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?
To stir up some activity, I decided to rattle. I played a crashing symphony with those rattling antlers for about 20 seconds. Then I laid my horns across a limb and stood at the ready for 2 minutes. I heard Chris say, “Dad, get your bow ready. Here comes a giant buck.”
If you carry a gun for personal defense or keep one at home for the same reason, you really ought to consider investing in a paid self defense insurance or protection plan. Here’s why. If you ever have to draw or use your gun (or another weapon) in self-defense, you can be legally right yet still lose everything.
Here is some great advice from one of the best bowhunters in the country. If you hunt whitetail deer this is one article you will not want to miss reading,.
My food plot plans didn’t pan out. So I texted my friend Dwayne Glover for help. Last weekend Dwayne came over with his tractor to get it done.
The true story of two fatal grizzly bear attacks that changed our relationship with wildlife.
More incredible, once in a lifetime hunts from Matt Guedes and Journey Hunts. If you have been waiting for the right hunt at the right price, this is your time to make the move.
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The blind was set, gear ready and dark gave way to the light when Reed noticed some turkey coming in. Doug was ready, gave some last minute suggestions and the sights settled on two of the birds. It was over in seconds.
“The bear, still not suspecting I was there, turned broadside to me. I loosed my arrow and saw it bury to the feathers … He let go a horrible growling roar and spun around and around, biting at the end of the arrow.”
John Stallone hunted 4 years for a New York buck he called Swamp Donkey. The footage is a little raw but you can see this giant NY archery buck get the sharp end of the stick.
Fall is right around the corner and for Brian Kightlinger that means a Ky bowhunt for whitetail in velvet. He knows where he’s going and the countdown has begun.
The Pope and Young Club announced the winners of the 2017 Pope and Young Club Conservation Hunt-Drawing. Funds raised go to the P&Y Club’s Conservation, Education and Outreach programs.
Here’s the hunt that resulted in Bone Collector winning the Golden Moose Award for Best Deer Hunting at the 2017 Outdoor Sportsman Awards hosted by the Outdoor Channel!
There is no more precious gift you can give a child greater than the insight and advice that comes from the heart with unconditional love. This letter from Ted to his grandson Felix is one we should all share with our children.
Terry Drury of Drury Outdoors gives some productive advice when hunting an area surrounded by other hunters driving, moving, and putting pressure on the deer. Don’t give up, just do what Terry says and you’ll be successful.
Bowhunting biologist Wade Nolan presents some interesting information from new research conducted on the behavior and range for the coyote. This ongoing research will help us learn much more about the interaction and predation of coyotes on our whitetail population.
The slug entered the skull a couple inches behind the eye, passed through some hollow space in the skull, and exited the skull between the bear’s eyes. It never penetrated the brain cavity. Amazingly it didn’t kill the bear.
There is ‘beading’, the art of putting beads into an art form and there is ‘beading’, the kind that lets you know what is beading water is not ‘leaking’. Not beading water can be bad. In some climates it can kill you. Wade Nolan knows this and can help you stay dry, stay alive.
Over a year in development and testing, the Ascent Pack features new technologies and functionality never before seen on a Badlands pack.
Grim Reaper President and designer, Jay Liechty, says “ Years of Innovation , testing and improvements have brought us to the new Carni-Four and Pro Series line. These new power-packed Mechanical broadheads, will lift our proven broadhead designs to the next level.
Robert Beckwith, CEO of Crosman, commented, “LaserMax is well-known for its innovative laser products in the shooting sports accessory market, and the cross-selling synergies with Crosman’s airgun and archery products are clear and highly attractive.
Ronnie “Cuz” Strickland of West Point, Miss. is the vice president of Mossy Oak in charge of TV and video production. A successful bowhunter, Ronnie has, for many years picked productive tree-stand sites for himself as well as for the hunters and the cameramen who film Mossy Oak’s TV programs and videos.
Rocky, of Rocky Boots, wanted to develop their own camo design for their apparel and footwear that was a versatile camo that would provide cover throughout a wide variety of terrains and vegetation. They succeeded with their Venator Camo and Stratum clothing line.
The primary prey species are deer and elk. Both deer and elk know exactly what a predator smells like. To them a predator smells like a bowhunter. We are the apex predator on this continent. Wade Nolan talks about how to negate this for better results in the field.
A second vote will be taken in September. If passed, Pennsylvania hunters will be able to join other states in harnessing the power of ozone to reduce, alter, or destroy human odor while in the field.
Bowhunters often speak wistfully of taking animals that end up “Making the book.” In part II M.R. covers ‘The Book’, when it was started, the evolution and the great bowhunters who made it happen. Want to make ‘The Book’? Yeah, we all dream of doing just that.
“It’s an honor for Bear Archery to support a great, longstanding organization like the Pope and Young Club,” said Tyler Musgrave, Associate Product Manager at Bear Archery.
Although the life of a professional hunter seems glamorous, with Will Primos, you’ll realize he works harder and spends more hours trying to learn about bowhunting and the whitetails he hunts than other hunters do. His advice will help you find and take more bucks with your bow.
John Stallone Interviews Hunting Pros to get inside hunting tips and tactics…this week John talks with Southwest Regional Director of MDF Terry Herndon on Mule Deer