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Compound Bows vs. Crossbows: Which one is right for you?


Compound Bows vs. Crossbows: Which one is right for you?

     Although crossbows are every bit as ancient in design as both long bows and recurve bows are, compound bows are a relatively modern invention. However, while modern compound bows and crossbows are based on ancient weapons technology, both bear only passing resemblance to their ancient counterparts due to the fact that both designs feature composite limbs made of modern...


Tree Stands vs. Ground Blinds


Tree Stands vs. Ground Blinds

     Over the last fifty years or so, tree stands have evolved from an obscure hunting accessory to the single most popular method of hunting large game. However, not everyone is comfortable carrying around such an ungainly contraption and thus, some hunters prefer ground blinds over tree stands. Then, there is the issue of assembling and attaching a tree stand...


Hunting Is Conservation and Here Are the 3 Reasons Why


Hunting Is Conservation and Here Are the 3 Reasons Why

Here are 3 reasons why hunting is conservation. In today’s highly polarized world there are very few things on which people can agree, and even a casual conversation can turn into a verbal brawl fit for TV. The topic of hunting is no different. Now, when I say hunting I’m referring to the deliberate culling of animals from their natural habitat. Encapsulated...


How to Use Deer Decoys to Attract Deer


How to Use Deer Decoys to Attract Deer

     Although the concept of using decoys for hunting various species of game birds is a long established and widely accepted practice, the idea of using them to attract deer is still a new concept to most avid deer hunters. However, the fact is that when a buck follows a scent trail laid down by a hunter or, follows the...


9mm vs. .45 ACP; Just the Basics


9mm vs. .45 ACP; Just the Basics

Learn the basics about the 9mm vs. .45 ACP caliber debate. If you’re looking to pick a fight with someone try this. Walk into any establishment when handgun aficionados are present. This could be a gun show, drinking establishment, backyard barbeque, or at the handgun case at your local gun dealer. With a few well-educated people around, strike up a...


How to Use Natural and Synthetic Scents to Attract Whitetail Deer


How to Use Natural and Synthetic Scents to Attract Whitetail Deer

     Any experienced and honest deer hunter will tell you that hunting Whitetail Deer is not an easy thing to do and thus, most deer hunters will take any advantage they can get to trick a deer into coming within shooting range so that they can fill their tags. Consequently, using either natural or synthetic deer scents is one of...