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How and Why You Should Submit a CWD Sample This Season

How and Why You Should Submit a CWD Sample This Season

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), a transmissible neurological disease that affects deer with always-fatal results, is arguably the biggest challenge…
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Types of Compound Bow Sights

Types of Compound Bow Sights

Need to choose a sight for your compound bow? You want one that fits your budget, style of shooting and the type of shooting you’ll be doing. Let’s…
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How NOT to Get Started in Archery

How NOT to Get Started in Archery

If you want to give archery a try, you can find plenty of sensible ways to get started. Whether you visit a pro shop or work with a coach, it’s easy…
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Bored, Bored on the Range? Here’s the Fix

Bored, Bored on the Range? Here’s the Fix

Practice makes perfect. We’ve all heard it. We know it’s true. To truly master a task, be it playing the piano, putting a ball through a…
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A Bowhunting Epiphany: How Hunting Alone Taught Me to Be a Better Bowhunter

A Bowhunting Epiphany: How Hunting Alone Taught Me to Be a Better Bowhunter

Hunting with friends and family is fun, but hunting alone tests your skills and knowledge, and challenges you mentally and physically. I found that…
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PE at Home: Archery

PE at Home: Archery

Heading back to school is a much different experience for students this fall. Many traded classrooms for virtual learning, or a combination of both.…
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RV Checklist: 10 Safety Tips to Know Before Traveling

RV Checklist: 10 Safety Tips to Know Before Traveling

As you prepare to head out on an RV road trip or camping adventure, it's important to consider a few safety precautions before embarking on your…
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5 Awesome Destinations for Fall Steelhead Fishing

5 Awesome Destinations for Fall Steelhead Fishing

When the leaves start to turn, in many parts of the United States, particularly the Great Lakes region, steelhead start to run—as do steelhead…
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Top Moments in Archery History

Top Moments in Archery History

Archery’s history is rich, complex and storied, dating back thousands of years: 64,000 years to be exact. Archery has been practiced by cultures all…
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Keep a Hunting Journal This Year, Be a Better Bowhunter Next Year

Keep a Hunting Journal This Year, Be a Better Bowhunter Next Year

Do you remember what you ate for dinner four days ago? How about a month ago? If you’re drawing a blank, you’re not alone. Life is busy and hectic.…
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7 Colorful Canoe Trips to Try This Fall

7 Colorful Canoe Trips to Try This Fall

There are few better ways to witness the fabulous fiery colors of fall than from the water. The air is crisp and reflections from the foliage dance…
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Tips for Bowhunting as a Family

Tips for Bowhunting as a Family

“Say goodbye to hunting.” That was one of the most unwelcomed pieces of advice I was given while pregnant. While waddling through the woods with a…
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Dial in Your Preseason Checklist

Dial in Your Preseason Checklist

The dawn of another opening day is approaching fast. Nothing builds your bowhunting confidence like in-depth knowledge of your gear. That’s why it’s…
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5 Archery Inventions that Changed the Game

5 Archery Inventions that Changed the Game

The world of archery never stops changing. Each year, thousands of archers gather at the annual Archery Trade Association Trade Show to gawk at new…
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6 ATV Destinations to See Vibrant Fall Colors

6 ATV Destinations to See Vibrant Fall Colors

Soak up the autumn hues of red, orange, and yellow from the back of your four-wheeler. Riding through deciduous forests on the back of an ATV gives…
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A Deer’s 4 Quarters Offer Endless Options

A Deer’s 4 Quarters Offer Endless Options

Although some hunters consider large antlers to be trophies, other hunters know venison is the real prize. True, some people consider deer meat…
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How to Get Your Broadheads Ready to Hunt in 4 Steps

How to Get Your Broadheads Ready to Hunt in 4 Steps

You’ve practiced all summer and found a great hunting spot. But are your broadheads ready to hunt? Before hitting the woods, make sure your…
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6 Essential Items for Your Autumn Turkey Hunt

6 Essential Items for Your Autumn Turkey Hunt

In many states across the country, fall turkey hunting season is upon us. Now's the time to make sure you're equipped with the proper gear to ensure…
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Plan Your Approach

Plan Your Approach

You’ve monitored trail cameras all summer, and know you have quality bucks on your hunting property. You’ve scouted. You’ve shot your bow so much all…
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Keeping Cozy: 5 Great Camping Mugs

Keeping Cozy: 5 Great Camping Mugs

When summer winds down and the air starts to crisp, we start dreaming about fall camping trips. On a cool fall morning, there's nothing quite like a…
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5 Fun Hiking Activities to Try with Your Kids This Fall

5 Fun Hiking Activities to Try with Your Kids This Fall

Fall is a fantastic time for hiking: the weather’s cooler, the foliage is beautiful, and wildlife sighting opportunities abound. This makes…
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Records Set at USA Archery Outdoor Nationals

Records Set at USA Archery Outdoor Nationals

Extreme weather and record-breaking scores made things memorable Aug. 12-15 at the 136th USA Archery Target Nationals and U.S. Open in Richmond,…
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Regional Tips for Bowhunting Whitetails

Regional Tips for Bowhunting Whitetails

Whitetails are the most resilient and adaptable members of the deer family. Although their range sprawls across much of the Lower 48 and into Canada,…
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Can Archers Throw Shots into the Middle?

Can Archers Throw Shots into the Middle?

“Body English” or “giving it the onion” is when archers move their bow arm at the last second to correct their aim. This exaggerated bow-arm swing…
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Shot Placement 101: Part 2

Shot Placement 101: Part 2

Bowhunting combines several skill sets into one practice. One of the most important skills is understanding and executing proper shot placement. To…
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How and When to Order Strings for Your Compound Bow

How and When to Order Strings for Your Compound Bow

A compound bow’s string is the unsung hero of every archery setup. Without a bowstring, the bow and arrow are powerless. Every piece of archery…
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Summer Prep Equals a Better Fall Deer Season

Summer Prep Equals a Better Fall Deer Season

It’s hard to think about frosty mornings at hunting camp this time of the year. The outside temperature for many of us is still hovering around…
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Shot Placement 101: Part 1

Shot Placement 101: Part 1

The most important factor in achieving an effective killing shot is placing your arrow in the vitals. Shot placement combines angles and anatomy to…
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Making Sense of Bow Specs

Making Sense of Bow Specs

If you’re just getting started in bowhunting, you’ve likely noticed its unique language. Understanding archery lingo and bow specs might seem hard,…
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Food Sources for Opening Day

Food Sources for Opening Day

Your countdown is ending as opening day comes into sight. You’ve shot your bow, gathered your gear, and you’re ready to pick a spot to hunt. Your…
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Find Edges and You’ll Find Deer

Find Edges and You’ll Find Deer

White-tailed deer prefer diverse habitats, especially sites where different habitat types come together, which is called an “edge.” Any habitat…
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After the Shot: 4 Ways to Get Your Deer to Your Vehicle

After the Shot: 4 Ways to Get Your Deer to Your Vehicle

Imagine yourself on a solo hunt, and you’ve arrowed a big whitetail. You’ve found the animal, tagged it and taken pictures. Now you must get it out…
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Archery Games = Family Fun

Archery Games = Family Fun

2020 has been tough for many people. School and work went online, and social and sporting events were canceled. Social circles shrank. With little…
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The 6 Best Spots for Bowhunting Whitetails (And When to Hunt Them)

The 6 Best Spots for Bowhunting Whitetails (And When to Hunt Them)

White-tailed deer are mysterious and elusive. Once you think you’ve figured them out, they prove you wrong. Bowhunting has no guarantees, but you can…
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How to Spot Counterfeit Archery Products

How to Spot Counterfeit Archery Products

Everyone loves a good deal, especially on products that are normally big-ticket purchases. But if a deal seems too good to be true, it probably is.…
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How to Adjust Your Bow Sight

How to Adjust Your Bow Sight

What should you do when your arrows consistently hit the same place, but not where you aim? Move your sight. Whether you’re popping balloons at 10…
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How to Find Public Land Near You

How to Find Public Land Near You

On social media, it’s easy to find people enjoying public lands – #publicland #keepitpublic and #publiclandowner are just a few of the popular…
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Protect Your Skin: 5 Safe Sunscreens to Try This Summer

Protect Your Skin: 5 Safe Sunscreens to Try This Summer

With summer in full swing and droves of people heading outdoors to soak up the sunshine, it's important to remember to pack one crucially important…
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10 Tips for Early Season Whitetail Hunting

10 Tips for Early Season Whitetail Hunting

As the end of summer looms, consider getting a jumpstart on whitetail season. During the summer, whitetail are still in their relatively relaxed…
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Backcountry SUP: 6 Beautiful Destinations to Paddle

Backcountry SUP: 6 Beautiful Destinations to Paddle

There are few better ways to explore a body of water than from the deck of a stand-up paddleboard. And if you’re willing to wander a little…
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How to Prepare for a Full Day of Hiking

How to Prepare for a Full Day of Hiking

A day hike doesn't sound like it would require much preparation, but there are a few important things to take note of, plan for, and pack with you…
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5 Pickup Trucks for an Overlanding Camp Adventure

5 Pickup Trucks for an Overlanding Camp Adventure

Few vehicles are more ideally suited for camping adventures than pickups. They’re rugged, can haul a ton of gear, and get you where you need to…
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Butcher Your Deer in 10 Steps

Butcher Your Deer in 10 Steps

A successful hunt doesn’t end with a killing shot. Once you’ve tagged your deer, it’s time to get your wild game ready for the freezer. Delicious…
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How to Find the Best Archery Classes Near Me

How to Find the Best Archery Classes Near Me

Want to try your first archery class? Taking lessons can give you a great first impression of the sport. You’ll want to choose a range that provides…
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Fly Fishing Zen: Getting Started with Tenkara

Fly Fishing Zen: Getting Started with Tenkara

If you're interested in experiencing fly fishing in one of its purest forms, it's time to give tenkara a try. Tenkara is a style of Japanese fly…
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Summer Vacation: 5 Spacious Family Camping Tents

Summer Vacation: 5 Spacious Family Camping Tents

Nothing says summer quite like a family camping trip. On the other hand, nothing can ruin a family adventure more quickly than being crammed in on…
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Learn Archery in College

Learn Archery in College

College is exciting for students. It offers opportunities to start fresh with new friends, vast fields of study, and responsibilities of navigating…
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10 Tips for Campsite Safety

10 Tips for Campsite Safety

Camping is one of the most freeing, exhilarating, and close-to-nature activities you can partake in. There is something about getting outdoors,…
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Water and Whitetails

Water and Whitetails

It was a very hot mid-September afternoon in northeastern Wyoming, and my friend, outfitter Ralph Dampman of Trophy Ridge Outfitters told me about an…
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10 On-Target Tips for Rifle and Handgun Shooters

10 On-Target Tips for Rifle and Handgun Shooters

There are many reasons why shooting is such an addictive pastime, not the least of which is the level of difficulty involved balanced against the…
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