Justin Finch's Scouting Tips

Posted by King's Camo on 6/19/2017 to Tips
Scouting season can come and go in the blink of an eye, and before you know it you’ll be waking up opening morning; hopefully with a very thought out game plan. To help make the most of the short time to scouting until archery season, I’ve compiled some tips that I use to help me get prepared for fall...


VIDEO: September Elk Calls

Posted by Andrew Pooch on 8/16/2016 to Tips

Elk CallsVIDEO: September Elk Calls

Is It September Yet? No Music Overlay! Music rights property of our Rocky Mountain Elk! Enjoy the pure natural sounds of September Calls as Kelly Cox follows and captures one of greatest sounds of nature. Beautiful video along with ear-piercing bugles from the majestic elk.

How to Hunt Mule Deer – Hunting in a New Area

Posted by Dennis Wintch on 7/14/2016 to Tips

mule deer tipsHow to Hunt Mule Deer – Hunting in a New Area

Here are some of the most helpful tips a mule deer hunter needs to know

For most hunters to stay in the spotlight of success they must constantly move to new places to hunt.

Winning is not everything, but losing has no reward. Being successful on every hunt is not necessary for that hunt to be a good one. However, a hunter who’s paid big money to go hunting, scheduled time off work, and is anticipating that hunt of a lifetime, would be happier with success than the alternative.

Shed Hunting Tips: Quick List for Success

Posted by Andrew Pooch on 7/13/2016 to Tips

shed huntingKing's Camo shares their quick and easy tips to help you find more sheds this spring. 

Most of the time you will find both sheds within about 300 yards. I have found that the bigger the bucks shed, the more often you will find the other side close. Most bucks shed both antlers the same day. I have watched bucks drop one side, and glassed him seven day’s later still packing the second shed. If the bucks don’t get chased or spooked, the second shed will not be far. It also depends upon bucks feeding and water patterns. The farther that bucks travel to and from feed and water, the farther apart the sheds can be.

Hunting Bulls During the Post Rut

Posted by Steve Chappell on 7/13/2016 to Tips

hunting bulls post rutElk Hunting Tactics: Hunting Bulls During the Post Rut

It should be no surprise that for me there is nothing that compares to hunting elk during the rut. The forest mystically comes alive with the piercing, three dimensional sounds of bugling bulls. The crisp autumn air is filled with the sweet aroma of pine, juniper and spruce as well as the musky odor of rutting elk. I guess you’re addicted when you love the smell of elk urine!

Got Testosterone? An Overview of Cactus Bucks

Posted by Michael Burrell on 7/1/2016 to Tips
cactus buck

Got Testosterone? An Overview of Cactus Bucks

What is a “cactus” buck?  Every year, we see pictures of deer that have bizarre, velvet-covered antlers that have a mass of knobby points and abnormally heavy bases. These are the type of deer usually known as cactus bucks. There has been a great deal of research done on what causes a deer to grow such an uncontrollable glob of velvet and I believe you’ll find the results interesting.

Mule Deer's Plight and Peril: A True Story

Posted by Terry Messmer on 6/7/2016 to Tips

mule deer populationMule Deer’s Plight and Peril: A True Story

Mule deer arguably can be considered the “true deer of west.” As goes the west, so does this majestic icon. Probably no single animals fate, aside from may be that of the sage grouse, is more closely tied to the history and development of the west. Relatively little is known about how […]

You Have to See It to Believe It!

Posted by Cory Lundberg on 5/19/2016 to Tips

Coyote huntingYou Have Got to See It to Believe It!

Trying new things when hunting coyotes By Cory Lundberg We had been driving for what seemed like an eternity down two-track after two-track, the sage flats seemed to go on forever. We knew there were coyotes out there and plenty of them. None of us wanted to be driving when we could be hunting, but […]

How to Hunt Sonora for Mule Deer and Coues

Posted by Arnold Sandoval on 1/10/2016 to Tips

Sonora Desert Mule DeerHow to Hunt Sonora for Mule Deer and Coues

The Mexican state of Sonora is still producing many good bucks for those who do their homework. Though Sonora Mexico is not as hot as it once was, it still has several characteristics for producing great bucks. One of which is limited hunting pressure due to stringent gun laws and private land […]

Timing the Mule Deer Rut

Posted by Michael Burrell on 11/15/2015 to Tips
mule deer rutTiming the Mule Deer Rut

A distinctive grunt from below brought me back to the reality of my first desert mule deer archery hunt. In no time my eyes were glued to my binoculars searching the landscape for whatever it was that could possibly make such a groan. A large heavy-antlered muley with up-turned Roman nose and swollen neck filled my glasses. Suddenly, the cactus spines in my pants and the soaring temperature didn’t matter as I gripped my bow and felt the symptoms of big-buck fever coming on...

Shotguns for Coyotes: Are They for You?

Posted by Dave King on 6/17/2015 to Tips

Shotguns CoyotesShotguns for Coyotes: Are They for You?

A scattergun can offer some benefits to a caller who wants to increase the odds of bagging a few more dogs. By Travis Osmond Ron was on the call about thirty feet behind and upwind of me.  He was making sweet music with his old OLT call when he whispered, “Shoot him Travis!”  Those are […]

Hunting The Arizona Strip for Trophy Mule Deer

Posted by Carl Stubbs on 8/1/2014 to Tips

Carl Stubbs Mule DeerHunting The Arizona Strip for Trophy Mule Deer

Arizona Strip 13A Mule Deer Experience. Hunting The Arizona Strip for Trophy Mule Deer by Carl Stubbs The first year I remember deer hunting was when I was about 8 years of age. My dad had hunted since he was a very young boy and he still enjoyed it for many years as I was growing […]

How To Become A Better Hunter

Posted by Dennis Wintch on 10/1/2013 to Tips

Become Best HunterHow To Become A Better Hunter

If you think I’ve killed all my many trophies by being pessimistic, well, think again. You must put in the time and hard knocks to get the knowledge needed for success. After six long, hard hours of running my guts out over hills, canyons, and sage brush flats, never stopping to rest, except […]

Wind, Friend or Foe?

Posted by Travis Osmond on 8/14/2013 to Tips

Wind Direction HuntingHow To Hunt In Windy Conditions

Nothing is more near and dear to a die-hard predator hunter’s heart than a good wind. What I mean by a good wind is a wind that is in your favor when hunting. A good, favorable wind in my opinion could be described by any wind […]

Bow Shooting Tips for a Successful Hunt

Posted by Andrew Pooch on 7/18/2013 to Tips

Bow shooting tipsBow Shooting Tips for a Successful Hunt

Get ready for the hunts with a few Bow Shooting Tips for a successful hunt Q&A Q. Recently I was in the market for a new bow. While I was at the Pro Shop, they measured me for a 29-inch draw. I have always shot 30-inch bows, and I am afraid that my speed and/or […]

How To Hunt Mule Deer in Alberta

Posted by T.J. Schwanky on 7/18/2013 to Tips

Alberta Mule DeerHow To Hunt Mule Deer in Alberta

It was interesting, I recently saw a post on a hunting message board asking where people would go if they could hunt mule deer anywhere in North America. The list, of course, included the Paunsaugunt and Henry Mountains in Utah, the Kaibab Plateau in Arizona, the east slopes of the Colorado Rockies […]

Women's Record Mountain Goat

Posted by Scott Rackman on 10/30/2012 to Tips

Women's Record Mountain GoatWomen's Record Mountain Goat

As we neared the crest of the ridge, our lungs were burning and our hearts were pounding, not only from the quick, steep 2 hour climb, but also with anticipation that we would catch a glimpse of the big billy that we had spotted from below through our spotting scopes. […]

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