E-scouting can help you understand a unit’s terrain, road access, habitat, pressured areas, animal behavior, and develop backup plans that will ultimately lead to more success.
When I show up to a new area, I already know many of the best vantage points in the unit before I ever set foot there. This starts at home, well prior to the hunt. Here are the steps I take in order to locate what I would deem as the “best spots”.
DIY western big game hunting is a lot of work. The planning, preparation, travel, and hunt all require time and dedication to put all the moving pieces together.
It’s mid-afternoon. You’re laying on a rock in the sun, crumpling a candy bar wrapper and picking the last bits […]
Tips for using the record-keeping scoring system to help make your field judging more closely resemble actual trophy measurements.
Adrienne & Hans Olufs, owners of West Coast Archery Shop review the equipment and shooting habit issues they see daily at their shop.
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, blocking out the unblockable pain of a blister.
My most miserable backcountry hunts haven’t been caused by bad weather or heavy packs; nope, they almost all involved blisters on my feet.
While there are many things I have done to improve myself as an archer and hunter, these are the three steps I feel made the biggest difference.
Let’s take a step back and share some big picture concepts that can be applied to virtually any hunt, in any location, by anyone of any skill set.