Eastern Coyote Hunting

How to Overcome Target Panic

Posted by Jimmy McKinney

Backyard archery competitions with my brother were always intense. In the early 2000s, my brother, Josh, and I were sporting the latest Ben Pearson bows shooting circles around my dad’s Fred Bear compound that had a wooden riser. Our carbon arrows were the latest new fangled technology coupled with sleek vanes that made my dad’s […]

The Great 8

Posted by Matt Whiteley

I used to be a fanatical bowhunter. Going through adolescence, I thought about 3 things, girls, sports and being in the treestand. Playing quarterback as a junior in high school, I broke the metacarpal below my trigger finger and had to learn to shoot my release with my middle finger. That year, on the first […]

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The Overlooked Transition Hunting Spot

Posted by Cervicide

In central Illinois, food sources for whitetail are beyond plentiful due to the agriculture fields. However, this does not prevent several of individuals such as myself from planting food plots. Through past year experiences, deer often transition through food sources throughout the seasons and what is available and essential. After harvest, those agricultural food sources […]

Fifteen Tips to Make 2015 Your Best Season Yet

Posted by Daniel Watkins

Fifteen Tips to Make 2015 Your Best Season Yet Spring (Part One) By: Daniel Watkins We have finally arrived to that wonderful time of year where waking up, you feel as if the whole world is waking up with you. Apple blossoms and honeydew begin to sweeten the air; wildflowers paint the hillsides. Train whistles […]

The Problem with Killing Big Bucks

Posted by Cervicide

The Problem with Killing Big Bucks By: Daniel Watkins Let’s be honest here for a second. Can you really think of anything wrong with putting your hands on a trophy whitetail; to finally take the buck that you have put your heart and soul into for the past few weeks, months, or even years? Personally, […]

Eastern Coyote Hunting

Eastern Coyote Hunting

Posted by Cervicide

Eastern Coyote Hunting Kyle Backenstoes You sit down along the field edge, and wait for things to settle down. You hear the whistle of the wind through the surrounding trees. You grip your call and let out the first squall of a rabbit in distress. Your heart races in anticipation. 5 minutes go by. 10 […]