Make It Happen: Bowhunt a New Species This Fall

Bowhunters can legally pursue 29 species of big game in North America, but there are many other hunting opportunities including wild turkeys, predators, small game and even introduced species such…

  Cassie Gasaway   ConservationFeatured   April 2, 2024

How to Age a Buck in Real Time

A lot of bowhunters set a goal of harvesting a mature buck. But what exactly does that mean? Biologists divide bucks into three age categories including young, middle-aged and mature….

  Jackie Holbrook   ConservationFeaturedWild Meat   November 7, 2023

Bowhunters United Protects Your Right to Bowhunt. Here’s How.

The right to bowhunt is constantly being challenged in today’s ever-changing society. Bowhunters United, the premier bowhunting organization in America today, protects and defends bowhunters’ rights and represents all bowhunters,…

  Cassie Gasaway   ConservationFeatured   May 2, 2023

Mule Deer Versus White-tailed Deer

The ability to properly identify your target species is part of being an ethical and lawful bowhunter. Identification is especially important in regions where hunters come across species that look…

  Jackie Holbrook   FeaturedConservation   December 27, 2022

19 Ways to Protect the Future of Hunting in America

Sportsmen and women fund outdoor recreation’s future. Every time you buy a hunting license from state fish-and-wildlife agencies, the money goes to the state agency selling them. Likewise, each time…

  Cassie Gasaway   FeaturedConservation   November 29, 2022

Why Harvest Reporting Matters

Wildlife populations weren’t always plentiful and bountiful like they are today. In fact, bison were hunted to near extinction in the late 1800s, and deer and turkey populations also suffered…

  Cassie Gasaway   FeaturedConservation   September 6, 2022

Bowhunters to the Rescue – How Bowhunters Control Deer Populations

Managing wildlife populations is a daunting task that requires an arsenal of tools available to wildlife biologists. State agencies employ biologists to balance a healthy dynamic of wildlife with the…

  Erik Barber   FeaturedConservation   June 14, 2022

Go Native: Plants and Trees to Help Wildlife

Many bowhunters plant food plots to bolster deer nutrition, but they may be missing the big picture. Deer consume about 8 pounds of food per 100 pounds of body weight,…

  Joe Shead   FeaturedConservation   April 27, 2022

All About the North American Model of Conservation

Residents of Canada and the United States are fortunate to have abundant wildlife populations to pursue and plenty of public lands to use and explore. That’s in part thanks to…

  Cassie Gasaway   FeaturedConservation   March 15, 2022

How Hunters Helped Shape Modern Conservation

Imagine a world without elk, deer, wild turkeys and other game animals. What would you do on the weekends? How sad would it be to drive around without seeing wild…

  Cassie Gasaway   FeaturedConservation   April 22, 2021