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Bowhunting The All-American Pronghorn

What are friends for? Big Kelly selfied us at midday while I took my afternoon siesta waiting for something to happen.

When you spend countless hours sweltering in a ground blind, the mind tends to wander. After the first few hours you go into siege mode, and it’s easy to start thinking weird thoughts. You know, Continue reading Bowhunting The All-American Pronghorn


Axis High Penetration Carbon Arrows

Easton Axis 5mm

Introduced in 2004, Axis arrows have emerged as the go-to for bowhunters seeking increased penetration on big game. Although Axis utilizes state-of-the-art carbon for increased durability and speed, most of the hunting-camp talk centers on their ability to out penetrate Continue reading Axis High Penetration Carbon Arrows

Oetzi’s Lesson

Robb took this nice Oklahoma whitetail at 47 yards on a windy afternoon with carbon shafts fletched with NAP’s QuikFletch plastic vanes.

On a bright, sunny day back in 1991 two hikers, Erika and Helmut Simon from Nuremberg, Germany, were walking in the Ötztal Alps along the German-Italian border. As they walked past a rocky, water-filled gully, they made a startling Continue reading Oetzi’s Lesson

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