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Blind Luck

Portable ground blinds have changed the face of bowhunting. Here’s how to maximize their effectiveness.

As a fledgling bowhunter growing up out West in the late 1970’s, spot and stalk hunting was the only way I knew how to try and get close enough for a shot. After many fruitless attempts and given the limitations of the equipment of the day, I quickly figured that setting an ambush would up my odds. That meant building little brush blinds near water holes and food sources or along well-worn game trails. Next came tree stands, more precisely the old Baker climber that was known as the “Death Trap” for good reason — it was famous for coming loose and sending the user crashing to the ground with no Continue reading Blind Luck