Published on Thursday, April 23, 2015by Bowhunting Contributor
I slowly crawled through the 2 foot high spring grass. After a short stalk I peered around the wild rose bushes just in time to see a sounder group of hogs headed right at me. I drew my bow, and as the group fed a mere 15 yards in front of me, I released
Published on Friday, April 17, 2015by Josh Honeycutt
Gobble after gobble resonates from the timber below. Not one volley of yelps, clucks or purrs go unanswered. Then, silence. Every string of calls come up empty. That sinking feeling takes hold in the pit of your stomach. Red-hot gobblers go cold all of th
Published on Friday, April 17, 2015by Patrick Durkin
While banging on our dining room window to chase a squirrel off a bird-feeder, I reminded myself that I’m actually a generous conservation supporter. I told myself that again toward dusk the next day while trotting outside to chase away three white-tailed
Published on Monday, April 13, 2015by Tyler Frantz
Since there’s still about six months to kill before fall archery deer seasons roll around again, our nation’s bowhunters might just need to settle for the next best thing: taking aim at foam instead of flesh.
3-D archery shoots are a great way to stay
Published on Wednesday, April 08, 2015by Patrick Durkin
Despite sampling the second-lowest number of deer in Wisconsin’s 14-year CWD-testing program in 2014, its Department of Natural documented a record 6.1 percent disease rate as 329 of 5,414 tested whitetails carried the fatal brain disease this past year.
Published on Tuesday, April 07, 2015by Bernie Barringer
First time bear hunters and those who know little about the difficulties of bear hunting over bait often have this misconception that you can dump out a bucket of donuts and get ready to shoot a bear. If that’s the case, then why do bear hunting success r
Published on Wednesday, April 01, 2015by Josh Honeycutt
A thunderous gobble pierces the fog. He’s not far. He’s just over the rise. You stake the decoys in a haste. Seconds later, gleaming tail feathers crest the hill. His snood drapes over his beak. His beard bounces off his chest. Morning dew flies from hi
Published on Thursday, March 26, 2015by Brodie Swisher
Little boys and slingshots are one of the greatest combinations on God’s green earth. I typically put slingshots in the same category as a fishing pole. Every little boy ought to have the opportunity to dabble with one before the age of 10. I’m pretty sur
Published on Friday, March 20, 2015by Brodie Swisher
It wasn’t too many years ago that salt was pretty much the only mineral option deer hunters were aware of for whitetail deer. Things have changed in the last 10-15 years and there’s now a plethora of mineral options on the market for deer hunters wanting
Published on Monday, March 09, 2015by Teri Lancaster
About the time cabin fever kicks in for many hunters across the country, Florida hunters are already kicking off some of their most exciting hunting days of the year. Ever thought of tackling the many opportunities Florida’s spring hunting season offers?
Published on Thursday, March 05, 2015by Tyler Frantz
Aside from killing a great buck, there’s no better feeling than finding his sheds. I’ll never forget the exhilaration I felt the day I found a matching set of 140-inch antlers on Pennsylvania public land a few years ago. Aside from a few trail cam photos,
With turkey season still a month away in most parts of the country, you would think the local turkey population would be free of worry for at least a few more weeks. But that wasn’t the case for one bunch of birds as they recently fed on the edge of a foo
Published on Thursday, February 26, 2015by Brodie Swisher
You’re addicted to your smartphone, right? Honestly, what was life like before we had phones with the world of communication at our fingertips? Despite a few old-school haters of smartphones, the fact is they are a life-saver.
Published on Friday, February 20, 2015by Brodie Swisher
The 2015 NWTF Convention is in the books. It was honestly one of the best shows yet. I enjoyed catching up with some old friends, making some new ones, and seeing some cool new products for turkey hunting, bowfishing, predator hunting, and more. Here’s a