• Sticks & Strings

    Use a permanent marker to note where your speed ring is set so it will be easy to determine if it’s been moved.

    Crossbow scopes 101: Sight them in correctly

    The process takes several steps — but it’s invaluable when that big buck walks out
    November 01 at 7:00am
    When a buck is looking your way and has its ears cupped toward you, your chances of successfully drawing on it aren’t very good.

    ‘Draw’ your own conclusions

    Timing your draw is the most important thing you’ll do with a deer in range
    October 01 at 7:00am
    A mature doe is one of bowhunting’s toughest challenges. Attention to small details led to the author’s success.

    Sweat the small stuff — all the time

    Don’t repeat common mistakes made every season
    September 01 at 7:00am
    Paper-shooting your bow is a big part of the process of getting your equipment ready for the season.

    Bow prep now is time well spent

    A true-shooting setup is the result of annually tuning your equipment
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Garmin’s Xero Bow Sight combines a rangefinder and a bow-sighting system.

    Take a good look at this new sight

    Garmin combines rangefinder, laser-sighting system for bowhunters
    July 01 at 7:00am
    The TenPoint Stealth NXT offers big performance in a compact, light package.

    Tenpoint adds a new crossbow

    Stealth NXT puts the latest technology into space-age archery equipment
    June 01 at 7:00am
    The late Gene Sutherland loved woods and white-tails in a life that spanned almost 70 years.

    A life well-lived: making memories in the woods

    Hunting mentor’s letter reminds us of what’s really important in the field
    May 03 at 9:00am
    Modern carbon arrows that look like wooden ones and are fletched with feathers are a major improvement over wooden alternatives.

    Traditional archery

    Get back to the basics that attracted you to the sport
    April 01 at 7:00am
    With deer season in the rearview mirror, take time now to scout your woods for sign you might have missed last season.

    There’s no better time than now to prepare

    Review this season’s successes and failures, then adjust to up your odds next fall
    March 01 at 7:00am
    The author killed this hit-list buck, nicknamed Saban, on Christmas Eve — after taking plenty of care not to put too much pressure on it.

    Learn to manage hunting pressure

    Key to successful hunting is keeping deer from knowing you’re around
    February 01 at 7:00am
    Mission’s SUB-1 crossbow promises minute-of-angle accuracy thanks to a number of design improvements.

    A crossbow built for supreme accuracy

    Mission’s sub-1 is the latest design from an industry leader
    January 01 at 7:00am
    The ZT Hyper Cams allow let-offs of 80- to 85-percent on Hoyt’s newest bows.

    Hoyt takes a big step

    Two totally redesigned bows head ‘18 lineup
    December 04, 2017 at 9:00am
    Mission Archer’s F.I.T. cam system offers 80 percent let-off and 55 pounds of draw-weight adjustment for owners of the Hype DTX bow.

    DTX lives up to the Hype

    Mission’s new bow offers extreme adjustability
    November 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    The crease in the palm of your hand — your life line — is where your bow grip should begin.

    Get a grip on bow torque

    Grip, draw length affect how you hold bow
    October 04, 2017 at 9:00am
    Natural cover from limbs on nearby trees provides a hunter the opportunity to draw unobserved from this ladder stand.

    Keys to bow stand selection

    Archer’s choice of areas, trees is crucial
    September 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Carrying an extra cable and string set can be a life-saver if you have equipment problems on a hunt far from home.

    Be ready for field repairs

    Equipment problems don’t need to end a hunt
    August 05, 2017 at 9:00am