Javelina: Made for Bowhunting

Javelina: Made for Bowhunting
An Off-Season Pursuit Worth Experiencing By January, most bowhunters have hung up their bows and are daydreaming about next season. If they’re like me, they’re probably wishing opening day repeated itself daily just to keep the bowhunting embers burning. While I’m not suggesting bowhunting season should resemble Groundhog Day (although it would be nice), there is a North American critter... Read More

Ultimate Ammo Through Advanced Brass Prep

Ultimate Ammo Through Advanced Brass Prep
Part Four-Next Level Reloading Techniques Consistent precision is the foundation for accurately putting rounds on target. Basic reloading practices help you get there by custom tailoring your ammunition to your particular firearm. Over the past few installments, we’ve covered the fundamentals of reloading, from equipment basics to fine tuning a load for your rifle. Now I’d like to go beyond... Read More

A Mountain Hunter’s Lifeblood-Part 2

A Mountain Hunter’s Lifeblood-Part 2
Developing and Maintaining Strong Knees  This article may not have much meaning to you right now (especially if you’re young), but I want to encourage you to pay close attention, because the odds are it will someday. Coaches, or ex-coaches like myself, love to incorporate slogans or phrases that impress athletes with which they work.  Recently, I visited with WHM’s... Read More

A Mountain Hunter’s Lifeblood

A Mountain Hunter’s Lifeblood
Developing and Maintaining Strong Knees-Part 1 This article is Part 1 of a two-part series focusing on arguably the most problematic area of the human body, the knee. In this issue, I’ll address the keys to developing and maintaining healthy knees. Part 2 will attempt to bring some relief to those who suffer from chronic knee problems. The following list... Read More

Sight Unseen

Sight Unseen
Bowhunting a New Area It’s inevitable; if you bowhunt long enough and apply for multiple states, you’re eventually going to hunt unfamiliar territory. I’m not referring to hunting a ridge, drainage, or canyon you’ve never seen. I’m referring to completely new areas or units you’ve never set foot in on public land. While I’ve documented how to properly research new... Read More

Group Therapy-Load Testing and Evaluation

Group Therapy-Load Testing and Evaluation
Part Three-A 12 Step Process Testing different ammunition in your firearm is one of the better ways to improve its capabilities. Even factory ammo from different manufacturers will produce varying degrees of accuracy. When you reload, you have a lot more variables to evaluate and more potential for improving your rifle’s precision. Interpreting testing results can be confusing at times,... Read More

Identifying the Enemy

Identifying the Enemy
Ten Reasons why Western Bowhunters Fail Have you ever wondered why some bowhunters seem to have more success than others? Whether or not they’re hunting multiple states and/or species, public or private land, they simply get it done each and every year. I’ve been fortunate to meet and know a few consistently successful bowhunters over the years and have learned... Read More