bow hunting

Promotion of new hunters

The promotion of hunting starts with experienced hunters mentoring the new.  Recently we had our 9th annual Learn to Turkey Hunt event with 30 new… Read more…

It’s Not About the Killing

      The season had been a rough one, but finally I had birds standing broadside at just under 20 yards. The first photo of this… Read more…

Backyard Bow Pro & Muzzy 200 Club

Some of the best things about attending deer classics across the country are the people you meet and the interesting ideas, innovative new products and… Read more…

Mapping Your Way To Hunting Success

This is an indepth article that explains the importance of scouting and utilizing modern technology to make a detailed portfolio of the property you… Read more…

Confessions of a Lazy Hunter Part 1; Post-Season Scouting

Post-season scouting for whitetails has long been held as one of the most valuable tools in the bowhunter’s arsenal. I’m here to tell you that’s not… Read more…

THANK YOU Mom and Dad!

Much of the credit for a life dedicated to the chase of wild things rightfully belongs to my beloved mother and father.  Born in 1949 and schooled… Read more…

Hefner and the BackYard Buck!

While I was busy hunting a big buck on our lease a mystery buck was destroying my target right in my back… Read more…

The End of a Bowhunting Season; Pope and Young Club and Treestand Safety

 One would think that since the hunting season officially ended this past weekend in Illinois that I would be able to catch up on a little rest and… Read more…

Bowhunting the Illinois Rut – Day 3

The 3rd day of our bowhunting extravanganza here in Illinois certainly was not very… Read more…

Illinois Bowhunting Season – The Start of Another Year!

Opening Day of Illinois bowhunting season is tomorrow, and I’ll be heading out after a couple good bucks that have been frequenting my trail cameras this… Read more…

Bowhunting Success Requires Adaptability

   For the second straight weekend, Todd Graf and I headed north to Wisconsin in hopes of connecting on an early season whitetail on film. … Read more…

The John Feazell Buck – Virginia Archer Slams New State Record

When John Feazell stood in the hunting department at Wal-Mart prior to the 2009 hunting season, he was faced with perhaps the biggest decision of his… Read more…