Ethics is what you do when no one is watching. In this month’s column M.R. James lays out some hunting scenarios and asks you, what would you do when no one was watching?
M.R. James has always been a champion of conservation, game management and bowhunting and his concerns are easily understood.
The ground shook at this month’s annual meeting of the Pope & Young Club with new leaders and new direction.
Like most of us, we have heroes who we look up to and admire. For M.R. James who is a hero to many, there is WI archer Roy Case.
Most bowhunters dream about being the next one to accomplish the ‘Super Slam’. M.R. James is certainly no exception but the reality is, it’s about more than time and effort.
M.R. James remembers those icons the industry lost this past year: Don Clark, Tom Jennings, Gail Martin and Dr. Chuck Williams. Friends who will not soon be forgotten.
There have been controversy in bowhunting from traditional to compound to crossbows but one that really fueled a push back is the topic of this months column from M.R. James, the Poison Pod.
Another thought provoking column from M.R. James regarding today’s state of bowhunting shows. Are we going in the right direction or should we evaluate how bowhunting should be presented?
M.R. James discusses one of the most vital parts for bowhunting success. Combine the power of the mind with practice and experience and it will usually pay off.
Ethics and common sense should dictate how far away our target is to ensure a humane, killing shot. M.R. gives his feelings on what has always been a personal choice.
Just because Chuck Adams or Ray Howell or Randy Ulmer are excellent long-range shooters doesn’t mean you can make the same shots. So just how far is too far?
Quick, agile, and potentially dangerous, it takes calm nerves and focus to deliver a well-placed arrow into a wild hog. M.R. James gives some tips on this trophy.
Are you a bowhunter looking for some exciting bowhunting adventure books? M.R. has a list that will certainly get your bowhunting blood boiling. Grab a book, grab the adventure.
Founded in 1961 by Glenn St. Charles and a handful of friends, the Pope and Young Club has been processing and recording North American big game entries for more half a century.
A ‘Trophy’ animal should mean much more than making the record books. Every animal taken with a bow should qualify as a ‘trophy’ to the hunter.
Nothing beats watching a well-aimed arrow zip true to a bucks boiler room but M.R. also thinks taking a shot with a camera is great too.
a major selling point has been the fact it’s easy to follow an arrow in flight and pinpoint exactly where the fast-flying hunting shaft strikes.
It was trial and error but the desire to shoot a faster arrow allowed Holless Allen to change the course of archery.
10 Rules all bowhunters should live by to ensure bowhunting continues to grows strong.
There’s no better way to practice for big game than to practice on small game and varmints found close to home.
M.R. James on hunting wild hogs – Naturally tough, wiry and short-tempered, yet surprisingly fast and agile
M.R. James lays the groundwork to help your turkey season the best ever.
If asked to recall the one deer that stands out above all others, I’ll simply say, “You need to meet Molly
I view the trail cams on my southern Indiana farm as Christmas presents that I get to open year-round.
When the game is down photos capture the moment, make them good memories.
Treestands revolutionized bowhunting but also responsible for the majority of injuries and deaths
Please welcome the first monthly column called “Thoughts And Tips” by M.R. James, Founder of Bowhunter Magazine