Six Great Road-Trips for a Velvet Whitetail

Six Great Road-Trips for a Velvet Whitetail

By Bernie Barringer In the lives and “careers” of most deer hunters, a process takes place over time as the desires of a hunter mature. At first, just shooting a deer, any deer is satisfying. Then shooting a number of deer becomes a priority and the third stage of the...

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The Beginner’s Guide to Choosing an Elk Hunt

The Beginner’s Guide to Choosing an Elk Hunt

The Beginner’s Guide to Choosing an Elk Hunt Just about everyone I know has an elk hunt on their bucket list, including me. I recently did some research about the available options for elk hunts and I thought I would share with you what I learned. I called up Cabela’s...

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A Deer Hunting Icon: The Muy Grande Big Buck Contest

A Deer Hunting Icon: The Muy Grande Big Buck Contest

Likely the oldest and most respected big buck contest in the nation has been in operation for more than 50 years. This deer contest is a cultural icon in south Texas. But its humble beginnings will surprise you. By Bernie Barringer Leonel Garza is the son of immigrant...

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Don’t Shoot the First Bear!

Don’t Shoot the First Bear!

In fact, don’t shoot any bear on the first day of a six-day hunt. Unless... well, never mind. By Bernie Barringer My adventures with Grandview Outfitters in Manitoba have been well-chronicled in blogs, magazine articles, online and on You Tube over the years. Tom...

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Big Bucks in Offbeat Places

Big Bucks in Offbeat Places

Sometimes public land bucks can be right under your nose. By Bernie Barringer I had been hunting a public area in western Iowa for the past few days when I became convinced that it was time to make a move. I was headed back to my truck late in the morning: a treestand...

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An amazing hunting experience at a special price

An amazing hunting experience at a special price

By Bernie Barringer      It's not often I come across an opportunity that I can pass along to our subscribers that gives you an chance to experience a fantastic hunt with great lodging and incredible meals, and offer a discount to boot. but my friend Nathan Theriault...

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Bowfishing Spring and Summer Fun

Bowfishing Spring and Summer Fun

By Bernie Barringer Bowfishing equipment has evolved a lot since I started trying it out 40 years ago. There is some high-tech stuff out there, believe me. This probably sounds crazy, but my favorite bowfishing set-up features a Ben Pearson recurve that I got out of...

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Can Trapping Make You a Better Bowhunter?

Can Trapping Make You a Better Bowhunter?

Want to be a better bowhunter? Take of up trapping. It’s no accident that some of today’s most successful bowhunters have a background in trapping. Here’s why.   By Bernie Barringer I don’t remember much about being 14 years old, but some things are burned in my...

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