offer plenty of ways to practice throughout…
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Worth Watching: 4 Movies that Feature Archery

Worth Watching: 4 Movies that Feature Archery

A good movie tells a story we can relate to, or it transports us to another place and time to teach us something new. Films often feature archery as…
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Your Guide to Layering Bowhunting Clothes

Your Guide to Layering Bowhunting Clothes

Daylight will filter through the branches any minute. Sitting in the darkness, you keep picturing that big buck from your trail camera photos. As…
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Archery Halloween Costumes

Archery Halloween Costumes

Halloween is a fun excuse for turning yourself into a spooky beast, professional archer, or favorite fictional character. Have fun with your…
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These Bowhunters Made Mistakes and You Will Too. Learn to Persevere.

These Bowhunters Made Mistakes and You Will Too. Learn to Persevere.

All bowhunters of all experience levels make mistakes. Bowhunting, after all, is challenging. Bowhunters require lots of gear and constant practice…
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