By Nancy Jo Adams On a spring 2016 Kansas turkey hunting trip, my husband Richard and I had planned to be in the field long hours and had to be mobile because of the vast area we were hunting. Following in behind him, he almost looked like a Sherpa. His silhouette was almost unrecognizable […]

Continued from Best of NWTF 2018 – Part 1. By Nancy Jo Adams Houndstooth Game Calls Morning Striker Owl Call A locator call can be critical to finding that hot spot in a particular area in the early morning. There are a ton of them on the market, but not all of them are user-friendly. […]

  Innovative Turkey Hunting Gear from the 42nd NWTF Convention & Sport Show. By Nancy Jo Adams As with every year since its beginning, turkey hunters from all over converge upon the largest turkey hunting expo in the United States, and for a good reason. All of the turkey hunting gear favorites, including the newest […]

  By Pete Rogers I have to admit, a few years ago I laughed at people using trekking poles or hiking sticks. Admittedly, I have used a hiking stick, made of wood and about forty inches long, most of my life. Although I never measured the hiking stick, I carried one for balance and because […]

  By Pete Rogers When the alarm went off, the chill in the air was penetrating to my bones, at least to those parts of my body that crept outside my sleeping bag. The wood stove in our wall tent had gone out during the night, and none of us braved the cold to stoke […]

  Successful Scouting Depends on Quality Optics. By Nancy Jo Adams The day had finally arrived. The trip that we saved for, prepared for, and spent hours studying maps for was upon us. It was the first day of our Midwest whitetail hunt. As we stood on top of a huge rock bluff looking out […]

  By Pete Rogers Continued from: Best Of ATA 2018 – Part 1. 365 Archery – Trio Archery target Archery Targets come and go, and few offer the full range of need and desire of archers. Over the years the layered foam and sealed foam manufacturers have made their targets smaller and smaller, making it […]

  By Pete Rogers The Archery Trade Association wrapped up its annual trade show in Indianapolis, IN this past week and the floor was full of new products for 2018. The future looks bright for everyone who loves archery. Yeti – Backflip 24 The engineers at Yeti have done it again. With the introduction of […]

  By Pete Rogers As the sun cast its last rays across the valley, the sound of bugling bull elk echoed in all directions. Finding the ability to sleep amidst the excitement was difficult. Opening day of the Wyoming archery elk season was a few hours away. My mind raced as I imagined encounters with […]

  Women’s SITKA Gear Raises the Bar for Women’s Hunting Gear: Late Season System. By Nancy Jo Adams I experienced SITKA Gear for the first time this past September on an archery hunt in Missouri, and I couldn’t have been more impressed with the gear’s fit and performance. When November rolled around, I found myself […]