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

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

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


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

Spot and stalk is typically the best way to bowhunt wilderness deer, which means setting up on a high vantage point at first light and glassing heavily using top-quality optics.

Backcountry Mulie Advice-Part I
Posted on October 9, 2013

Backcountry Mulie Advice-Part I, check back in a week for Part II!  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   The clouds swept into the valley, … more


Committed to Elk-Part II
Posted on September 11, 2013

  This is Part II of “Committed to Elk,” a conclusion to last week’s post found here: Tom Johnson, of west Michigan, has spent the last 31 years chasing elk out West. Although he lives in Michigan, he sleeps and breathes elk hunting. He is a true “elk-oholic.” In those … more

This New Mexico bull came from the '09 season, and it is a trophy Johnson is truly proud of.

Committed to Elk
Posted on September 5, 2013

  This bowhunter’s heart, attitude and respect for the sport allow him to prevail in the end, despite a long and difficult journey. In this two-part piece you will read about an amazing story about one man’s persistence, strong will and ability to stay focused on a goal.  That one man … more