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whitetail deer

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 […]

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 […]

How to Track and Trail Game Like a Pro

Posted by Dalton Will

Congratulations! All your diligence, hard work, and persistence have finally paid off, and you’ve shot the animal you’ve been after. However, what happens next could determine whether your hunt ends in celebration or lamentation. It is vitally important to keep your wit about you amongst the torrent of emotions that ebb and flow in the […]

Pre Rut Stand Selection

Posted by Dalton Will

Whitetail bucks, especially big whitetail bucks, can be notoriously difficult to kill. They are smart, wary, and have particularly keen senses of smell, hearing, and eyesight. However, every autumn, like the leaves around them, much of their intelligence and perception tends to fall away. When this happens, the woods and fields start to look a […]

Arrow Speed vs. Weight. Which Matters?

Posted by Toren Shirk

By: Stephen Hafvenstein The Background Speed, everything these days has to be fast, fast bows need to shoot fast lightweight arrows, or so we are told. But, does this really matter? Is it better to shoot a blazing fast arrow that will reach the target faster, or a heavier arrow that will reach the target […]