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7 Pieces of Archery Gear Every Beginner Needs to Get Started Bowhunting


7 Pieces of Archery Gear Every Beginner Needs to Get Started Bowhunting

If you are new to archery, this list of gear beginning archers need to get started bowhunting will help you learn what you need and what you don't. When it comes to any outdoor pursuit, it’s easy to get bogged down in gear. Especially when you are new to the sport, it’s hard to know what you really need and what...


A Beginner’s Guide to Rabbit Hunting Without Dogs


A Beginner’s Guide to Rabbit Hunting Without Dogs

       Hunting Cottontail Rabbits has long been a tradition here in the South and many a father has introduced his son or daughter to the sport of hunting by teaching them to hunt rabbits. In fact, although hunting small game is often the best choice when introducing children to the sport of hunting, rabbit hunting is perhaps the best...


MOA vs. MRAD - How to Choose the Best Scope Reticle for Your Rifle


MOA vs. MRAD - How to Choose the Best Scope Reticle for Your Rifle

  If you are looking to choose a reticle for your new rifle scope, this article should help you understand the difference between MOA and MRAD. A big part of being an outdoorsman is knowing your gear. Do you shoot a black powder, lever action, or bolt action? Do you buy factory loads or do you hand load all of...


How to Choose a Hunting Knife


How to Choose a Hunting Knife

     Although some hunters find the task somewhat unpleasant, the fact is that field dressing a game animal and later removing the hide and then butchering the meat is every bit as much an integral part of hunting as scouting, sitting in a tree stand, and taking the shot to harvest the game. Therefore, for many avid hunters, a good...


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...