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By Erik Barber
September 14, 2020
Your Guide to a DIY, Bowhunting Adventure

Your Guide to a DIY, Bowhunting Adventure

Wide-open vistas and whiffs of sage and ponderosa pine inspire bowhunters to flock westward each fall for adventures on rolling prairies and remote mountains. After months of dissecting your gear list and studying maps, you watch in awe as the sun sprawls across a landscape that’s entirely new to you.

September 7, 2020
How to hunt successfully with family and friends

How to hunt successfully with family and friends

We were 6 days into a backcountry mule deer hunt in Colorado. My brother and I had been looking forward to this hunt all year long. This was a newer type of hunt for us, taking place up above tree line, and setting us in pursuit of velvet high country bucks.

By Erik Barber
August 10, 2020
Archery 101 Part Two

Archery 101 Part Two

Positive habits yield positive results. That basic concept holds true in much of life, including archery. You probably won’t become a great archer overnight, but if you focus on perfecting your habits, your skills will continually grow.

By Erik Barber
August 3, 2020
Archery 101 - Part One

Archery 101 - Part One

Less hunting pressure and longer season dates are just a few reasons why bowhunting is growing in popularity.

The Boom in Bow Hunting

The Boom in Bow Hunting

Bowhunting has definitely grown in popularity over the last 10 years or so; I remember as a child not even knowing another archery hunter. It’s hard to imagine when compared to the present day.

10 Tips to Up Your Glassing Game

10 Tips to Up Your Glassing Game

As humans, aside from our big brains, we rely on our eyes for most our predatory success. Want to exponentially increase opportunities in the field? It’s time to get glassing.

Thinking of putting a red dot on your turkey gun? Do it.

Thinking of putting a red dot on your turkey gun? Do it.

Optics on turkey guns are becoming more and more popular, for the same advantages they provide tactical and competitive shooters: Easier sight alignment, faster target acquisition, and the ability to focus on your target while shooting.

By Matt Dye
April 6, 2020
One thing bow hunters and land managers can do to see more deer

One thing bow hunters and land managers can do to see more deer

Edge-feathering is not a commonly implemented practice, but the end results serve a critical role in most landscapes. As we travel across the country, we find the most properties lack the “transitional zone.”

By Erik Barber
March 30, 2020
Successfully Hunting Pressured Turkey

Successfully Hunting Pressured Turkey

Thundering gobbles echoed through the Wisconsin woods as sunlight pierced the horizon on a late-May morning. Three toms gobbled from their roosts in large white oaks on a secondary ridge across the valley from a flock of yelping hens.

By Dylan Hazen
March 23, 2020
Making Realistic Calling Sequences for Coyotes

Making Realistic Calling Sequences for Coyotes

Now that whitetail season is over, a lot of hunters will be heading out to chase coyotes so they can pass time until spring. Just like with deer hunting, there will be some guys who get really hardcore, but the majority of the folks in the field will be your average Joe schmo.