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DIY Bow and Arrow Tuning

"Even if you get your bow initially set up by an archery pro shop, having the ability to work on your own bow and arrow after the initial setup is very important..."

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Maximizing Bowhunting Forgiveness: Part 3

The beauty of stalking mule deer in lush alpine basins in August; the sweet sounds of elk ringing out in […]

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Maximizing Bowhunting Forgiveness: Part 2

Deer and elk shoulders are tough… really tough. Nearly all bowhunters who have hunted long enough have experienced the horrors […]

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Maximizing Bowhunting Forgiveness: Part 1

What is the worst possible outcome of a bow hunt? This is a personal question, but for myself and many […]

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Adventure & Hunt Stories

Karma Buck

"The only good shooting lane was the dirt road itself, so I positioned myself on the edge next to some brush and ranged the opening I thought they would come out of. The first deer was a doe. She walked on to the road, stopped, and stared at me..."

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Adventure & Hunt Stories

Gunn-ing for Elk

"Forced to readjust we climb some more and slide over the ridgeline. Years of failed set ups have taught me that positioning yourself at the same elevation or above the target works best for successful call-ins. On the ridgeline the wind still isn’t great, but it’s better."

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Strategy & Tactics

The Under-Recognized Species in the Overlooked State

California offers a lengthy deer season timeline and a generous two tag per hunter allowance in its blacktail zones, making it an appealing yet highly under-recognized hunt opportunity for out-of-staters. If only I had a nickel for every time someone’s head spun in disbelief when I told them that we begin archery hunting for blacktails on the second Saturday in July!

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Season 9

Expectation vs Reality

Mark Denham has a coveted Arizona archery elk tag in hand and is joining forces with his dad Chris with hopes of arrowing a mature bull.

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Season 9

State of Mind

Nate Simmons continues his quest for mule deer with a bow in the wilds of Wyoming on his public-land hunt.

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Adventure & Hunt Stories

Shoot Better Now

Run through this checklist and see if there might be a few archery improvements you can make to shoot better now.

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