The author takes a few moments to practice before the day’s hunt in Dry Creek.

The Apex-Part I
Posted on January 31, 2014

Part one in a two-part series about an epic Moose hunt. To read Part II, click here! The Apex Fulfilling a dream of one day hunting giant Alaskan moose finally comes to life. Story and photos by Eyad Yehyawi Every man has dreams, and we as bowhunters are no different. … more

After putting in her time in a blind, Jamie finally arrowed this nice buck with a perfect 40-yard shot.

High-Desert Paradise-Part II
Posted on January 14, 2014

High-Desert Paradise-Part II, to read Part I, click here! When it comes to big mulie bucks and remote country, nothing tops a hunt to Arizona’s Strip district. By Dick Tone Sticking It Out The rains persisted and it did not look like the area was going to dry out anytime … more

Jody and Kip are all smiles behind Jody’s giant "strip" mule deer.

High-Desert Paradise-Part I
Posted on January 7, 2014

  High-Desert Paradise-Part I When it comes to big mulie bucks and remote country, nothing tops a hunt to Arizona’s Strip district. By Dick Tone Part of the lure of hunting in Arizona is the diverse terrain and the number of different species that are available to hunt in this … more

Finding clusters of rubs is a great sign of a staging area, but true “rub lines” are few and far between.

5 Steps to Kill- Part II
Posted on December 25, 2013

This is the conclusion to last week’s post with steps 1-2 in “5 Steps to Kill!!” 5 Steps to Kill Follow this simple plan to line out where to shoot next year’s buck.  By Steve Bartylla Step 3: Making Funnels Another thing that should be done this far in advance … more

Unraveling this buck’s patterns during the post season was key to the author arrowing him the first time in the stand.

5 Steps to Kill- Part I
Posted on December 18, 2013

Steps 1 and 2 in our “5 Steps to Kill” series. Make sure you check back next week for steps 3-5! 5 Steps to Kill Follow this simple plan to line out where to shoot next year’s buck.  By Steve Bartylla I was pumped. Just that quick, I was convinced … more

The author and his bomber Illinois non-typical, which offered a hunting experience he'll never forget.

Illinois Brute
Posted on December 10, 2013

    After many ups and downs, this bowhunter finally gets his crack at a true one-of-a-kind monster buck.  Story and photos by Matt Frane It all started in August when my friend Jack was riding his four-wheeler out behind his property when, all of a sudden, a buck jumped … more

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Tech Tips- Whitetails and Mechanical Broadheads
Posted on December 6, 2013

  Whitetails and Mechanical Broadheads Today’s bows and arrows are technologically advanced, but does this mean you can just screw on any broadhead and hunt? Common sense says no. By Joe Bell Each season in deer camp, I notice more and more bowhunters using expanding-blade broadheads over smaller fixed-blade-style heads. … more

Strugis with his great ram, taken with his Black Widow longbow. The animal required a longer-than-normal shot to anchor.

Rams in the Liards-Part II
Posted on November 26, 2013

Part II, the conclusion to Rams in the Liards-Part I, click here to read Part I! Rams in the Liards   This bowhunter tells about his wild sheep adventure with two good buddies in the remote Northwest Territories backcountry.   By Denny Sturgis, Jr. My Hunt Day One: After breakfast, … more