HOW’S IT HANGING?

October 17, 2017

Once your big game critter has been tagged, how do you hang it, before you do any processing? When you look at the albums of hold hunting camp pictures, the meat poles generally display their harvests with the heads hanging down. Usually a knife makes a cut near the knees, and a wood brace, or […]

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CHASE!!!

October 2, 2017

Hunters hunt for many reasons. For some, it may be to just get out their outdoor fix. Others are about the groceries. Trophy hunters want their antlers, horns, or mounts. Whatever your reason to hunt is, everyone wants to be their best at what they do. What makes hunters great? There is a huge difference […]

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MISSED !!!

September 22, 2017

No marksman wants to miss their target, ever! Unfortunately, missing is part of shooting. Whether using a bow, rifle, or shotgun, missing is a result of similar issues. The bad news is that a poor shot can result in a crippled and suffering animal. The good news is that, with practice, you can become a […]

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SEEING IS BELIEVING !!!

September 1, 2017

You’ll see more deer by looking at the little places, Don’t look for a deer, look for a piece of deer! If you look slower, you will see more deer faster! A deer will hear you 3 times, see you twice, but smell you once! These are some great hunting tips, shared with me over […]

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A SPECIFIC BUCK!!!

August 14, 2017

Deer hunters evolve. First, they want to harvest a deer, any deer. Then they want to tag a lot of deer. Now they gravitate toward shooting a BIG BUCK. Finally, their skills have prepared them to hunt a specific buck! Not all deer are created equal. Every rack is unique and different. A deer’s behavior […]

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DEER TALK!!!

August 3, 2017

All critters communicate. The messages may be simple but they can be seen, heard, or smelled by the attentive hunter. Body language speaks more loudly than deer sounds. What a deer is thinking is displayed by its body language. If you see a buck prancing, head up, and his tail halfway out, then he is […]

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HUNT HINTS!!!

July 25, 2017

Every time I go hunting, I learn something new. Usually the learning lesson comes from making a mistake. The buck winded me, or He must have seen me, or He was just too far to shoot! Everyone has a truckload of excuses. The trick is to embrace you mistakes and learn from them. Here are […]

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SOON!!!

July 9, 2017

Summer is here and antlers are growing big. This is the time of the year to relax, recharge, and regroup for the next hunting season. In several weeks, we can begin to hunt for the big racked bucks. Make sure that you do not forget to address your other responsibilities to your family, friends, work, […]

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STAND READY!!!

June 19, 2017

Filling a deer tag is all about preparation! Most bow hunter success is about 15-17%! Gun hunters are better, but nothing is guaranteed. Hunting pre -placed stands with feeders, and existing patterns is one way to hunt. Discovering your own spots is another. Choosing the right spot is not about luck. Look at the total […]

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BEST BOW!!!

June 6, 2017

Archery has changed over the years. In the beginning, I made my own bow from Osage Orange wood, sinew of deer, feathers from a turkey, and napped flint for the points. This rig was slow but did the job. Later I graduated to a Ben Pearson recurve and thought that I was Fred Bear! Later, […]

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