“I’m constantly amazed at how difficult it is for some folks to find game…on the flip side there are hunters who seem to be able to wander into the woods and effortlessly bring home the bacon. What makes the difference?” asks accomplished big game hunter, Aram Benedikt, in a recent Outdoor Life article. Benedikt’s first tip: “No matter how hard you work, you won’t find game that isn’t there.” Secondly, hunt wisely and safely to optimize your chances for a big kill. And lastly, you won’t kill what you don’t see: “A savvy hunter can find a lot of game by locating a good vantage point and parking your binocular against your eyebrows for a while. Miles upon miles of territory can be scrutinized through your lenses—it’s impossible to cover the same country by hunting through it. Cover more country and you will find more game.” Never forfeit a big game hunting trip with these expert tips and more from Outdoor Life. READ MORE
What would have been the talk of the Archery Trade Association (ATA) Show this year, if it wasn’t canceled due to COVID-19, is the all-new Summit Viper Pro SD aluminum climbing stand and Dual Axis Hang-on stand.
With deer hunting season over and spring upon us, now is the time to ensure your treestands remain in good condition during the off-season to make your fall pre-season prep even easier. Whether it’s for your favorite Summit climber or multiple hang-on setups, here are some tips for maintenance.
With another deer hunting season in the books, now’s the time when stands start to get taken down and put in storage while you eagerly await next fall. As you follow your checklist for off-season maintenance, this is the perfect opportunity to inspect a critical treestand lifeline–your Full-Body Fall Arrest Harness System (FBFAHS).