Hunting the Final Approach

Hunting the Final Approach

Don’t wait until the early season bucks hit the field in the evening, the best place to kill one is before they step into the open By Bernie Barringer The buck in my spotting scope was not a giant by any means. His thick, stubby 10-point frame would maybe go 130...
7 Critical Tips for DIY Public Land Hunters

7 Critical Tips for DIY Public Land Hunters

By Bernie Barringer My first bowhunting road trip was a complete bust. In my defense, it took place more than 20 years ago, so I didn’t have the advantage of Google Earth, a scouting camera or looking at the weather on my smartphone. I basically went in blind, and my...
Find the Killing Tree

Find the Killing Tree

By Bernie Barringer I’d found this spot the previous year but I didn’t hunt it correctly. The location was a narrow stretch of trees connecting two larger woodlots along the banks of a large river. The area surrounding it was a couple hundred acres of tall native...
Dream Hunt: Cariboo Mountain Black Bears

Dream Hunt: Cariboo Mountain Black Bears

This was truly an amazing hunt in an amazing place. Spot & Stalk black bear hunting with a bow is a tall challenge. I shot the 43rd bear I saw in 6 days of hunting. By Bernie Barringer What makes a dream trip for a die-hard bear hunter? I suppose a dream trip is...