Category: Archery

It Takes Skill to Kill a Public-Land Black Bear on Foot with a Recurve Bow


It Takes Some Serious Skill To Kill A Public Land Black Bear On Foot With A Recurve Bow

Few hunters have what it takes to kill a public-land black bear with a recurve bow on foot. Not only did this hunter do that, but he did it twice in two days! The day after he shot a public-land black bear in Arkansas with his recurve bow, Bear Hunting Magazine Editor Clay Newcomb decided to see if

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You’ve Never Seen a Black Bear Fight Like This One in Saskatchewan


You've Never Seen A Black Bear Fight Like This One In Saskatchewan

This hunter had a front-row seat for the black bear fight of the century during his hunt in Saskatchewan. You won’t believe how it ends. Bear Hunting Magazine Editor Clay Newcomb and his friends Mark and Ryan got a whole lot more than they bargained for on their spring bear hunt in Saskatchewan. Newcomb shot a big, color-phase bear with

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You Can’t Go Wrong with Ginger Billy’s Hilarious Hunting Techniques


ginger billy shares his hysterical new deer hunting techniques

Ginger Billy is the master hunter we can only dream of becoming. With these mad skills, it’s no wonder he is so successful. We are all ears as Ginger Billy shares his hysterical new deer hunting techniques that are sure winners. Who's ready for DEER SEASON? LOL Who's ready for DEER SEASON? LOL Posted by Ginger

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Video Released of Don Higgins’ Hunt of “Smokey,” the 206-Inch Giant


Check out how the hunt for Smokey unfolded on video! Don Higgins had a year that all hunters dream of. He was able to fill both his Illinois buck tags and the bucks’ antler scores surpassed 400 inches. That’s about as good as it gets. I covered the story of his season in a previous

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This Guy Was So Close to a Bear That It Touched His Arrow Before He Shot


Have You Ever Been So Close To A Bear That You Touched the bear with Your Arrow

Bowhunters need to get close to their quarry to make an ethical shot. However, Clay Newcomb got so close he actually touched the bear with his arrow! Black bears can be pretty curious animals. This big color phase bear gave Bear Hunting Magazine Editor Clay Newcomb a little more than he bargained for on his Saskatchewan hunt when it came

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A Public Land Traditional Archery Bear Hunt in Arkansas Is Not for Sissies


A Public Land Traditional Archery Bear Hunt In Arkansas Is Not For Sissies

Do you have what it takes to close the deal on a public land traditional archery bear hunt in Arkansas? This guy did and the video is awesome! Oklahoma and Arkansas are not considered premier bear hunting states, but there is a thriving population in the Ouachita Mountains that straddle the border between the two states. Bear

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Safety Tips for Setting Up and Staying in your Treestand or Climber

Mady Crowley

Stand safety is always important. Knowing these tips can help keep you safe when you’re in a tree. No matter what type of stand you have, it’s important to check your gear thoroughly, then check it again. Make sure nothing is broken, missing or old. If you leave your stands out over long periods of time,

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Video: Bet You’ve Never Seen a Buck Being Poked With a Broadhead Before

Wired Outdoors/YouTube
buck being poked

This unbelievable footage will leave you scratching your head. We’ve seen some pretty strange videos of deer this season, with many showing a complete lack of fear around humans, which isn’t good. The following video might be the best yet and will undoubtedly leave you wondering if this buck is curious, overly friendly or downright dumb. Kyle Schwabenbauer, co-host of the television show Wired

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Video: How to Set Up a New Recurve Bow with Survival Lilly


Here are some tips on setting up your new recurve. Interested in trying a more primitive form of archery? Not quite sure where to start or how to set up your new recurve? This latest video from YouTuber Survival Lilly should prove useful then. Lilly goes over everything from bracer height to nock points. She

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Watch This Epic Ghillie Suit Bowhunt from the Ground on Public Land

ghillie suit bowhunt

Zach Ferenbaugh lays the hammer down in an epic ghillie suit bowhunt.  We often get hung up (no pun intended) with stand setups this time of year. However, Zach Ferenbaugh will show hunters why they shouldn’t underestimate hunting from the ground in this ghillie suit bowhunt. This hunt, however, isn’t one a hunter can just

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