Tactics Articles

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


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. ...
Hunting The Mountain Lion

Hunting The Mountain Lion

Mountain lions are one of the most elusive species in North America. Without the use of dogs many hunters go their entire life without seeing one. For this reason, the use of dogs has been essential in research and management. Lions cannot effectively be hunted using...
Midday Mule Deer

Midday Mule Deer

Early season mule deer tactics to maximize your glassing and hunting time in the field Sure, it was hot. The Nevada archery mule deer season isn’t known for its cold weather. The high desert in August heats up quick. Deer are everywhere just after daybreak, but they...
Selecting & Training Young Hounds

Selecting & Training Young Hounds

Becoming a houndsman was one of my dreams. There were some people that gave me advice starting out, but mostly I had to do it on my own. Now my dream has become a reality, and a large part of my life. When I started raising and training young hounds, I didn’t know...
Navigating the Backcountry with Stock

Navigating the Backcountry with Stock

Although there is a lot written about navigating the backcountry on foot both on and off-trail, there is very little information written about navigating in the backcountry with horses and mules, especially in hunting situations. In this article I will describe how I...