Tactics Articles

Hunting tactics that will help you learn to hunt like the pros.


Blister Prevention Made Simple

Blister Prevention Made Simple

The importance of taking care of our feet in the field is no secret, yet we’ve all been there at one point or another… trying to go hard on a hunt or during training while blocking out the unblockable pain of a foot blister. It’s amazing how physically and mentally...
5 Principles for Success

5 Principles for Success

With so much detailed hunting advice and information at our fingertips these days, paralysis by analysis can be a real concern for anyone new to the sport who takes to the internet looking to read their way to a shortened learning curve. With this article I’d like to...
Three Steps To Making Better Shots On Game

Three Steps To Making Better Shots On Game

As I marched off a frozen snow-covered peak in Montana, tears streamed down my face. I had been climbing this mountain every day for the last two weeks, but today was the last day of elk season. Fifteen minutes earlier, I had finally earned the chance of being 50...
To Build A Fire

To Build A Fire

If you are unfamiliar with the classic Jack London short story To Build a Fire, it is a tale of a Yukon miner who makes a mistake, gets wet, then builds his survival fire under a tree full of snow. The snow extinguishes the fire and the man dies of hypothermia. I...
Dynamic Rewarming Drill

Dynamic Rewarming Drill

Hunters spend a lot of time thinking about gear. Naturally, we want to be as prepared as our budgets allow in order to be successful. Between researching fabrics, weights, materials, new products and reviews, many of us tend to match our time in the field with our...
Goals and Why They Matter

Goals and Why They Matter

20 years ago, I had never taken what I consider to be a really big mule deer.  I had done enough wildlife photography of park deer and winter range bucks to know one when I saw one, but until the year 2000 had never been fortunate enough to walk up on a real whopper. ...