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September 15, 2022
Laser Rangefinder – Pro Tips

Laser Rangefinder – Pro Tips

You spotted a bedded buck tucked away in open country far beyond your effective range. The perfect stalk is the only factor separating you from meat in the freezer and antlers on the wall.

TOP 5 EXERCISES FOR BACKCOUNTRY HUNTING

TOP 5 EXERCISES FOR BACKCOUNTRY HUNTING

So, you want to start a workout program to get ready for the fall hunting but feel a bit overwhelmed on how to start. Think you need a lot of money for a gym membership or equipment? Nothing could be further from the truth.

Get on target fast and stable

Get on target fast and stable

Hunting is a dynamic endeavor. Terrain and vegetation change with every step, potentially affecting your shooting opportunity. When a shot presents itself, your ability to read the landscape and quickly transition to the best shooting position is critical for success.

February 25, 2022
Plan your Turkey Hunt

Plan your Turkey Hunt

You hunt turkeys, you talk turkey, and you love eating turkey. Your only problem with turkey hunting is you don’t get enough of it. You’re not alone.

January 11, 2022
Paul’s Picks

Paul’s Picks

When I asked Vortex’s Paul Neess for a bulleted list of the gear featured in this article’s laydown shot, he replied he could get it to me that evening. The delay was excusable. Paul was on a giant Coues deer and unavoidably detained for the next few hours. As we say around here, “classic Neess.”

Lone Wolf Custom Gear's Cody D'Acquisto's Whitetail Kit - It Ain’t Much

Lone Wolf Custom Gear's Cody D'Acquisto's Whitetail Kit - It Ain’t Much

Fast, efficient, effective and a true lone wolf, Cody D’Acquisto consistently kills big whitetail bucks with a minimalist approach that would make most modern hunters embarrassed of their kitchen-sink-filled packs.

Field kit for field care

Field kit for field care

Once an animal hits the ground, there are a few things you’ll need to take it from “in the round” to ground round. Read on as we go over the tools of the trade, when to use them, and where they make sense to get your big game animal from the field to your home or butcher shop, in a manageable form for final processing.

Straight talk on Straight-Walls

Straight talk on Straight-Walls

It’s simple: Straight-wall cartridges are undeniably cool. These bad-boys push big, heavy pills and pack a wallop. Super effective on nearly all types of game at moderate ranges, straight-wall’s are seeing a resurgence in popularity - and for good reason.

Build the Ultimate Hunting Arrow

Build the Ultimate Hunting Arrow

No questions asked pass-throughs, bone splitting down-range performance, and short blood trails when your perfect “plan A” shot turns into a “plan B” hit – The Ranch Fairy arrow philosophy.

The Magic of Growing Antlers

The Magic of Growing Antlers

Over the course of time, the phenomenon of growing antlers has fascinated humans. This is for good reason, though. The process by which antlers grow is truly mind boggling when we slow down to consider the steps an individual buck or bull must go through to produce a set of antlers.