Bowhunting

  • 5 Ways to Call the Whole Flock in While Fall Turkey Hunting

    Yes, you can call the whole fall turkey flock to your position and pick out the bird you want. I'm a longtime practitioner of hunting fall turkeys with dogs trained to find flocks, scatter them, then sit quitely at the setup as you call separated birds back. It's a legal...

  • How to Kill a Longbeard While Fall Turkey Hunting

    Pattern fall longbeards? Scatter them for the calling advantage? Either way, you wait. Check out these tips to get one by the feet. Big gobblers flush far. Sometimes they take their time regrouping, but other instances prove otherwise. Can’t call them in? Can’t wait that long? You can wait for...

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How to Deer Hunt in Staging Areas

Deer hunting is a tough endeavor. Getting within bow range of a deer, especially one with some age on it, is no easy feat. They rarely move in daylight. And when they do, it’s often not far from their bed. But you can’t hunt there. That’s a one-way ticket to...


How to Deer Hunt in September

September marks the beginning of a new deer season. It's the month where some hunters begin pursuing whitetails, and others eagerly wait for October to bring their own personal openings day. But for those who hunt in states with September openers, we've got the information you need September 1-9 The...


Urban Deer Hunting: Big Bucks in the Burbs

Big bucks are where you find them. And today’s savvy whitetail hunter knows that some of the biggest bucks are often shot in town; literally within city limits. Interestingly, some cities seem especially prone to producing massive antlers. Oklahoma County, the most populous county in Oklahoma and the heart of...


How to Shoot a Bow from a Treestand

A large portion of bowhunters choose to climb into a treestand when hunting whitetails to help them avoid detection. Hunting from an elevated position can be extremely effective for getting into bow range of deer; but shooting a bow from a stand requires the correct technique to seal the deal...


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Urban Hunting: Backyard Booners

Honey, that big non-typical is eating my flower bed and frightening the children again! What do you think he’ll score? All jokes aside, big game animals are adapting and moving into urban areas. Some places, it's legal to bowhunt them within city limits. Do you take advantage of urban bowhunting?


How to Shoot a Bow from a Ground Blind

Certain situations, weather conditions and terrain types can make using a ground blind the obvious choice for a hunt. Bowhunting from a ground blind can be extremely enjoyable and effective, too, but it also means adapting to the confined space that comes with it. The following tips will help you...


A Giant Velvet Main-Frame 8-Pointer

It started with a turkey hunt. Alex Fruit noticed turkeys hanging around a small chunk of thick timber situated among rolling pastures and cropland. Always on the lookout for a spot to chase big gobblers, Alex stopped to talk to the landowner about hunting. He was given permission and made...


A Huge Early Season Velvet Buck with a Bow

Colten Clemmons owes this buck to his trail cameras. As a pro staffer for Spartan Trail Cameras, Colten likes to run cameras every chance he gets. About a month before the 2017 Kentucky season, Colten decided to stick a camera on a farm he thought might be good for a...


4 Tips for Youth Bowhunters

Getting a young person involved in archery and bowhunting can be highly rewarding. Passing on our knowledge and passion as bowhunters to future generations is what keeps the sport alive. Many who have experienced it will tell you that helping a young hunter harvest his or her first animal with...


Deer Hunting: Hunt This Type of Deer to Kill More Mature Bucks

Throughout the years, I've found that one type of early season deer is more susceptible to hunters than any other. Check out the video above to see what that mature buck behavior and personality is. Don't Miss: 5 Mature Buck Personalities We Hate Are you a deer hunter thirsty for...


Deer Shot Placement: How to Know Where Your Arrow Hit

There are two things you need to know the moment you arrow a deer. First, you need to know where you hit the deer. Secondly, you need to know where the deer ran. Here's how to make sure you ace the latter. Don't Miss: You Shot a Deer. Here's How...


The Science of Killing Big Bucks

Throughout the years, most of us have had to rely on our own experiences or reading about the experiences of others to improve our hunting success. The problem is we sometimes draw the wrong conclusions from our past experiences, and misinformation from others can be passed down for generations as...


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