Calling Tactics for Rut-Crazed Whitetails

Calling Tactics for Rut-Crazed Whitetails

The rut is an outstanding time for bowhunters to get a shot at a lovestruck buck when he’s most vulnerable. In the fall, decreasing day length triggers a change in buck behavior and physiology. The typically solitary, secretive animals that rarely move in daylight...
Bad Shot? Call In the Dogs

Bad Shot? Call In the Dogs

I cringed at the sight of my lighted nock passing through a buck. It was opening weekend of Wisconsin’s 2019 archery season, and I knew my work was cut out for me. The shot was marginal; it had hit about 4 inches left of where I held my pin, punching the buck through...