Michigan Conservation Officers Share Tips for Safe Bowhunting

2298204Michigan’s bowhunting season opens Oct. 1, and Department of Natural Resources conservation officers are sharing tips for a safe hunting experience.

“Bow hunting is enjoyed by thousands of hunters every year in Michigan, and we want to ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable hunting season,” said Sgt. Steve Orange, supervisor of the DNR’s hunter education program. Continue reading

Pope & Young Announces Reopening of Museum

Pope & YoungChatfield, MN – During the recent extreme wet weather, the Pope and Young Club’s Museum of Bowhunting’s dehumidifiers were not keeping up with the added moisture in the air. Further inspection revealed a leaking roof and an abandoned and capped waterline that had been leaking for quite some time. The extreme humidity in the building led staff and board members to be very concerned about possible damage to the books and artifacts in the museum. The decision was made to close things down for a while to fix these problems.  Continue reading

Bowhunting With Hounds: What You Need To Know!


Bowhunting With Hounds: What You Need To Know!

The author (left) has been on many hound hunts over the years, including this one more than a decade ago in the jungle-like habitat of Hawaii. When it comes to bowhunting around hounds, there are certain safety factors hunters will want to be aware of.

By Scott Haugen

It was late October, temperatures were cold and it had been pouring rain all day. Fortunately, my buddy, Kenny, had a motivated pack of hounds. The hounds trailed the bear we’d seen while driving on a remote logging road early in the morning, but the bear wouldn’t stop. Continue reading


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Inspired by the explorers of the wild, Signature 4 created the Bronc Box for serious hunters wanting to store their bow, gear and accessories all in one case. Made with roto-mold technology, the foam-filled, double-walled shell provides a protective environment for everything in your rig while traveling. Custom straps and broadhead cover secure your bow, quiver and extra arrows in the foam-lined lid compartment. Continue reading

BOWTECH Carbon Icon Now Loaded with Best of Class Accessories


Eugene, Ore. – Bowtech Archery, the industry heavyweight in innovation, has taken its lightest, strongest high performance bow and made it even better. The new Carbon Icon DLX has been infused with industry-leading premium accessories and new color options creating a combination of look, feel and performance unlike anything on the market. Continue reading