Today’s Wired To Hunt Foundation’s show is all about getting into the cover during the general firearms season to hunt like a bowhunter, or at least not like all of your gun-toting competition.
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Reflecting back on hunts helps me consistently learn and grow as a hunter. When I began taking rut trips out of state, I started to notice some of my unproductive tendencies. I would spend the first few days in places where it looked like deer should be, but sightings and encounters were spotty at best. This led to frantic scouting, expanding my search, and putting pressure on myself as the end of the week neared. I'd spend the last few days...
While a few memorable longbeards have left me in awe of their survival savvy, it’s easy to give that old tom more credit for higher thought than his pea-sized brain deserves. In retrospect, most of my missed opportunities transpired because I miscalculated the myopic focus driving his behavior in the breeding season. A turkey has but one thing on his mind in the spring, and your success in notching a tag involves thinking like the object of his...
Plenty of gimmicky products have hit the whitetail market over the years. (Rubline Slime and Acorn Cruncher, I’m looking at you.) But on the flip side, there are a few pieces of equipment that can actually totally change your success as a deer hunter. A good old-fashioned boat, while not typically viewed as deer gear, might just be the perfect example of this.
TV show experts and everyday deer hunters alike are increasingly finding that getting...