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How to Get the Most out of Your Trail Cameras

by Tony J. Peterson

In the not-too-distant past trail cameras were simple, and quite frankly, junk. What those bulky precursors to the modern camera… more »


Mountain Fitness for Senior Bowhunters

by Lou Phillippe

As young bowhunters, the concept of growing old was unthinkable. We were hard-chargers, lean and strong. Our energy had no… more »


Back-To-Back Bulls on Public Land

by Cole Kayser

This could be it, I thought, as the cow elk blew past me on a trail through timber as thick… more »

Western hunting demands high-quality apparel due to ever-changing weather conditions.

Pnuma Outdoors: High-Performance Apparel for Hunters

by Tony J. Peterson

Western bowhunters understand the need for quality apparel, but midwestern, eastern, and southern bowhunters seem to have missed the memo…. more »

Super tuning ensures your broadhead-tipped arrows will leave your bow and enter your targets exactly as they should, which is extremely important when it comes to penetration on live game.

Micro Tuning Delivers Perfect Arrow Flight

by Tony J. Peterson

When it comes to archery accuracy, most of us are happy with some level of good enough. This is especially… more »


Custom Strings Increase Bow Performance and Accuracy

by Mike Carney

There are many reasons why bowhunters go the route of custom string sets, but three are primary: 1. Your current set… more »


A DIY Quest for a 200-Class Whitetail

by Dayne Majeau

On a cold day in December 2014, I had the pleasure of viewing an incredibly special whitetail deer. I couldn’t… more »


Functional Fitness for Bowhunters

by Dan Stanton, MS, PES

To get in shape for bowhunting, you don’t need a lot of time, just a few efficient, multipurpose exercises.


4 Rules for Stalking Monster Muleys

by Ronell Skinner

Finally, after a four-hour, 3,300-foot vertical climb, I had reached my destination. I was crouched at the edge of a… more »


Remain Invisible: Secrets to Perfect Treestand Placement

by Mark Kayser

Treestands give you the edge in ultimate invisibility, but only if you set them up properly. At the moment, my… more »


Pronghorn Shuffle: Blind Sitting vs. Spot-And-Stalk

by Chuck Adams

Casual bowhunters might not know there are two distinct varieties of antelope in North America. One variety approaches a stock… more »


Essential Gear for Women Bowhunters

by Tony J. Peterson

When we look at the attrition rates of hunter numbers, it’s not a pretty picture. There is a bright spot… more »


Always Ask ‘Why’ When Bowhunting Elk

by Kirk Clark

The huge bull majestically trailed his harem through a narrow canyon that gave way to an open, lush valley floor…. more »


Forget Food Plots—Hunt Old School

by Tony J. Peterson

I’ll never forget a conversation I had with a well-known western bowhunter during a dinner a few years ago. He… more »


Ask Bowhunter: Facemask vs. Facepaint

by Curt Wells

Question: My first elk hunt is coming up, and I’m wondering about using facepaint or a facemask. I see a lot of… more »


Veteran Elk Addict Shares His Bowhunting Wisdom

by Dan Evans

As I stood over my first archery bull, I knew that I had found my hunting passion. It was early… more »


10 Best Exercises for the Hardcore Bowhunter

by Dan Staton

What’s a hardcore bowhunter? That’s hard for me to define—most bowhunters I’ve met are committed to the sport and are… more »


10 Treestand-Hanging Essentials for the DIY Whitetail Hunter

by Tony J. Peterson

There is nothing like the satisfaction of slipping into a well-scouted spot and setting up the perfect stand months before… more »


Best New Gear for Spot-and-Stalk Bowhunting

by Zach Bowhay

I can think of no more difficult hunt than a spot-and-stalk hunt out west. I am sure this statement will… more »


Your Gear Checklist For Backcountry Bowhunts

by Dwight Schuh

A Backpacking can be very rewarding if you go about it right, or very defeating if you go about it wrong.