Archive for tactics

Do's and Don'ts of Deer Drives

In some parts of the country, driving deer is still a go-to tactic. It’s a fun, camaraderie-filled way to hunt and can be very effective—if done correctly.

November 20, 2014

The Right Elk Stuff

Finding habitat that actually holds elk is only one part of the equation. Learning to bounce around it strategically is the key factor to success.

September 17, 2014

Turkeys in Your Pocket

How to find and exploit overlooked gobbler hotspots on your public land parcel.

February 03, 2010

Turkey Hunting: To Sit or Git

There are two main schools of turkey hunting styles—”sit-n-call” and “run-n-gun.” But great hunters learn how to use both tactics.

February 03, 2010

Following Footprints

Remember, tracking will not always be successful. Be persistent and sooner or later it will happen.

December 16, 2009

How Chuck Gets It Done

How Chuck Gets It Done

October 29, 2009

Patterning Big Bucks

Patterning Big Bucks

October 19, 2009

Bowhunting Illinois

Bowhunting Illinois

September 18, 2009

Summertime's Best Recipes

Mid-summer is the best time to clean out those freezers full of game and grill up some of the season’s favorites.

July 13, 2009

10 Wily Whitetail Tips

Tips for outsmarting that big buck in any situation.

July 13, 2009

The Compass Points to Deer Foods

I learned a way to predict whitetail feeding patterns that I'm convinced will help me kill better bucks.

June 11, 2009

Summer Plot Work

A little work in the summer can really pay off in the fall and winter.

June 05, 2009

Digitize Your Hunting Property

The latest mapping software can make the bucks on your land seem as predictable as they do in those hunting video games. So, digitize your hunting property.

June 04, 2009

How To Put Down A Bear

Your goal when shooting a bear is to put it down. Each shot here is angled to do just that.

May 12, 2009

Six Tricks for Tough Toms

A "tough" tom is hard to kill but fun to hunt. He roars on the limb, flies down and gobbles like a broken record. He bellows at your calls and struts your way.

May 12, 2009