For a considerable number of hunters, the hunt is about more than just the excitement and the exhilaration of bagging an impressive whitetail; it’s about the meat. Hunters like to eat what they kill. But not every hunter will take on the task of processing his or her own deer, often because he or she believes it’s an impossible task, requiring a lot of expertise and expensive equipment.Read More
When selecting the perfect broadhead for your hunt, marketing jargon and technical data can leave you scratching your head, but a few basic facts can help take the mystery out of your broadhead selection. First, understand there are two main types of broadheads -- fixed-blade and mechanical.Read More
Let’s face it; most of us don’t have unlimited access to large tracts of private land that is intensely managed and receives minimal outside hunting pressure. When turkey hunting during the spring, we’ve got to target veteran gobblers that have quickly evolved into master escape artists. These bad boys know how to play the game, and they can be extremely difficult to tag on a consistent basis.Read More
Following these five tips will enable you to consistently shoot tighter groups with your bow and eliminate costly mistakes that lead to painful misses.
Avoid these commonly made errors this season and everyone at the dinner table will be asking for a second plate of your venison. Poorly Placed Shots – can lead to blood, stomach content and entrails tainting large portions of the meat. Hunters may also be forced to back out and leave the deer overnight to prevent pushing and possibly losing it, which is why accurate and lethal shots are so crucial.
Follow these steps to keep your trophy animal looking as good as the day you hung it on the wall! Step 1: Handle With Care Always hold and carry the mount with your hands placed directly under the chin and on the plaque or back of the mount (Avoid carrying by antlers alone).
These simple steps will help keep your tree stands safe, secure, quiet and performing flawlessly season after season.Read More
Behind the scenes: See how Chad Ritter gets himself and his cameraman into twisted, leaning trees.Read More
Failing to plan is essentially the same as planning to fail. When it comes to consistently tagging top-heavy giants, this popular adage is definitely true to its word. Shot opportunities at big bucks don’t come easy and that’s exactly why you better start planning and taking the right steps now. The following tips and deer management tactics will dramatically increase your chances of tagging wall hangers on your property throughout the entire season.Read More
During the spring and summer months, many hardcore whitetail fanatics are busy planting food plots and preparing for the upcoming deer season. Without question, adding food plots to your property or hunting lease can significantly increase your chances of punching tags on a consistent basis. However, it’s extremely important to plant more than just warm-season plots, because these food sources are not productive once temperatures begin plummeting throughout the fall and winter.Read More