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The Cervicide Blog

Good Habits for Consistent Shooting

Posted by Ryan Roberts

Setting the Stage So you’re walking out of the pro shop with your brand new V3 or Solution SD, or maybe it was just a new string and tune up on your PSE Carrera. Either way, the first thing you are going to want to do is fling some arrows. I know this because that’s […]

Be my Valentine: Hunting Fort Niobrara Wildlife Refuge, Valentine, NE

Posted by GRANT MEYER

Planning and accommodation: When I asked my Fiance Amanda to accompany me on a seven-day deer hunt the third week of  December, in Nebraska, at the Fort Niobrara National Wildlife refuge. I did not think she would oblige. I looked at her over my camo coffee mug that October afternoon and said in a joking […]

The “Almost Maybes”

Posted by Adam

It was Saturday, November 14th, 2020. During a year that seemed to have something strange happening around each corner, for PA, this particular weekend was no different. The next day, November 15th would be the first Sunday of hunting in Pennsylvania’s history, well for deer at least. But, this story isn’t about Sunday hunting, this […]

North Dakota 2020 Public Land Hunt Recap | Tyler Smokes “Twin-Towers”

Posted by Tyler Boyer

From the time I could tie my boots I was always intrigued with the outdoors.  I never knew how important doing things a certain way could play into the success of a hunt until I found myself at the age of seven, out of my comfort of a heated shooting house, and sitting on the […]

3 Ways to Start Waterfowl Hunting: From Budget-Friendly to Building off gear you already have

Posted by rayesowinski

Are you always watching the Instagram and Facebook stories, posts, and videos of other hunters going out and hammering mallards, geese, and other waterfowl? Wondering if it’s something you’d like to do and don’t know what you have to do to get started and go on your first waterfowl hunt? I’m here to tell you […]

Getting Into Photography & Choosing the Right Camera

Posted by Cody

Most folks have a keen interest in photography when they see photos or see photos being taken.  But have you ever wondered how to get into the photography world? It’s easy!  Pick up your camera and start shooting.  Now, I’m not saying you’re going to be taking banner worthy pictures right off the bat, but […]

Small Property, Big Plans

Posted by GRANT MEYER

Evaluating this small plot: April was the month I first stepped foot on that thirteen-acre piece of land. I immediately fell in love. Right away, I knew I was going to make an offer on that Ohio property and the home that came with it. My fiancé and I had been renting an old farmhouse […]

Picking Your Next Bird Dog – Two Stories That Defy The “Standard”

Posted by Brian E. Halchak

Hunter – My First Bird Dog Growing up, my parents never had a dog, let alone a hunting dog. My only knowledge of hunting dogs were the plentiful stories my grandfather would tell me about his Springer Spaniels eagerly plowing through the thick brush on the trail of ruffed grouse, pheasants, and rabbits. His stories […]

Trail Camera Ban Put to Vote in Arizona

Posted by Carter Loven

On Friday, December 4th the Arizona Game and Fish Commission voted 5-0 to ban trail camera use in Arizona. This sets a dangerous precedent moving forward for all outdoorsmen across the country. Though this is not the first time that this issue has come up in Arizona. In the last year, this came to a […]

Exploring the PA Wilds

Posted by Braden Kreft

“Not what I expected”. Never before in my life have I used that phrase with such accuracy. Never before have I felt so deeply removed from the grid. Never before have I found bowhunting to be such an uphill battle. The big woods of Pennsylvania changed all that. Saturday, October 26. Excitement rushes over me… […]

The Dual Perimeter Electric Fence

Posted by Tyler Heeter

The game changer for anyone that is interested in protecting your hard work such as food plots and tree plantings from being over browsed by deer and other wildlife is the Dual Perimeter Electric Fence. This is a relatively new way of protecting your investment in the hunting world. I would like to tell you […]

Understanding “Pinch Points” and Using Them in Hunting Situations

Posted by Brian E. Halchak

One of the most important features that I look at when determining areas to hunt are funnels and pinch points. Sometimes these terms are used interchangeably, but there are differences between the two. A funnel is a location where animals begin to congregate to move from point A to point B. A funnel can be […]