Derek

How to use hunting scent

 All-righty guys It’s time to talk about my biggest concern when I hit the hills chasing big muleys here in Utah, and that is your human smell.  We all have a smell to us, and animals hate it.  To them it means danger, now mule deer might not be as cautious to smells as their smaller cousin the white tail deer are.  But I have seen them come into a watering hole and circle down wind to check for predators.  They do…

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Treestand Location

Not a lot of people here in the west use treestands for the hunting of mule deer and rocky mountain elk.  Treestands are used a ton back east in the pursuit of whitetail deer.  But let me tell you they work just as well for our big western Muleys.  Over the past eight years my brother and I have used treestands here in Utah with a lot of success.  Let me give you some tips and recommendations that can help you fill some tags this coming archery season.…

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Fixed blade or Mechanical Broadhead?

  Here at Nock & Stalk I want to help everybody have the best weekend of hunting possible.  If I can give you my honest opinion and it will help you, then I’m happy.  I carry 2 different styles of broad heads in my quiver.  Two different types for a reason, the reason is for different shooting scenarios.  I carry Grim Reaper mechanical 1-3/4″ cut and the Wac’em deep six 3 blade broad head.  Yes!! I do shoot both mechanical…

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Where it all started

Every hunter or outdoorsman/woman starts from somewhere.  Most of the time they grew up in an outdoor family, or they went with their friends one time and loved it. Occasionally you find someone who started on their own, but it is not nearly as common.  I was lucky enough to grow up in it.  With the help of one important person in my life, I became the man and the hunter I am today.  My dad is one of the greatest people in…

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