Sitka Blacktail Hunt: Day Two

Sitka Blacktail Hunt: Day Two

The stream banks were covered with salmon that had been partially eaten by bears and eagles.  It’s a little spooky seeing that sight as you walk along a stream bank that is covered by thick vegetation, a great hiding place for bears. 

Gear Review: Bowmaster Bow Press

Gear Review: Bowmaster Bow Press

The basic device is a cable system which attaches to the limbs on your bow. As you turn the jack screw it shortens the cable and gently pulls the bow limbs inward releasing pressure as it goes. Once you have the bow relaxed, you can install a peep sight or change the strings.

The Smallest Whitetail: Part 2

The Smallest Whitetail: Part 2

Two other hunters had coues deer on the ground. Now it was Roy’s turn. 11 hours in a blind saw deer come in but none were what he wanted until a head, with a rack popped out from behind a tree. It is now ‘go time’.

The Smallest Whitetail: Part 1

The Smallest Whitetail: Part 1

Regardless as to how you pronounce it, Kows or Koozs, the Coues deer may be small but they certainly live up to their reputation as the Grey Ghost. Roy K. Keefer covers the species and how to hunt them.

Keeping a Hunting Log

Keeping a Hunting Log

Roy Keefer has been a successful bowhunter and one reason he gives for this success is keeping a Hunting Journal. Armed with this information and research he knows how best to make his days afield productive.

Spring Food Plots

Spring Food Plots

Spring is here and that means two things – turkey season and food plot preparation. Roy Keefer enjoys both but in this article, shares some of the basics of the thought process and planning he’s used through the years.

SCI Convention: 2016

SCI Convention: 2016

  Recently I attended the 44th Safari Club International convention in Las Vegas.  In case you’re not familiar with it, the convention is an outdoorsman’s paradise.  There’s everything for you to see and experience.  I’ll try to give you a flavor of what the convention has to offer. First, it’s big – taking up nearly […]

Tested in the Field

Tested in the Field

For the past several years I have shared with you products I use on my hunts and I want to continue that tradition. The reason for these reviews is to offer you some insight into products used under real hunting conditions.