The Different Types of Rifle Sights and When to Use Them

No matter what type of you hunting you do like to do, it’s imperative that you learn how to use your sights correctly. Accurate shots are a necessity for making a kill, and just importantly, for making a clean kill. A shot that’s even a few inches off target can lead to unnecessary suffering for … Read more

How to Use a Rangefinder for Hunting

Rangefinders are often the last piece of optics a hunter will buy after a scope, binoculars, and spotting scope. It can seem like a luxury item, especially when you believe that you’ve got a pretty good eye for distance. Nothing could be further from the truth though, no matter how experienced of a hunter you … Read more

How Wearing Camo Clothes Helps Your Hunting Success

Many hunters will tell you that camo is overrated – humans have been hunting for centuries with only the most minimal camouflage and the fact that we’ve survived suggests that it has been quite effective. They’re not wrong, most animals have relatively poor vision and can suss out your position by smell alone; being scent … Read more

Different Types of Camo and Where You Would Use Them

More than anything else, wearing camouflage identifies you as a hunter (or military). Its goal: allow you to move through the forest undetected by your prey. Obviously you can go hunting without wearing camouflage, hunters have done in for millennia. However, when used effectively, camouflage can significantly improve your chances of filling your tags. The … Read more

The Reasons You Need to Use a Rangefinder When Hunting

From your treestand, you spot a monster whitetail just 30 yards in front of you. Pull back your bowstring, take aim, and release. You hear the slap of the arrow hit, but the buck saunters off. Have could you have possibly missed? The most likely problem – your target was not 30 yards away. You’ve … Read more

When and Why You Would Use a Treestand

If you’ve been bowhunting for very long, you’ve probably heard about treestands and how transformative they can be for your hunts. However, you’ve probably also heard that even the best treestands can be dangerous and difficult to use. Both are true and the choice to use a treestand isn’t one to make lightly. So you … Read more

How to Sight in a Rifle Scope

You have a big buck in your crosshairs, a stable shooting position, a buttery smooth trigger pull, but when the shot’s smoke clears, that buck is still standing defiantly. What went wrong? Most likely, it was an improperly sighted rifle scope, and few things can be more detrimental to your hunt. No matter how amazing … Read more

When and Why You Would Use a Ground Blind

Ground blinds are sort of the unsung hero of the hunting world, and I’m not sure how it became this way. Yes, treestands are great for getting out of a deer’s line of sight, but they also come with quite a few drawbacks. A good ground blind, on the other hand, is essentially just a … Read more

How to Use Game Calls to Get More Kills

Learning how to use a game calls to get more kills is one of the most important skills you can have as a hunter. Without game calls you are forced to wait for the game to come to you, a boring and wholly unsatisfying fate. But with them, you control the movements of your prey … Read more

Best Practices for Hunting from a Treestand

There’s no arguing about it, treestands are ideal place to hunt from if if you’re after whitetails. They get you (and most importantly your scent) off the ground and onto a better vantage point. If you’re a bowhunter, you will almost certainly use a treestand at some point in your hunting career. Unfortunately, many hunters … Read more