Bow And Arrow Hunting - ELK

Pushing For Two: This Bowhunter Gives It His All as he Embarks on Two Wild Wilderness Elk Adventures
Posted on April 4, 2014

       Many years ago a fellow bowhunter asked me what I thought was the difference between a guy who consistently filled his tags and one that rarely filled a tag? “Research and persistence,” I answered, and I still believe that holds true today. If you hunt public land and want … more

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

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

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


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 wilderness can be rugged and unforgiving, but with the right mental focus you can accomplish anything.

Fear- Part I
Posted on November 7, 2013

Part I of two. Make sure you check back next week for Part II! 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 … 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