What’s a Cull Buck?

What’s a Cull Buck?

If you’ve ever watched a hunting show on TV, you’ve probably heard the term “cull buck” or “management buck.” By definition, a cull buck is a buck whose antlers are inferior to those of other bucks of the same age on that property. The idea is to weed a cull buck out...
How to Be a Safe Bowhunter

How to Be a Safe Bowhunter

Archery is among the safest sports. Statistically, you’re 12 to 13 times likelier to get hurt while playing basketball or football. In fact, data compiled by the Archery Trade Association shows that golfers over the age of 60 are nearly four times likelier to sustain...
What Is Shooting Light and Why Does It Matter?

What Is Shooting Light and Why Does It Matter?

Mature bucks don’t get old by being stupid. Usually they remain bedded until the security of darkness to feed. In fact, as crepuscular creatures (most active at dawn and dusk), most whitetail encounters happen early and late in the day. If you’re lucky enough to get a...
Get a Safety Harness Now!

Get a Safety Harness Now!

What’s your most important piece of hunting gear? Certainly your bow and arrows come in handy, but they won’t save your life. But your safety harness might. If you hunt at all from a tree, a good harness should be mandatory equipment. You probably already own a safety...