Your Bowhunting D-Loop Fix

Your Bowhunting D-Loop Fix

On the target range you have the time to get your D-Loop nocked up just right. When You’re bowhunting things might come down too fast to get it right. And that can make you miss. Enter Ranch Ferry with the fix.

DIY Speed Up Your Bow

DIY Speed Up Your Bow

I appreciate extra speed no matter what game I hunt. I shoot a modest draw weight, lately right at 60 pounds, and my draw length is roughly 28 inches. But by following a few simple steps, it’s possible to rev up any bow.

Wild Turkeys and Predators

Wild Turkeys and Predators

A predator lives by killing and eating other species, which are called prey. Wild turkeys eat insects and small animals, so they are predators, but they become the prey of other large birds, reptiles and mammals.

Bowhunting Waterholes

Bowhunting Waterholes

 If you hunt pronghorns out West, look for water. If you hunt elk in arid western states, scout hard for a secluded seep or water tank. If your game is deer or bears, do the same. Any time it’s dry, hunting over waterholes is a deadly tactic.

Tips for Late-Summer Food Plots

Tips for Late-Summer Food Plots

Deer season is just around the corner. Are you ready? You’ve probably taken inventory of your gear, practiced with your gun or bow and planned out your hunting schedule, but have you started planting your food plots yet?

The Science Behind Growing Chufa

The Science Behind Growing Chufa

Planting chufa is one of the best ways to attract turkeys to your property. With proper habitat management, wildlife prospers. And, research by the University of South Carolina provides some insight on how to better grow chufa and ultimately attract turkeys to your land. Although chufa, a grass-like plant grown mainly for its tubers, has […]

The Hunt for Shorty

The Hunt for Shorty

As some of you know I manage the farms I hunt with some strict restrictions. One of the incredible deer on this one property was named Shorty. I had never seen Shorty before August 8th 2016 and believed him to be about 7.5 years old. I knew this was a deer I wanted to hunt.

Wild Turkey Terminology

    Beard: These modified feathers grow out from the chest of male turkeys and some hens. Beards average nine inches long, and some turkeys may have multiple beards. The longest single beard to date is recorded at just over 22.5 inches. Only about 10 percent of hens have beards. Box call: A turkey hunting […]

Trapping: The Other Management Tool

Trapping: The Other Management Tool

For those who love the outdoors and hunting and are looking for another avenue to help manage a wildlife area and cull out some of the predators of game animals, Ryan Nikkel shows the benefits of trapping.