To be an ethical bowhunter, you must have intimate knowledge of a deer or elk’s vital organ structure, so you can deliver a killing shot accordingly. Photos courtesy of National Bowhunter Education Foundation

How to Stay Mentally Tough at Crunch Time: Taking Ethical Shots
Posted on May 29, 2013

Exclusive BOW & ARROW HUNTING Feature Series: Check out this excerpt from Joe Bell’s recent book, “TECHNICAL BOWHUNTING, The Ultimate Guide to Shooting Performance.” Learn how to stay mentally tough and deliver at the moment of truth. This segment covers how to learn when to shoot and when to draw. … 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