Bowhunting Books

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  1. englum_06

    englum_06 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Looking for some new reading materials. I’ve covered Mapping Trophy Books by Brad Herndon, Hunting Trophy Whitetails in the Real World by Don Higgins, and Precision Bowhunting.

    Next purchase will likely be Lee and Tiff’s book Hunting Mature Whitetails the Lakosky Way.

    Any other recommendations? Fred Bear’s Field Notes and the Wensel books are on my radar, but they are sure expensive!


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    slickbilly-d Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Backcountry Bowhunting by Cameron Haynes is decent. I haven’t read John Eberheart’s books yet, but I’m about to.
     
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    Okiebob Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Treestand Strategies by Gene Wensel. A must have for bowhunters
     
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    Josh/OH Die Hard Bowhunter

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    How was The Don Higgins book? I mean, don’t get me wrong, I’m a fan of the guy... he’s a phenomenal hunter. But I’m not sure hundreds of private acres in Iowa equate to “real world” hunting.


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    virginiashadow Legendary Woodsman

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    The more books I read the more I realize that the best "book" is one spent exploring and experimenting in my hunting environment. Going back to the basics of playing the wind, making a good entrance, and guessing where the deer may be are the only real things that push me to hunt a certain spot. I dont need someone to tell me where and when to hunt, the barometer, hunting conditions predictions. I just dont care. As long as it's not 100 degrees and I have deer to hunt, I'm going for it based on the wind, food, and all the other lessons learned.

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    Bowhunting Open Country Mule Deer is a classic

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