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Our Hunting Library contains a wealth of information that covers nearly every aspect of hunting imaginable. From big game bear with a bow to bushytail basics, we've got the information you need to improve your skills in the woods and on the range -- whatever the game.

Each broad topic within the Hunting Library is broken down further to accommodate the informational needs of all sportsmen -- from the absolute beginner to the experienced woodsman. For example, click Turkey Hunting and scroll down the page; you'll find turkey hunting basics, articles, product reviews, buying guides, tips and radio clips.

All Hunting: Browsing ALL Buying Guides (ALL 54 ITEMS)

Rings and Bases Buying Guide
Rings and Bases Buying Guide (guide)
Choosing the right bases and rings is critical, but the choices available can be confusing. Here's what you need to know.

Handheld GPS Units Buying Guide
Handheld GPS Units Buying Guide (guide)
If you're looking for a GPS unit for hunting, camping or hiking, here's a breakdown on what your options in today's market.

Understanding Game Cameras
Understanding Game Cameras (guide)
Here's a few things to look for when considering a game camera, as well as some tips to get the most out of your camera for scouting.

Bow Accessories Buying Guide
Bow Accessories Buying Guide (guide)
Whether you're new to bow hunting or have been at it for years, here are some important accessories to remember before your next hunt.

Survival Gear Buying Guide
Survival Gear Buying Guide (guide)
The best survival kit is one that is never used, but it's best to be prepared just in case you need it. Here are a few things you should consider when making your survival kit.

Arrow and Broadhead Buyer's Guide
Arrow and Broadhead Buyer's Guide (guide)
Today's archers have an infinite supply of accessories, especially when it comes to arrows and broadheads. This guide will help you navigate through the choices.

Guide to Shooting Rests
Guide to Shooting Rests (guide)
If you've been hunting without a shooting rest, now's the time to look into which one can help you make the big shot when it counts.

Seating Guide for Hunters
Seating Guide for Hunters (guide)
Seat comfort and posture are important to a long and successful hunt.

Choosing a Shotgun
Choosing a Shotgun (guide)
If ever there was a firearm for all seasons, it would have to be the shotgun. Learn all about different shotgun styles and how to choose the best "scattergun" for your hunting and shooting needs.

Hunting Waders: A Buyer's Guide
Hunting Waders: A Buyer's Guide (guide)
Decide wisely and a set of hunting waders can be the best waterfowling investment you've ever made. Here's how to get the best deal for your dollar.

Choosing a Hunting Handgun
Choosing a Hunting Handgun (guide)
If you're up for a challenge, pick up a handgun before next hunting season. Our guide to hunting handguns will help you select the right type and caliber for your quarry.

Waterfowl Boats for Small Waters
Waterfowl Boats for Small Waters (guide)
Looking for a boat that can ply small waters in search of ducks and geese? These tips will help you choose the right duck boat for your needs.

Slug Gun Buying Guide
Slug Gun Buying Guide (guide)
If you haven't picked up a new slug gun in a while, you're in for a pleasant surprise.

3-D Targets for Backyard Bowhunts
3-D Targets for Backyard Bowhunts (guide)
Shooting life-size 3-D targets helps you with arrow placement and yardage estimations when preparing for archery season. It's also a whole lot of fun.

Smaller Caliber Rifles for Aging Deer Hunters
Smaller Caliber Rifles for Aging Deer Hunters (guide)
The heavy recoil generated by larger caliber rifles can wreak havoc on the shoulders and joints of aging deer hunters. Here are some smaller caliber alternatives to consider.

Guide to Shotgun Choke Tubes
Guide to Shotgun Choke Tubes (guide)
Choke tubes can turn one gun into several specialized guns, depending on the choke tube that is in the barrel. Learn to choose the right choke for your style of shotgun shooting.

Rangefinder Buyer's Guide
Rangefinder Buyer's Guide (guide)
The days of estimating distances with the naked eye are over thanks to the affordability of laser rangefinders.

Glossary of Binocular Terms
Glossary of Binocular Terms (guide)
Glossary of terms to help you understand binocular technology.

Binocular Buyer's Guide
Binocular Buyer's Guide (guide)
Guide covering porro prisms, roof prisms and everything else you need to know to choose the right binocular for your needs.

Weather Instruments: A Buyer's Guide
Weather Instruments: A Buyer's Guide (guide)
Weather stations, weather radios, wind measuring devices -- each of these have a place in the kit of outdoor enthusiasts.

Modern Technology Meets the Turkey Shotgun
Modern Technology Meets the Turkey Shotgun (guide)
You only get one chance at a big boss gobbler. By choosing the right shotgun, choke and ammunition combination you can stack the odds in your favor.

Bow Sight Buyer's Guide
Bow Sight Buyer's Guide (guide)
Bright, durable, adjustable -- these are just some of the factors you'll want to consider while shopping for a new compound bow sight. Learn all about current features and styles in this guide to bow sights.

Game Camera Buyer's Guide
Game Camera Buyer's Guide (guide)
Imagine keeping tabs on a favorite rub, waterhole or hot bear bait — even when you're working. Game cameras allow you to do all that and more, helping you know more about your quarry so you have a greater chance of success on all your hunts.

Hunting Knife Buyer's Guide
Hunting Knife Buyer's Guide (guide)
Hunting knives are important utensils that will last many, many years if properly cared for. Before purchasing a hunting knife, here are some things you should consider.

Treestand Buyer's Guide
Treestand Buyer's Guide (guide)
Several treestand styles are available today, so if you're in the market for a new stand, read on. Just remember: the type of stand you choose should be based on the style of hunting you intend to do and the terrain you plan to hunt.

Compound Bow Buyer's Guide
Compound Bow Buyer's Guide (guide)
With so many different types of bows on the market today, choosing the "right" one can be a difficult undertaking. This compound bow buyer's guide will help you wade through the options and simplify the process of buying a new bow.

Muzzleloader Buyer's Guide
Muzzleloader Buyer's Guide (guide)
Modern muzzleloaders are "primitive" weapons in name alone. Today you can have many of the modern technological advantages of smokeless, centerfire rifles, while still connecting with our shooting and frontier heritage.

Turkey Hunting Blinds and Tactics
Turkey Hunting Blinds and Tactics (guide)
Whether you hunt with a gun or a bow, pop-up blinds are a great tool to use when hunting turkey.

Spotting Scope Buyer's Guide
Spotting Scope Buyer's Guide (guide)
Whether you're a big game hunter, target shooter or wildlife photographer, you'll get extra use and value from a quality spotting scope.

Staying Hydrated
Staying Hydrated (guide)
Keep your thirst quenched when outdoors with these hydration solutions.

Deer Nutrition for a Healthier Herd
Deer Nutrition for a Healthier Herd (guide)
Promote a healthy herd for generations of enjoyment.

Deer Call Buyer's Guide
Deer Call Buyer's Guide (guide)
Calling is one of the most exciting ways to bag a big buck. Your success, though, requires learning the sounds you need to make and the calls you need to make them.

Guide to Paintball Guns
Guide to Paintball Guns (guide)
Everything you need to know to choose the right paintball marker!

Understanding Trailer Tire Sizes
Understanding Trailer Tire Sizes (guide)
A useful guide to gauging trailer tires sizes.

Boot Accessories
Boot Accessories (guide)
Taking care of your boot investment is easy if you follow the recommended treatment schedule and keep them clean.

Snowshoe Buyer's Guide
Snowshoe Buyer's Guide (guide)
A day spent trekking through fresh powder is an exhilarating experience that will give you a total body workout and a fresh perspective on life.

Two-Way Radio Buyer's Guide
Two-Way Radio Buyer's Guide (guide)
Today's two-way radios are souped-up versions of the walkie-talkies many of us used in years past.

Outfitting Your ATV
Outfitting Your ATV (guide)
Many add-ons are available to help your machine take on more diverse tasks and make riding your ATV more safe, comfortable and fun.

Is it Time for a Double Gun?
Is it Time for a Double Gun? (guide)
To many firearms enthusiasts, double-barrels are the most beautiful, graceful and elegant guns of all.

Is It Time For A Four-Wheel Drive?
Is It Time For A Four-Wheel Drive? (guide)
Four-wheel-drive trucks have changed tremendously in recent years.

Choosing the Ultimate Deer Gun
Choosing the Ultimate Deer Gun (guide)
Selecting a good all-round deer gun can be a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be.

Guide to Bug Repellents
Guide to Bug Repellents (guide)
Take time to better understand what type of repellent you will be actually using and how each of the repellents differ.

Turkey Hunting Clothing Basics
Turkey Hunting Clothing Basics (guide)
Specialized clothing is needed to fool a sharp-eyed gobbler and lure him into shooting range.

Turkey Vest Buyer's Guide
Turkey Vest Buyer's Guide (guide)
Here's what you need to know to make an informed choice when buying a turkey vest.

Choosing A Turkey Decoy
Choosing A Turkey Decoy (guide)
Here's a quick review of your choices and how they can best work to make your time in the field well spent.

Choosing a Turkey Call
Choosing a Turkey Call (guide)
A few basic guidelines to use when choosing a turkey call that will work best for you.

Hats and Gear to Heat Your Head
Hats and Gear to Heat Your Head (guide)
When choosing headwear, select clothing that will insulate your noggin, but also block wind to reduce heat-loss.

Picking the Right Scope
Picking the Right Scope (guide)
Not sure which scope to put on top of your old shooting iron? Here's what you need to know before you buy.

Choosing the Right Hiking Socks
Choosing the Right Hiking Socks (guide)
Anyone who's ever experienced blisters on a hike knows how critical quality socks are to foot comfort and injury prevention.

Bowhunting Backpacks & Gear Holders
Bowhunting Backpacks & Gear Holders (guide)
Organization is a key factor in every hunter's success.

Arrow Rest Buyer's Guide
Arrow Rest Buyer's Guide (guide)
One of the most integral pieces of equipment for all bow setups is a rest.

Release Aids: Choosing the Right One
Release Aids: Choosing the Right One (guide)
Choosing the perfect bow release will ensure consistent, accurate shooting for years to come.

Women's Hunting Clothing Buyer's Guide
Women's Hunting Clothing Buyer's Guide (guide)
Before venturing afield, hunters research their game. Shopping for hunting attire should be no different. Start by asking yourself a few key questions about your hunting style, and you'll be well on your way to getting the best clothes for your dollar.

Hunting Boots for Women
Hunting Boots for Women (guide)
A critical component of any successful hunting adventure is choosing the right gear.

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