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Joe Byers

Joe Byers
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Joe Byers has more than 1,000 magazine articles in print and is currently a field editor with Whitetail Journal, Predator Xtreme, Whitetails Unlimited, Crossbow Revolution, and African Hunting Journal magazines. He’s spent the last three decades depicting the thrill of the chase and photographing the majesty of all things wild. Byers is a member of the Professional Outdoor Media Association and numerous other professional and conservation organizations.

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Each of these gobblers fell to one of the decoys we tested. Read on to see which ones pass muster.

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Tall rubber boots have been a staple of deer hunters for years. Thing is... they make great turkey boots as well. We field-tested a pair; read our report.

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Helping a Marine veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan take his first turkey was the thrill of a lifetime. Follow along on a hunt to remember.

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Determined hunters young and old push through cold weather and luckless days to bag the biggest catch of all.

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An inexpensive, easy-to-install rear sight will virtually eliminate misses on wild turkeys. Too good to be true? Read on.

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The Mossy Oak Pro Staffers are an elite group and are always looking for a few good men or women. Are you up to the challenge?

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On Kodiak Island, a guide calls an enormous brown bear within 12 feet; check out the thrilling bowhunting action in this up-close video.

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The ubiquity of cell-phone cameras guarantees that you'll nearly always be able to shoot a few birds on your next turkey hunt. Just not with your gun.

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Fanning turkeys is a very effective tactic for hunting spring gobblers. While it can bring dominant toms running, you must proceed with caution. Read on to find out why.

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This palm-sized GPS will store 25 way-points and point your way back to the dock.