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The Petersen's Bowhunting Podcast

The Petersen’s Bowhunting Podcast is dedicated to serious bowhunters. Listen each week as Editor Christian Berg and Associate Editor Mark Demko interview guests who will not only keep you entertained but help you punch more tags in the field!


Episodes

#29 | Early-Season Velvet Whitetails

Whitetail season is almost here for bowhunters lucky enough to hunt states with early-September openers. Zachary Estridge and Wess Brown from Palisades Bowhunting in Kentucky join Editor Christian Berg to discuss late-summer strategies for velvet bucks and why tree saddles have become an increasingly important part of Palisades' low-pressure bowhunting philosophy.

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#28 | Top Trail-CamTips

With bowhunting seasons right around the corner, now’s the time many hunters begin their trail-cam scouting in earnest. Tom Rainey from Browning Trail Cameras joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to talk about how you can get the most out of your trail cameras this year, as well as what’s new from Browning Trail Cameras in 2022.

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#27 | Get ’Em from the Ground!

When you think of bowhunting whitetails from the ground, the first thing that usually comes to mind is sitting in a ground blind. Years ago, Michigan’s Tracy Breen chose to forego manufactured blinds for a more natural approach. On this week’s podcast, the longtime bowhunter talks about the benefits of simply tucking yourself into the vegetation, as well as the many things you need to consider when trying to ambush wary whitetails at eye level.

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#26 | DIY Pronghorns on the Prairie

Pronghorn antelope are almost certainly the most accessible western big-game species to bowhunters. From geographic distribution and abundance to license costs and the amount of public land available to pursue them, pronghorns truly are an incredible resource for those seeking affordable adventures!

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#25 | Thermal Optics for Bowhunting?

Covert Optics recently rolled out an all-new lineup of thermal optics designed especially for bowhunters. Whether you hunt predators, hogs and gators or just need help searching for a wounded big-game animal in the dark, thermal optics can help! Covert's Lucas Johnson joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to talk about the company's innovative, new products.

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#24 | Trophy Line’s New Ventatic

The saddle-hunting boom continues among bowhunters, and Trophy Line continues to be at the forefront of the tree saddle movement. In this episode, Trophy Line's Shawn Ferguson and Nick Betts go over all in the innovations built into the company's all-new Venatic saddle and explain why a saddle needs to be part of every serious deer hunter's arsenal.

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#23 | 3 Ways to Pattern Your Buck

Trail cameras are very powerful scouting tools, and bowhunters can use them as much or as little as they like. In this episode, Field Editor Bill Winke joins us to discuss basic, intermediate and advanced trail-cam strategies that will help you locate and pattern a buck worth hunting this fall.

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#22 | Another Hoosier State Giant

When the first buck you see for the season is a Booner, it can obviously catch you off guard. Not so with David Jones of Indiana, who made good on his chance at a giant 13-pointer last November. Jones joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to share the story behind the 182 4/8-inch buck, one of the largest taken in the Hoosier State last year.

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#21 | From Hero to Zero

Every bowhunter wants to make perfect shots in the field, but what happens when your arrow doesn't hit where you hoped? In this episode, Ralph and Vicki Cianciarulo from Archer's Choice join us to discuss Ralph's botched attempt at a big Wyoming bull elk in the fall of 2021 and how several days of all-out effort led to a miraculous happy ending that defied the odds.

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#20 | The Pigman Cometh

Known simply as the ‘Pigman,’ Brian Quaca has a big personality and a passion for all things bowhunting. Quaca joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to discuss his interest in hunting feral swine, his love for bowhunting other species and his past and present bowhunting setups. Plus, he shares his hairiest hog-hunting moment ever.

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#19 | Battling Broadheads

Few topics generate more discussion in bowhunting circles than broadhead selection. In this episode, we provide a sneak peek at the results from our 2022 Fixed-Blade Broadhead Test, featuring 14 top models worth considering for your fall hunts. From sharpness and penetration to accuracy and durability, we've got the data you need to make an informed broadhead decision!

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#18 | The No. 2 All-Time Typical Whitetail

Last fall, Dustin Huff of Indiana arrowed a gigantic 12-pointer that ended up scoring 211 4/8, making it the largest typical whitetail ever taken in the United States and the second-largest of all time — only 2 1/8 inches off Milo Hanson’s world-record Saskatchewan buck that scored 213 5/8. Huff joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to discuss the fateful November hunt.

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#17 | A 400-Inch Bull for the Books

Last September, Ian Craig took Pennsylvania’s new state-record, non-typical archery elk — and the 400-inch bull was the first animal he ever shot with a bow! Craig joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to recap the hunt, which was anything but easy. After more than 65 miles of hiking, he tagged his incredible trophy on the eighth day of his hunt.

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#16 | Oh, Canada! Bears North of the Border

If you’re a bowhunter who likes to travel, few guided hunts offer the action, adventure and affordability of a Canadian black bear hunt. Mike Stroff, host of Savage Outdoors TV, joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to discuss the challenges and high success rates that make spring bruin hunting so exciting, as well as what to look for in a guide and a potential destination if you’re planning your first hunt north of the border.

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#15 | The Value of 3D Shooting

There's no better bowhunting practice than 3D archery, from learning how to accurately estimate yardage and understand shot angles to becoming more familiar with game-animal anatomy and handling high-pressure shots. In this episode, Brandon Waddell from Mountain Archery Fest and John Keene from the Bowtreader 3D Tour of Georgia join Editor Christian Berg to discuss the many benefits of 3D and highlight some unique shooting opportunities.

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#14 | Don’t Be A Jerk! — Mind Your Manners on the Public

These days, it seems public-land etiquette is a lost art. From bowhunters intentionally interfering in one another's hunts to stealing trail cameras and treestands, there is an epidemic of bad behavior on public hunting ground. In this episode, contributors Clint Casper and Jace Bauserman join Editor Christian Berg to discuss the problem and what we as bowhunters can do to solve it.

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#13 | Boat-In Bowhunting

With all the mapping technology available today, finding "secret" public-land hotspots is nearly impossible. For some bowhunters, however, canoeing across a lake or boating across a river is the key to escaping the crowds. Accomplish buck slayers Travis Keith and Bob Schwalm join Associate Editor Mark Demko to discuss how you can paddle your way to success, what you need to plan for and the challenges that come with boat-in and paddle-in hunts.

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#12 | DIY Whitetails

Whitetails are North America's most accessible big-game species. Outdoor writers Will Brantley and Jace Bauserman join Editor Christian Berg to discuss their favorite DIY deer destinations across America, where blue-collar bowhunters can pursue big bucks for nothing more than the cost of a hunting license and the gas to get there.

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#11 | Mountain State Monsters

Southern West Virginia isn’t the first place bowhunters look for trophy whitetails, but perhaps they should. The state’s four archery-only counties consistently produce Pope and Young-caliber bucks for hunters willing to put in the work in this rugged, mountainous region. Check out this episode for an overview of this sleeper destination, including its public lands and the secrets to unlocking its big-buck potential.

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#10 | Rise of the Rut Rig

These days, more and more mobile bowhunters are converting vans into "rut rigs," living and hunting out of them for weeks on end. In this episode, rut rig creators Sam Soholt and Zach Owsley explain how they created one-of-a-kind deer camps on wheels. Find out how they found the perfect project vans, the challenges they faced in converting the vehicles and how you can build your own rut rig and spend more time hunting and less time traveling to and from the field.

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#9 | Tuning With T-Bone

As one third of the Bone Collector brotherhood, Travis "T-Bone" Turner is one of the most recognized names in bowhunting. Turner is also one of America's foremost experts on bow tuning, and in this episode, he joins Editor Christian Berg and Gear Testing Editor Jon Silks to discuss some of his top tuning tips and provide an update on his ongoing battle with cancer.

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#8 | Easton Turns 100!

Easton is an iconic name name in archery, and this year the company celebrates its 100th anniversary. Easton Marketing Director Gary Cornum joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to discuss the company’s growth from a small, family-owned archery shop in to the world's leading arrow producer. Cornum also highlights the latest advances in arrow technology and how even Easton's development of world-class Olympic arrows has lead to better bowhunting.

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#7 | 2022 Spring Turkey Preview

Spring is near, which means gobbler season is here. Mark Hatfield and Peter Muller from the National Wild Turkey Federation join Associate Editor Mark Demko to talk turkey, including current population trends, what NWTF is doing to boost bird numbers and tips and tactics for bowhunting success.

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#6 | Never Settle!

The best bowhunters never settle, regardless of the challenges they encounter. In this episode, Ohio big buck killer Emily Schaad joins Editor Christian Berg to share her nearly five-month quest to fill her 2021-22 buck tag. Despite incredible obstacles and long odds, Schaad refused to give up, stuck with her plan through more than 70 days afield and finally punched her tag in early February on the second-to-last day of the season.

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#5 | Shed Season Is Here!

Now is prime time for shed antler hunting across most of the whitetail range. Shane Indrebo, co-owner of the North American Shed Hunters Club, joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to discuss his passion for shed hunting, his organization’s scoring and record-keeping system for shed antlers and tips for finding more bone!

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#4 | Do You Even One Stick, Bro?

Saddle hunting is all the rage among bowhunters, and no saddle-hunting tactic is hotter than "one sticking." In this episode, Greg Staggs from the Staggs in the Wild YouTube channel joins Editor Christian Berg for an in-depth, how-to discussion of one sticking and how this climbing method can help you be more efficient and effective in the field.

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#3 | Here’s to the Working Class!

Working Class Bowhunter is the biggest podcast in bowhunting. In this episode, Curt Geier and Clint Casper from the Working Class crew join us to discuss their meteoric rise within the bowhunting community and how they've managed to create a digital community for blue-collar bowhunters across America.

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#2 | Iowa Public-Land Monster!

Michigan bowhunter Mike Callas traveled to Iowa this past fall for a DIY, public-land hunt, taking a 200-plus inch, 21-point bruiser on his very first sit. Callas joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to talk about how he planned for the hunt, scouted and tagged a true whitetail giant! He also shares his tips to help other bowhunters tag out-of-state trophies.

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#1 | The Casper Comeback!

After chasing a giant Ohio 8-pointer for parts of five months and more than 70 hunting days, contributor Clint Casper finally dropped the string and tagged his trophy! Casper joins Editor Christian Berg to recount the epic hunt for this monster 8 and shares the secrets to his hard-earned success.

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#27 | Christmas With Casper

It's Christmas Eve, and Contributor Clint Casper joins Editor Christian Berg to recap their fall hunts and share lessons learned along the way. Berg recounts his trifecta of whitetail success in Kansas, Ohio and Pennsylvania, while Casper reflects on grinding for 47 days in the Utah backcountry without punching a tag.

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#26 | SCI: First for Hunters

Safari Club International has been a leading voice for hunting for five decades and will hold its 50th anniversary conference in January in Las Vegas. Ben Cassidy, SCI's Executive Vice President of International Government & Public Affairs, joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to discuss the Club's conservation heritage and new initiatives to protect our hunting heritage well into the future.

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#25 | Ravin‘s Cutting-Edge Crossbows

Ravin continuously pushes envelope when it comes to crossbow technology and performance. In 2021, Ravin's R500 became the first production crossbow to shoot 500 fps, while the new R18 features a super-compact, takedown design that you just have to see to believe. Ravin Product Manager Jacob Aldridge joins Associate Editor Mark Demko for a deep five on these new bows and offers a sneak peek at what Ravin has in the works for 2022.

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#24 | Olympic Bowhunting

U.S. Olympian Casey Kaufhold became the the second-youngest archer to ever represent America at the Tokyo Games this summer. This fall, she's got her sights set on taking her first trophy whitetail buck. Kaufhold joins Editor Christian Berg to recap her Olympic experience, her silver medal win at the 2021 World Championships and the many parallels between how she prepares for competition and bowhunting.

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#23 | Tracking Dogs to the Rescue!

Ethical bowhunters do all they can to recover wounded game. But what happens when the blood trail runs out -- or there's no sign at all -- and you simply cannot find the animal? In this episode, we dive into the use of leashed tracking dogs and explain how these amazing animals help hunters recover quarry that would otherwise never be found.

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#22 | Let‘s Get Ready to Rut!

Few things match the whitetail rut when it comes to bowhunting excitement. However, hunting this magical time can also be frustrating without a solid game plan. Veteran outdoor writer and TV host Mark Kayser joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to share his top rut-hunting tips, including how to increase the odds of success on small parcels, how to tackle highly pressured public ground and what to do when the deer seem to all but disappear.

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#21 | 2021 Whitetail Forecast

Deer season is here, and this episode will help you stay on top of the whitetail action! Field Editors Bill Winke and Eddie Claypool join Editor Christian Berg to discuss some of the best days to be in the woods this fall and how your hunting strategies should change over the course of the season.

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#20 | Where Did My Buck Go?

If it seems like all the big bucks have disappeared from your trail cameras, this episode is for you! Kip Adams from the National Deer Association joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss the dreaded "October lull" and how changing deer behavior during the early part of archery seasons can make it difficult to relocate bucks that have abandoned their summer patterns.

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#19 | The Sight to End All Sights

Garmin's brand new Xero A1i PRO is the most technologically advanced bow sight ever, allowing you to range your target at full draw and instantly get a spot-on aiming point out to 100 yards or more. Other features include a digital level, flight apex indicator to help you avoid obstacles in the arrow's path and much more. Garmin's Chad VanCamp joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss how the A1i PRO can help you shoot more accurately and confidently!

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#18 | Super Stealthy Camouflage

Owls are super stealthy predators, and ASIO Gear designed its innovative RAPTOR camo pattern to mimic an owl's ability to disappear in the woods. ASIO Founder Joe Miles joins Associate Editor Mark Demko to talk about the pattern's development and the company's full line of apparel built with bowhunters in mind.

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#17 | Saddle Hunting is NOT A Fad!

Tree saddles are perhaps the hottest items in deer hunting -- and for good reason! Saddles offer a host of advantages, from helping you shed weight and be more mobile to making use of trees that simply won't work with traditional stands. Trophy Line's Shawn Ferguson joins us to discusses the saddle-hunting surge and how you can jump into the fray.

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#16 | A New Addition to Team Bowhunting

If you've ever wanted to break into the bowhunting industry full time, this episode is for you! Associate Editor Mark Demko joins the show to discuss his new role with Petersen's Bowhunting, his background in media and the outdoors and tease some of the new content initiatives we are working on behind the scenes.

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#15 | Expert Advice for Early-Season Elk

Most elk bowhunters focus on the rut, but the early season can actually be the best time to bag a bull. In this episode, Field Editor Eddie Claypool shares tactics he uses to consistently tag public-land trophies on opening day.

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#14 | Mossy Oak Country DNA

In this episode, the legendary Ronnie "Cuz" Strickland from Mossy Oak joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss the company's all-new Country DNA camouflage pattern as well as share deer-hunting stories and dish his views on how technology is changing the bowhunting landscape.

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#13 | Online Dating & Deer

Wildlife biologist Zack Vucurevich is an eligible bachelor who jumped into the online dating scene full throttle during the COVID-19 pandemic. He said his online interactions led to a lot of great conversations discussing hunting with non-hunters. In this episode, Zack shares some of those stories and dives into detail about how to better manage habitat for whitetails and get ready for this fall's deer seasons.  

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#12 | Bow Camp on Wheels

When traveling to hunt, an RV or travel trailer can put you right in the heart of the action! Jeff Cavins, CEO and co-founder of RV-rental company Outdoorsy, joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss how a mobile bow camp can simplify the logistics of your next bowhunting adventure.

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#11 | The Skinny on Micro-Diameter Arrows

Easton's Gary Cornum joins Editor Christian Berg in Florida hog camp to talk about the latest hunting arrows and why micro-diameter shafts can help you fill the freezer.

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#10 | Hog Hunting with TenPoint Crossbows

Editor Christian Berg and Brian Flaherty from TenPoint Crossbows take a break from this week's Florida hog hunt at Osceola Outfitters to discuss the latest trends in crossbow hunting and have a closer look at a couple of the company's top new 2021 models.

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#9 | Mobile Turkey Tour Preview

Calling all turkey fanatics! The Petersen's Bowhunting 2021 Mobile Turkey Tour kicks off next week in a 32-foot luxury RV. Contributors Clint Casper and Zeke Pipher join Editor Christian Berg to discuss this year's roving turkey camp, along with a discussion of our hunting areas in Nebraska, planned hunting tactics and and how you can follow the tour in real time.

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#8 | It's Shed Season!

Hunting shed antlers is an annual rite of spring, but LOOKING for them and FINDING them are two different things. In this episode, Whitetails columnist Jason Snavely and successful shed hunter Emily Schaad join Editor Christian Berg to discuss the finer points of shed hunting and how the antlers you find can help you be more successful this fall.

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#7 | Bringing 3-D Archery to the Masses

Thanks to a new partnership with Sportsman Channel, Competition Archery Media is now broadcasting live coverage of the ASA PRO/AM 3-D tournaments to a national audience. PJ Reilly, CAM's on-air host, joins us to discuss the new coverage, the growing popularity of 3-D shooting and how participating in 3-D shoots can make you a better bowhunter.

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#6 | The State of Public-Land Hunting

From the COVID-19 pandemic to increasing competition for big-game tags, the competition for quality, public-land hunting has never been stiffer. In this episode, public-land, big-game guru Randy Newberg discusses the current state of public-land hunting and offers advice on how — despite the challenges — bowhunters can still enjoy awesome DIY adventures on America's public lands.

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#5 | A Deadly Passion for Bowhunting

Melissa Bachman, host of Winchester Deadly Passion on Sportsman Channel, commits herself to bowhunting year-round, and the results speak for themselves. Whether doing long-range shooting practice on the 3-D course, hitting the water for some bowfishing or enhancing habitat on the many properties she hunts, Bachman is always preparing to the make most of her next opportunity at a trophy buck or bull.

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#4 | Xpedition's New Carbon-Alloy Hybrid

Xpedition Archery's new X Series bows feature the industry's first-ever risers that combine carbon fiber with metal alloy. The end result is a bow that is extremely strong yet lighter than many competing all-aluminum and all-carbon models. X Series bows also feature a host of other innovations, as explained by Xpedition's Curt Headington and Chris Cobbett.

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#3 | The Latest from G5 and Prime Archery

From broadhead innovations to the new Prime Nexus bow, G5 Outdoors has a lot to offer bowhunters for 2021. G5's Ryan Silver and Brian Anderson join Editor Christian Berg to discuss the company's latest products and how they can help you be more effective in the field this year.

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#2 | FORLOH: For Love of Hunting

FORLOH is a brand new company bringing high-tech, made-in-the-USA apparel to the bowhunting community. Founder and CEO Andy Techmanski joins us for an in-depth look at FORLOH's product line and innovative features designed with bowhunters in mind.

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#1 | The Greatest Deer Hunt of My Life

If you love giant whitetails and great hunting stories, this show is for you! Editor Christian Berg and Mossy Oak's Jake Meyer relive their November rut hunt at Big Buck Down Outfitters in Iowa, where giant bucks are the norm and Berg had not one, but TWO, Boone and Crockett-caliber trophies in bow range on the same evening.

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#33 | PSE's All-New Nock On Embark

The all-new Embark — a bow designed to offer elite performance at a price average shooters can afford — represents the latest collaboration between PSE and John Dudley of Nock On Archery. John joins Editor Christian Berg for a deep dive on the Embark's key features, amazing accuracy and his vision for creating the bow.

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#31 | Real World Whitetails

Few whitetail hunters in North America are more accomplished than Don Higgins of Real World Wildlife Products. Earlier this fall, Higgins arrowed his third 200-plus-inch buck. And he followed that up by adding a 180-class giant for good measure! In this episode, Don joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss his tactics for locating and hunting giant whitetails, as well as how his passion for deer hunting led him into a full-time outdoor career helping fellow bowhunters increase their own success in the field.

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#30 | The Hunting Public

In this episode, Aaron Warbritton of The Hunting Public joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss the 2020 deer season and tell the story of how a few die-hard bowhunters turned their knack for video editing into one of the most popular hunting channels on YouTube.

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#29 | Baseball and Bowhunting

Former Major League umpire John Hirschbeck is as passionate about bowhunting as he is baseball. Hirschbeck shares stories from more than three decades in the Majors and talks about how archery and bowhunting have impacted his life on the diamond and in the field.

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#28 | Decoying Deer at Ground Level

Imagine shooting a monster buck at less than 10 yards -- from the ground! Whitetail fanatic Danny Farris does it regularly using a proven decoy setup that combines a 3-D buck with a bow-mounted doe. Listen in as Farris explains the tactic in detail and learn how you too can experience heart-pounding, face-to-face encounters with mature bucks.

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#27 | The Ohio Freak

If you love giant whitetails, this episode is for you! Ohio bowhunter Emily Schaad recently killed "The Freak," a 190-inch monster she'd been chasing for years. Schaad and Editor Christian Berg dive into the details of this hunt and dissect how it all came together on the buck of a lifetime!

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#26 | Venison Every Day

Bowhunters nationwide are filling tags and freezers right now. Food blogger Allie Doran joins Editor Christian Berg to talk about her new cookbook, Venison Every Day, and how you can enjoy more variety when it comes to preparing your harvest.

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#25 | Coffee or Die

In this episode, we help take your coffee game to the next level. Join Editor Christian Berg and Michael R. Shea from Black Rifle Coffee Co. as they discuss everything from better brewing methods to bowhunting velvet whitetails, shooting squirrels and stalking black bears.

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#24 | Realtree Bow Camp 2020

It's opening week of whitetail season in Kentucky, and we've gathered at Brantley Outdoors for #RealtreeBowCamp2020. Outfitter Will Brantley and Realtree's Bobby Redfern join Editor Christian Berg to discuss early-season whitetail tactics and Realtree's new Excape camouflage pattern.

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#23 | Developing a Total Scent-Control System

Scent control is arguably the most important factor for consistent bowhunting success. In this episode, we interview Aaron Ambur from ScentLok and discuss ways to develop a comprehensive scent-control system that will lead to more opportunities in the field.

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#22 | Tracking Dogs: The Bowhunter's Best Friend

Sooner or later, every bowhunter is going to have difficulty recovering an animal. When the blood trail runs dry, a tracking dog may be your best hope. In this episode, Editor Christian Berg is joined by tracker Damon Bungard of Tennessee and his dog Jaeger to discuss the details of tracking wounded game and what bowhunters should do before calling for help.

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#21 | Iowa: Land of Whitetail Giants

In this episode, we talk giant whitetails with Reed Whiting, Corbin Millard and Caleb Millard from Big Buck Down Outfitters in Iowa. Learn why Iowa consistently produces some of the biggest bucks in America, and why consistently killing them isn't as easy as you might think.

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#20 | 2020 Bow Season Preview

Are you ready for some bowhunting?!?!? In this episode, Bowhunting contributor Clint Casper and Editor Christian Berg get you pumped for the coming archery seasons by previewing their fall hunt lineups and discussing pre-season preparations.

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#19 | Remote Scouting with Moultrie Mobile

Summer is prime time for scouting whitetails, and there's no better tool for doing just that than a trail camera. In this episode, Moultrie's Reagan Renfroe discusses the latest enhancements to the company's Moultrie Mobile cellular platform, including new hardware, an upgraded management app and new, lower-cost unlimited data options.

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#18 | Pronghorns 101

Antelope season is just around the corner. Editor Christian Berg and Field Editor Eddie Claypool get you ready for the prairie with a ton of practical advice to help fill your pronghorn tag this year or start planning your 2021 speed-goat adventure. From top pronghorn states to scouting and in-the-field strategies, this episode is a much listen for speed goat aficionados.

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#17 | The Skinny on Stabilizers

Stabilizers are a critical component of your bow setup, yet these accessories are often overlooked by bowhunters. In this episode, accomplished Western bowhunter Jace Bauserman joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss various types of stabilizers, how to set them up and why they are so important for maximizing your accuracy in the field, particularly on long-range shots.

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#16 | Archery Power Couple: Paige Pearce & Tate Morgan

Bowtech Pro Paige Pearce and Hoyt Pro Tate Morgan are two of the world's best target shooters. They are also passionate bowhunters and together form a true archery power couple. Back in January, Morgan won the men's compound division of the Sydney Indoor Archery Festival in Australia. And in February, Pearce took gold at The Vegas Shoot in Nevada, adding arguably the world's most prestigious title to an already impressive resume for the world's No. 3 ranked compound female. In this episode, Pearce and Morgan join Editor Christian Berg to discuss their recent success, share some exciting bowhunting adventures and talk about how they have trained during the coronavirus pandemic in an effort to return to competition even better than ever.

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#15 | Stretch Your Shooting with Long-Distance Practice

One of the best ways to improve your shooting accuracy is to increase the distance of your practice sessions. Getting comfortable with long-range shooting over the summer will make shorter shots on game this fall feel like a breeze. In this episode, Spot Hogg's Cabe Johnson joins Editor Christian Berg with tips for increasing your bow's maximum shooting range and touches on important long-range shooting considerations from sight selection and adjustment to peep sight configuration, anchor point, bow grip, broadhead practice and more.

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#14 | Winning the Western Tag Game

Bowhunting the West is awesome, but securing coveted tags for elk, mule deer, antelope and other big-game species can be a real challenge. In this episode, Eric Pawlak, director of the TAGS program at Worldwide Trophy Adventures, joins Editor Christian Berg to explain how Western big-game license draws work and offer advice for how you can be more successful at obtaining permits for some great backcountry adventures!

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#13 | From Dirt to Soil: A New Food-Plot Paradigm

What if you could create food plots that cost you less to build, provided more nutrition to deer and other wildlife and helped improve the long-term quality of your soil? Well, you can! In this episode, Whitetails columnist and certified wildlife biologist Jason Snavely joins editor Christian Berg to discuss exciting new food-plot methods and the growing "regenerative wildlife agriculture" movement.

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#12 | Birds & Bucks in the Big Woods

Turkey season is upon, but our minds are never far from deer season. In this episode, expert big-woods bowhunter Beau Martonik talks about how to bag some birds and prepare for fall whitetail hunting at the same time. From online scouting using aerial photos and topographic maps to boots-on-the-ground reconnaissance, Martonik offers some great advice for finding more success in the vast expanses of timber commonly found throughout the Appalachian range.

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#11 | Better Deer (and Turkey) Hunting with Dr. Grant Woods

The surest path to better deer and turkey hunting is better habitat! In this episode, nationally acclaimed wildlife biologist, avid bowhunter and Growing Deer TV host Dr. Grant Woods talks about how you can improve your deer and turkey hunting through food plots, timber management, predator trapping and more. Grant also talks about his new Prime Black 5 bow and key considerations for broadhead selection.

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#10 | It's Turkey Time!

The 2020 spring turkey season is upon us, and we're here to help you bag your bow bird! World-champion turkey caller Matt Morrett and Double Bull Blinds co-founder Brooks Johnson join Editor Christian Berg to discuss everything from pre-season scouting and blind setup to calling, decoy use, reading a bird's body language, broadhead selection, shot placement and more.

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#9 | Better Shooting with Randy Ulmer

In this episode, world-class archer and bowhunter Randy Ulmer joins Editor Christian Berg to share his top shooting tips. Randy shares details of his personal shooting regimen and how you can use his methods to improve your own accuracy and even overcome target panic.

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#8 | Ay, Corona! Bowhunting and the Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus has hit American society like a ton of bricks, and even bowhunters are feeling the pain. Ralph Cianciarulo from Archer's Choice Media joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss how they are dealing with the unprecedented disruptions caused by the virus and why bowhunting and the outdoors are more important now than ever.

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#7 | Saddle Up & Hunt!

Saddle hunting is one of the hottest trends in bowhunting, and if you've ever thought about joining the tree-saddle craze, this episode is for you! Greg Godfrey, co-owner of Tethrd saddles, joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss the ins and out of saddle-hunting equipment, proper saddle setup and the many advantages saddles offer to whitetail hunters.

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#6 | Bowhunting Obsession: A Visit with Mossy Oak's Jake Meyer

Mossy Oak's Jake Meyer has had a lifelong love affair with archery. Since the age of 12, Meyer has been bowhunting and competing in archery tournaments alongside the best in the business. In this episode, Meyer discusses his 2019 whitetail exploits across the Midwest, shares his thoughts about the value of bowhunters participating in 3-D archery and offers some insights about the latest developments at Mossy Oak, an iconic brand that has been leading the way in camouflage innovation and promoting the outdoor lifestyle for more than three decades. 

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#5 | Big Buck Down: Late-Season Success in Ohio!

Ohio Whitetail guru Clint Casper epitomizes the never-say-die attitude that often makes the difference between success and failure. After hunting deer for nearly four months, Casper persevered, kept the faith and overcame long odds to punch his tag on a fine Buckeye State whitetail this January. In this episode, Casper joins Editor Christian Berg to celebrate his success and dissect all the details that led to his late-season success. If you are a serious whitetail fanatic, you are sure to learn something from this episode and be highly entertained in the process.

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#4 | Blacktails, Roosevelt Elk & More with the PNW Huntress!

Washington State bowhunter Sara Stover Gamache, aka the pnw_huntress, is making a name for herself on social media through a combination of solo-hunting success and a burning passion to share her love of the outdoors with others. In this episode, she joins Editor Christian Berg to talk about growing up in the Pacific Northwest, her favorite tactics for blacktail deer and Roosevelt elk, her newfound love of African safaris, overcoming target panic and more. 

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#3 | THE BIG MOVE: Dudley Takes Nock On Nation to PSE

Archery icon and Nock On host John Dudley caused quite a stir at the 2020 ATA Show earlier this month when he joined the PSE Archery pro staff and unveiled the company's brand new Nock On Series of bows. In this episode, Dud joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss his reasons for making the surprising move and why he believes it is good not just for PSE but the entire sport of archery. Dudley also dives into the details of the PSE's new EVO Nock On Nation bow and shares his thoughts on how the new collaboration with PSE will benefit Nock On fans moving forward.

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#2 | Captain Claypool: Four Decades of Bowhunting Greatness

Field Editor Eddie Claypool is one of the most successful bowhunters in North America — and one of our sport's most colorful characters! In this episode, "Captain Claypool" joins Editor Christian Berg to assess the current state of bowhunting, share opinions on a variety of hunting topics and look back on an incredible 40-plus years of consistent big-game bowhunting success.

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#1 | Winke's 2019 Rut Recap

Successful deer hunters never stop learning, and that's certainly true for Field Editor Bill Winke. In this episode, Winke joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss the 2019 rut and lessons learned along the way. You won't want to miss these nuggets of whitetail wisdom, including an in-depth discussion of how to better take advantage of opportunities to tag mature bucks during the pre-rut period!

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#54 | A Blueprint for Late-Season Success

There's no doubt that bowhunting whitetails during the late season is a challenge, but it can also provide some of the year's best opportunities for those willing to put in the work and overcome the elements. In this episode, contributor and accomplished late-season bowhunter Clint Casper joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss the whens, wheres and hows of late-season success. From locating productive late-season hunting areas to patterning bucks and setting up for the kill, this episode is sure to help you make the most of the season's final days.

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#53 | HuntStand: An Awesome App for Bowhunters

These days, technology pervades every area of our lives — including bowhunting. In fact, next to your bow, arrows and broadheads, your smartphone could very well be the most important tool you carry afield. In this episode, we are joined by Lanford Holloway, creator of the HuntStand app, and take a deep dive on how this powerful tool can help you with everything from pre-season scouting and property management to making daily stand selections and in-season adjustments that will help you tag your next trophy.

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#52 | A Critical Conversation for Deer Hunters

Treestand safety has improved tremendously over the past decade, yet scores of bowhunters are still killed or seriously injured each year in treestand falls. The good news is, virtually every accident can be prevented through the proper use of safety equipment. In this episode, Glenn Mayhew from the Treestand Safety Awareness Foundation and Jay Everett from Hunter Safety System join Editor Christian Berg to discuss this critically important topic.

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#51 | Elk, Elk, Elk!

Fresh off a public-land, DIY elk hunt during which his group went three for three on mature bulls, Bowhunting contributor Jace Bauserman joins Editor Christian Berg to share the secrets of their success. From locating a quality hunting area and the logistics of travel and setting up camp to finding elk in the field, calling and making the shot, this episode is packed with insights for elk hunters new and old.

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#50 | DIY Antelope: Take the Plunge for Pronghorns

When it comes to Western bowhunting adventure, nothing is more accessible or more affordable than pronghorn antelope. In this episode, Editor Christian Berg and hunting partner Tim Kent recap their successful Montana hunt and offer loads of insights on how to go about making your own DIY antelope hunt a reality, from finding a productive area and planning logistics to gear and tactics that will help you succeed in the field.

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#49 | The Truth About CWD and Deer Urine

In their ongoing efforts to combat Chronic Wasting Disease, a handful of state wildlife agencies have banned the use of urine-based deer attractants, and others are considering bans. But can a bottle of deer lure really cause the spread of CWD? In this episode, Sam Burgeson of Wildlife Research Center, Phil Robinson of Tink's and Dr. Davin Henderson of CWD Evolution discuss the latest science surrounding this topic and explain a brand new test designed to detect CWD contamination in deer urine.

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#48 | 2019 Deer-Season Forecast: The Best Weeks to Be in the Woods!

In this episode, MoonGuide owner Adam Hays III joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss his proven strategies for killing monster bucks and offer his forecast for the best weeks to be in the woods this fall. Learn how Hays, who has killed four 200-inch whitetails, uses the position of the moon to consistently score on trophy animals.

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#47 | The Dirt on Deer Dirt: A New Food-Plot Philosophy

More and more food plotters are shifting away from the application of synthetic fertilizer and chemical herbicides and pesticides in favor of a new approach that is both good for the environment and bowhunting success! Whitetails columnist and professional deer manager Jason Snavely, founder of Drop-Tine Wildlife Consulting, joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss the latest trends in property management and why it makes sense for your land, your pocketbook and your desire to grow big bucks!

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#46 | Making the Switch: From Summer Shoots to Spot-and-Stalk

PSE Archery's Bobby Vargas joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss the value of summertime 3-D shoots, making the switch from target shooting to bowhunting and some of the latest technological bow innovations from PSE.

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#45 | Talking Turkey with a Tom Killer

In this episode, Editor Christian Berg talks spring gobbler hunting with Colorado bowhunter and Petersen's Bowhunting contributor Jace Bauserman. Fresh off the heels of an exciting spring hunt, Bauserman offers insights for successful turkey bowhunting, whether you prefer to sit in a blind or get out and square off against the birds at ground level. If you chase turkeys with stick and string, this episode is for you!

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#44 | The Bowhunting Media Marketplace

In the age of digital media, the sheer volume of bowhunting information is mind boggling. But how much of that information is credible and trustworthy? And how can consumers tell the difference? Jeremy Flinn, chief marketing officer at Stone Road Media, joins Editor Christian Berg for a thoughtful discussion about the many ways outdoor brands use social media, YouTube, ecommerce, influencers and more to connect with the bowhunting community.

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#43 | The Casper Chronicles, Part 2: Western Adventure!

In this episode, Editor Christian Berg and contributor Clint Casper discuss DIY Western bowhunting. From the thrill of new places and new adventures to practical hunting tactics and techniques to valuable lessons learned in the backcountry, hunting "Out West" will surely make you a better bowhunter!

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#42 | ASA Hoyt Pro/Am Champion Kenny Lantz: Good Guys Finish First!

Fresh off his victory at the Archery Shooters Association's Hoyt Pro/Am tournament in Foley, Ala., Prime Archery Pro Kenny Lantz joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss his big win in the season's first major outdoor 3-D competition. Kenny talks about life on the tournament trail, shares some behind-the-scenes stories from the course and discusses bowhunting with his family back home in Pennsylvania. 

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#41 | The Casper Chronicles, Part 1: Patience Pays!

There's no doubt patience is one of the best qualities a bowhunter can possess. In this episode, Petersen's Bowhunting contributor Clint Casper discusses how exercising patience in tandem with sound bowhunting strategies will greatly boost your deer- and turkey-hunting success.

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#40 | Fast & Light: Being a More Mobile Bowhunter

Hardcore bowhunters are always looking for an edge when it comes to going steeper and deeper into their hunting territory. In this episode, mobile bowhunting guru Andre D'Acquisto from Lone Wolf Custom Products discusses his "hang-and-hunt" strategy and dishes details on the company's latest products designed to help fellow archers be more successful in the field.

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#39 | Wasting Away in Deer Country: The Latest on CWD

As Chronic Wasting Disease continues to spread across the whitetail's range and state agencies scramble to stem the tide and assess its impact, bowhunters are left wondering about the future. In this episode, we take a look at the latest CWD news, science and impact on hunters with Kip Adams, conservation director for the Quality Deer Management Association, and Dr. Davin Henderson, a biochemist and CWD researcher at Colorado State University.

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#38 | Food Plotting in Nature's Image

BOWHUNTING Whitetails Columnist Jason Snavely, owner of Drop-Tine Wildlife Consulting and Drop-Tine Seed Co., joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss the latest trend toward more environmentally friendly food-plotting. From reduced fertilizer and herbicide use to improved soil health and higher nutrient density in cultivated plants, Snavely explains how these evolving methods make sense for bowhunters, deer and land managers.

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#37 | Battle of the Broadheads

Gear Testing Editor Jon Silks joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss results of the 2018 Head-to-Head Broadhead Test, a comprehensive evaluation that pitted 14 of the most popular mechanical heads against one another in categories such as sharpness, durability, penentration, accuracy and more.

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#36 | Bill Winke's Rut-Hunting Wisdom

In this informative episode, Field Editor Bill Winke from Midwest Whitetail and Editor Christian Berg preview the 2018 rut and dive into tons of tips and tactics to help you punch your whitetail tag this season!

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#35 | Leasing 101

Sean Ferbrach, chief operating officer of the American Hunting Lease Association, discusses the growing popularity of hunting leases. From how to identify leasing opportunities and determining a fair market price to hammering out a lease agreement with the landowner and securing hunt club liability insurance, Sean offers valuable insights into an often confusing process. And, with deer season just around the corner, Sean talks treestand safety from his role as a board member with the Treestand Safety Awareness Foundation.

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#34 | Caffeinated for a Cause

Paul Kurtz, co-owner of Hunter's Blend Coffee, explains how he combined his dual passions for a good cup of joe and a good morning in a treestand -- all while doing good. Hunter's Blend Coffee helps coffee growers around the world by buying beans direct at fair prices, then uses its proceeds to promote and defend America's hunting heritage here at home. Now, that's a good brew!

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#33 | Turning Game Meats into Great Eats!

BBQ Pitmaster Chad Ward from the Traeger Grills pro staff joins Editor Christian Berg and dishes major insights into how to properly prepare game meats. From smoking and searing techniques, to selecting the proper rubs and wood smoke, to achieving the perfect internal temperature and more, Chad shares his methods for turning your next bowhunting success into some of the most delicious table fare imaginable.

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#32 | Full Throttle & Full Draw with Spencer Boyd

Race car driver Spencer Boyd from the NASCAR Xfinity Series joins Editor Christian Berg to talk about life in the fast lane and his lifelong love of bowhunting. Spencer shares stories from the track and the treestand and offers his insights on the challenges of earning a living behind the wheel.

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#30 | Spring Mix: Turkeys, Foraging, Food Plots & More!

Roy Barroner and Rob Gray from PA Rut Report and Back Forty Premium Wildlife Forage join Editor Christian Berg to discuss wacky spring weather, turkey hunting, morel mushrooms, food-plot planning and more.

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#29 | Captain Claypool's Spring Turkey Special

Field Editor Eddie Claypool and Editor Christian Berg tell you everything you need to know about chasing spring gobblers with your bow -- from locating good turkey areas to on-the-ground scouting, hunting strategies, blind placement, calling, decoying, shot placement and more!

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#28 | Rock the Nock!

The all-new Glory Nock is one of the most exciting new bowhunting products of 2018. Featuring a patent-pending design that lights the nock on when it comes off the string and turns the light off when it goes back on the string, Glory Nock promises to make using lightned nocks easier than ever for archers everywhere. In this episode, Glory Nock inventor Stu Minica -- inventor of the original Nockturnal -- explains his new creation and what sets it apart from other lighted nocks on the market. 

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#27 | 2018 Whitetail Report

Kip Adams, director of conservation for the Quality Deer Management Association, joins Editor Christian Berg to discuss the organization's "2018 Whtietail Report." From harvest trends to regulation changes to the impact diseases are having on deer populations nationwide, Kip offers his insights on the status of deer-hunting today and the issues that will impact its future.

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#26 | Bowhunter TV Turns 15!

Curt Wells, editor of Bowhunter magazine and co-host of Bowhunter TV on the Sportsman Channel, discusses season 15 of the show, his latest adventures in the field and the challenges of successfully bowhunting with a cameraman by your side.

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#25 | Sweet Shooting & Sweet Music

Award-winning country musician Jimmy Herman is a master with the bow in hand. Whether that's the bow for his fiddle while on tour with Carrie Underwood or his trusty Hoyt hunting bow while in a treestand, Herman pursues music and bowhunting with a passion second to none. In this episode, Jimmy discusses his love of the hunt, his dedication to being physically prepared for the challenges encountered in the field and shares stories from life on tour with one of Nashville's biggest superstars.

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#24 | 2017 Rut Recap

In this episode, whitetail guru Bill Winke joins Editor Christian Berg for a comprehensive look back at the 2017 rut. Bill and Christian dive deep into reports of sporadic rutting activity in many areas, the keys to productive rut hunting and the lessons learned during another season strapped in 20 feet above the whitetail woods.

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#23 | Better Bows. Better Bowhunting.

Hall-of-fame archer and bowhunter Randy Ulmer returns to discuss the latest advances in compound bow technology. From massive increases in arrow speed and cam efficiency to reduced noise and vibration to shorter axle-to-axle lengths and parallel-limb design, Randy offers his insights on what makes today's top hunting bows so deadly.

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#22 | Hunters vs. Killers

Lots of bowhunters are good at getting within shooting range of big animals, but few are consistently successful at sealing the deal. In this episide, Field Editor Randy Ulmer and Editor Christian Berg discuss the shooting skills and mental toughness needed to elevate your status from bowhunter to killer.

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#21 | Hunt Fair Chase

Keith Balfourd, marketing director of the Boone and Crockett Club, discusses bowhunting ethics and the club's Hunt Fair Chase initiative highlighting the positive role hunters play in wildlife conservation.

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#20 | Eva Shockey Takes Aim

By any measure, Eva Shockey is among the most successful women in bowhunting today. The co-host of Jim Shockey's Outdoor Adventures on Outdoor Channel is one of the archery world's most popular personalities, as evidenced by an incredible 1.7 million social media followers. in this episode, Eva discusses her soon-to-be-released autobiography, Taking Aim, her signature bow line from Bowtech and her ongoing role as an ambassador of bowhunting.

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#19 | Whitetail Wisdom with Ralph & Vicki

In this episode, we look ahead to deer season with Ralph & Vicki Cianciarulo, co-hosts of Archer's Choice and The Choice on Outdoor Channel. Join us as we discuss pre-season preparations, in-season strategies, equipment selection and more! Ralph & Vicki also discuss the state of outdoor media and the need to recruit a new generation of bowhunters.

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#18 | DIY Elk with Captain Claypool

Field Editor Eddie Claypool is one of the most successful public-land elk hunters in America today. With some 35 mature bow bulls to his credit over the past four decades, few archers can match Eddie's accomplishment when it comes to punching DIY, over-the-counter tags. In this episode, Eddie reflects on 40 years as a successful elk hunter and shares some of tips for securing tags, identifying productive hunting areas and getting within bow range of a bull.

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New Adventures with an Old Friend

Renaissance man Dave Eder is a former BOWHUNTING assistant editor, online archery retailer and craft distiller at Droptine Spirits. In this episode, Dave shares some fun stories from the magazine's past, discusses the state of the bowhunting industry and explains the genesis of Droptine's new persimmon and apple moonshine!

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Clubbing with the Pope & Young President

Most bowhunters know about the Pope & Young Club's big-game records program, but did you know the Club was instrumental in establishing archery seasons nationwide? In this episode, Club President Jim Willems discusses the Club's role as an advocate of bowhunting and fair-chase ethics and also tackles controversial topics such as the Club's longstanding position against crossbows.

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Dudley's Setup Secrets

Success in the field this fall starts with perfecting your bow setup this summer. Join Nock On host John Dudley as he shares insights on how to get the most out of your equipment. John's methods have been proven over several decades as a top target shooter and highly successful big-game bowhunter.

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Archery's Dynamic Duo

Levi and Samantha Morgan of Bow Life TV are world-class target shooters, highly accomplished bowhunters and two of the most dynamic personalities on outdoor television today, making them arguably the most powerful of archery "power couples." In this episode, Samantha talks about her historic appearance on BOWHUNTING's June cover, while Levi shares his top shooting tips to make you a more accurate bowhunter in the field.

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Straight Shooting with G5 Prime

Matt Grace and Nate Grace, two of the "G" Men from G5 Outdoors, discuss the latest innovations from Prime bows. Learn how the Grace family's engineering expertise and unwavering attention to detail helped create a shooting platform that helps bowhunters hold steadier and shoot deadlier than ever before.

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Bowhunting with the Bone Collector

Hunting legend Michael Waddell, aka "The Bone Collector," talks spring turkey-hunting tactics, new archery gear, politics and more in this free-wheeling interview.

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Bowhunting by the Numbers

Jay McAninch, president and CEO of the Archery Trade Association, is a walking encylcopedia of bowhunting knowledge. Have you ever wondered exactly how many bowhunters are out there? What about the latest industry sales trends, the impact of crossbows and the rapid growth of female participation in our sport? Jay discusses all these topics and much more in this informative interview!

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A Leading Lady of Bowhunting

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation ambassador Kristy Titus discusses her passion for elk hunting, the foundation's latest conservation efforts and a wealth of tactical and equipment advice for bowhunters.

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The World of Whitetails

Nick Pinozzotto, president and CEO of the National Deer Alliance, discusses the big issues facing America's whitetails and the hunters who pursue them.

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DIY Turkey Tips

Few bowhunters take more turkeys with a bow than DIY expert Eddie Claypool. In this episode, Eddie shares insights from his decades of chasing longbeards and offers advice to help you get your gobbler this spring.

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International Bowhunting

Professional bowhunter and trick-shot artist Bob Markworth has spent his life traveling the globe in search of bowhunting adventure. In this episode, Bob shares some of his most entertaining stories and advice for fellow bowhunters who dream of pursuing big game beyond North America.

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Welcome to Whitetail Heaven

Kentucky is America's new No. 1 whitetail hotspot, producing more Boone and Crockett bucks than any other state. Tevis McCauley of Whitetail Heaven Outfitters and Nate Mrnak of Cabela's Outdoor Adventures explain what makes the Bluegrass State such a big-buck mecca.

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Introducing Gearhead Archery

Geared Archery co-owner Paul Trpkovski discusses the company's innovative and unique T18 compound bow, which measures just 18.5 inches between the axles, weighs just 2.9 pounds and fits inside a backpack.

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Go Deep!

Easton's Gary Cornum discusses the benefits of small-diameter arrow shafts and offers tips for maximizing penetration.

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Pigman Rises

Six months after nearly dying in a violent car crash, Brian "Pigman" Quaca is back in the field. In this episode, Pigman recounts his devastating injuries, grueling rehab and triumphant return to bowhunting.

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Bowhunting Brotherhood

Daniel Lee Martin and Jule McQueen, co-hosts of Brotherhood Outdoors on Sportsman Channel, discuss their unique backgrounds and shared passion for chasing game with bows in hand.

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No Substitute for Experience

Super Slammer Tom Miranda is one of the most accomplished bowhunters in history. Benefit from his experience with dozens of tips for better bowhunting.

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Rock the Rut!

Editor Christian Berg and pro shooter John Dudley discuss the 2014 rut and offer their top tips and tactics for making the most of your time afield this November.

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A New Shift in Bowhunting Technology

Bowtech's all-new PowerShift Technology debuted today on the company's 2015 Prodigy and Boss hunting bows. Learn about this unique technology that gives shooters "three bows in one."

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Catch of a Lifetime

Jeff Thomason, host of Predator Pursuit TV, discusses his quest for the world-record, 809-pound mako shark taken during an August bowfishing expedition off the California coast.

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A New Voice for Deer Hunters

The all-new National Deer Alliance was created to protect deer and deer hunting. Learn about the group's mission from Executive Director Craig Dougherty.

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Elite Company

Inside Elite Archery's 2014 lineup with Marketing Director Timothy Kent.

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The Unwritten Rules of Bowhunting

As in baseball, it seems bowhunting has its share of "unwritten rules." But what are they, and do they all make sense? Join Editor Christian Berg and TV bowhunter Randy Newburg for an entertaining discussion of bowhunting ethics.

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Bowhunting With a Passion

Go behind the scenes with hardcore bowhunter Melissa Bachman, host of Winchester's Deadly Passion on the Sportsman Channel.

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A Simple Sighting Solution

Setting your sight pins is a snap with the new UNO smartphone app from Full Flight Technology.

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Boss Hog Talks Bowhunting

Talking bowhunting with Brian 'Pigman' Quaca, host of the new Discovery Channel series "Boss Hog."

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Scout 'Em and Shoot 'Em!

Remote scouting with Bushnell's Wireless Trophy Cam HD and talking turkey with the Primos 2014 call lineup.

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World's Greatest 3-D Shoot

Pro shooter Mike Pollard, director of Rinehart's amazing R100 tour, takes you behind the scenes of the world's greatest recreational 3-D shoot and offers some great advice for better shooting.

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Bowhunt Like a Champion

Talking bowhunting with ace pitcher Jon Lester of the World Series Champion Boston Red Sox.

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Whitetail Savvy

Iconic whitetail researcher, photographer and hunter Dr. Leonard Lee Rue III discusses his latest book, "Whitetail Savvy."

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Meet the New Martin Archery

Martin Archery CEO Rich Weatherford and Sales Director Jason Erdmann discuss the storied company's new ownership group and plans for 2014 and beyond.

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2014 New Gear Guide

Editor Christian Berg and Associate Editor Drew Pellman highlight some of the hottest new bowhunting products for 2014 and preview the magazine's soon-to-be-released 2014 New Gear Guide.

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The Sweet Smell of Success

Effective scent setups for the rut with Terry Rohm of Tink's!

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Stay in the Game! Whitetails Through the Season

Editor Christian Berg and Whitetails Field Editor Dr. Grant Woods discuss in-season scouting and other tips to keep you in the thick of the whitetail action from opening day right through the late season.

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Deer Decoying 101: Surefire Sets for Rut-Crazed Bucks

Pro bowhunter John Dudley shares his proven tactics for decoying mature bucks into bow range.

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Call Deer Like a Pro

Dean Reagan from Flextone Game Calls teaches you the bleating, grunting and rattling techniques you'll need to call in a big buck this season.

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Get Ulmer's Edge!

Take aim at success with pre-season preparation tips from the legendary Randy Ulmer, a world champion archer and one of North America's most decorated big-game bowhunters.

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The Facts on Arrow Flight

Understand arrow flight and super tune your bow like never before with the revolutionary new Velocitip Ballistic System from Full Flight Technology.

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ScentBlocker's New Odor Eater

Michael Swan of Robinson Outdoor Products explains the technology behind ScentBlocker's new Trinity line of scent-control clothing.

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The World of Whitetails

Inside the Quality Deer Management Association's "2013 Whitetail Report"

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In the Fold

Wounded warrior Maj. Ed Pulido from the Folds of Honor Foundation discusses ways outdoorsmen can support America's military heroes.

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The Dean of DIY

Field Editor Eddie Claypool offers advice and recommendations for planning your next do-it-yourself bowhunting adventure.

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Super Slam!

Professional bowhunter Tom Miranda is the first archer to take all 29 North American big-game animals on film.

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Woods on Whitetails

Renowned deer biologist and hunter Dr. Grant Woods discusses the latest news from the world of the whitetail and offers his rut-hunting advice.

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Bear Archery 2013 Lineup

Get the low-down on Bear Archery's five new bows for 2013 -- the Motive 6, Motive 7, Method, Empire and Domain.

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Tuning Tips from the Bow Pros!

Editor Christian Berg joins Rob Kaufhold and Chad 'Moose' Whitmoyer from Lancaster Archery Supply to discuss some bow tuning tips to keep you on target this season.

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Searching for West

The new short film "Searching for West" takes a cinematic approach to bowhunting and the pursuit that drives one elk hunter in the field. Editor Christian Berg interviews the film's subject, bowhunter Mark Seacat, and Chris Murphy from Helio Collective, about the project and how it helps promote bowhunting.

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Bowhunting with an American Warrior

Retired Marine Mac Mlynek discusses his new American Warrior Bowhunter Group

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Plotting Success

Steve Scott of The Whitetail Institute offers food plot advice for better bowhunting

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The Mystical Flight of the Arrow

Lennie Rezmer of Carbon Express offers expert advice for selecting the right arrow shafts and putting them on target

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Destroying Conventional Thinking

Craig Yehle, the lead designer at BowTech, talks about how the company combined maximum speed and shootability in its new Destroyer.

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Get in The Zone

Bowhunting trophy whitetails with Classic Outfitters in Alberta's legendary Bow Zone

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Trophy Illinois Whitetails

Outfitter Bob Blair of Riverbottom Bucks in Coles County, Ill., discusses his trophy whitetail operation.

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The Science of Scent-Lok

Scent-Lok President Greg Sesselmann discusses the company's odor-eliminating technology and how it helps you go undetected in the field

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Tactical Trail Cam Deployment

Effective pre-season and in-season trail camera techniques from whitetail expert Dr. Grant Woods

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Speak The Language with Will Primos

Join Will Primos as he recounts the early days of Primos Hunting Calls and listen closely as he shares tips and tactics for talking elk and luring in rut-crazy bulls.

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Big Whitetails on Small Properties

Hoyt Pro Staffer John Dudley offers tips for tagging mature bucks on small parcels of hunting ground

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Realistic Scent Strategies

Ron Bice from Wildlife Research Center offers practical tips for controlling human odor and taking advantage of attractant scents.

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Hunt Like an Athlete

Mark Paulsen of Wilderness Athlete gets you ready for the backcountry.

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Rack 'Em Up

Casey Keefer from Rack 1 discusses the company's Ignite Whitetail System.

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Dive into Spring!

Jeffrey Braun from AMS Bowfishing tells you everything you need to know to gear up for some exciting archery action on the water.

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Talking Turkey with Hunter's Specialties

Matt Morrett from the H.S. Pro Staff gets you ready for spring gobblers with his expert calling advice.

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Nock & Roll

John Dudley of Nock On TV discusses his new show and spring turkey preparation

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Arrows A to Z

Easton Marketing Director Gary Cornum discusses the company's 2011 high-tech arrow lineup and offers shaft selection advice

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2010 Rut Wrap-Up

Editor Christian Berg and Field Editor Bill Winke look back on the 2010 whitetail rut and offer tips for successful late-season hunting.

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Ready to Rut!

Editor Christian Berg and Field Editor Bill Winke get you ready for whitetail season with sure-fire strategies for every phase of the rut.

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Balanced Bowhunting

Editor Christian Berg, Field Editor Eddie Claypool and Pastor Zeke Pipher discuss ways to balance your bowhunting passion with the rest of your life.

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This One's for the Girls!

Professional Bowhunter Kandi Kisky discusses the new Mathews Jewel women's bow and life as one of the most recognizable women in bowhunting.

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Hi-Tech Invasion

Sam Coalson and Jeff Suiter from BowTech discuss the company's new Invasion bow and the company's technology-driven philosophy.

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Wolf Wars

As Western wolf populations continue growing, elk populations in many areas are plummeting. David Allen from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and Jim Kinsey from Horns N Heritage discuss wolf impacts and the ongoing controversy over wolf management.

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Spring Seeding

Whitetail management guru Dr. Grant Woods offers his advice for a successful food plot program.

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Odors vs. Ozone

Is ozone a secret weapon for bowhunters? Dennis Fink from Ozonics discusses the company's unique, in-the-field odor-elimination technology.

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Shed Sniffers

Training shed antler dogs with Roger Sigler of Antler Ridge in Smithville, Mo.

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Meet the Meat Eater

Steven Rinella, host of the all-new Meat Eater program on The Sportsman Channel, discusses his never-ending quest for fresh protein.

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Late-Season Whitetail Strategies

Editor Christian Berg and Field Editor Patrick Meitin offer insights for bowhunting whitetails during the late season.

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Arrow Evolution

Cutting-Edge New Arrow & Broadhead Technology from Easton and New Archery Products

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You Little Runt!

Talking turkeys with Jason Michael, inventor of the new Little Runt decoy.

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Elite Company

Elite Archery President Pete Crawford discusses the company's 2012 bow lineup and the recent acquisition of Scott Archery.

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Living the Country Dream

Rascal Flatts singer Gary LeVox says he enjoys bowhunting even more than country music superstardom.

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The Ultimate Muzzy Moment

Muzzy Products was acquired this week by the parent company of Rage Broadheads. Editor Christian Berg brings you details about this blockbuster deal and interviews the new owners about their plans for Muzzy’s future.

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Pennsylvania: The Ultimate Black Bear Challenge

State biologist Mark Ternent discusses the Keystone State's unique black bear bowhunting opportunities

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Gore and Sitka Gear Join Forces

David Dillon of W.L. Gore and Associates and Jonathan Hart of Sitka Gear discuss Gore's recent acquisition of Sitka and what it means for the future of high-tech hunting apparel

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Arrow Building 101

Dan Fisher, co-owner of Arizona Archery Enterprises, explains the keys to perfect arrow building and discusses AAE's 2010 product lineup.

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The Man at Mathews

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At Home in the Field

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Travis "T-Bone" Turner Interview Part I

Ever wondered what music your favorite athlete, actor or TV hunting celebrity has saved on their iPod? Ever wonder if it’s Mozart or the newest country artist that keeps ‘em rockin’? Find out today T-Bone’s top band. I’m sure you’ll find it as interesting as we did. Realtree Pro-Staffer, bowhunting expert and co-host of the new TV show Bone Collectors, Travis “T-Bone” Turner, shares his passion for bowhunting and takes Petersen’s readers through the early years of his budding bowhunting career. On top of winning the 1991 ASA 3-D World Championship, the 4-time Georgia State Champ has hunted all across North America for whitetail deer and turkey. Not only is he a great bowhunter, tuning genius and father and husband, he’s a first class advocate for hunters and our hunting heritage.

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Travis "T-Bone" Turner Interview Part III

Ever wondered what music your favorite athlete, actor or TV hunting celebrity has saved on their iPod? Ever wonder if it’s Mozart or the newest country artist that keeps ‘em rockin’? Find out today T-Bone’s top band. I’m sure you’ll find it as interesting as we did. Realtree Pro-Staffer, bowhunting expert and co-host of the new TV show Bone Collectors, Travis “T-Bone” Turner, shares his passion for bowhunting and takes Petersen’s readers through the early years of his budding bowhunting career. On top of winning the 1991 ASA 3-D World Championship, the 4-time Georgia State Champ has hunted all across North America for whitetail deer and turkey. Not only is he a great bowhunter, tuning genius and father and husband, he’s a first class advocate for hunters and our hunting heritage.

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Travis "T-Bone" Turner Interview Part II

Ever wondered what music your favorite athlete, actor or TV hunting celebrity has saved on their iPod? Ever wonder if it’s Mozart or the newest country artist that keeps ‘em rockin’? Find out today T-Bone’s top band. I’m sure you’ll find it as interesting as we did. Realtree Pro-Staffer, bowhunting expert and co-host of the new TV show Bone Collectors, Travis “T-Bone” Turner, shares his passion for bowhunting and takes Petersen’s readers through the early years of his budding bowhunting career. On top of winning the 1991 ASA 3-D World Championship, the 4-time Georgia State Champ has hunted all across North America for whitetail deer and turkey. Not only is he a great bowhunter, tuning genius and father and husband, he’s a first class advocate for hunters and our hunting heritage.

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