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Hill-Country Hurdles: Long Hours on Stand
Posted on May 12, 2013

This segment has covered some of the major hill-country hurdles you may encounter. Be sure to check out the first part of the story where we covered the challenges of tough terrain and the effects of fewer deer sightings. Read on to learn how to battle the physical toll of long hours of … more

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Hill-Country Hurdles: Fewer Deer Sightings
Posted on May 10, 2013

This segment has covered some of the major hill-country hurdles you may encounter. Be sure to check out a recent post where we covered the challenges of tough terrain. Stay tuned for additional tips. By nature, visibility in hill country is going to be limited. In most places, that means … more

You never quite know what to expect when bowhunting in rough, mountain country. When the author’s buck hit the snow-covered ground, it took off like a bobsled. After sliding some 75 yards downhill, an unlucky tree finally thwarted its likely progression into no man’s land. Still, the recovery effort took nearly four hours to complete.

Hill-Country Hurdles: Tough Terrain
Posted on May 8, 2013

Putting your tag on a big-timber buck means overcoming these three obstacles. This post will cover the challenges of especially tough terrain. Keep checking back as we cover the other major hurdles you may face out there. Day five finds me braving the elements once again. Navigating the rock-strewn trail, … more


Backcountry Elk Hunting Advice (PART 3)
Posted on May 5, 2013

Here it is! The final installation of this three-part hunting segment will bring you some final elk hunting tips to make your trip to the backcountry well worth it! Be sure to check out  Part 1 and Part 2 if you missed them!   Gear Up Effectively Your choice in hunting gear and … more

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Backcountry Elk Hunting Advice (PART 2)
Posted on May 3, 2013

Part 1 of this exclusive elk hunting segment covered tips for finding the right hunting hot spots. Read on for additional expert tips on elk hunting in the back country! Be sure to check back for the final section!   Master Calling Most backcountry elk regions are deeply forested. For … more

Elk are “pocket” animals, and you must either cover a lot of ground finding such spots, or have prior knowledge of them so you can begin hunting from the get-go, instead of spending precious hunting time just searching.

Backcountry Elk Hunting Advice (PART 1)
Posted on May 1, 2013

Follow these tips for a more successful wilderness hunt. Part 1 of this segment will cover finding the right hot spots. Be sure to check back for the remaining sections which will cover additional elk hunting tips that you won’t want to miss!     It was mid-morning when my … more

Jeremy Toman relied on trail cameras and rattling to take this 150-inch non-typical blacktail from the Cascade Range.

How to Score on Last Chance Blacktails
Posted on April 19, 2013

  With the season winding down, now could be the best time to score on a trophy Columbia blacktail. Here’s what to look for!     Guided by the beam of a flashlight, I finally found the ground blind that had been erected days prior. Slip­ping inside, light raindrops falling … more

This decoys system is offered by Heads Up Decoy. It consists of a center image of a strutting turkey along with a fan slot to allow the placement of a dried turkey fan to imitate a strutting tom.

Become a Better Turkey Hunter
Posted on April 5, 2013

  Evolving into a more successful turkey bowhunter is no short life lesson, but with the right tricks and tips, you can lessen the learning curve.   I couldn’t believe my eyes as I watched the longbeard slowly swaggering towards my ambush. I was tucked in my Double Bull blind, … more