Friday, November 2, 2012

Bow Adventures: Fall 2012 Issue

It's here! The 2012 Fall issue of Bow Adventures e-magazine. This month there are many great articles on hunts, a book review, gear reviews and 20 questions with hunter/author Steven Rinella. 

My article is Part 1 of 2 describing the process of a game carrier build that I am working on with my buddy, Brett Bumgarner. I also have a gear review on the S4Gear JackKnife iPhone Camera Mount.

Road Closed. Those were the signs we encountered on many of our scouting trips. A quick phone call to the Forest Service and we found out we could hike them or utilize a mountain bike to travel on them. They were closed to motorized vehicle traffic.

'Necessity breeds invention.' ~ Author unknown

At one of the trailheads, we opened the map and saw that the spot we were looking to get to was a good three hour hike in. After discussing it, we packed up and headed home. It was middle of the day and well over 90 degrees. No, we were not dejected or giving up. On the contrary, we had devised a plan to get to the spot easier, faster and it was going to be fun doing it.

Our plan was simple, let's mountain bike in. Plenty of hunters do it, so why not us? Only problem was I sold my bike a couple years ago and had not replaced it yet. we wanted to have a tow cart to cart around our backpacks and carry out any wild game we killed.

One of our goals was to do it for as little expense as possible. We would try to only use...

You can read the rest of the article here.

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