Gearing Up Archive

  • The Pacific Northwest is home to hundreds of thousands of acres of managed forest lands, many of which are owned by private timber companies that were founded on the rich timber resources that blanket this region. This fertile land is also prime habitat and home […]

    Mountain Bike Hunting

    The Pacific Northwest is home to hundreds of thousands of acres of managed forest lands, many of which are owned by private timber companies that were founded on the rich timber resources that blanket this region. This fertile land is also prime habitat and home […]

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  • Two winters ago I pruned my ornamental cherry tree; the maroon colored variety you often see in and around neighborhoods and some business parks. It was getting a bit out of hand so I knocked it back a bit. I don’t care much for this […]

    Tillering a Bow from a Cherry Tree Branch

    Two winters ago I pruned my ornamental cherry tree; the maroon colored variety you often see in and around neighborhoods and some business parks. It was getting a bit out of hand so I knocked it back a bit. I don’t care much for this […]

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  •   I’ve always been a DIY (do-it-yourself) kind of guy, and I am somewhat of a hoarder when it comes to stuff.  When I come across “stuff” that nobody seems to want or see value in, I tend to keep it, just in case.  I […]

    Economical DIY Archery Target

      I’ve always been a DIY (do-it-yourself) kind of guy, and I am somewhat of a hoarder when it comes to stuff.  When I come across “stuff” that nobody seems to want or see value in, I tend to keep it, just in case.  I […]

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  • Many years ago when I began bowhunting on my own, I immersed myself in learning more about the game I pursued. The goal of arrowing an unsuspecting buck at 20 paces was lofty for sure. Knowing that deer normally travel on trail networks throughout their […]

    The Invaluable Trail Camera

    Many years ago when I began bowhunting on my own, I immersed myself in learning more about the game I pursued. The goal of arrowing an unsuspecting buck at 20 paces was lofty for sure. Knowing that deer normally travel on trail networks throughout their […]

    Full Field Journal

  • Among the many equipment choices available today there is one piece of electronic gear that is embraced by both traditional and modern bowhunters – the GPS receiver. For many, a handheld GPS unit is their silent hunting partner, their navigator, and keeper of all secret […]

    GPS Tips

    Among the many equipment choices available today there is one piece of electronic gear that is embraced by both traditional and modern bowhunters – the GPS receiver. For many, a handheld GPS unit is their silent hunting partner, their navigator, and keeper of all secret […]

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