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Petersen's Bowhunting Videos


Bow Review: Xpedition Xplorer SS

by Jon E. Silks

Xpedition Archery is rooted in an aerospace engineering company highly respected in its field with nearly 50 years of experience… more »


Crossbow Review: Barnett Ghost 420

by Jon E. Silks

Barnett has been a top crossbow manufacturer for 55 years, and with the new Ghost 420, the company continues to… more »


Tuning Your Bow and Arrows

by Bill Winke

Hunting accuracy starts with your gear: a well-tuned bow and perfect arrows. So, that is what I am going to… more »


Fix Your Shooting Stance For Better Accuracy

by Levi Morgan

Archery seems simple at a glance. You pull back a string and let it go, right? How hard could it… more »


Tips For Taking Hill Country Bucks in the Rut

by Alex Gyllstrom

Growing up in Southwest Michigan I didn’t have much experience hunting hill country until I started hunting out of state…. more »


Launch Day — 2018 Bowtech Realm

by Jon E. Silks

You may have heard whispers in the wind, talk around the water cooler or some hint of a special introduction… more »


How to Hunt Open Country Bucks in the Rut

by Alex Gyllstrom

It’s hard to believe it’s been almost a decade since I met my buddy Cody. We were hired separately to… more »


Spot-and-Stalk Success on Prairie Mule Deer Bucks

by Brad Fenson

We headed out before sunrise with the hopes of spotting a big buck to stalk within bow range. Little did… more »


2017 Holiday Gift Guide

by Emily Kantner

This holiday season, skip the ugly pajamas, festive socks and tacky ties, and get the bowhunters on your shopping list… more »


New Wild Game Recipes From Sarah Bowmar

by Emily Kantner

Wild game can be one of the best sources of protein available and doesn’t have to taste like the foliage… more »


New GoWild App Gaining Steam

by Emily Kantner

How does your fly fishing trophy stack up against the muley your buddy arrowed in Wyoming? Who gets the bragging… more »


Identifying and Cooking Cuts of Venison

by Darron McDougal

Harvesting a deer secures a sizeable supply of delicious red meat. How that meat is handled and cooked, and by… more »


Find Reputable Bowhunting Outfitters

by Emily Kantner

If you’re in the market for an outfitted bowhunt, take advantage of the dreaded October lull to plan for the… more »


Gear Review: Stealth Cam Wireless Card Reader

by Christian Berg

At the risk of making Fred Bear roll in his grave, I’m just going to come out and admit it:… more »


Gear Review: Magne’ Drop Arrow Rest

by Emily Kantner

Even with the latest bowhunting technology at our fingertips, it’s easy to get comfortable with tried-and-true gear and miss out… more »


How To Properly Serve a Bowstring

by Levi Morgan

Few bowhunters spend much time worrying about the serving thread on their bowstring and/or cables. However, poor servings can cause… more »


Crossbow Review: Excalibur Micro Suppressor

by Jon E. Silks

Since 1983, Excalibur has been outfitting sportsmen with rock-solid equipment. Recurve limbs make Excalibur crossbows nearly indestructible as they involve… more »


Bow Review: Elite Option 6

by Jon E. Silks

Elite has built a loyal fan base by producing bows that simply get the job done. They are all about… more »


Part 2: Spot-and-Stalk Hunting

by Randy Ulmer

In my last column, I said that to be a consistently successful spot-and-stalk hunter, you must be able to shoot… more »


How to Avoid Stupid Bowhunting Mistakes

by Bill Winke

In its original form, the “KISS” approach stood for Keep It Simple, Stupid — as if to imply that one… more »