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

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

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Bouncing Back from Injury: Opening Day
Posted on August 21, 2013

The final part of this featured article brings you a look at how this bowhunter discovered that the path of difficulty can sometimes lead to the greatest reward of all. Find out what happened when on opening day. Check out Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 if you missed them!   Opening Day … more

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Bouncing Back from Injury: The Mule Deer Draw
Posted on August 7, 2013

The second part of this featured article brings you a look at how this bowhunter discovered that the path of difficulty can sometimes lead to the greatest reward of all. Find out what happened when the draws for Western deer tags were due. Check out Part 1 if you missed it … more

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Bouncing Back From Injury
Posted on July 31, 2013

This featured article brings you a look at how this bowhunter discovered that the path of difficulty can sometimes lead to the greatest reward of all. Stay tuned for the rest of this four-part feature.      My winter, spring and early summer were spent overcoming two sports-related injuries—tennis elbow and … more

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Mulies at the Fence
Posted on September 27, 2012

Mule deer living near agriculture can be ambushed from blinds at fence crossings. When I was young, I was a slow learner. I have multiple stories to back this up, not that I’m bragging. Here’s just one example. I remember my first shot with a brand new bow. The string … more