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First Time To Colorado

I set out on my first trip to Colorado with my father, uncle, and cousin, this was their 10th trip out. I was beyond excited because I’m a die hard outdoorsman. We went and stayed with my cousin in Steamboat Springs Colorado for the night where we had a delicious elk tenderloin and mashed potatoes…. Continue Reading →

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“Xtreme” Repelling Retrieval of Billy Goat, Shot with Mathews Z7 Xtreme

My name is Cole Kramer and 10 months out of the year I spend my life guiding & hunting in Alaska. My 5th Mountain Goat hunt would take place on Kodiak Island in Alaska. I was able to make a 45 yard shot with my Mathews Z7 Xtreme, expiring the Billy Goat quickly. Unfortunately though, the billy… Continue Reading →

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Won my first BIG State Title!!

I’m Taylor and I’m 12 yrs old. In Feb of 2014 I won my first BIG State Title after shooting archery for about a year and a half. I shot the State 4-H Indoor event last year and finished 75th out of 150. Summer of last year my Dad bought me a new Mathews Conquest… Continue Reading →

My Second Kill with the Creed XS

My Second Kill with the Creed XS

I recently upgraded from my Hyperlite to the Creed XS. After shooting it, I knew it was time. I took it for stalk down on public land in East Texas. We had just had a bad Ice Storm and there was still ice crunching beneath my feet as I tracked along. After 45 min I… Continue Reading →

My 1st Whitetail Bow Kill!

My 1st Whitetail Bow Kill!

I went out hunting with a buddy on his property on the afternoon of November 8th. I had never harvested a Whitetail with my bow before but had a good feeling about this afternoon. It was my late Father’s birthday, he had passed 8 years ago. He was the one that got me started hunting… Continue Reading →

First Turkey, First Kill With The Jewel!!

First Turkey, First Kill With The Jewel!!

My Husband and Dad were not available to go hunting with me on this particular night, but I decided to go try it for a while after work. This turkey came in and was actually to close to the blind to shoot until he finally turned and walked out to about 10 yards, where I… Continue Reading →

My First Ten Years

My First Ten Years

This is a photo of my first 10 years hunting. I did not start hunting until I was 40 when a friend introduced me to bow hunting. I bought a brand new Mathews Legacy bow and shot my first deer later that year, a 25 pointer. I was addicted after that and shot several more… Continue Reading →

Almost Got Away

Almost Got Away

The day before I bagged this buck I was hunting in my tree stand with my girlfriend. He came about 30 yards away and I waited until his head was behind a tree so I could draw my bow back. When I got my bow back and was waiting for him to take a step… Continue Reading →

Texas Aoudad with my Mathews Jewel

On Thanksgiving day 2013, I bagged my second archery whitetail of my life with my Mathews Jewel, and I also had another sweet surprise. I was drawn for the Hunt Wicked Close all ladies aoudad hunt. After talking with Rachel & Ken, they assured me I should bring my Jewel and give bowhunting aoudad a… Continue Reading →

Father daughter double on hogs

Father daughter double on hogs

My daughter has been shooting for several years with her Genesis. Two weeks before the hunt we moved her up to a Jewel. She of course decked her bow out in blue and purple accessories. She shot several times getting used to her new equipment, and started to get some really good results. I told… Continue Reading →