Bowhunting Western Big Game: Time-Tested Techniques from a World-Class Guide

Bowhunting Western Big Game: Time-Tested Techniques from a World-Class Guide

by Fred Eichler


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620872260
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 03/01/2013
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 1,280,699
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Fred Eichler owns and runs Fulldraw Outfitters in Colorado, one of the biggest hunting operations in the West. He regularly guides hunters on antelope, elk, mule deer, bear, mountain lion, and turkey adventures. Fred's articles and photos have been featured in Bowhunter, Bowhunting World, Buckmasters, North American Hunter, Outdoor Life, and Traditional Bowhunter magazines. He is also the host of Easton Bowhunting TV on the Sportsman Channel. Fred is on the pro-staff of Easton, Realtree, Muzzy, Nikon, Hunter Safety System, and Outdoor Edge Cutlery.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Elk 1

Chapter 2 Mule Deer 25

Chapter 3 Black Bear 39

Chapter 4 Western Turkey: Merriam's and Rio Grande 49

Chapter 5 Antelope 65

Chapter 6 White-tailed Deer 81

Chapter 7 Mountain Lion 93

Chapter 8 Guided Hunts: How to Choose an Outfitter 103

Chapter 9 How to Purchase or Draw Tags Out West 109

Chapter 10 How Not to Get Lost 113

Chapter 11 Backpacking for Western Game on Public Land 119

Chapter 12 Shot Placement 127

Chapter 13 Follow-up After the Shot 135

Appendix A Pope & Young Score Sheets 145

Appendix B Game Anatomy Charts from NBEF 159

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