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A rangefinder is blacked-out with a white question mark on it. a sunset is in the background.
How to Pick A Rangefinder

The ins and outs of reading distances in the field and how to choose the…

Columnist Matt Gibble walks though the Colorado backcountry with his traditional archery equipment.
Your Backcountry Bowhunting Packing List

A comprehensive list of everything you need while on a backpack archery hunt in the…

A whitetail buck stands in a deciduous woods. He looks like he smells the photographer. Big green trees are in the background.
Does Scent Control Matter in Deer Hunting?

Scent control plays a large part in hunting deer with success Have you ever sat…

A bowhunter nocks an arrow while at target practice.
7 Exercises All Bowhunters Should Be Doing

Basic exercises you should be doing to stay in shape for bow season Here on…

A bull elk bugling in the Rocky Mountains.
How to Set Up an Elk Decoy
A dead elk lies in brush after being shot.
Strike a Balance: Advice from a Seasoned Elk Hunter

Spending the last 10 autumns weaving between aspens and pines has taught me a few things about…

A thick conifer forest with a road running through it.
Dark Timber

Why this neck of the woods always feels so enchanting The average person or hiker…

Four deer quarters sit in a backpack.
When Perseverance Pays Off

A story of frustration, gut-wrenching disappointment and the determination to not give up on a…

A large whitetailed deer buck moves through an open meadow during the rut.
An Espoused Archer: A First-Time Bowhunter’s Missouri Whitetail Hunt

After picking up a compound bow in his late 20s, the author looks back at…