Hunt | Fish | Hike | Camp - Effective Tips and Tactics

  • The Perfect Ambush for Big Woods Back Country Buck

    In this article I will cover how to set up the perfect ambush on a whitetail deer. A spot that matches what we will cover today should be kept a secret at all costs, for they are few in number. Any good hunting spot in the back country might encompass a few of the wickets we will cover, but should you find a spot with all then you’ve found yourself a perfect spot.
  • Using Trail Cameras to Locate a Shooter Buck

    A BUCK ON CAMERA IS NOT A DEAD BUCK. This is just step one, hunt where the big bucks are. The trail camera lets you know you aren’t wasting your time. Understand that early season buck patterns are COMPLETELY DIFFERENT than fall/rut patterns. You can’t kill what is not there, and it’s a hell of a lot of fun!
  • Weekend Warrior, More like Weekday Warrior!

    Weekend warrior is a term that defines a hunter/huntress that only has time to hunt, fish, hike or camp on the weekend.This term unfortunately is the reality for too many sportsmen/women. But hunting does not have to be an all-day affair. Getting out into the woods for an hour or two in the morning or night can be some of the most productive times to harvest that hit list buck.
  • 4 Easy Tactics to Harvest a Fall Turkey

    Fall hunting, can be one of the best times to fill your tag, and can also be a mean to provide the delicious turkey for your Thanksgiving dinner. Here are a few successful strategies that a hunter/huntress can use to increase their chances of taking a beautiful fall bird.
  • Freedom; A Must Read for the Everyday Outdoorsman/woman

    We all are in search of something in life, whether it be having a distinguished career, a happy marriage, healthy children, or success while hunting. There is a reason and a calling that makes us all wake up in the morning. We are not able to enjoy this life and the freedom we have without the sacrifices that others have made.
  • Crossbow vs. Compound Bow

    This is a question that is brought up all the time in conversation between hunters/huntresses. It is a love hate relationship between the two systems. The people that shoot crossbows love them, while the ones clinging to their compound bow, hate the thought of someone who is healthy using a crossbow.
  • “Great Deer, but it isn’t 150 Inches”; How to Score a Whitetail

    The time of year is upon us, when social media posts of bucks are popping up on our news feed. Countless people are harvesting great deer, they are proud of their trophy and are putting them on display for the world to see. This is what makes this sport great, generally everyone is proud of you for your harvest. You have put in countless hours of effort, practiced all summer long, scouted, hung stands, planted food plots, and developed game plans. Ultimately, you have one the battle of the fall.
  • There is No Such Thing as a Better Broadhead

    There are two side to every story, but the argument on broadheads realistically only has one right answer. That answer is, they both work plain and simple. The only true defying answer on the broadhead argument is shot placement.
  • Deer Hunting and You Made a Bad Shot, Now What?

    Let’s face it, when you hunt long enough you are going to make a bad shot eventually. It happens. The internet is filled with “perfect hunters” that have never let their nerves get the best of them. They will let a 190” buck walk by, because it is quartering towards them at a 3° angle.
  • Creating Time to Better Yourself 

    Perfection is something that most strive for and are consistently working towards. Most want the feeling that they are the best and are constantly pushing themselves to new limits. In regards to the outdoors whether you are an avid hunter, fisherman, or hiker you need to continuously be working on your skills both physically and mentally.
  • Don’t Let Your Trail Cameras Get the Best of You

    Trail cameras have grown into an industry standard in the outdoor community. You and everyone you know has countless trail cams positioned over some sort of mineral pile, or feed source.
  • Be a Part of Something Bigger: Activities to Engage the Youth

    Cro-Mag Outdoors believes that for the outdoor community to survive, we must pass our heritage on to the younger generation. And for that reason, we have created a list of exciting and interesting activities for you to do with your little ones.