Tag Archives: Wisconsin Huntress

Reading and Understanding Topographical Maps

The use of topographical maps is one of the most useful tools you can use in search of big game.  Knowing how to read and understand topo maps is a skill that has taken me quite a few years to fully understand.  I will try and explain some of the things I have learned throughout the years.  Continue reading Reading and Understanding Topographical Maps

Five Strategies for Hunting Spring Snow Goose

Snow Goose conservation season offers waterfowl hunters a way to extend their season.  Also known as “light geese” snows have become so incredibly prolific that they are quite literally eating themselves out of house and home, along with causing serious damage to the ecosystems that support them. Continue reading Five Strategies for Hunting Spring Snow Goose

Weight a Minute: A Look at Traditional Draw Weight

Now that you are interested in hunting with a traditional bow, it is time to consider draw weight and the absence of let-off, which I feel is the compound’s greatest advantage. Traditional bows do not assist you once fully drawn. Holding an 80lb longbow at full draw is monumentally tougher than an 80lb compound with let-off, which makes choosing a bow with the correct draw weight Continue reading Weight a Minute: A Look at Traditional Draw Weight

Warming Up, Exercises and Training for Archery

Archery appears to be a low impact sport where injuries are not common.  One can walk up and down the shooting line at any club or event and think most archers could use a diet.  I am going to go out on a limb here and ask you some questions.  How many of you have a burning pain under your shoulder blade?  How about your elbow?  Anyone have arthritic pain in the joints of your fingers?  If you answered yes to any of these question, chances are you have a repetitive sports injury.  Continue reading Warming Up, Exercises and Training for Archery

Gear Review: Fuse Mossy Oak Micro USB Car Charger

Imagine a scenario where you have been sitting in a treestand for somewhere between 3 and 10 hours and you played on your smartphone enough that the battery is dead.  Your hunt is over for the day but you need to call your wife to let her know that you are on your way home.  Don’t you wish you had a phone charger in your hunting truck? Continue reading Gear Review: Fuse Mossy Oak Micro USB Car Charger