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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.