Tips & Tactics

Entries for January 2016

Dropped Gear Retriever

Dropped Gear Retriever

By Phil Archdeacon

Photo: Phil Archdeacon — shown here with a great 10-pointer — sent us a very useful tip. The hunter from Rock Tavern, NY figured out a way to retrieve things he dropped from his treestand without having to climb down. Have you ever gotten settled into your treestand only to drop something important, then have to go through the hassle of... READ MORE

Trail Cam Antler Illusions

Trail Cam Antler Illusions

By D. Phillips

Photo: Learn factors that could cause you to misjudge antler size in trail cam photos. This side view is hiding beam length, several tines and antler width. Trail cameras have become the hunter’s No. 1 friend when it comes to planning an ambush for a trophy. If you depend on them as much as I do, there’s something you should be mindful ... READ MORE

Deer Don’t Wear Watches

Deer Don’t Wear Watches

By Ed Ciersezwski

Photo: When was the last time you saw a deer wearing a watch? It might take abandoning yours to start seeing deer again. After spending many years hunting white-tailed deer, I have come to the conclusion that if they don’t wear watches, why should I? Think about it; they don’t care if it’s breakfast, lunchtime or even time to go ... READ MORE

Soldier’s Tip for Hunters

Soldier’s Tip for Hunters

By Todd Davis

I learned a lot about how to stay quiet while I was in the Army. In the field, we constantly refined our equipment in ways that allowed us to move silently, without giving away our position to the enemy. Today's backpacks are usually covered with a number of buckles, straps, D-Rings and pulls. As you walk, all the added bells and whistles tend to j... READ MORE

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