9 Deer Hunting Myths That You Probably Fell For!

Whenever you combine sport, chance, and fanaticism, you end up with a recipe for massive and hard to debunk superstitions that are passed down generation to generation. In no area of life is this any more true that when it comes to deer hunting. RELATED: This Weird “Sock Trick” Will Make You A Deadlier Hunter This Year From strange beliefs about deer having nearly supernatural senses, to astrology, to plain old misinformation, hunting lore is chock full of some laughable whoppers. However, the more you try to gain an edge and improve your odds, the more likely it is that you’ll […]

7 Deer Habitat Problems and How to Fix Them [VIDEO]

Are you seeing fewer mature deer on your hunts this year? It could be that several habitat issues are causing bigger, more mature bucks to avoid your property during the daylight hours, if not entirely. Just because you have that monster buck on camera, and you’re seeing does and fawns regularly, chances are still very high that the elusive big buck has noticed many things about your hunting area that aren’t obvious to your human eyes. Surprisingly, there are significant differences between what immature deer notice versus older does and bucks. They might as well be different species. Some of […]

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Top 3 Deer Hunting Handguns (Yes, Handguns) [PICS]

When it comes to deer hunting firearms, the traditional weapon of choice is a scoped bolt-action rifle. In fact, so many hunters carry these rifles that a novice might even think that it’s the only legal option. Not so fast. The truth is, a lot of folks find it more fun or challenging to trade the bolt-action for a lever-action, shotgun with slugs, or even a handgun. Given their shorter range, larger calibers, and smaller dimensions, handguns offer a unique challenge for hunters who are ready to stray from the bolt-action herd. If you have operational archery blinds that you can […]

Hunting Nightmares: These Misses are So Bad it Hurts [VIDEO]

In this day and age, given the highly advanced optics and magnification on our rifles, there’s no excuse for poor accuracy when it comes to the weapons you bring on the hunt. Still, whether a product of a mishap, ignorance, or just plain laziness, plenty of hunters are carrying dangerously inaccurate rifles into the field. Carrying a weapon you consider to be “untested” never inspires confidence on part of the shooter, and for good reason. It’s a bad feeling. And it should certainly make you think twice. RELATED: How to Hunt Like a Pro Your First Time Out  Confidence is a huge […]

HUNTERS: This Weird “Sock Trick” Will Help You Mount a Trophy

One of the keys to a successful deer hunt (most hunts, actually) is to make sure you don’t alert your prey to your presence with your human odor. No, we’re not trying to tell you that you stink. We are telling you that you do stink… to many game animals with much keener senses than humans. Apparently, the smell of a human hunter nearby sticks out like a sore thumb, so to speak. That’s why many hunters shell out the big bucks for clothing that promises to lock your human stench inside its sticky fibers… or some such gobbledygok. RELATED: 3 Simple […]

Hunt Deer Like a Pro on Your First Time Out

The ability to successfully hunt deer is a skill that brings food to the table and puts clothing on your family’s backs. A good hunter never allows any part of the deer to go to waste. They also do their homework and do their research to better understand the tips for hunting and processing a deer properly. If you’re a novice to the sport, you should take the time to understand the intricate details before you get started – it may save you a great amount of hassle if you do. First things first – in order to master this […]

[VIDEO] Hilarious Hunting Prank: You’ll Never Believe This

Deer hunters tend to have a lot of extra time on their hands…  Some of them choose spend their time in the stands daydreaming about that mythical big buck they hope to shoot one day. Others put their time to good use: Coming up with hilarious pranks!!! Check out this practical joke that a couple of seasoned hunters pulled on their novice buddy. RELATED: Deer Hunting: A Lifetime Survival Hobby