How to Start Deer Hunting If you didn’t grow up in a family that has hunters, it’s tough to know where to begin. A quick google search results in a vast array of strategies for hunters that are looking to up their game. It was hard to find something that explains the simplest of basics… Read More


“How much does it cost to start Hunting?” I recently had the chance to talk with someone that has never been hunting. Though he has interest in starting to hunt, he has absolutely no idea what to do, where to go, or what equipment he needs in order to do so. I began to realize… Read More


Bow Tuning Basics Many modern compound bows are extremely adjustable without having to bring it in to a bow tech or use a bow press. My current bow (Bear Archery Outbreak) is no exception. In order to change the draw length, all I need is a Phillips head screwdriver. That’s not the only example of… Read More


Is a Mock Scrape Hard to do? When I first heard the term “Mock Scrape” I had no idea what it was or how to do it. Really, at the time I hardly knew what a real scrape was. That being the case, I honestly didn’t really care what a mock scrape was. I also… Read More


Why Do You Need a Portable Bow Press? I’ll put aside the fact that it’s always a good idea to be over prepared for a minute and discuss the other reasons it’s a good idea to have a portable bow press either in your pack, or at the very least in your vehicle. You never… Read More


Target Panic – It’s Normal First of all, let me ease your mind a little bit. Target panic is something that almost every single archer is going to deal at some point. Some will have an issue with it right at the get go and others won’t have any problems for years and then all… Read More


With the season over in most of the country. Many hunters are still trying to cling to deer season. Without many options, we take to the woods in search of the ever elusive deer antlers shed this time of year. Though in some areas the deer may keep their antlers for a few more weeks,… Read More


Planned to Hunt Sunday marked the final day of the 2015-16 archery season here in Illinois. As you may or may not know, I had planned on hitting the woods that afternoon to try and fill my final tag. I arrived home from the hunt the previous evening almost frozen to the bone. I left… Read More


I Forgot How to Gut a Deer Maybe it’s happened to you and maybe it hasn’t.  It was my wife’s second year deer hunting with a weapon in hand (first year she felt comfortable shooting though) and late in to a morning hunt, she was able to drop one straight in it’s tracks. As I… Read More


Scouting and Hunting Deer Before Snow Unfortunately, most hunters spend all of their time hunting around and looking for deer in late August and September that they want to target come the opening of the season. If you are able to put your eyes on a mature deer during pre-season and are able to get… Read More