Break out the binoculars and find the waterholes that wood ducks and blue-winged teal prefer during the early waterfowl season.
By Bob Fratzke This is a partial list of the questions most commonly asked over the years at the conclusion of my deer scouting and bowhunting seminars. Can you move at all on a treestand? Definitely, but it has to…
By Bill Wiesner, Target Communications Outdoor Books The noise of a gunshot and shock of a bullet or slug has an understandable effect on any big game animal. It has been my experience in bear hunting that a bear shot with…
By Byron Ferguson When you become the arrow you extend your mental approach to accurate shooting. Coaches often advise “become the bow”, but the bow is only a launching device. The arrow is the ultimate, final part, whether hitting a…
By John Sloan It was all wrong. It was opening day, 95 degrees, with a full moon. All the articles by famous writers said it should be terrible daytime hunting. To make it worse, I had never seen the tree…
The trick to calling anything is in knowing what to say, when to say it and what it should sound like.
By Bob Fratzke, with Glenn Helgeland This is only part of the year-round scouting you should be doing, but it is an important part. Whitetails have different habits or patterns – in the spring, coming into summer, once the season…
To draw a feisty tom into range, your best spring turkey decoying strategy probably should include “junior” – a jake – and an amenable hen.
Early wild turkey hunting seasons can be frustrating, so get patient for April longbeards.
Hone your skills in bird tracking and identifying other sign for better gobbler hunting during the long days of spring.
Harvest more turkeys with these simple hunting tips and tactics
With smarter, wilier toms afoot these days, should hunters season their turkey blinds before a spring gobbler hunt?
Get close, but not too close while scouting for turkeys.
I start thinking about spring gobbler season right after the holiday season, although my friends – as well as Paula – claim I think about it all year round.
Unfilled tag? Cold weather whitetails by stick-and-string pose one of hunting’s greatest but most satisfying North Country challenges.
Savvy hunters realize the value of knowing where your bowhunting arrow goes after the shooting moment of truth.
Which tactics next after discovering fresh scrapes on the eve of the rut during the heart of the firearms deer hunting season?
Rut is on! Speed scouting and your devotion to your treestand is everything for the next couple of weeks of deer hunting.
Keep your archery rig dialed in with a mid-season bow and accessories check.
Bowhunters can stay in the game with a little planning
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