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

The steepness of the Liard Range is fierce, as shown by this image.

Rams in the Liards-Part I
Posted on November 19, 2013

Part I in a two-part series. Make sure you check back next week to read about the author’s hunt in Part II!   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, … more

When possible, plan your wilderness adventure with a friend. Not only is this safer, but a good (and hopefully experienced) wilderness companion can help you overcome any fear or troubles you may have.

Fear-Part II
Posted on November 13, 2013

This is Part II to conclude Fear-I. To read Part I, click here! The Mental Side The power of the mind can be amazing, but if your focus is on things like fear rather than success, you can kiss your hunt goodbye. Here are some tips to help you stay … more

Spotting game isn't a problem in this country, the author found. However, getting in within effective bow range of animals is a whole other story.

Planning A Combo Hunt
Posted on October 30, 2013

Part Two and the conclusion piece in our series: “Combo Hunts.” Make sure you check out “Combo Hunts-Part I” by clicking here! Combo Hunts-Part II Planning A Combo Hunt By Zeke Pipher   Twice The Research—Because you’re dealing with two or more species, you need to do a bit more … more

Deer don't just roam the mountains aimlessly. Study maps intently, coming up with the best likely hunting spots based on terrain features, water and appropriate bedding cover.

Backcountry Mulie Advice-Part II
Posted on October 16, 2013

  Backcountry Mulie Advice Part II, the conclusion to Part I. To read Part I, click here! Searching the high country for early-season mulies provides an incredible rush and adventure, but don’t expect easy anything. These deer often require lots of physical work and finesse. By Jason Stafford Unusual Ambush … more

Ron Way’s buck had enormous antler height, with G2s and G3s measuring well beyond 12 inches each.

Miracle Buck Part II
Posted on October 2, 2013

Conclusion to Miracle Buck Part I, posted last week. Click here to read Part I.  A Second Chance The next morning found me back in the same stand, hoping for another opportunity, a miracle you could say. Matt was insistent that this buck was still in the woods and “we … more

The author and his massive whitetail, which he arrowed after 15 days on stand while hunting with the Harpole’s Lodge in Pike County, Illinois. The buck’s gross score was 192 points—truly a deer of a lifetime. Photos by Eric Suhm,

Miracle Buck Part I
Posted on September 26, 2013

Part I of a two-part series. Over the course of three seasons, and three weeks on stand, this bowhunter’s dream of scoring on a Boone and Crockett-caliber buck finally comes to life. By Ron Way “I can’t believe it,” I said to myself. “I just blew a chance of a … more

Buck, big or small, or doe -- they all provide a memorable, thrill-based hunting experience, regardless of where you hunt.

Never a Lesser Hunt
Posted on January 15, 2013

When it comes to bowhunting, pursuing bucks around home, regardless of size, is as special as it comes. I may never shoot another 140-inch whitetail. I took the last one the second year after my wife’s father left us 90 acres nestled in the foothills of the Arkansas Ozark mountains. … more