“I didn’t get a really-good look at the buck’s rack until after he jumped across the creek,” Olson reports. “Then my heart started pumping overtime, because he was the biggest buck I ever had seen and realized he was Big John
This is, sadly, the last chapter in Dr. Dave Samuel’s exciting book on his life and times bowhunting around the world. Through good and bad times Dave continues to inspire us all with his knowledge, dedication and love of the sport.
Within days of an infected tick bite you experience severe headaches, body aches and intense flu-like symptoms. This nearly universally misdiagnosed ailment, Lyme disease, may have devastating effects on the human body if not treated quickly and correctly. Be vigilant out there.
Sitting in the blind, wind blowing, no action to speak of Doug gets ready to pack it in for the day when his grandson Reyden saw some birds coming in to the decoys. It was time for some turkey action.
“We are very proud to support Pope & Young Club, an organization that puts conservation at the top of their list,” said Joel Harris, Marketing / Communication Manager of Carl Zeiss Sports Optics.
Hunting for Bezoar Ibex in Turkey wasn’t the first thing on Matt Guedes mind in light of recent events but he followed a client of Journey Hunts there and was glad he did.
M.R. James entered his first animal into the record book of Pope & Young and from that moment on he not only added more but went from a member to one of the important leaders in this vital organization.
You have been driving by this great farm and know there are some monster bucks living there. How do you gain permission from the farmer who owns that land? Read this article by Wade Nolan and you’ll find out the right and wrong way.
Still like a good pizza? Pepperoni and some nice venison with mozzarella and home made crust spread with some mouth watering sauce? Now that’s a pizza the whole family can love.
There are those few who get lucky and kill monsters on the side of the road. But the harder you work, the odds of being rewarded with not only a great trophy but most importantly, a great experience and a story to tell.
Researchers conducted a study concerning who does the breeding. They conducted genetic paternity tests and found lineage for a “who’s your daddy test”. The result surprised everyone.
The two gobblers saw the hens and began to walk more my direction. Both birds were in the plowed field watching the hens feed. I called softly a few times and both birds gobbled. One bird broke into full strut trying to make his friend look smaller.
The Pope and Young Club is offering two exciting hunting adventures as part of the 2017 Pope and Young Club Conservation Hunt-Drawing. 100% of the funds raised will go directly to P&Y Club Conservation, Education and Outreach Programs.
Team Frady, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and many others help make the BOW (Becoming an Outdoors Woman) program successful in bringing more women into the outdoor world. This year marked the 20th anniversary and Lynne and Jim have been there for 18 of them.
While the research is not completed it does, at this point, show the range of coyotes and when compared to that of whitetail deer, helps explain the coyote fawn kill rates are higher than previously thought.
So you got your wild turkey this season. Now what? SusieQ has a bunch of delicious recipes for cooking your wild turkey.
The book includes more than 15 educational and entertaining feature stories, including a photo essay capturing past images of our great “Forefathers of Bowhunting,” detailing special moments of Dr. Saxton Pope, Art Young, Fred Bear, Ishi, and many more.
For many of our children, the outdoor experience, including hunting and fishing, play an important part of growing up. For Baylee Guedes and her siblings it was passed on by their father Matt. They are fortunate. Something we all need to pass on to our children.
The next installment of this vital information on what the previous administrations have done in the wolf reintroduction process and the devastating effect it has had on the local environments.
You don’t have to be an elk hunter to appreciate the regal majesty of a rutting bull elk. The oversized antlers, eerie sounds of fluting bugles, throaty grunts and guttural growls can fire the imagination and touch the soul of anyone. M.R. James knows, he caught the fever.
The Stewardship Award is given to a bowhunter or bowhunting organization that, by their actions, has conveyed a positive, good citizenship image to the hunting and non-hunting public.
After two months of breaking in Ellie Mae the mule Clay Newcomb was ready to mount up for some high country bowhunting for turkey.
By: Toby Bridges Along most of Montana’s western boundary, the Bitterroot Mountains form the border between the state and neighboring Idaho. The area shown here was always one of my late wife’s favorite camping spots … located about 70 miles south of where we lived in Missoula. It was a great […]
In the final episode, Clay’s training comes to a climatic point of potential validation as he finally tries to get on Izzy’s back. This is the moment when all the patience and training come to bear.
Fletching arrows yourself means you get your arrows exactly the way you want them. Roy Keefer is picky about his equipment. That is why he chose the Arrow Fletcher from Goat Tuff. Besides, it’s fun.
At about 8:30 Ron saw a deer moving through some brush. He saw antlers and knew right away which buck he was looking at. The Big Boy walked away but caught a whiff of the tarsal glands, could not handle it and walked back in Ron’s direction.
There is something magical about grizzly bears and of course, there is a tinge of danger in doing so with a bow. No question, that this chapter included bit of danger and part of the reason Dr. Dave wanted to hunt grizzlies.
In week four of training/breaking Izzy the mule for hunting bear, Clay moves to the next step of trying to get her to take a bit. Never having anything in it’s mouth she didn’t want, this is always an iffy step.
Now, does are dropping their fawns and teaching them how to find food and get around in their area. That’s the perfect scenario for coyotes and predators.
Bowhunting Biologist Wade Nolan talks about a 7 year study that looked at the breeding statistics of whitetail deer. The age old, common thought is the larger antlered, older, dominant bucks do the majority of the breeding. What do you think this study revealed?