And should crossbows be permitted during archery season? Here's my opinion. Let's hurt some feelings. I'll give you, reader, the answer to the test – most folks that take a crossbow into the woods are not bowhunters. I'll get into the reasons why in a moment, but first I need to put this disclaimer on … Continue reading Are Crossbow Hunters Bowhunters?
Month: January 2022
Huntress Psychology and Behavior: A TAB Study
"Huntresses," who are very different from women hunters, are taking social media by storm. Why? And what can we do? Abstract Social media platforms have exploded in popularity over the past 15 years. Research for this study was conducted primarily on Instagram, which boasts 1.085 billion active users worldwide. While huntresses can be found on … Continue reading Huntress Psychology and Behavior: A TAB Study
Breaking: Praying Hand and Fire Emojis won’t Land you Free Gear
Hunters on Instagram shocked to discover none of the companies actually care about them. BOZEMAN, MT. – Thousands of hunters on Instagram recently discovered placing "praying hand" and "fire" emojis in the comment section of hunting companies' posts doesn't lead to free gear. The news comes on the heels of the 2022 Archery Trade Association … Continue reading Breaking: Praying Hand and Fire Emojis won’t Land you Free Gear
Is it Really about Putting Meat in the Freezer?
You all know how much I hate ruffling feathers, but I'm sick and tired of seeing this same old bullsh** tagline on Instagram. Let's take a look at what the average Western bowhunter will likely spend in order to hunt: Bow: $1200Bow sight: $400Arrow rest: $160Quiver: $100Arrows and broadheads: $200Peep sight: $10Stabilizers: $80Release: $200Hunting clothes: … Continue reading Is it Really about Putting Meat in the Freezer?
Where Have the Wyoming Mule Deer Gone?
From hunt camp to the hardware store, rumors swirl about the cause of declining mule deer numbers. What's the truth, and how much are elk to blame? I grew up in a family of bass fishermen from the Florida panhandle. By the time I made it to Wyoming as an adult, the "good old days" … Continue reading Where Have the Wyoming Mule Deer Gone?