• Up Close!
    by  Lem James

    It happens sooner or later for everyone who hunts, even more for bow hunters and trophy hunters who put in the time. Sooner or later every hunter h ...

  • Bow Elk Camouflage
    by  Lem James

    Hiding from a herd of elk is tricky but very possible. Sneaking up within bow range of a herd is almost impossible although skilled hunters do it e ...

  • Curiosity Killed the Cougar
    by  Lem James

    In this case it wasn’t a house cat; my brother Nate shot a cougar during his deer hunt. We always carry predator tags in case of the right op ...

  • Duck Calls 101
    by  Lem James

    Duck calls come in one basic shape with infinite variations. When looking at a wall of calls in the sporting goods store, occasional hunters will e ...

  • Goose Calls 101
    by  Lem James

    Calling geese has never been easier. The goose calls on the market along with modern full body decoys are enough to swing even educated birds your ...

  • Elk Calls 101
    by  Lem James

    Elk calls have their time and season. Although elk use herd talk all year long, the rutting season from mid August through early October is the pri ...

  • Hiding in the Wide Open
    by  Lem James

    Goose hunting requires careful hiding places. Modern farming methods and crops often require hunters to hide their layout blinds in flat fields wit ...

  • Hanging on the Breeze
    by  Lem James

    Hunting deer and elk with a bow is a hard won skill. Learning what you can get away with up close and what you can’t is a process of years of ...