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How to Deer Hunt Each Week of the Rut

Here’s a game plan for each phase of the whitetail rut.

Fire Amid Ice

A new muzzleloading fire-control system from Traditions Firearms and Federal Premium creates its own sort of afterglow amid deer season on an icy Oklahoma landscape.

Timing the Whitetail Rut

How can we know when the rut will occur based on geographic location? Because history (and the rut) repeats itself.

How to Create a Buck Showstopper

Scents, mock rubs or scrapes, decoys or even upturned earth may stop a curious buck long enough to create a brief shooting window.

First Look: Ultimate Double Scrape Dripper Kit

Two is usually better than one, at least that's what the folks at Wildlife Research Center reckon. The company's Ultimate Double Scrape-Dripper Kit includes two Scrape-Drippers and two bottles of scrape scent for use at mock scrape locations.

First Look: Pro-Drag Hunting Scent Combo by Wildlife Research Center

Wildlife Research Center has released its Pro-Drag Hunting Scent Combo, combining a Pro-Drag scent dispenser with Trail's End #307 scent.

First Look: Black Gate R2K Scouting Camera

Looking to upgrade one or more of your game cameras? Look no further than the R2K Scouting Camera, from Black Gate Hunting Products.

First Look: Wildgame Innovations Switch Game Scouting Cameras

With a simplified three-button design, the Switch and Switch Lightsout game cameras are designed for streamlined efficiency.

Rut Strategies: Hunt Wide-Open

Deer hunters know the rut produces unpredictable behavior in bucks. Acknowledge that, and you’ll understand why November is not the month to remain conservative. Instead “open the throttle” and hunt hard.

CWD-Free Deer Attractant

CWD-Free Deer Attractant, from Inventive Outdoors, is a hybridized urine attractant that is fully CWD free, and is legal in all States that allow scent attractants.

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