I’ve often said that scouting is hunting – and it should be treated as such. The same goes for digiscoping. Whether bearing a weapon or not, it can go a long way toward locating a good buck and learning how he uses your hunting grounds. Digiscoping is done outdoors, and for success, you have to physically navigate the landscape and … Read More
Day packs and field bags; As hunters, we all have one, if not both. Deer hunters typically carry one or the other to the blind or tree stand. Inside of them, you will find a plethora of items, including calls, knives, flashlights – and often an array of hunting gizmos we likely never pull out. Dedicated off-season scouting trips are … Read More
Like many hunters, I enjoy much more than harvesting animals. As trite as it’s sounds, I like viewing sunrises, sunsets, and everything in between. Especially wildlife. That means many hours without even pulling a trigger or releasing an arrow. While the whitetail offseason means an abrupt end to sitting in a blind or stand, I still find excuses to get … Read More
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Smartphone Astrophotography has come a long way since I first began doing it 2007 with my then just released Apple iPhone. Today’s smartphones have amazing cameras and camera apps can take incredible (for a smartphone) images in low light. The simplest way to take a photograph of the Moon or bright planets using a telescope is to focus the object … Read More
Ever driven around a hunting property and taken note of dozens of spots primed for a hunting stand? If you’re a deer hunter, I bet you have. It’s somehow part of the DNA makeup for those that chase America’s most popular game animal. Low-limbed oak canopies, sweeping cedar limbs running horizontally near the ground, and stands of deadfall limbs. It’s … Read More
Social media has become home to hordes of hunters. A few minutes spent on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, or Twitter will yield countless pictures and videos of wild landscapes, grip-and-grins, and other images depicting – and celebrating – the hunting and outdoor lifestyle. From the western backcountry to deer camps all over North America, the imagery jumps off the page – … Read More