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VIDEO: Making An Effective Mineral Lick

July 31, 2014
Minerals are an important part of a deer’s diet, especially in the summer months. Think of them as a daily vitamin for your deer herd.
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Custom Predator Calls And More

July 29, 2014
Big-name products get all the buzz, but there are some killer custom products out there, too.
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Diver Hunting Basics: What, Where, How

July 29, 2014
Want to try hunting for diving ducks? Here’s the lowdown on scouting, setup, decoys, guns and loads.
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Shotgun Review: Benelli Ethos

July 24, 2014
Benelli's new Ethos is a semi-auto built for form as much as function — and it eliminates the "Benelli click."
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VIDEO: Big Whitetail Buck Trapped By Coyotes

July 22, 2014
The crew at Management Advantage takes you on a journey to hunt whitetail bucks, but this isn't how they want to claim their tag.
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What The Farm Bill Means For Duck Hunters

July 22, 2014
This year’s much-talked-about Farm Bill is mostly good news for ducks. Here are our picks for the best and worst parts of the bill as it concerns waterfowl.
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VIDEO: How To Trap Summer Coyotes On Your Land

July 21, 2014
Invest in predator control to boost your deer numbers by creating effective trap sets to outfox summer coyotes.
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Big Buck Transition Zones

July 21, 2014
For bowhunters on the ground, transition zones offer excellent still-hunting prospects at a quality shot.
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Best Gear For A Prairie Dog Shoot

July 19, 2014
Beyond the rifle and ammo, certain gear can make a day of shooting prairie dogs a lot more enjoyable.
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Timing The Whitetail Rut

July 18, 2014
Every area has unique rut dates. Here is how to determine the rut times in yours.
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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.