Tag Archives: Bob Robb

A DIY Gould’s Turkey Bowhunt in Old Mexico

Turkey hunting Old Mexico on your own? Are you nuts??

Once we arrived, we dumped our gear and accompanied long-time Mexican outfitter Jorge Camou (right) on a quick scouting mission, in which we roosted several gobblers.

When I started bowhunting turkeys 20-some years ago – and after scads of abject failure –a seasoned gobbler getter gave me some sage advice. “Bob,” he said, “gobblers were put on this earth to be shot in the head with two ounces of No. 6’s.” Many times, Continue reading A DIY Gould’s Turkey Bowhunt in Old Mexico

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Bowhunting The Gray Ghost

In my hunting world, the biggest is not necessarily the best. A prime example is the way that hunting Coues deer with both rifle and, especially, archery equipment, has been a bit of a burr under my saddle since the mid-1980’s when I took a buck with a rifle not 10 miles from where I currently live just north of Tucson, AZ. Taking a good Coues buck with a bow is one of North America’s toughest challenges. Continue reading Bowhunting The Gray Ghost

50 Black Bears

Ursus americanus has gotten under my skin

Old color print photographs bring back memories of some of my earlier black bear hunts.
Old color print photographs bring back memories of some of my earlier black bear hunts.

It didn’t start out this way. Thirty-some years ago I didn’t wake up one morning and have a vision, a visit from a soothsayer or have my palm read. The tea leaves never said, “You are going to be a bear hunter, and shoot 50 black bears.” So I often wonder, what is it, Continue reading 50 Black Bears