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The Impact of Clothing on the Hunt

Bowhunters require certain things to be successful, not the least of which is quiet clothing!

Cody Robbins

New Field Wear & Hunting Packs for 2023

Bowhunting is easier — and safer — with the proper clothing and the right pack. Don't skimp in

Brad Fenson

Field Tested: ASIO Gear Hunting Apparel

Brought to market in 2020, ASIO Gear was created with the whitetail bowhunter in mind.

Mark Demko

New Hunting Clothes, Boots & Packs for 2022

Your time afield won't last long with subpar hunting apparel. Don't fret, however, as the best

Chuck Smock

Field Tested: FORLOH Hunting Apparel

American made for American hunters, FORLOH brings new excitement to the hunting apparel market.

Christian Berg

New Field Wear & Packs for 2021

Comfort plays a vital role in successful hunts. From apparel to boots to packs, bowhunters

Chuck Smock

Arrows & Broadheads

Dead X Bowhunting Releases New Broadhead

Family continues company after passing of founder John Smith.

Mark Demko

New Arrows & Broadheads for 2023

Nothing is more important to the kill than your arrow and the attached broadhead. The new year

Jace Bauserman

Fixed-Blade Broadhead Test: 2022 Edition

For 10 years we've put the best broadheads on the market up against one another. Here is the

Jon E. Silks & Chad Smith

What Makes an Arrow Lethal?

Understanding shot placement and physiology helps greatly when recovering game.

Jason Snavely

New Arrows & Arrow Accessories for 2022

These new arrows — as well as the jigs, vanes and nocks that help them fly straight — are sure

Jace Bauserman

New Broadheads for 2022

It's simple — you can't get the job done in the field without a quality broadhead. Here are

Jace Bauserman

Attractants & Calls

New Attractants, Scents & Decoys for 2022

Get them close. Keep them close. If bowhunters can accomplish both objectives, success is sure

Chuck Smock

New Attractants, Scents and Seeds for 2021

If you need to bring deer close — and keep them around through the season — these new options

Mark Taylor

Tink's, Wildlife Research Center Testing Urine-Based Products for CWD

Leading deer-lure manufacturers are funding new research to ensure safe use by whitetail

Petersen's Bowhunting Staff

A-Way Hunting Products Dual Grunter

By Staff Report Looking to expand on their popular Bowgrunter Plus call, A-Way

Staff Report

Bow Accessories

Rangefinding Bow Sights are a Game Changer

In case you still haven't explored laser-rangefinding sights, let's go over all the important

Randy Ulmer

The Perfect Peep Sight Setup

Try drilling for improved accuracy!

Cabe Johnson

Field Tested: Trophy Ridge Digital React Trio Pro

This electronic smart sight is a versatile option for both whitetails and Western big game.

Christian Berg

Field Tested: QAD ULTRAREST R2 Integrate

They say good things come in small packages. That can be especially true for archery gear!

Mark Demko

New Quivers, Stabilizers & Accessories for 2023

Diehard bowhunters know the importance of the right bow accessories, even if they don't often

Jon E. Silks

October Mountain Products Phoenix Fletching Jig: New for 2023

If you're a bowhunter that prefers to build your flyers, the Phoenix Fletching Jig is as good

Petersen's Bowhunting Online Staff


Bow Review: Mathews Image

A youth bow with flagship bow features.

Jon E. Silks

Bow Review: Hoyt Z1S

Really fast. Really quiet. Really comfortable.

Jon E. Silks

Bow Review: Prime Revex 4

Smooth on the draw, stable on the target and deadly accurate in the field.

Jon E. Silks

Bow Review: Hoyt VTM 31

An exceptional shooting experience and packed with hunter-friendly features!

Jon E. Silks

Bow Review: Mathews Phase 4 29

Taking stealth and streamlined accessory mounting to the next level.

Jon E. Silks

Bow Review: PSE Nock On Unite

Another successful collaboration between two great bowhunting brands.

Jon E. Silks


New Crossbow Accessories for 2024

Keep up-to-date with the latest accessories to get the most out of your crossbow.

Brad Fenson

New Crossbows for 2024

The crossbow options for the new year are plentiful once again, as these rigs continue to be

Brad Fenson

TenPoint Unveils ‘World's Fastest Crossbow'

The TRX 515 headlines five new-for-2024 offerings.

Christian Berg

Wicked Ridge Unveils 2024 Crossbow Lineup

Highlighted by the new RDX 410, Wicked Ridge will also offer the Invader M1 and Commander M1

Mark Demko

Crossbow Review: Barnett Hyper Raptor

A feature-packed crossbow at a really nice price.

Jon E. Silks

Crossbow Review: Mission Sub-1 Lite

A first-rate crossbow with exceptional accuracy and deadly impact!

Jon E. Silks

Field Tools

Field Tested: Mystery Ranch Treehouse 9

A new minimalist pack that's perfect for the saddle hunter.

Christian Berg

Selection and Use of Your Rangefinder

There are a few important considerations for precision operation and accuracy.

Randy Ulmer

Field Tested: Kifaru Hellbender Pack

With the Duplex Lite Frame, this pack was made for Western big-game hunting.

Mark Demko

Field Tested: GlenDel Half Scale Elk

A warrior for backyard target practice or the 3-D course.

Mark Demko

Scouting Tools

Field Tested: Bushnell CelluCORE 20 Solar

You'll be thrilled with this efficient, easy-to-use cell scouter.

Mark Demko

Changing the Game: Cellular Trail Cameras

Wireless trail cameras have ushered in a new era of whitetail hunting.

Clint Casper

New Optics & Scouting Gear for 2023

Whether we're talking about trail cams, binoculars, or smartphone apps, they all get you

Jace Bauserman

New Optics & Scouting Gear for 2022

From rangefinders and binoculars to trail cameras and smartphone apps, the new year always

Jace Bauserman

What Do Trail Cameras Really Tell You?

Today's trail cameras can do a lot more than simply giving you something to look at in the

Emily Schaad

2021 Cellular Trail-Camera Test: Don't Miss a Thing!

No matter what your personal hunting situation, chances are you can benefit greatly from

Jon E. Silks

Treestands & Blinds

Great Debate: Tree Saddles vs. Hang-On Treestands

What's the best option for mobile bowhunters?

Weston Schrank & Jace Bauserman

New Tree Saddles, Treestands & Blinds for 2023

Whether you've transitioned to saddle hunting, or still prefer traditional treestands and

Christian Berg

Field Tested: Rhino Blinds 180 See Through

A durable, feature-rich ground blind that won't bust your budget.

Christian Berg

Stop Delaying: Try Saddle Hunting This Fall

With the benefits tree saddles provide, bowhunters no longer have a valid excuse not to try

Emily Schaad Konkler

Field Tested: Summit Dual Axis Hang-On Treestand

Summit keeps you at the ready by relieving pressure from your legs and feet without the need

Christian Berg

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