Last year I considered heading to Ohio for a late fall DIY public land archery hunt. I’ve never hunted Ohio and was planning to tag along with a few friends who make a trip to the Buckeye state regularly. Unfortunately, our plans fell through and This season I decided…Read more "Planning An Out Of State Public Land Hunt: Ohio 2016"
Another week closer to archery season—roughly 2.5 months until…Read more "Weekly Harvest: 7/15/16"
Do you remember your first hunt? Of course you do. Most of us can probably remember the breeze we felt, the smells, the sounds, and our exact surroundings that day. I know I can. It’s one of those memories that no matter…Read more "The First Hunt"
It’s official. My 2015 deer season has finally come to a close…Read more "2015 Archery Season: Recap"
Rut-cation is over. No more 4 am alarms, no more long hikes with heavy gear in the morning darkness, and no more long sits with no deer movement. By most people’s standards this is the description of a miserable vacation. To us whitetail addicts, it’s simply the cost of doing business and we love it…Read more "2015 Archery Season: Rutcation"
As luck would have it, my much anticipated opening day on our farm was a soggy monsoon. I don’t mind hunting in the rain. In fact, a little cloud cover and some “light” precipitation can do wonders for…Read more "Making The Best Of It: Opening Weekend at The Farm"
If you’ve read my previous articles, you’ve heard me mention our family farm and hunting property. It’s 240 acres of what I consider to be pretty fantastic Pennsylvania whitetail land and with the recent management approach we’ve taken, we should have even better hunting in the years to come…Read more "Deer Hunting & Scouting: Public Land"
With the beginning of the whitetail archery season closing in, most of the larger projects and preparations should be in place. Late winter is usually the time when archery hunters’ efforts are focused on …Read more "Working Out The Kinks: Tree Stand Practice"
If you’re like me, you’ve been waiting and anticipating the upcoming archery season since, well, the 2014 season ended. Typically, I’d just wait and daydream of the upcoming season, chomping at the bit to get back in the stand, but this year I’ve upped my game…Read more "Whitetail Preseason Preparation: Setting Expectation"