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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
BOWHUNTING Field Editor Randy Ulmer is a seven-time world-champion target shooter and one of the most accomplished big-game bowhunters in history, with a particular emphasis on giant elk and mule deer. In this episode, Randy joins Editor Christian Berg for an in-depth discussion about what makes for the perfect hunting arrow and important things to consider when selecting shafts for your next hunt.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.