Category: Tips and Tricks

Deer Blinds

Deer Blinds

Over the years I have seen many different deer blinds.  From using old windmill towers to free sheds placed on trailers.  How to construct one is only limited by your imagination! Building your own deer hunting blind and having a successful

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Pre-Rut Hunting

The pre-rut is the last couple of weeks before the primary rut. Indeed pre-rut hunting is one of the best times to tag a trophy. During this time, bucks become much more active within their home ranges. This is when

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October Lull Hunting

october lull - acorn

The October lull can be a frustrating time of year.  Right now, deer are vanishing before our eyes including on our trail cameras. This period of time from about mid-October leading up to the onset of the rut is characterized by

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Bowhunting Strength and Conditioning Part 3

Whether you shoot a 40, 50, 60 or 70 pound bow you can accredit that ability to your back muscles. Your back is a mass of muscle that works in sync like a well-oiled machine bringing your bow to full

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Bowhunting Strength and Conditioning Part 2

When it comes to a person’s strength in the field of archery it can be broken down into three key parts. Much like a bow. Your lats represent the riser of a bow, the strong backbone to the entire system. 

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Bowhunting Strength and Conditioning

bowhunting strength and conditioning

Picture it… it’s late July you’re going through your hunting gear making sure you have every last piece of clothing and equipment washed, prepped and ready to go.  You run upstairs to grab your lucky shirt and in passing you

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Late Season Food Plots

late season food plots

So it’s almost labor day and the start of deer season for most people is little over a month away.  You’ve got the family vacations out of the way.  The kids are headed back to school soon.  Football is starting

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Bowhunting Basics

bowhunting basics

Ask anyone who bowhunts and they will tell you there is nothing like it.  Not to mention, bowhunting really isn’t as expensive to start as people think.  There are many beginner bow packages that are very affordable.  Of course there

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Early Season Bowhunting

Early Season Bowhunting

Ask a bowhunter what his favorite time of year is and more times than not, you’ll hear “the rut”.  Let’s face it, who doesn’t like a late October through mid-November hunt?  When thinking about early season bowhunting though, there are

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Obtaining Hunting Permission

Obtaining Hunting Permission

One of the most difficult things to do is obtaining hunting permission on private ground.   Several factors make it harder and harder to get access.  First is the rise in hunter numbers taking to the field.  Second is that

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