Bow And Arrow Hunting - Tech

Long-Range Savvy: If You Want to Build Confidence and Stretch Your Effective Range, Follow These Bits of Wisdom
Posted on April 3, 2014

Taking shots beyond the 40-yard mark require lots of pre-season practice, polished shooting form and tuned-up gear. Big antler tips flashed abruptly downrange, a big mule deer browsing in the privacy of a thick aspen grove. You nock an arrow and tiptoe ahead, hoping to close the distance to a … more

Keefer and his trophy management Tule elk bull, which offered an adventure and thrill he'll never forget. He arrowed the bull from 44 yards, achieving excellent penetration with his Mathews Heli-M 52-pound setup.

The Great Tule
Posted on March 28, 2014

The Great Tule Join this bowhunter as he travels to the beautiful foothills of California, pursuing our continent’s third and smallest species of elk. By Roy K. Keefer   For many years hunters striving to kill at least one of all the North American species referred to them as the … more

Randy Cooling with his last-minute ram.

Spanish Ibex-Part II
Posted on February 25, 2014

To read PART I, click here! Spanish Ibex With long, backward sweeping horns, and sure-footed as any mountain goat comes, the ibex of Spain offer a tremendous bowhunting trophy worth pursuing. By Denny Sturgis Jr. MORE RAMS That afternoon we spotted a ram with some females just west of where … more

The author arrowed this nice buck on her 25-acre Pennsylvania farm. She ambushed the deer as it exited the bedding area she had made.

Bucks and Core Range
Posted on February 21, 2014

    Bucks and Core Range Cracking the mystery behind where bucks prefer to live during the critical part of the hunting season. By Lisa Price   A couple years ago, I had occasion to interview a hunter from Texas who’d arrowed a record-breaker. I figured it would be another … more

The Apex-Part II
Posted on January 31, 2014

The conclusion to The Apex-part I. To read Part I, click here! The Apex-Part II Fulfilling a dream of one day hunting giant Alaskan moose finally comes to life. Story and photos by Eyad Yehyawi Winds of Change Wind can be a bowhunter’s best friend or worst enemy, and today … 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

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