Late October Whitetail Madness

Late October Whitetail Madness

Many hunters wait to hunt hard until the month of November when the bucks are running crazy and the rut is in full swing. That can be a mistake, because the last week in October can be one of the best times of the year to tag a mature buck. By Bernie Barringer I love...

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How to Beat the October Lull, a week by week guide

How to Beat the October Lull, a week by week guide

Too many bowhunters stay home during October because the reputation of the “October Lull” has them discouraged. Here’s how to improve your success during each week of this maligned month. By Bernie Barringer In the past, I never really got serious about my deer...

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Is this a bigfoot?

Is this a bigfoot?

One of the biggest arguments put forward whenever the topic of bigfoots (bigfeet?) comes up goes something like this: "If bigfoot is out there, why doesn't anyone get a trail camera photo of one?" Well that's a good point and a possible discussion for another day....

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This buck’s luck finally ran out

This buck’s luck finally ran out

The Duck Mountains of western Manitoba is an amazing place with elk, moose, bears and whitetails among other things. I have been hunting bears with Tom Ainsworth at Grandview Outfitters for several years and if you have followed my writings and videos you have seen me...

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4 Off-beat Hunting Tactics  and Situational Strategies

4 Off-beat Hunting Tactics and Situational Strategies

Do what the other hunters haven't even thought of to throw bucks off guard. By Bernie Barringer Most of us have one thing on our mind during the rut; being in a tree. We work hard at finding the right tree and spending as much time as we can there. This has developed...

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Don’t Blow it on Early Season Bow Bucks

Don’t Blow it on Early Season Bow Bucks

Patience is the key to success on opening day whitetails! By Bernie Barringer Any serious whitetail hunter spends some time glassing fields on late summer evenings, admiring the whitetails that are so visible at that time of the year. They are actually quite easy to...

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Are Bucks Avoiding Your Treestands?

Are Bucks Avoiding Your Treestands?

Some recent research on whitetail movements suggests that bucks learn where your treestands are located and even more importantly, they tend to avoid those areas. By Bernie Barringer Most of us have been aware that sometimes we tip off a buck to our location. At...

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Semi-Guided bear hunting success in Ontario

Semi-Guided bear hunting success in Ontario

A few years ago I met a young man who had just inherited a large bear hunting concession from his grandfather. I worked out a deal with him where I could have the first week of bear season exclusively to my group if I filled up the camp with friends. We do much of the...

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Three Top Opening Day Stand Sites for Mature Bucks

Three Top Opening Day Stand Sites for Mature Bucks

The early days of archery season are perhaps the best time of the year to pattern and shoot a buck. Here are the three best places to waylay an early-season whitetail buck.   By Bernie Barringer Opening weekend of archery season in many states opens at a time of...

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