Charles Johnson, Author at Great Days Outdoors
Tips for Modern Muzzleloader Hunting

Tips for Modern Muzzleloader Hunting

Hunters that favor modern muzzleloader hunting over rifle hunting have a head start to smoke out a buck. Each November the smell of smoke is in the air. Not from a forest fire, but from a muzzleloader hunter that has just downed a buck. Hunters the prefer modern...
Tips On Tracking A Shot Deer

Tips On Tracking A Shot Deer

Deciding how long to wait before tracking a shot deer can be the toughest part of bowhunting. A buck approaches the opening near an acorn-laden white oak 30 yards from your stand. Your muscles tense as the bow comes to full draw. Thoughts of practice—aiming and...
Early Season Deer Hunting Tips and Secrets

Early Season Deer Hunting Tips and Secrets

Using scents and calls can help you get the jump on bucks at the start of early season deer hunting. Being first is a good thing. The front of the line gets top choice for steak, ribs or pie. The back of the line has to select something that has already been picked...
The Top Locations To Place A Treestand

The Top Locations To Place A Treestand

Where to hang your treestand to help increase your odds of tagging a buck. One challenge bowhunters face each season is finding the perfect tree to place a stand. There is more than just locating a good tree to climb or to set a lock-on stand. The tree needs to be in...
Archery Target Practice Done Right

Archery Target Practice Done Right

There’s more to archery practice than flinging a few arrows at a target. To be successful in any sport, practice is required. Even pro athletes must put forth some effort in practice in order to compete in games. Archery—especially in the realm of bowhunting— requires...