A compound bow is an important investment for any hunter or target shooter, and you’ll want to protect that investment with regular care and equipment inspection. Regular care of your bow and arrows will ensure your equipment functions correctly when the moment of truth, namely that big buck, steps out in front of you. […]

  By Joel Zielke Maybe it’s because Leupold is a local (to me) company. Maybe it’s because they have a great reputation. Maybe it’s because I have never heard anyone complain about any of their products. Maybe it’s just because I have liked their products when I have had a chance to look at them […]

  By David Link As deer season is around the corner for most areas, I thought it would be helpful to share some of my experiences hunting as a kid and teenager. I learned a lot from both success and failures, and much of what I know now was first formed out there in the […]

  I grew up in the Midwest with a strong background in the outdoors. My father, grandfathers, and a whole host of uncles exposed me to hunting, fishing, and even some rarer outdoor activities like mushroom hunting. I feel fortunate to have grown up in small town America with such an opportunity to experience the […]

  By David Link You never know quite what the weather is going to do during hunting season, and this is especially true in fall conditions like those of deer season. One method of coping with substantial rain on the day of a hunt is just to go home, but that’s not an acceptable plan […]

  By Robin Follette While the number of women hunting is growing quickly, the number of outfitters for women isn’t keeping pace. We sometimes have to “make do” with what we’re offered.  Sitka makes it not only possible but comfortable. How do you as a huntress get comfortable in men’s clothing? Time and patience. Let’s […]

  Your hunting cabin – the perfect place to get away, enjoy nature and spend time tracking your chosen hunting game. But when it comes to emergency preparation, can your hunting cabin double as a bug out shelter? In many cases it might be the perfect place to escape to, but this is dependent on […]

  By David Link For serious waterfowl hunters, a good duck call becomes a trusted companion. Season after season hunters hang their go-to calls around their neck as they walk stealthily to their blinds in the early morning dawn. But for the uninitiated, it is natural to wonder how they decided upon their favorite calls. […]

  By David Link Upland hunting seasons vary in different regions of the country, but wherever you live, upland hunting is a great way to spend an afternoon getting some exercise and maybe getting some chances at birds. Upland hunting is also a good way to initiate new hunters into shotgun hunting. Although game bird […]

  By David Link If all goes well while hunting this season, you’ll be huddled over the trophy buck you had your eye on field dressing it and getting ready to transport it out of the field. If you’re a first time hunter or still relatively new to the process of field dressing and carrying […]