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How to Bowhunt Real World Public Land Elk

It’s difficult to imagine I killed my first elk with a bow — a patriarch cow — a bit more than 25 years ago. My first bull — a Pope and Young class 6x6 — fell a year later. Where did all that time go? In my case, most of...


Bill Jordan Hunts Big New Mexico Bull Elk

We're throwing it back to 2010 with Bill Jordan on a New Mexico elk hunt. Hunting the September rut in New Mexico can be an adrenaline rush like no other, especially when the bulls come in screaming like this one. Have you ever elk hunted in New Mexico? Don't Miss:...


David Blanton Hunts Big Wyoming Bull Elk

David Blanton chases bugling elk in Wyoming. The bulls are hot. The hunting is intense. The action is real. Check out this hunt. Don't Miss: 3 Weird Elk Hunting Tactics That Work Are you a big game hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our stories,...


The Yakama: A Way of Life

Two of the most important aspects of life are heritage and tradition. We can't forget where we came from. It's too important in keeping us on track to where we're going. That's something the Yakama understand. And their story is one that needs telling. This is that story. Don't Miss:...


The Top States for Record Mule Deer in the Last 10 Years

Data can be deceiving. That’s why oftentimes, the all-time records list you see aren’t the most accurate depictions of where big deer are truly coming from. That’s why we’ve compiled this list. It’s for those who still haven’t gone on that dream mule deer hunt and are still trying to...


Ralph Cianciarulo Shoots a Giant Mule Deer

Ralph Cianciarulo with "Archer's Choice" is a diehard bowhunter. He lives it. And as you can see from this mule deer hunt, he enjoys it a little bit, too. Don't Miss: The 6 World Record Mule Deer By Subspecies Are you a big game hunter wanting to learn how to...


Michael Waddell's First Caribou Hunt

Ever watched this hunt? If you haven't, you should. We don't want to spoil it or anything, but let's just say Waddy worked for this one. Don't Miss: The 5 World Record Caribou By Subspecies Are you a big game hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check...


7 Elk Hunting Tips from Real-Life Elk Hunters

Elk hunting is a serious sport for serious hunters. There's nothing easy about it. And there are many elk enthusiasts who have a wealth of knowledge. Here we have seven great tips from hunters throughout the country. 1. Truly Understand the Meaning of Elk Hunting It's not just about killing...


Michael Waddell Arrows a Giant Caribou

Do you dream of going northward to hunt big caribou? If so, check out this road trip where Michael Waddell arrows a giant bull just after it jumps up out of a lake it swam across. Don't Miss: North American Super Slam: 29 Big Game Animals You Need Are you...


How to Plan a Western Big Game Hunt

There’s no mystery here. While white-tailed deer are highly worthy game, but they lack a certain variety and normally don't offer the wide-open vistas and wild country the West offers in spades. The West can also require mental and physical toughness whitetails seldom ask of a hunter. Most importantly, most...


Fred Eichler's Giant Polar Bear

Since he was a hopeful teenager working at Fred Bear Archery in Gainesville, Florida, Fred Eichler dreamed that one day he’d get to hunt the species of remarkable creatures that were mounted on the company walls. Eichler’s adventure of a lifetime began the last week of April as a polar...


A Grizzly Bear Hunt That Turned Deadly

Since he was a hopeful teenager working at Fred Bear Archery in Gainesville, Florida, Fred Eichler dreamed that one day he’d get to hunt the species of remarkable creatures that were mounted on the company walls. That became a reality. Even though Eichler first had a unique and exciting polar...


David Blanton Hunts a Giant Bighorn Sheep

Back in 2010, David Blanton drew a once-in-a-lifetime tag for a Montana bighorn sheep hunt. This is one of the toughest tags to draw. Watch the hunt and enjoy as he fulfills a lifelong dream. Don't Miss: The Sheep Hunting Slam | The 4 World Record Sheep by Subspecies Are...


Backpacking Nutrition for Backcountry Big Game Hunters

The nutritional strategy of a backcountry bowhunter requires a systematic approach as cooking methods and food variety is limited. Here is my best recommendation for sustained energy levels, peak performance, combined with the most efficient system. Meal Components For breakfast and snacking, the staple of my backcountry diet is a...


How to Kill a Pronghorn Over Water

Approached in a straight-forward manner, bowhunting pronghorns can prove one of the sport's greatest challenges. I'm, of course, talking in terms of classic spot-and-stalk hunting. Most early archery pronghorn success arrives through guarding water -- a dirt-dam water-hole, float-equipped stock tank, windmill trough or natural spring. Finding watering sites visited...


10 Mistakes Adults Make When Hunting with Kids

I was looking forward to my first turkey hunt with my two young boys. I’d envisioned a quiet, peaceful morning in the blind while we waited for the birds to show up. I’d already talked with them extensively, and had explained what a privilege going hunting is. I felt sure...


5 Times When Hunting Adventures Turned Deadly

Spend enough time in the outdoors hunting, especially in the backcountry, and odds are good that you'll eventually find yourself in a less-than-safe situation. Bear attacks, tree stand falls, fast water; the list of dangers are many. The following tales are real. They show us just how quickly things can...


Ralph Cianciarulo Arrows a Giant Yukon Moose

Ralph Cianciarulo arrowed a giant Yukon moose back in 2011. This is what moose hunting dreams are made of. Don't Miss: Crazy Moose Encounter Are you a big game hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on big game hunting...


Using Good Optics to Spot More Black Bears

“I can guarantee that you will see a bear,” said Vern Hylsted, our Saskatchewan bear hunting outfitter. And indeed my wife, Reuth, and I did see bears. Many bears. In fact, some of those bears came well within rifle range, and few came well within biting range. That’s the real...


Sheep Shape: A Story of Inspiration

If viewer feedback is any indication, the new Sheep Shape TV series could be the next big thing in hunting TV shows. Since its June 25, 2015 premier on Sportsman Channel, social media has lit up with praise for the show and its cast, but stardom and praise aren’t what...


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