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Turkey Hunting (Pt.3): Decoys

Turkey Hunting (Pt.3): Decoys

Decoys can help convince a turkey that it is safe to approach, and aids them in pinpointing where the calls (which you are generating) are coming from.

Turkey Hunting: Camouflage

Turkey Hunting (Pt.2): Camouflage

Because of turkeys’ great vision and the close proximity required to get a kill, camouflage may be more important with turkeys than with any other game.

Turkey Hunting: Calls

Turkey Hunting: Choosing a Call

Looking to get started turkey hunting? You’ll need calls and practice to bring them in. There are many choices on the market and here are your options.

Bowhunting: Day-Hunt Essentials

Bowhunting: Day-Hunt Essentials

I prefer to have some vacation time set aside for bowhunting season. Unfortunately, sometimes I fail to harvest a deer during the “scheduled” time and have to keep trying on my days off. When I am not staying overnight, I refer to these hunts as day hunts. The goal is to get a full day of […]

Bowhunting: My First Harvest

Bowhunting: My First Harvest

It was finally here. Deer season. Hours of scouting and practicing were complete; it was time to do this for real. My buddy Dan and I set out the day before the season opened up and set up camp on national forrest land (free to hunt!). Dan had an archer’s block that we used to make sure […]

Bowhunting: Starting Out

Bowhunting: Starting Out

I started this series with an article titled, “Why Bowhunting?” Now that you know why I started bowhunting, I thought we could starting going over some of the steps needed to get you actually harvesting game. So you decided to become a bow hunter. Now, it’s time to go over some gear. I am not a brand-name guy; […]

Why Bowhunting?

Why Bowhunting?

It all started two years ago during black-tailed deer season. At this point, I had never been bowhunting before. In Washington State, deer season for modern firearm is October 11-31, or as I like to call it, the non-stop-raining season. After years in the military, I wasn’t going to let a little rain spoil my […]