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Compound Bow Parts & Lingo: 17-Item Complete Guide! ( 2018 )

From crossbows to longbows to recurves, it seems that some form of archery has been around since the dawn of time. Thankfully, the advancement of technology has brought...
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20-Step Guide on How To Shoot A Compound Bow ( First Shot Set-Up to...

Walking out of the store carrying your new compound bow is an exciting feeling. It is the beginning of a fun, yet very technical adventure. Whether you bought your bow for recreational shooting or hunting, many...
Benjamin Trail NP XL Magnum

Review: Benjamin Trail NP XL Magnum

  Outdoor Empire pick for the best hunting air rifle. Hunting with airguns is a rapidly growing sport. The guns themselves are now more accurate, more powerful, and more affordable than...
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How To Use A Climbing Tree Stand ( Complete Guide )

Hunters used to have it pretty rough when it came to tree stands. They were often large and heavy pieces of gear that featured...
Benjamin Bulldog

Review: Benjamin Bulldog .357 PCP Air Rifle

Outdoor Empire pick for best PCP airgun The Benjamin Bulldog looks like it took a step out of a sci-fi movie and into our hearts. The...
Beeman R7

Review: Beeman R7 .177 Caliber Air Rifle

Outdoor Empire pick for the best break-barrel airgun Simple is good, right? When it comes to brilliance in the basics, sometimes the flash and glitz...
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Tracking Deer After Your Shot: A Guide to Recovering Arrow-Hit Deer 

In a perfect world, every deer you shot with your best hunting bow would go down where you could see it and they would...
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Where To Shoot A Deer: 6 Kill Zone Shot Placements w/ Graphics

Shot placement for big game animals is often a contentious topic among hunters. When you take that discussion and add in variables like range and weapon ( rifle, bow, crossbow,...
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Crossbow Effective Hunting Range: How Far is Too Far? 

It does not matter what method of hunting you use, ethical shooting distance is always a topic of debate.With a rifle, some hunters are comfortable taking...
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Making Sense of Scent Control: Tips For Managing Scents While Deer Hunting

If you spend a little time in the hunting community, it will not take long before you identify some people that seem to have...

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