Going Public

Whitetail deer hunting tips for public land

Low-Profile Tactics for Public-Land Hunting

Deer hunting is a challenge everywhere, and public land hunting increases the obstacles that many on private land rarely need to worry about. So, here is the first of six sneaky ways to stay under the radar and find success on public land.

Public Land Hunting

Public Land Hunting: Big Rubs, New Goals, Scouting Buck Beds

What are some of your public land hunting goals for the upcoming year? This is a question that came up a few times during conversations with buddies this winter, while we reminisced about past seasons — the successes and the ones that got away. As the storytelling and conversations continued, everything turned to what...

Bowhunting the Ghosts of Public Land

Have you ever sat all day — or several days — hunting in tough conditions without seeing a deer, then when one finally shows up you almost don't believe your own eyes that it's actually a deer? That's how it happened for me back in early November 2017 while bowhunting on public land.