Bow And Arrow Hunting - TECH

Analyzing Shot Form: When it Comes to Executing Proper Shooting Form, Look to Follow-Through as the Most Important Element
Posted on April 11, 2014

       It was about 15 years ago when I overheard a few guys at our local pro-shop discussing the concept of “follow-through.” Half of the group was stressing about how important it was to make sure that you kept your bow arm straight towards the target after the shot (which … 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

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


Delivering the Kill
Posted on December 11, 2012

The broadhead and arrow you choose can have a huge impact on your hunting success. Here’s a look at some important facts. I was slowly picking my way up a rocky slope when something caught my eye. I glanced sharply uphill and noticed a massive mule deer looking straight down … more

The author and his close friend enjoy an annual pilgrimage to the high country to bowhunt elk. Last year's hunt treated them well. Pictured is Greg, T.J. Conrads and the author with three nice bulls they harvested

Traditional Elk Camp
Posted on November 15, 2012

This bowhunter tells about his favorite hunt of the year and the experience he shared with good friends last season. The cow came down the trail, from the top of Jackson Ridge just as I had anticipated when I selected the stand a day earlier. I wanted to be within … more


On-Your-Own Elk
Posted on June 20, 2012

Many bowhunters are under the impression that all elk hunting is either too expensive or just not feasible to do on your own, which just isn’t true. Here’s how you can plan your very own elk bowhunt, all on a relatively small budget. By Mike Poulin Have you been sabotaging … more

The author stalked and shot this public-land bull in Idaho last fall.

Elk Hunting
Posted on October 6, 2011

There’s nothing easy about bowhunting elk on public ground, but it can be done effectively—if you put in the necessary time and hard work and employ the right strategy By Dan Staton A quiver full of unspoiled broadheads, a fine-tuned bow rig, some tread left on my boots and thousands … more

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Early Elk
Posted on February 24, 2011

Don’t Resist the Chance to Bowhunt Elk Before the Rut—It’s Not as Challenging as You Might Think   As darkness turned into dawn, my dad and buddy Ron could see 11 velvet-clad bulls feeding on an open hillside. The elk were above several fingers of dark timber. It was late … more