Lightweight and Mobile Spring Bear Shooting Sticks and Backpacks Few hunts bring with them the adrenaline, rush, and excitement of pursuing black bears in the spring. Putting a successful stalk on a mature black bear is a sure way to push yourself to the edge of your comfort zone. There is something to be said...
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Best Hunting Backpacks for the Money?
Affordable Hunting Backpacks for Every Situation Hunting backpacks range not only in features and function but also in cost. There are options available for every hunter whether you are looking for a deer hunting backpack or just a hunting pack for all season use. The challenge is getting one that does not blow your entire hunting...Read more
5 Great Firearm Scopes For Your "Deer Gun"
Firearm Scopes to Match Any Budget and Gun Regardless of what kind of a firearm you hunt deer with each fall, one thing’s for sure: using a scope should increase your accuracy over regular old iron sights or a bead at the end of the muzzle. While rifle scopes are pretty common, especially for larger...Read more
Spotting Scope Buyer’s Guide | Making the Investment in Quality Hunting Optics
Quality Hunting Optics Don’t have to Break the Bank | Your Guide to Buying Affordable Spotting Scopes What makes a hunt a success? For some, it’s harvesting an animal of a certain class. For others, it’s about the knowledge gained and memories made while afield with friends or family, or on a first solo venture....Read more
For "Stupid Turkeys" they sure aren’t dumb!
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Boost Your Turkey Hunting Setup Game Using the Terrain
Turkey Hunting Strategy | Hunting the Terrain Let’s be honest, nothing about turkey hunting is easy. Despite their small brains, goofy noises and clumsy means of half running, half flying from place to place, turkeys are actually pretty intelligent. Studies have shown the birds are able to recognize one another by their distinct individual voices...Read more
Closing the Distance on Stubborn Toms
A Hunter's Guide to Aggressive Turkey Hunting By late spring turkeys have seen everything. They’ve seen the eager turkey hunter, in early March, scouting for his quarry. They’ve heard the blundering caller, screaming with a diaphragm call, vaguely resembling a hen turkey with a severe cold. And they’ve seen their unlucky comrades, who have fallen...Read more
Turkey Hunting Gear | 7 Things You Should Never Turkey Hunt Without
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Effectively Scouting for Spring Turkeys
Scouting for Spring Turkeys from a Distance The most important preseason turkey scouting tip is to not get busted. Scouting for spring turkeys is a necessity; however, the biggest mistake hunters make is getting too close. Scouting prior to any hunting season is critical for success, but scouting for spring turkey hunts poses its own...Read more
Choosing the Right Bow Hunting Backpack
Qualities of an Ideal Bow Hunting Backpack Most anthropologists agree that bowhunters have been around at least since the end of the Pleistocene epoch, the last Ice Age that ended 12,000 years ago. Back then, hunters clad in big game hides used primitive bows, made of sturdy hardwood strung with wild game sinew. When drawn...Read more
Stay Mobile for Spring Bear Spot and Stalk
Lightweight and Mobile Spring Bear Shooting Sticks and Backpacks Few hunts bring with them the adrenaline, rush, and excitement of pursuing black bears in the spring. Putting a successful stalk on a mature black bear is a sure way to push yourself to the edge of your comfort zone. There is something to be said...Read more
Stay Steady and On Target During Spring Turkey
Using Shooting Sticks for Spring Turkey American wild turkeys have amazing vision, their eyesight is, in fact, their primary defense tool. Roughly equivalent to humans utilizing eight power binoculars, their ability to see detail is tremendous. Similar to most other birds, turkeys have excellent depth perception and incredible color vision, and to top it off...Read more
The Ideal Turkey Hunting Backpack
How Quality Packs Make for Better Turkey Hunting Turkeys won’t gobble. The only tracks you’ve seen since you left your truck are your own. Nothing seems to be going right. It’s one of those dreaded days of turkey hunting. Maybe you’re hunting pressured woods. Maybe there just aren’t any turkeys in the area. Or, more...Read more