bow hunting

Pat and his buck that is one of the top 20 typical whitetails ever taken with a bow.

7 Killer Bowhunting Tactics: Small Internal Food Plots

Every time my wife, Nicole, and I set up a stand in a tree or on the ground, we look for ways to make that location the best it can be. We try to enhance each stand location by making sure there are one or more calling cards available to deer. By Pat Reeve What...

Lyme Epidemic Clock is Tick-Tick-Ticking

The two brothers lived to deerhunt. It was a major annual family ritual like no other. Like most of us deerhunters, they lived it year round, always scouting, planning, strategizing, exploring, looking for that perfect backwoods, outback, way-back swampland ambush stand location in our beloved great outdoors. Their efforts not only paid dividends in...

FeraDyne Wins Sweeping Ban on Imports of Rage Broadhead Knock-Offs

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued a powerful General Exclusion Order (GEO) protecting the FeraDyne Outdoors popular and innovative Rage line of broadheads from foreign patent and trademark infringers. The GEO, which takes effect immediately, empowers more than 20,000 Customs & Border Protection Officers at more than 300 U.S. ports of entry...

Despite Intense Pain, Bowhunter Drops 178-Inch Giant

It’s no secret that Iowa hunters have taken tons of trophy bone. The Hawkeye State is well-known for growing monster deer, and many non-residents often have to wait years to get an opportunity to go after an Iowa giant. It’s become so common to hear about another big Iowa buck on the ground that...

Memories with Fred Bear

As we bide our precious time between hunting seasons with family, friends, work and the whirlwinds that are life, it is always good and wonderful to reminisce of hunting days of old. So as we jettison into summertime 2017, I thought you would enjoy my exciting celebrations of magical time in the early days...

5 Steps to Make Your Bow More Deadly

Creating a deadly-quiet bowhunting outfit makes you a deadlier predator. It’s true the modern compound bow is quieter than ever right out of the box. It’s also true you’ll never hear a bowhunter complain about his whitetail setup being too quiet. Outside Africa, where animals live in constant fear of sudden death from big...

Feradyne Announces Acquisition of Wac’Em Archery

FeraDyne Outdoorshas acquired privately owned Wac’Em Archery of Uvalde, Texas, adding another leading broadhead brand to the growing FeraDyne portfolio. The terms of the sale were not disclosed. Wac’Em Archery is a premier manufacturer of high performance fixed and expandable broadheads and accessories. The company manufactures and assembles its products in the U.S. Wac’Em Archery...

Archery Industry Mourns Death of Andy Simo

Legendary archery pioneer Andy Simo, founder of New Archery Products, died May 18. He was 79. Simo, as a founder of modern archery, stands shoulder to shoulder with such names as Fred Bear, Ben Pearson and Doug Easton. Simo was inducted into the Archery Hall of Fame in 1999 for his monumental contributions to the...