New Crossbows 2013: A First Look at the Best New Crossbows of the Year

newxbowintro.jpg Today’s crossbows are easy-to-operate, extremely accurate and just flat-out fun to shoot. Meeting the demand of the crossbow explosion, manufactures have designed and produced crossbows in a variety of different styles and price points to better fit the needs of individual shooters. Here’s a rundown of some of the industry’s most impressive horizontal wonders […]

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Arizona elk hunting opportunities still available

PHOENIX — If your heart was set on going elk hunting this fall, but you didn’t receive a hunt permit-tag through the random draw, there’s good news. The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering “over the counter” nonpermit-tags to hunt elk in limited population management zones, which are areas where the department does not […]

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Put Some Punch Into Your Carbon Arrows

Wood arrows are my favorite for most of my shooting, but in some hunting situations the consistency and strength of carbon make it a better choice. I like to use 600+ grain arrows for hunting. Brass inserts and heavy broadheads help to increase the FOC, but my arrows still need additional weight that’s distributed throughout […]

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Jun 16, 2015 New York Whitetails Page 14

2015 New York Whitetails Page 14 – More 2015 Bug Bucks from NY

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MDC Telecheck has new questions on deer and turkey harvests

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants deer and turkey hunters to know that its Telecheck system for reporting harvests will ask some new questions this fall and winter when hunters check their game. Telecheck will ask deer hunters who harvest does if the distance from the edge of the eyeball […]

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Debate: Use a Marinade for Your Deer Meat?

Summer is a great time for cranking up the smoker to create some delicious roasts, ribs, shoulders or sausages. If you planned ahead and have some deer shoulders or roasts to use, that’s great. If not, a good beef brisket, ribs, pork roast or some store- bought sausages are great options before deer season gets […]

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7 Killer Bowhunting Tips: Using Deer Decoys

Every time my wife, Nicole, and I set up a stand in a tree or on the ground, we look for ways to make that location the best it can be. We try to enhance each stand location by making sure there are one or more calling cards available to deer. By Pat Reeve What is […]

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Kentucky deer season forecast looks promising

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Many archery hunters in Kentucky will spend the last long weekend of summer getting an early jump on fall. Kentucky’s 2016-17 deer season kicks off the first Saturday in September with the start of the 136-day archery season. Anticipation has been building for months. “Everything right now points toward another good season,” […]

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Illinois Late Winter and Special CWD Deer Hunting Seasons

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Illinois’ Late Winter Antlerless-only Deer Hunting Season will be open in 24 counties, while the state’s Special CWD Deer Hunting Season will be open in 14 counties for 2016-17, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced today. The Late Winter season provides additional hunting opportunities in counties with surplus deer, while […]

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Cross Dominance

Bruce J. wrote: T.J., I am somewhat left eye dominant, but I shoot my bows right handed. I met a gunsmith last week who suggested that I close my left eye when shooting the bow.

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7 Killer Bowhunting Tips: Apple Trees and Other Fruit

Every time my wife, Nicole, and I set up a stand in a tree or on the ground, we look for ways to make that location the best it can be. We try to enhance each stand location by making sure there are one or more calling cards available to deer. By Pat Reeve What is […]

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Dec 16, 2015 New York Whitetails Page 13

2015 New York Whitetails Page 13 – More Bigger 2015 NYS Whitetails

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Apr 17, Knowles Buck

The Knowles Buck – Steuben County NY 11-point Whitetail Story

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Study Shows Some Deer Genetically Resistant to Chronic Wasting Disease

I think it was Kramer from the comedy Seinfeld who said it best: Mother Nature is a mad scientist! Nowhere is this more apparent than when considering how different animals have physical characteristics that may look strange, but that are best suited to their environment. For example, whitetail deer are born with white spots, camouflaging […]

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DNREC announces Sunday deer hunting dates

DOVER – With a recent change in Delaware law, deer hunting is allowed on five specified Sundays on private lands and on designated public lands beginning with the 2016/2017 hunting season, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. Sunday deer hunting dates for the upcoming season will be Oct. 9, Nov. 13 and 20, […]

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