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.
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.
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.
By any measure, Eva Shockey is among the most successful women in bowhunting today. The co-host of Jim Shockey's Outdoor Adventures on Outdoor Channel is one of the archery world's most popular personalities, as evidenced by an incredible 1.7 million social media followers. in this episode, Eva discusses her soon-to-be-released autobiography, Taking Aim, her signature bow line from Bowtech and her ongoing role as an ambassador of bowhunting.
In this episode, we look ahead to deer season with Ralph & Vicki Cianciarulo, co-hosts of Archer's Choice and The Choice on Outdoor Channel. Join us as we discuss pre-season preparations, in-season strategies, equipment selection and more! Ralph & Vicki also discuss the state of outdoor media and the need to recruit a new generation of bowhunters.
Field Editor Eddie Claypool is one of the most successful public-land elk hunters in America today. With some 35 mature bow bulls to his credit over the past four decades, few archers can match Eddie's accomplishment when it comes to punching DIY, over-the-counter tags. In this episode, Eddie reflects on 40 years as a successful elk hunter and shares some of tips for securing tags, identifying productive hunting areas and getting within bow range of a bull.
Renaissance man Dave Eder is a former BOWHUNTING assistant editor, online archery retailer and craft distiller at Droptine Spirits. In this episode, Dave shares some fun stories from the magazine's past, discusses the state of the bowhunting industry and explains the genesis of Droptine's new persimmon and apple moonshine!
Most bowhunters know about the Pope & Young Club's big-game records program, but did you know the Club was instrumental in establishing archery seasons nationwide? In this episode, Club President Jim Willems discusses the Club's role as an advocate of bowhunting and fair-chase ethics and also tackles controversial topics such as the Club's longstanding position against crossbows.
Success in the field this fall starts with perfecting your bow setup this summer. Join Nock On host John Dudley as he shares insights on how to get the most out of your equipment. John's methods have been proven over several decades as a top target shooter and highly successful big-game bowhunter.