Acorns: A Favorite Fall Food Source

Acorns: A Favorite Fall Food Source

Acorns are a favorite fall food for all types of critters. Deer, bear, squirrels and turkeys all feast on this high-protein mast crop to prepare for winter. If you live or bowhunt in areas with oak trees, annual acorn feasts should be part of your hunting strategy....
Beginners Guide to Butchering Deer

Beginners Guide to Butchering Deer

One of the great benefits of bowhunting is that it provides an ample supply of nutritious meat. As bowhunters, we get to be part of each step of taking an animal from the field to our plate. Butchering a deer at home can seem like a daunting task, but it’s actually...
Types of Deer Sign

Types of Deer Sign

Deer hunting is about being in the right place at the right time. How do you find that right place? By reading sign. Deer leave clues, or sign, that help bowhunters determine the areas they are actively using. Let’s examine how different types of deer sign can affect...
Shot Placement 101: Part 2

Shot Placement 101: Part 2

Bowhunting combines several skill sets into one practice. One of the most important skills is understanding and executing proper shot placement. To do so, you need to conduct a situational analysis of an animal’s body position and anatomy. In Part 1 of this series, we...