Training Ground

New Mathews Archery short film, Training Ground
Posted on July 31, 2015

See how two Montana bowhunters prepare for their season in the new Mathews Archery short film, Training Ground. Click here to watch:


Planning for Wildlife
Posted on July 9, 2015

By Joe Bell Lately, I’ve been examining wildlife conservation, both from an historical and a personal viewpoint, as I consider ways that I can give back to a resource that has given me so much over the years. As I’ve been delving into this subject, two important considerations have stood … more


5 Accuracy Tips
Posted on July 7, 2015

If you want to create the ultimate deer setup, try these steps. By Joe Bell After each deer season, I reflect on what makes a super-sweet bow setup. In my mind, it comes down to five critical things, with a forgiving, moderate brace height being near the very top (around … more


4 Things That Make Bowhunting Special
Posted on July 7, 2015

I’ll be honest. I miss the good ol’ days when bowhunting was considered pretty comical, hunting spots were incredibly plentiful, and deer permits were all about scraping up a few bucks and visiting a cash register. For the most part, these things are a page of the past. However, bowhunting … more

Ben at anchor

Tips from an Expert – Part 1
Posted on May 13, 2015

When it comes to dead-on accuracy, Ben Rogers is one of traditional archery’s best. By Denny Sturgis, Jr. In this column I’d like to introduce you to Ben Rogers, a noted archer hailing from California, and allow him to share some of his best shooting tips. Ben’s love of archery … more


Meet Mr. Hobb’s
Posted on May 13, 2015

Among the vast, arid landscape of the Arizona Strip plateau, three hunters work in unison to take one of the greatest giants to come from the region. By Dr. Todd Geiler It was the opening day of the Arizona Strip archery hunt for 2013. We awoke to the sound of … more


Instruction from a Pro
Posted on May 13, 2015

Rod Jenkins is one of the best shooters and coaches on the scene. Here’s what he preaches to his students. By Denny Sturgis Jr. Rod Jenkins has been seriously coaching and directing shooting clinics for over five years now. He has traveled extensively across the United States and visited other … more


Long-Range Proficiency
Posted on May 13, 2015

  Uncovering the most important details for downrange accuracy. By Joe Bell The elk had covered a couple hundred yards in a blink, and now he was literally in my face, only 15 yards away. I was already at full draw, only I had no shot. He was standing face … more