Don't Hunt Harder. Hunt Smarter!

Christian Berg

Editor Christian Berg details his exciting 2017 deer season, and shows that hunting smarter ' not harder ''can bring plenty of success.


Food Plots

Bowhunting Online Staff - July 25, 2018

In this edition of "Tech Talk," Mike Carney shares insight on how to add punch to your hunt by


Despite His Passing, Mel Johnson Casts Large Shadow Over Bowhunting World

Lynn Burkhead - May 31, 2018

With the news of Mel Johnson's passing at the age of 84, there's little doubt that the legacy of



Catch of a Lifetime: Jeff Thomason's Bowfishing World Record Mako Shark

Jeff Thomason - January 29, 2015

Being a predator hunter, I have a passion for heart-pounding, adrenaline-pumping adventures. From


10 Best Bowfishing Destinations

Patrick Meitin - April 22, 2014

My favorite place to bowfish right now is in Washington on the Snake River just below Chief Joseph


Cool Down With Bowfishing!

Patrick Meitin - July 11, 2012

There's no better way to spend a sultry summer's day than knee deep in cooling water shooting



A Deer Biologist's Dissection of The Rut

Jason Snavely

The general timing of the rut is controlled by photoperiod (the number of daylight hours) but the exact timing of breeding can be influenced by a variety of factors.


Best Treestand Spots for Big Bucks

Jason Snavely - September 06, 2018

Ohio bowhunter Adam Hays has killed 36 Pope and Young bucks and 10 Boone and Crockett-caliber


Tips For Taking Hill Country Bucks in the Rut

Alex Gyllstrom - November 10, 2017

Growing up in Southwest Michigan I didn't have much experience hunting hill country until I started

Big Game

Big Game

Spot-and-Stalk Success on Prairie Mule Deer Bucks

Brad Fenson - November 06, 2017

We headed out before sunrise with the hopes of spotting a big buck to stalk within bow range.

Big Game

Why Deer Tactics Help With Elk-Hunting Success

Darron McDougal - August 28, 2017

You've probably seen them: trail-camera images of big bull elk flopping around in a muddy wallow or

Big Game

Elk Calling With the Experts

Tracy Breen - October 05, 2016

Getting within bow range of a bull elk is no easy task. Old bulls in particular can be call shy;



5 Reasons You're Not Arrowing Turkeys

Alex Gyllstrom - April 13, 2018

Bowhunting turkeys can be a difficult task for many'reasons. For starters, these are creatures


How To Plan the Perfect DIY Turkey Hunt

Eddie Claypool - March 23, 2017

If you have an adventuresome spirit, consider an out-of-state foray for turkeys. As a serious


Calling Turkeys Like a Pro

Mark Taylor - April 20, 2016

Matt Morrett was 6 years old when he called in his first turkey. "I was sitting in my dad's lap,

Other Game

Other Game

3 Secrets for Bowhunting Coyotes

Mark Kayser - February 09, 2016

Most would define the narrow opening in the thick river bottom below me as a whitetail funnel.

Other Game

Hog Heaven: Bowhunting Florida Hogs

Christian Berg - June 07, 2012

If the swamps of Central Florida are hog-hunting heaven, William "Hoppy" Kempfer is a sporting

Other Game

Strange Brew: Helicopter Hog Hunting With A Crossbow

Christian Berg - February 28, 2012

I realize the whole topic of crossbows and crossbow hunting can be a bit controversial among



How To Leave Your Treestand Without Spooking Deer

Bill Winke

Try these tactics for sneaking out of the woods when you're surrounded by deer at dark!


The Importance of Proper Nock Fit for Bowhunting

Levi Morgan

If you want to be the best archer you can be, you have to pay attention to the tiniest details, including the way your arrow nocks fit on your bowstring.


How To Use Trail Cameras Throughout Hunting Season

Paul Annear

Follow these in-season tactics to maximize the value of remote scouting from opening day through the late season!



New BOWHUNTING Radio Episode: Bear Archery 2013

Christian Berg - October 11, 2012

Bear Archery recently unveiled five new bows in its 2013 lineup. In the latest episode of


Bowhunting Radio: How Muzzy and Rage Became Broadhead Brothers

Christian Berg - June 27, 2012

 The bowhunting community got some big news recently when Feradyne Outdoors, the parent company of


Bowhunting Radio: Elite Company With Elite Archery

Christian Berg - May 09, 2012

In this episode of Petersen's Bowhunting Radio, Elite Archery President Pete Crawford discusses the

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