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  • Great Alaska Moose Bearbow
  • Submitted by Dennis Dunn I just returned Sunday evening from the Alaska Range where I managed to get lucky and harvest a nice trophy moose with my tru ...READ MORE

  • Season Update – Just getting started!
  • Where to begin? It has been a very very busy scouting season. This year, I decided to put in 3-4x as much scouting as I do hunting. I have also been s ...READ MORE

  • Pre Season Scouting
  •   The Iowa disabled and youth season begins this Saturday. The first day of deer season and fall is near. That means bucks are shedding their vel ...READ MORE

  • Video of my 500-pound bear

  • Game over
  • Man I have never had so much optimism hunting one buck, then had so many first hand encounters with him but have him walk away unscathed every single ...READ MORE

  • Final Chance to end his run of luck
  • Here I go about to hit the stand for my final day here. I have to go home tomorrow with or without a deer. After discussing it with Tom yesterday, I d ...READ MORE

  • A mature buck’s survival ability is incredible enough, but the big 10 is just plain lucky as well. In fact, his name is not longer Big 10, it’s now Lu ...READ MORE

  • The Campaign Continues
  • We put up a nice Hawk Copilot double ladder stand on the south end of the field and covered it with realtree burlap, nestling it into the alders well. ...READ MORE

  • Cat and Mouse
  • That dirty rotten scoundrel. This buck must have nine lives. I sat on the trail again and he came out early, about 5:20, but this time he used a diffe ...READ MORE

  • Close Call
  • Well it seemed like all the pieces were in place for success last night but as they say a big buck doesn’t get big by being stupid and in this case, h ...READ MORE

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About the Bowhunting Road

The website you are viewing began as a blog about the hunting adventures of Bernie Barringer, a well-travelled bowhunter. It has grown into a full website with more bloggers and a lot of resources and information for the archer who travels beyond the borders of his/her home state to hunt.

Not only do we provide you with great daily commentaries about where and when we are hunting, but we also provide you with a lot of information to help you follow your own dreams of bowhunting in new and exciting places. Spend some time looking around, and be sure to subscribe for updates and a chance to win one of many great prizes. Thanks for following us on the Bowhunting Road, and I trust you will see that being a regular here will add a lot to your knowledge of how to put more game on the ground!

Jon and Sarah

We are very excited to be team members of The Bowhunting Sarah and I met in 1996. I was working as a natural resource aide in a Iowa state park. While patrolling the park after the 10:30 PM closing time, I located Sarah and friends in the park after hours. The rest is history. While I was pursuing a career in natural resources, Sarah was completing her college education at Southern Illinois/Carbondale.

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Bernie Barringer

Bernies-Buck-Big-300x205Bernie began bowhunting in 1973 as a 14-year-old. This became a lifelong addiction. For more than 40 years, he has pursued small game, whitetails and bears across the Midwest, but he is expanding his experiences to include other species in other parts of North America.

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Ben Bruno

I love to hunt whitetails! Whether it be chasing whitetails around the woods of Maine or sitting on a cornfield in the midwest, I am doing what I love. When it comes to hunting, they are what drives me. I have all but given up most of my other hobbies, directing most of my efforts towards bowhunting these majestic animals.

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