Authors Posts by Joe Byers

Joe Byers

Joe Byers
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.

Why You Need to Practice Your Kill Shots [VIDEO]

Deer hunters are great at practicing with their guns or bow and arrows to establish form and confidence. But you also should be practicing your kill shots from stands, ground blinds and unusual positions with your hunting clothing on to be confident in those situations.

5 Camping Gear Inventions You Must Have [VIDEO]

Check out these new camping inventions. We'll bet you find all five of these ideas incredibly appealing.

Early-Season Deer Patterns and Stand Locations [VIDEO]

Learn how to determine where to place your tree stands in early season.

Early-Season Bowhunting Strategies [VIDEO]

Here are some great tips for early season whitetails.

The Top 10 Deadliest Snakes in North America

Here are the top 10 snakes you want to avoid.

A Rifle for Tough Country

Browning's new X-Bolt Hell's Canyon is a standout hunting rifle.

Whitetails Jumping the String [VIDEO]

Are these deer jumping the string? Or would you chalk up these misses to user error? Watch the video and sound off.

The 10 Best States for Deer Hunting

Here is the top 10 Booner states for deer hunting since 2010. Look at how those numbers stack up to the historical figures, and then set your hunt plans in motion.

Fire-Starter Face Off: Matches, Lighters, and Fire Strikers

In the face of hypothermia, the difference between life and death could come down to a single match. Or, in more common conditions, a good fire-starter will get your campfire blazing in no time flat.

Iowa Pheasant and Quail Harvest Highest in Years

Pheasant and quail populations are up sharply in Iowa, with local hunters enjoying their best hunting since 2007.