February 8, 2017
Shed hunting has become a growing trend on social media and in the outdoor industry. Your friends and favorite influencers are constantly posting their finds online. The question that quickly follows is why?
January 24, 2017
The draw cycle of the bow is like running a hot knife through butter. It’s so smooth that it makes pulling 70 pounds feel like a dream.
January 4, 2017
Digiscoping has become a very popular trend in the hunting and outdoor industry. Capturing images through your optics will allow you to scout more efficiently and to share your experiences with friends and family.
November 11, 2016
Sausage, jerky and seasoned ground meat is a great use for any leftovers you may have from the butchering process. We put together a list of some of our favorite rubs, sauces, seasonings and kits to choose from when prepping your game this year.
October 20, 2016
Take the time to educate yourself on the cuts of meat that can be used for different recipes. The options are endless with game meat, so we decided to provide a few general suggestions on how to use different cuts. Enjoy the excitement of the hunt, but most importantly, appreciate the privilege and opportunity to hunt.
October 14, 2016
We’ve all hear the saying, “The true work begins after the shot.” The reality is, you truly do you have a major chore in front of you. Whether you hunt big game or waterfowl you have to get it broken down and in the freezer or to the processor. If you then choose to process your own meat you need to make your cuts and sort the meat according to your end products. (steaks, sausage, jerky, etc)
September 26, 2016
Setting a camera over a deer scrape can be one of the best ways to inventory what bucks you have on your farm. It will also give you some of the best video you can get for a camera. I like to start my mock scrapes in early September. I usually locate a spot that had a scrape in the area last year or put it near a very heavily used trail.
September 26, 2016
Find when your most anticipated hunting season opens and closes, along with your other favorite hunting season dates for the 2016 season.
September 13, 2016
One of the most asked questions in hunting is where to place a treestand or blind. I have found 3 places that seem to always be successful.
September 9, 2016
A backcountry hunt requires a long list of gear and preparation. This list provides a variety of essentials including hunting accessories, camping gear, survival kits, food prep, and a quality pack.
September 6, 2016
We are sitting here finishing this blog in the comfort of our home with bodies that need a few days to heal. We talked all the way home about how easy our days at work will be compared to the days we just endured in the backcountry. Success on this hunt was not only defined by the cooler full of antelope meat, but by the recharge our souls found in the mountains.
September 2, 2016
Hunting the western landscape can be difficult, especially if you are not prepared. Having the right gear, optics, and being physically/mentally prepared will all play into the outcome of your hunt. For example let’s focus on optics and the proper technique for glassing big country.
September 1, 2016
Utah bound with Jesse’s golden ticket: A limited-entry archery antelope tag. He was the only non-resident in the country drawn for the unit.
August 29, 2016
It’s no secret, there is a slew of gear out there and it’s mind blowing as to where to start. There are definitely items, if you want to spend the money, that will be worth the time, stress, hassle, and will allow you to focus on what you love to do…hunt. While all of us would love the best of the best, our pockets only go so deep, so where is your hard earned dollar best spent?
August 18, 2016
I am a big believer in two scent control companies on the market today: Dead Down Wind Evolve 3 and Nose Jammer. Dead Down Wind makes multiple products that I use during season and I truly feel they help mask the human odor.
August 10, 2016
To recap Part I, you recovered your harvest, skinned and quartered the animal. The next step is to debone the quarters, transfer the meat into game bags and load the bag into your pack or on your frame.
August 10, 2016
This two part blog will provide specific insight on the different processes of breaking down an animal and getting it back to the truck and in the cooler. This will be followed by future segments filled with different ways to prep your harvest for your friends and family.
July 22, 2016
There is a vast variety of product and gear available in the growing hunting industry. The key factor in choosing the best product is to determine the adventure one is about to embark and the situations that will arise. Tom Miranda has provided his go to list for hunting essentials. Use this gear guide to assist in prepping for the upcoming season.
July 13, 2016
Choosing the right trail camera can sometimes be a tedious task. Luckily, SCHEELS provides the proper assistance throughout the buying process. Speaking with an expert in the store will provide fantastic insight on what has been popular in the local area and why. When shopping for your new camera there are a few things that you want to keep in mind.
July 5, 2016
I actually have a long list of very exciting and memorable hunts. Sure a few stand out like my first Alaskan brown bear where the bear walked into bow range and stood up on his back legs and stared me down or even my last brown bear where the cameraman dropped the camera as the bear charged into 20 yards where I arrowed him in the chest.