How to Bowhunt
Angle is everything when it comes to accuracy in bowhunting. Here are tips to help you nail it every time.
It happens to every hunter: you look away, and then out of the blue a massive buck appears out of nowhere. To become a successful hunter, you need to be able to make a kill shot quickly, quietly, and often unexpectedly, and in this video Steve Bartylla shows you how it's done. It all comes down to practice, but more importantly, it's how you practice.
Placing the perfect shot is all about angles, especially when it comes to bowhunting. We show you angle by angle the damage your shot will do in this video
Take a look at this piece of footage from Joel Maxfield of Mathews Bows as he draws the deer in and then experiences a good shot gone bad.
Bringing targets with you on a bowhunt can help you in many ways, as discussed in this video.
The title of this video explains it all. When a prize whitetail gets a little too close or sneaks up on you, you need to be ready to take a shot from your treestand, even if the angle isn't perfect. From this angle, your shot may land way too high, your anchor point will be off, and your stance will be totally different. Let Dan Schmidt show you how to adjust so you can still get off that killing shot.
Kristen Schmitt shares some expert advice on scent control for hunters heading into the woods and how to keep it under control once they're out there.
In this video we follow outdoor journalist Kristen Schmitt as she documents her first archery experience.
Practice makes a perfect shot, but practice in the field brings home the big bucks.