Author Archives: Daniel E. Schmidt

The combination of bow, arrow, broadhead, nock, sight and practice help put this fat doe on the ground to get the season started right! (Photo: Dan Schmidt/DDH)

New Rage Broadhead, Nock Live Up to Their Billing

Opening weekend of archery season is in the books here in Wisconsin, and let me be the first to report it was another stellar kickoff for bowhunters here in the central part of the state. I punched my first doe tag last night on a plump nanny that ventured within 25 yards of my...

Boxscores & Beanfield Bucks

The fondest memories of my youth weren't of video games, amusement parks or heated swimming pools. As bland as this might seem, my best memories came from the morning sports page and the 20-acre soybean field across the road from my parents' home.

Top 10 Cures for The Itch

Do you ever get that creepy-crawling can't-sit-still feeling you get when anticipating another deer season? Left untreated, it soons turns to a rash...well, at least rash behavior.