Fixed-Blade Vs. Mechanical-Blade Broadheads

Fixed-Blade Vs. Mechanical-Blade Broadheads

by Patrick MeitinThirty years of collecting vintage broadheads has demonstrated to me archers will try just about anything in the search for “ideal” terminal tackle. Everybody has their own idea as to what constitutes a lethal ideal, each design normally
GPS Mapping Leads To Better Hunting

GPS Mapping Leads To Better Hunting

By Mark HeulsingThere has been no shortage of advances in hunting equipment, technology, and tactics in recent years. Bowhunters now have faster and more forgiving bows, straighter, stronger arrows, cameras that allow us to monitor animal activity in the
Dale Mohler Buck

Dale Mohler Buck

Dale Mohler Buck By Josh SturgillDate: November 20 , Weather: Mild in the Mid 40's, Time: 4:00 PM, Score: 156 4/8 Gross and Location: OhioQ: Tell me a little about the hunt?A: I first got a trail camera video of this Buck in the middle of August while he
Let Mother Nature Manage Chronic Wasting Disease?

Let Mother Nature Manage Chronic Wasting Disease?

For 12 years Wisconsin has watched and listened as a group of deer hunting faith-healers in its southwestern corner criticized and blocked scientific efforts to manage chronic wasting disease.Meanwhile, they’ve offered no alternatives, even as CWD increas
The Bigger the Challenge-The Bigger the Reward

The Bigger the Challenge-The Bigger the Reward

As hunters, especially bowhunters, we all know how difficult but rewarding hunting can be. The hunter must find a perfect balance between stand/blind placement, scent control, proper gear use, time restrictions, and other challenging factors. Some people
10 Summer Scouting Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make

10 Summer Scouting Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make

The thrill of bowhunting comes from deep within oneself. It’s not about the kill. It’s not about the harvest. It’s not about killing a trophy. The thrill comes from the journey. And to those who truly understand the way of the bowhunter – the ones that ch
Badlands Summit Backpack Review

Badlands Summit Backpack Review

Badlands Summit Backpack Review By Steve FloresI can still remember my first experience with a Badlands backpack. It was several years ago and I was in Texas on a whitetail hunt testing a new bow sight that had yet to hit the market. All of the writers in
Summer is for becoming A Better Bowhunter

Summer is for becoming A Better Bowhunter

Summer is for becoming A Better BowhunterThe summer months can be a great time to make yourself a better bowhunter. I have realized over the years that to be successful in the fall I needed to prepare in the summer. The passion of a bowhunter never rests
Wisconsin continues its wolf debates

Wisconsin Continues Its Wolf Debates

Wisconsin continues its wolf debates By Patrick DurkinMany folks were talking about wolves and wolf numbers in late May after Wisconsin’s “wolf advisory committee” recommended a 156-wolf kill for the 2014 season, about 100 fewer than the state’s actual ki
Back To Traditions

Back To Traditions

I am fortunate to have been introduced into archery and bowhunting at an early age. I remember as a youngster visiting archery shops and being mesmerized by the bows hanging on the walls and the rich aroma of cedar arrow shafts filling the inside of the s
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

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