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October 12, 2020
Everything you need to know about calling in a tracking dog to recover wounded game

Everything you need to know about calling in a tracking dog to recover wounded game

If you’re reading this, you might already have an animal down in the field, and you’re wondering how to pick up a blood trail that seemed to vaporize into thin air. Or, like most hunters, you know that horrible feeling in the pit of your stomach when you know you’ve hit an animal, and you can’t seem to track it down. Either way, there’s one thing you can do: Call in the dogs.

October 12, 2020
Pro Tip with Remi Warren - The Splash Call for Elk Hunting

Pro Tip with Remi Warren - The Splash Call for Elk Hunting

As hunters, we’re always looking for that extra edge, or bit of information to help us find success in the field. Heck, that’s half the fun. Add this off-the-wall tactic courtesy of Remi Warren to your elk hunting repertoire and you may be rewarded with a big bull right in your lap.

Choosing Glass to Conquer Midwest Whitetail Country

Choosing Glass to Conquer Midwest Whitetail Country

While it may lack the visual glory of glassing in the mountain west, and you might not be chasing as grand or storied game, whitetail hunters working the corn fields and oak forests of the Midwest encounter plenty of challenges when it comes to choosing the right optics.

Pro Tip: Spot and Stalk Bow Hunting

Pro Tip: Spot and Stalk Bow Hunting

Spot and stalk deer hunting can be very tedious and often a tough task to pull off. There are a few tips and tricks I would like to share that have helped me with success in getting into range.

September 2, 2020
Thinking About Going Lead Free this Season?

Thinking About Going Lead Free this Season?

With hunting season right around the corner, one thing a lot of hunters are looking into is monolithic-style bullets. (Bullets that do not include a jacket.) Some states restrict certain types of ammunition because of lead contamination, and there’s some research we’ll get into that shows lead can contaminate your meat.

By Erik Barber
August 31, 2020
Your Guide to a DIY, Bowhunting Adventure

Your Guide to a DIY, Bowhunting Adventure

Wide-open vistas and whiffs of sage and ponderosa pine inspire bowhunters to flock westward each fall for adventures on rolling prairies and remote mountains. After months of dissecting your gear list and studying maps, you watch in awe as the sun sprawls across a landscape that’s entirely new to you.

By Paul Neess
August 31, 2020
Hunting with A Guide

Hunting with A Guide

Even though you may be a die-hard DIY guy like me when it comes to hunting, the time may come when you need to consider hiring a guide.

Getting the Most Out of Competition Guns

Getting the Most Out of Competition Guns

No doubt about it, getting into competition shooting can be a big investment. The right gear for the job often comes at a price, but what I have found is if I go with equipment that can pull double duty for me, and work for more than just my competitive events, the expense is far more tolerable.

By Erik Barber
August 4, 2020
Archery 101 Part Two

Archery 101 Part Two

Positive habits yield positive results. That basic concept holds true in much of life, including archery. You probably won’t become a great archer overnight, but if you focus on perfecting your habits, your skills will continually grow.

By Erik Barber
July 31, 2020
Archery 101 - Part One

Archery 101 - Part One

Less hunting pressure and longer season dates are just a few reasons why bowhunting is growing in popularity.