Archive for Bob Robb

Hunt Club Safety

Many years ago I was involved in hunting clubs that allowed several different people to hunt the same large tract of leased land. It was pretty good stuff, but one thing I learned was that there is no

May 15, 2013

8 Spring Bear Hunting Essentials

If you are heading out on your first-ever black bear hunt this spring, you may be a bit confused as to what gear you really need to be comfortable and successful. Besides the obvious, here’s what yo

May 14, 2013

Booking an Outfitted Big Game Hunt

Outfitted hunts can be a fantastic experience—or an unmitigated disaster. There's no guaranteeing a great hunt, but you can take steps to better your chances. How? Longtime hunter Bob Robb explains.

May 09, 2013

6 Tips for Windy Weather Gobblers

Harold Knight and David Hale show you how to kill big gobblers on blustery spring days.

April 11, 2013

Does the AARP Still Want Your Guns?

AARP has provided services and benefits to people 50 and older for more than half a century, and has 40 million members—but is it anti-gun?

April 11, 2013

New Titanium Insert for Micro-Diameter Arrows

There’s no doubt that “micro” diameter carbon arrow shafts, like the Victory Armour Piercing (VAP) and the Easton Injexion, have become the rage with both serious target archers and bowhunters.

April 05, 2013

If it's Legal, is it Automatically Ethical?

Hunting is, by and large, an individual endeavor governed by rules (game laws) that the vast majority of sportsmen adhere to. But like all things in life, within the rules there exists a gray area whe

April 01, 2013

Do Bow Quivers Affect Accuracy?

I knelt on the tundra, doing my best imitation of a blueberry bush, hoping the advancing caribou bulls would buy it. If they came another 75 yards, they would cross 40 yards in front of me. A slam dun

March 25, 2013

2013's Top Compound Bows, Part II

Looking for a new compound bow? Bob Robb saw 2013's lineup at the ATA Trade Show, and has highlighted 16 of the year's most impressive new models.

March 19, 2013

The Oft-Overlooked Peep Sight

When I first started shooting compound bows back in the Pleistocene era (OK, this was back in the late 1970’s but it seems that long ago) peep sights were rarely seen on a hunting bow. Those that yo

March 13, 2013

2013's Top Compound Bows, Part I

Looking for a new compound bow? Bob Robb saw 2013's lineup at the ATA Trade Show, and has highlighted 16 of the year's most impressive new models.

March 07, 2013

12 Crossbow Do's and 3 Don'ts

Crossbow hunting has continued to rise in popularity across the country. Ready to get involved? Here are 12 things you should do—as well as three you shouldn't.

February 21, 2013

Toxic Broadheads

By Bob Robb

When it comes to new broadheads, if you want to talk about space-age, outside-the-box thinking, you need to check out the new Toxic broadhead from Flying Arrow Archery.

February 21, 2013

BOG-POD

By Bob Robb

As a rifle hunter you know that when the time comes to the a shot few things are more important than being able to take a solid, steady rest. Many times a good rest is right there for the using—the rail on an elevated stand or shooting house, for example. Often, though, a solid rest either isn’t where you need it to be, or isn’t available at all. This is a common problem for westerners who hunt both flat, open ground and steep mountains that might require a cross-canyon shot.

February 19, 2013

EOTech 512.Xbow Sight 

By Bob Robb

Those with a recent military background are very familiar with EOTech, a company that has become the world leader in holographic optics and sights for small arms. Now crossbow shooters and hunters can enjoy the same benefits of an electronic sight with the EOTech 512.Xbow Sight.

February 12, 2013