- Outdoor Tech
- Calls & Attractants
- Treestands & blinds
In the last few years there have been some huge improvements in the crossbow world. I am a big believer in ‘change is a good thing’ which is why I have started using a compound crossbow.
All of Barnett’s Crossbows go with the saying “out with the old, in with the new”. Barnett has been at the forefront of crossbow technology since 1950.
Mission by Mathews
Tikka – Gear Tech
There are four things to consider in the next riffle you choose. Consider the barrel, stock, action and the trigger.
Tikka – Testimonial
Here is why I use a Tikka Rifle. We all know how dedication and hard work it takes to put yourself in the right position, at the right time to make the right shot. When it comes to making the right shot, I want nothing than the Tikka in my hands.
Benelli – Gear Tech
Two years ago I talked about a shotgun that was revolutionizing the water-fowling world, now I bring you the evolution of the revolution, the Benelli Super Vinci. This gun has some impressive features. Watch the video to find out more.
Benelli – Testimonial
Here is why I shoot a Benelli. For the water-fowlers out there, you can relate to this; we all know how difficult it is to get out there and prepare ourselves for that successful duck hunt. You get up early, you put your decoys out, you have prepared you blind, for your gun to fail or jam at this point, would be frustrating beyond belief. This is one of the main reasons I choose to shoot a Benelli. The Benelli offers the hunter the ability to harness several different things. Watch video to find out more.
Under Armour – Gear Tech – Layering
Ever have a problem staying warm and dry when you are in the field? Here are a few guidelines to avoid such issues. Do not wear cotton based clothing as part of a layering system. Cotton might be fine for a little yard work, but once you get active, cotton actually works against you. Cotton traps moisture as opposed to releasing it. Leading clothing managers such as Under Armour have our backs.
Under Armour – Gear Tech – Scent Control
I am sure a lot of you hunters out there have hear some ups and downs about different scent control system in outdoor apparel. For years carbon based systems had led the way in this category. UA has taken the next step in introducing zeolite technology infused with silver.
Under Armour – Hints on Hunting
This is for all the ladies out there. For years trying to find specifically designed hunting clothing for women was next to impossible until now. UA has paid particular attention to a woman’s needs and has designed a whole new line of clothing that is warmer, dryer and more comfortable just for the ladies.
Bushnell – Gear Tech
I always have my hands wrapped around a pair of binos on almost every single episode. After all they are my second set of eyes. One of the most important items I look for is rain guard technology. This helps me not worry about condensation forming on my lenses.
Bushnell – Hints on Hunting
A smart hunter understands that you can scout quicker with your eyes than you can with your feet. Use your binocular to their fullest and you might just find binoculars are the best recon tool a hunter can have.
Bushnell – Testimonial
For years my binoculars of choice have been Built, by Bushnell. Bushnell continually advances binoculars technology to bring us the consumer a viewing experience like never before. With Bushnell you have binoculars that will last you years of hunting trips.
Bushnell – Gear Tech
How many of you have a hunting buddy that suffers from TO (Technology Obsessed). This disorder can run wild when it comes to trail cameras. What good are all the bells and whistles if you can not really on your trail camera to run properly. I recommend choosing a camera that provides me with the best in class battery life.
Bushnell – Testimonial
One of the most revolutionary tools that have hit the hunting market has got to be the trail camera. For those of you that watch the show, you know what I swear by – for those of you that don’t – there is only one trail camera I trust – trail cams built by Bushnell.
STIHL – Hints on Hunting
Any chainsaw not matter what it’s make or model, is only as good as it’s saw chain. Never ignore chain maintenance. If you do poor cutting is only one result. For good chain maintenance rules to follow watch the video.
STIHL – Hints on Hunting
Every once in a while there comes a machine on the market that is really going to make your life a lot easier. For me, the STIHL Kombi system saves me a lot of time. One of the key features with this system is that is operates out of one main power head. So now you don’t have 4-5 different machines lying around your garage. You have over a dozen head attachment to choose from. I need 4 main head attachments: the trimmer, brush cutter, leaf blower, and the extension saw.
STIHL – Testimonial
If you are looking for a chainsaw brand that will last you a lifetime, I recommend STIHL. My grandfather used STIHL, my father user STIHL and now a reason why I choose to use STIHL. Let me explain; steel saws use offer unsurpassed engineering and reliability. This is something that future generations can appreciate. Watch video to learn more.
STIHL – Testimonial
The STIHL Kombi system has revolutionized how I tackle my outdoor tasks. Simply put, here is how it works. The Kombi systems allows you to choose over 15 different head attachments with the connivence of only having one main power head. Watch video to learn more.
John Deere – Gear Tech
Wether you are a farmer or recreational enthusiast, you will surely know that the introduction or UTV’s have become a recent hit in the last few years. What most of you may not know is that John Deere was one of the first companies to introduce the utility vehicle. 2013 was another ground breaking year for John Deere. They released their all new RSX850i. For more information watch video.
Wildgame Innovations – Gear Tech
It’s no secret that using attractants while you are in the field, raises your level of success. The biggest problem is trying to figure out what attractants to use. There are a few main types. Property and game management should be the main focus. I make it a staple that when I use attractants to have the mindset of nutrition, attraction and then action. The biggest thing to remember is to stay focused and make that shot count.
Flextone – Hints on Hunting
If you are anything like me you might have even more gear than what you actually need. As far as calls I carry 3 main types. The first type I like to use is a great locator call. A great call for this is Flextone’s Box of Tricks box call. Next is a great pot style call, and I trust the Scarface slate series. Another call I carry is the Run N Gun. I also carry a few mouth call. Watch video for more information.
Evolved Harvest – Hints on Hunting
If you are looking to plan and manage effective food plots on your property year round there are a few things you have to take into consideration. First is soil preparation. If I need to get to an area that I can not get farm machinery in, then I will use a no till formula. A great thing for this is Evolved Harvest Throw & Go. All I need is a normal garden rake to clear debris, throw the seed down, and let mother nature take care of the rest.
When it comes to getting that opportunity at that monster buck, bull or even that spring tom a big key in success is the ability to stay hidden. This is exactly where I trust Ameristep tree stands and ground blinds to have my back. As far as ground blinds, I love the option that the Harvester blind provides me. It has a split window curtain configuration so I can adjust the windows per my liking. For more information watch video.
I like to think of the F/A brands like a tool. If I was a carpenter, I wouldn’t go to work with out my hammer. As a hunter and hunting for a living, I sure don’t head into the field without having the right decoys and blinds. These decoys and blinds have some pretty nice features, like paint schemes and comforts, but when the time comes you can get them down right dirty or muddy and they will still preform. I wouldn’t hit the field without them.
Ram – Gear Tech
Last year I referred to my truck as like being a big tool box and the features that it contain were actually the tools themselves. I did not think it was possible but for 2013 my RAM 1500 definitely got a lot more tools. For more details watch video.
Ram – Testimonial
I see you are checking out the RAM 1500. There are a few reasons why I keep this pony in my stable. Whether we are towing long distances, off-loading to remote locations, or simply putting on miles scouting the back roads – RAM trucks offer me the highest level of performance at every turn.
Ram – Gear Tech – Diesel vs Gas
I think it’s safe to say that in the last 5 years, there have been a lot of advancements in the truck market. For the person that is interested in getting a truck. They might be wondering “what should I get…gas or diesel?” Typically gas engines produce more power and quicker RPMs. However, diesels are on top of torque output. More more information watch video.
Ram – Testimonial RAM 2500
There are a few tools I need in my arsenal to conquer the great outdoors. The RAM 2500 is one of them. When you think about this truck, there is no better place to start than what is underneath the hood. The engine is specifically designed to handle the stress you are going to put on them, and they will keep on ticking. For more information watch video.
Canada’s got a new future on the hunting/fishing/outdoor horizon with Cabela’s Outdoor Stores hitting this country. For years Canada has been left in the dark when it came to big outdoor retailers, that is until now!. Cabela’s understands the needs of Canadian outdoors people, men, women and children alike, and you can be sure that no matter what hunting product you are looking for, or that favourite fishing lure in a particular colour, I would bet that with one visit to a Cabela’s store, or a quick visit to Cabela’s online, that you will find what you are looking for. It makes sense for me, a guy that has numerous adventures per year to make a stop at a Cabela’s store and get everything that I am looking for in one location. A big Canadian shout out, and welcome to Cabela’s Canada “Worlds Foremost Outfitter”.
We were out in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and Cabela’s was at it again launching a new store. We have the whole Canadian Tradition family out in to welcome Cabela’s to Saskatoon.
Ducks Unlimited Canada
For being and avid outdoorsmen and a passionate water fowler, and caring about the environment that we all share, there is no wonder why I support Ducks Unlimited Canada. This organization has personally taken it upon itself not only to protect the vital wetlands but to preserve our water fowling population.
Feather Facts – Types of Ducks
There are really three main groups of ducks: puddle ducks, diving ducks, sea ducks. Find out the difference between how they take-off, feed and more. For more information watch video.
Feather Facts – Mallard Ducks
The mallard is a classic duck. Gray body, green head, and a white stripe around the neck of the male with a chestnut breast and the blue wing with the 2 white stripes. Female mallards have blue speculum with white stripes on it and tend to be a brown bird with an orange coloured bill. For more information watch video.
Feather Facts – Canada Goose
The Canada Goose is the most wide spread and commonly recognized goose to most Canadian hunters. There are a number of races of Canada guise in gradients and size. The one most people would be familiar with is the greater Canada that is the one you find in Southern Ontario and most of the Southern part of Canada. For more information watch video.
Feather Facts – Eider Ducks
In Canada there are 2 species of eider. The common eider which breads in all the Maritime provinces. Populations are fairly stable. The eider is much like wood ducks, were considered at risk in the early 1900′s. Populations are doing well now. Most Eastern provinces have a special sea duck hunting opportunity with sea duck season that is open to eider hunters. For more information watch video.