Off- Season Pet Peeves
Posted on August 20, 2014

As I write this, it’s the beginning of June—the official “off-season” for the bowhunter. Consequently, I’ve been in my shop tinkering and analyzing gear and equipment choices more than I care to admit. Why do I do this?   I guess it boils down to three things—motivation, resourcefulness and success. … more

The Third-Axis Leveling Device by Hamskea Archery Solutions was designed to simplify the difficulty of leveling your bowsight for second- and third-axis capability.

Inside Gear
Posted on July 16, 2014

01: Cabela’s E.C.W.C.S Thermal Zone Polartec Power Dry Zip Top is unlike any other base layer you’ve worn. It uses three-types of fabrics to provide total comfort in a variety of temperatures and activities. You’ve got to wear it to believe it. Versatile Base Layers Early last year, I was … more

Bow And Arrow Hunting - ELK

Early Elk Tips
Posted on June 19, 2014

Many Bowhunters Shy Away from Hunting Elk Early in the Season, but with the Right Setup this Season can be Dynamite A soft, lonely bugle broke the silence of the Idaho forest on the morning of September 9, 2003. It had been a dead quiet morning, and I was beginning … more

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Defining Success
Posted on June 12, 2014

Scoring on a Hunt is Great But It’s Not What the Adventure is Solely About. When I was 13 years old my dad made me an offer. If I saved up enough money ($100) working over the summer and kept my grades up he would let me take a week … more

Bow And Arrow Hunting - ELK

Which Way for Elk: When it Comes to Bowhunting Elk
Posted on June 10, 2014

There Are Different Ways to Create an Ambush. Which Tactic is Best Depends on a Variety of Factors. Elk could be the most diverse big-game animals to walk the North American continent. Large, robust and highly vocal, these herd-dwelling creatures live in a variety of settings, from thick-timbered mountain country, … more


September Fuzz
Posted on May 22, 2014

These Mule Deer Fanatics Share Their Secrets On How To Take Giant Early-Season Bucks. I can count on one hand the times a particular buck literally sucked the wind right out of me, and this was definitely one of them. I had never seen a mule deer buck on the … more

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Backpack Basics
Posted on May 15, 2014

Backpacking Is a Great Way to Increase Your Hunting Success. However, Most That do it Are Destined For Failure Due to Poor Preparation and Forethought. To Prevent Bad Success, Follow These Steps: Like many western bowhunters, I’ve always been the adventurous-type who finds it difficult not going to that next … more

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Silver-State Beauty
Posted on May 8, 2014

This Bowhunting Gal Strikes Serious Silver While Hunting the High Country of Nevada. Looking through the binoculars, I could see two mule deer bucks. They weren’t monsters but one of them had a respectable rack. My wife, Shelby, without hesitation said she wanted to give it a try. I’m fortunate … more