I’ll never forget the anticipation I felt while packing to fly on my first out-of-state bowhunting trip. I thought I was going to wear out You Tube looking for videos on the best way to safely, and legally, fly bowhunting equipment without setting off any alarms or being added to a watch list. I was thankful when I found out the truth of how these items are handled. As long as I remembered some basic principles, I had very little to worry about.
Re-learning to love every step of the hunting process has been an amazing shift for me.
As our home in PA began to fill with packed boxes and the move was in full swing, so was the 2017 whitetail archery season. I knew heading into the season that this would be my last as a resident PA hunter.
New Post! Mid-January through the first warm days of early spring is dreadfully slow for a lot of sportsmen. The fury of fall has ended, so how do you break through the arduous, dark, depressing days of not being able to strategize for your hunt this weekend? Follow these tips and strap in. It’s the sportsman’s “Dark Winter”.
I am a bowhunter, and I want to continue improving as a bowhunter, because every time I squeeze the trigger on my release, what comes from the bow is more than an arrow. That arrow carries with it so many of the worries and concerns, the cloudiness and confusion that my mind and body try to stuff away.
There’s a strange psychological phenomenon that takes place when people go from pressing forward and straining for growth, to pulling back and just trying to maintain. As a result, we lose perspective and develop what is affectionately called, “Mission Creep”. It sounds like, “Eh, as long as I can hit a pie plate, my sights…
When things like this happen, it eats away from the epicenter of the offense, to the eyes and ears of all of those who desire to destroy this heritage.