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Successful Bowhunters: Lindsay McQuaid

Guest Author: Lindsay McQuaid  After the shot, I heard the bull break a few branches, but didn’t think he went very far. About two minutes later I heard breaking of branches one more time. The forest was then quiet. A couple of texts to family and friends helped to pass the …

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CHARGE!

Guest Author:  Russ Carlson It was a foggy Saturday morning, September 9th, 2017. Walking in the dark, I was hoping to get to my spot ahead of where the deer tend to cross on my favorite ridge. I found about six nice deer as the sun came up that were on …

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Of Elk and Family

Guest Author: Marty Hamel My brother, Mike, and I went on our first DIY archery elk hunt in Colorado in September of 2009. It was an amazing experience and one that ignited a desire to continue to hunt elk in the mountains. Since that hunt, life happened, and things got busy. …

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Bowhunting Montana Public Land Elk

Public land bowhunter Jordan Breshears covers country to arrow a herd bull in Montana. This DIY hunt is packed with ups and downs, literally, as Breshears uses elevation to his advantage to locate elk and avoid other hunters. Elk hunting public land takes persistence and grit to get the job …

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Inspire A Kid

Anyone who has spent time around kids knows how quickly they can get “bored”. In today’s world of instant gratification, touch screen, on demand, have it your way, more choices than you can shake a stick at entertainment, which is almost all tech based and electronically driven, therefore meaning it’s …

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Successful Bowhunters: Jordan Budd

I finally moved myself over enough to see all of his vitals and felt it was the right time for a shot. I waited until his head was completely turned away from me and his ears were out before I drew. I remember feeling extremely in control of that shot …

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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!

Guest Author: BRIAN PANELLI-ELK-NV-DIY-PL The weather broke from thunderstorms for a small time in the afternoon, and we made our move. We made our way into the wilderness as far away from people as possible. A combination of still–hunting and spot–and–stalk was our plan of attack now, and we planned …

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National Elk Refuge To Starve Elk

Photo By: Mike Eastman As I’m writing this it’s the day before Halloween and the temperature outside is hitting a high that is 23 degrees below the Fahrenheit freezing point. This is October, not January and winter’s early chokehold on Wyoming doesn’t set a welcome stage for our wildlife. With …

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