Prepping For Pronghorn

Prepping For Pronghorn

by Patrick MeitinOf course in the right country, during the right time, given enough animals – and enough luck – the right water-hole can turn archery pronghorn into a quick and relatively painless endeavor. Yet, for the most part, easy isn’t something yo
Year Round Trail Camera Fun

Year Round Trail Camera Fun

Year Round Trail Camera Fun Written by Bowhunting.com contributor Todd Koenig of RecordingtheOutdoors.comImagine that you have the latest high tech outdoor gear and love to be out in the woods. Now picture that trail camera sitting on a shelf in your hous
Joe ‘Shead-Antler’ Wrote the Book on Shed Hunting

Joe ‘Shead-Antler’ Wrote the Book on Shed Hunting

Joe Shead of Superior, Wisconsin, thinks he was born to hunt shed antlers, even if he didn’t discover this winter-spring hobby until he was in college. In the 15 years since that discovery, Shead’s love for shed-hunting made him one of the hobby’s best-kn
The Problem with Hogs

The Problem with Hogs

By Matt SpencerThe weather forecast showed a slight chance of rain and clouds and a wind that was pushing in from the East. I smiled and told my hunting partner Jason Daniel that he better have the cameras charged because all of the conditions were right
First Crossbow, First Coyote

First Crossbow, First Coyote

My sister’s passion for the outdoors is just as strong as mine. We’ve both followed right along in our Dad’s boot tracks since we were five years old. We started out with .22 rifles and have worked our way up through the years to bigger guns and even bows
Gear Review: HHA Optimizer Lite Cadet

Gear Review: HHA Optimizer Lite Cadet

For those of you in the market for a quality “youth” bow sight, look no further than the HHA Optimizer Lite Cadet. This light weight youth sight comes in at 4.6 ounces and is made of 100% machined aluminum. HHA describes the .019”, single pin sight as ind
Best Bowfishing Bows 2014

Best Bowfishing Bows 2014

By Brodie SwisherWhat do you get when you mix bows, water, and big fish? You get an incredibly addictive, action-packed adventure called bowfishing. The sport of bowfishing will change your life! Try it just one time, and you’ll see for yourself. As bowfi
Off-Season Bow Maintenance

Off-Season Bow Maintenance

Off-Season Bow Maintenance By Mark Huelsing“They don’t make them like they used to.” In most cases, that statement is a lament at the lack of quality it today’s marketplace. It’s a true statement for bowhunting gear, too, but in a good way! Today’s bows a
Do White Deer Deserve Special Treatment?

Do White Deer Deserve Special Treatment?

If anyone wanted to see a dead idea in search of a grave, all they had to do was read Question 35 at Wisconsin’s statewide fish and wildlife hearings in April. It asked if white or albino deer should be legal quarry for Wisconsin hunters. Currently, albin
Getting Started In 3D Archery

Getting Started In 3D Archery

By Brodie SwisherWarmer days are upon us, and it’s time to shake off the long winter lull in outdoor activities. Whether its spring turkey hunting, bowfishing, chasing black bears, or shed hunting, there are more activities in the months of Spring than yo
Vane Master Pro Fletching Jig

Vane Master Pro Fletching Jig

When I was at the 2013 ATA Show I visited Last Chance Archery’s booth to look at presses and while I was looking at one I was asked if I wanted to see a demonstration of their then “new” fletching jig; still in the prototype stage at that time. I watched
Bowhunting Spring Bears

Bowhunting Spring Bears

Idaho spring bear hunting is near and dear to my heart. Public ground bruins roaming large tracts of rough country with limited access to the average hunter – perfect. The long winter adds to the anticipation for a weary cabin fever bowhunter like myself.
Researchers: Kill More Bucks to Control CWD

Researchers: Kill More Bucks to Control CWD

A University of Wisconsin study on chronic wasting disease recommends focusing more hunting pressure on the deer most likely to carry and spread CWD in whitetails: adult bucks. The peer-reviewed study, released March 21 and published online in PLOS ONE, w
Chuck Bumpus Buck By Josh Sturgill

Chuck Bumpus Buck By Josh Sturgill

Chuck Bumpus Buck By Josh SturgillDate: November 1, 2014, Time: 8:45 AM, Weather: Cloudy and 45 degrees, Location: Meigs County, OhioQ: Tell me a little about how you harvested this Buck?A: I had hunted in Illinois over the previous three years, and had r
Bringing in the Big Guns:  Professional Wildlife Consultants

Bringing in the Big Guns: Professional Wildlife Consultants

As deer hunters we are well acquainted with sleepless nights. If you’ve spent significant time hunting whitetails, you’ve certainly had your fair share. It could be the night before the opening day of bow season or the night before your weeklong rut vacat
Not All Coyote Attacks Should be Excused

Not All Coyote Attacks Should be Excused

Although wolf and coyote attacks on people remain rarer than death by lightning bolt, one wonders why wildlife agencies typically dismiss the incidents as freak occurrences or simple cases of mistaken identity. You might recall two coyotes killed folk-sin
Blacks Creek Mathews ATV / Truck Bow Transporter

Blacks Creek Mathews ATV / Truck Bow Transporter

Having grown up in the southern mountains of West Virginia, I feel more than qualified to talk about the needs of the mountain bowhunter. One of those needs is bow transportation. With the exploding popularity of UTV’s, and the vast number of bowhunters w

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