Authors Posts by Joe Byers

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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We field-tested Mossberg's versatile catalog of shotguns on a recent South Dakota turkey hunt. Here's our take on the company's offerings.

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Getting a gobbler to shock gobble on the roost may take a lot of trial and error. Here's what you need to know about locator calls.

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If you haven't drawn an elk tag in Colorado this fall, it's not to late to make it happen. This contest can net you the hunt of a lifetime; check out the details!

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Alligators can grow to immense size, as this family learned while hunting. They came across a behemoth weighing in at more than half a ton. Check out the impressive pictures.

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Watch as a speeding skateboarder gets the surprise of a lifetime.

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In 2014, American hunters and anglers paid more than one billion dollars in taxes. And they were glad to do it. Sound odd? Find out why.

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As the spring turkey season heads into the late innings, your hunting gear becomes extra important. These products have worked extremely well this season, and they can make a difference in your gobbler season’s second-half.

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Once the food plot takes off, there are still improvements to be made. Here's a checklist of what you need to do to be fully ready for deer season.

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While deer antlers grow, they are covered with a fuzzy skin called "velvet." What is it? How does it grow? To learn more, check out this enjoyable post.

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Including your spouse in hunting trips can pay big benefits. Here are the top five reasons to take your partner hunting.