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Kinsey’s Outdoor Review | Nikon Prostaff Scope Review

By: Brandon Rapp With the rifle season for deer fast approaching, this is the time of year I definitely want to have my scope set up picked so I can start dialing it in. With work and bowhunting I don’t have a lot of time to get to the range before the Monday opener after Thanksgiving. […]

Getting Over the Sticker Shock of Sitka Gear

New Hunting Clothes | Sitka Clothing By: Brandon Rapp  With archery season here, you may find yourself like so many other hunters thinking more and more about getting some new gear. Of course, when you’re sitting on the beach or at a July 4th picnic you’re probably not thinking about base layers and systems for holding your body heat. You’ve forgotten […]

Getting Over the Sticker Shock of Sitka Gear

New Hunting Clothes | Sitka Clothing By: Brandon Rapp  With archery season here, you may find yourself like so many other hunters thinking more and more about getting some new gear. Of course, when you’re sitting on the beach or at a July 4th picnic you’re probably not thinking about base layers and systems for holding your body heat. You’ve forgotten […]

Bow Season Opener and Early Season Tactics

Bow Season Opener Strategy and Tactics for Early Season Success A year–long wait finally ends when the bow season opener arrives. Some hunters have prepared thoroughly and scouted wisely up to the first day of archery season. If you are not one of those well–prepared hunters, you need a little luck and good tactics to put a buck on the ground during the first few days of […]

Bow Season Opener and Early Season Tactics

Bow Season Opener Strategy and Tactics for Early Season Success A year–long wait finally ends when the bow season opener arrives. Some hunters have prepared thoroughly and scouted wisely up to the first day of archery season. If you are not one of those well–prepared hunters, you need a little luck and good tactics to put a buck on the ground during the first few days of […]

Fall Steelhead Fishing Tactics and Hotspots for Erie

Steelhead Fishing Tactics to Conquer Pennsylvania’s Fall Run Fall marks the start of the annual steelhead runs from Lake Erie into its tributaries in northwestern Pennsylvania. These fish grow to some impressive sizes all summer and return in fall to begin the next cycle of their lives. This movement offers anglers, with the right steelhead fishing tactics, an opportunity to hook […]

Bow Hunting Pack Essentials You Don’t Want to Forget

Bow Hunting Pack List | Essentials for Your Opening Day Bow Hunt Archery hunters generally break deer season down into five phases. These phases consist of the early season, pre-rut, rut, post-rut, and the late season. Successful bow hunters have to understand how deer transition in and out of these phases and also how to adapt their bow hunting gear throughout the long archery season. Your bow […]

Kinseys Outdoor Review | Bear Moment Bow Review

Bear Moment Bow Review By: Brandon Rapp, Kinseys Outdoor Field Staff Member I’m completely new to Bear Archery and when I was researching to get a new bow for this season their name kept coming up in different searches. Having few expectations prior to trying it may have helped sway my opinion but the Bear Moment is the best, most comfortable […]

Pre-Season Crossbow and Bow Tuning Checklist

Crossbow and Bow Tuning Checklist Fall is in the morning air, and deer season is closing in. Gun hunting affords the ability to put off preparation and practice, but not for the bow hunter; preparation is critical for success in the field. It’s not only imperative that you practice early and often, but it’s also necessary to make sure […]