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No Off-Season — Hunting Arizona's Deer Rut in January

No Off-Season — Hunting Arizona's Deer Rut in January

When most hunters have ended their seasons and are waiting for Spring, there is plenty of hunting opportunity to still be had in Arizona. Bowhunters can pursue Coeus Deer, Mule Deer and Javelina during the month of January. Here is how to get started with an "off season" hunt in a bowhunter's paradise.

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Essential Gear for Backcountry, Backpack Hunting

Essential Gear for Backcountry, Backpack Hunting

As you walk away from your truck, you feel a mix of excitement, anticipation, and nerves. And probably some doubt. You have several days worth of food and gear on your back. Adventure awaits. Am I ready for this? Will I find any animals out there? Will I be warm enough on the cold nights? If I am lucky enough to fill my tag, am I ready for the work that follows? These questions are completely normal — especially if you are a new hunter. Or maybe you aren't new to hunting, but you are new to backpacking into the...

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Our 2020 “Gear of the Year” Picks

Our 2020 “Gear of the Year” Picks

Like most backcountry hunters, we love good gear. As they have done the past couple of years, Steve & Mark revealed their "gear of the year" selections on the Hunt Backcountry Podcast. Check out their list...

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Semi-Custom, Suppressed Hunting Rifle — Mark's Upgraded Tikka, Part 2

Semi-Custom, Suppressed Hunting Rifle — Mark's Upgraded Tikka, Part 2

How is Mark's upgraded, semi-custom Tikka shooting with it's Proof Research pre-fit carbon barrel, a Thunderbeast Ultra 7 Suppressor, and custom-loaded Hammer Hunter bullets? The results speak for themselves...

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