3 Blind-Hunting Essentials

3 Must-Have Accessories For Ground Blind Hunters

Hunting deer out of a ground blind gets a little more productive and a little more comfortable with the aid of these three blind-hunting accessories.
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Hunting Aoudad Sheep With An AR Rifle

Near the Mexico border herds of free-range aoudad sheep cling to the rocky cliffs and hide among the thorny Texas brush country — the perfect place to test Smith & Wesson’s new M&P 10.
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Interview: Radians, Inc. – A Leader in Personal Protective Equipment

A leader in the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) business for more than fifteen years, Radians manufactures a comprehensive line of quality protective gear to minimize personal exposure to safety hazards.

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From The Readers: Calling In The First Coyote

Before his buddy heads off to the Air Force, this predator hunter takes his friend on his first coyote hunt.
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11-Year-Old Michigan Boy Shoots Albino Buck; Antis Freak Out

An 11-year-old Michigan hunter killed a 12-point albino buck with a crossbow last week. He's thrilled, but not everyone thinks shooting an albino is a good idea.
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ARs Are Perfect For Hunting Grizzlies

A grizzly-bear outfitter went looking for the perfect bear rifle and instead formed Alaska Magnum ARs, LLC. He now sells beautiful custom ARs mean enough to take down brown bears.
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6 Great New Blinds

Great Ground Blinds For Deer Hunters

Want to hunt big bucks from a ground blind this deer season? Here are six can't-go-wrong options.
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Hunting Utah Antelope With A Custom AR-15

Two brothers embark on a Utah Antelope hunt with a custom-built AR-15 designed to reach out and touch a speed goat.
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6 Essential Blind-Hunting Tactics & Techniques

6 Blind-Hunting Tactics For Deer Hunters

Advanced tactics for eye-level hunting success.
Deer hunting from a ground blind presents a few challenges. Here are a few ways to make the most of eye-level hunting for big bucks.
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Gear Spotlight: Thermacell ProFLEX Heated Insoles

While many of us are enjoying beautiful fall weather, it won't be long before the frigid cold of winter sets in. Here's sleek product that will keep your feet toasty while afield.
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2013's best crossbows

Interest in crossbow shooting and hunting continues to grow as increasing numbers of states pass legislation allowing crossbows during deer, bear, hog, turkey and other hunting seasons. For example, in 1980 only two states allowed crossbows during the regular archery deer seasons. Today, 20 states consider crossbows as “archery tackle,” and four more states approving crossbows for deer hunting under special regulations. Crossbows are also legal for use during firearms seasons in 13 states. Fifteen states now allow crossbows for all legal game in season.

As more states are expected to approve crossbows for hunting at some level, manufacturers continue to work to provide more efficient, dependable and accurate products designed with the hunter’s needs in mind. The continuing trend in lighter, slimmer, more accurate crossbows is fueling the enthusiasm of hunters who want to branch out beyond sitting in tree stands or blinds to stalking, still-hunting and hit-and-run tactics.

As crossbows hunters look forward to additional hunting opportunities this season, here’s a look at what’s new in crossbows, arrows and accessories in 2013.