Justin Zarr

Justin Zarr
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General Manager at Bowhunting.com
Justin has been bowhunting for more than 30 years and co-hosting the popular bowhunting show Bowhunt or Die since 2010.  He lives in the NW suburbs of Chicago with his wife, 3 children, and semi-smelly dog.
Latest Articles
Ozonics HR600 ozone generator.
Ozonics HR600 Ozone Generator Review

“The technology you use impresses no one.  The experience you create with it is everything.”  This quote by Sean Gerety was used in a discussion about user-interface (UI) design, but I’ve often found it applicable to the modern hunting landscape.   It’s not the technology that we care about, it’s how we use it to help […]

8 point whitetail buck walking in woods
Study Says CWD Transmission to Humans Unlikely

Using a new testing method, scientists have determined that CWD transmission to humans remains highly unlikely.

Bowhunter in a saddle, holding Vortex Razor UHD 8x32 binoculars.
Vortex® Introduces Razor® UHD 8×32 & 10×32 Binoculars

Vortex has dropped two compact models of their flagship Razor UHD binoculars. Check them out now!

Tethrd logo
Tethrd Welcomes Dan Chumbler as CEO

Tethrd LLC, the industry leader in ultralight saddle hunting equipment, proudly announces the appointment of Dan Chumbler as its CEO.

Hunter in camera placing a Revolver trail camera in a field using a mounting stake.
Stealth Cam Revolver 360 Degree Trail Camera

The new Revolver series trail cameras provide 360 degree coverage around the camera.

2024 Mathews LIFT bow in Earth color
Mathews LIFT First Look Bow Review

New bow release day is always one of the highlights of the year for us gear nerds here at the office.  And no bow is ever as highly anticipated as the annual hunting bow release from the folks at Mathews.  2024 is no exception with the introduction of the all-new Mathews LIFT hunting bows.  Lighter […]

Meindl Eurolight Hunter Boots side and sole view.
Meindl USA Introduces EuroLight Hunter Boots

Meindl USA is excited to introduce the new EuroLight Hunter line of men's and women's boots for 2024.

Top New Hunting Bows For 2024
Top New Hunting Bows for 2024

Learn about the top new hunting bows for 2024!

Tree Thrasher Deer Call Review
Tree Thrasher Deer Call Review

If you're looking to add another level of realism to your deer calling this fall, look no further than the Tree Thrasher.

Shed Hunting A Waste Of Time
Shed Hunting is a Waste of Time

Shed hunting has grown in popularity over the last few decades, but is it worth the effort? Here's why shed hunting is a waste of time.

Pse Archery Bought By Heritage Outdoor Group
PSE Archery Acquired By Heritage Outdoor Group

Big news in the archery industry today as PSE Archery has been acquired by the newly formed Heritage Outdoor Group. Zack Gleeson, CEO of Heritage Outdoor Group, told Free Range American, “We are thrilled to welcome PSE Archery to the Heritage Outdoor Group’s family of brands.” If you’ve never heard of the Heritage Outdoor Group, it’s […]

New Saddle Hunting Gear For 2023
New Saddle Hunting Gear For 2023

The saddle hunting gear options continue to grow each year and there were several big releases in this category for 2023. Below you’ll find a look at the best new saddle hunting gear for the 2023 season. Tethrd LockDown Saddle The new LockDown Saddle by Tethrd is the first retractable 2-panel saddle in their lineup. […]

Tenpoint Flatline 460 Crossbow Review
TenPoint Flatline 460 Crossbow Review

Get an exclusive first look at the all-new 2023 TenPoint Flatline 460 crossbow.

Hunter using ScentLok heated vest
Must-Have Gear for Late Season Deer Hunting

The late season is upon us! Here's a look at some must-have gear for late season deer hunting to keep you in the game.

Mathews 2023 Phase 4 Bow Review
Mathews 2023 Phase 4 Bow Review

Get an exclusive first look at the new for 2023 Mathews Phase 4 Bow!

Magnetic Rangefinder Pouch By Agc
Magnetic Rangefinder Pouch by AGC

It's not glamorous, but it's something that every bowhunter should own.

Muck Apex Pro 16 Boot Review
Muck Apex Pro 16 Boot Review

The new Muck Apex Pro 16 may have me re-evaluating how I feel about rubber hunting boots.

Tips For All Day Hunts
Tips For All-Day Hunts

Learn how to have a more enjoyable, and more successful, all-day sit in a deer stand.

Bowmar Pleads Guilty In Nebraska
Bowmar Pleads Guilty in Nebraska

Josh Bowmar has plead guilty to charges in a poaching case going back to 2015.

Huntstand's New Whitetail Pro Features
HuntStand’s New Pro Whitetail Features

New features are geared towards serious whitetail hunters.