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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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Today's crossbows tend to be toys or the hunting equivalent of nuclear war. This means that if you're 10–16 years old, you either have...

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This is a time of anticipation and preparation, and nobody knows this more than Andrew McKean (shown below), editor of Outdoor Life. I had...

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Early season is a great time to take does to keep population numbers in check. Crop-damage permits can often be used prior to the season....

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Around the country, many big-game seasons open in August, with the soaring temperatures making the pursuit of your favorite quarry difficult. Dealing with excess...

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You can't judge a book by its cover... but you can judge it based on its authors. The new book Whitetails: From Ground to...

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Venison is one of the healthiest foods on the planet. It's high in protein, low in cholesterol, and lower in fat than turkey (and...

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Accidents happen, especially in the outdoors. A first aid kit can save a hunt or fishing expedition, or possibly a life.

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Tailgating is a great warm-up for hunting season. If you're still lugging a full-sized grill around in the bed of your truck, however, don't. There's a better way.

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Mosquitoes often suck the enjoyment from the outdoors (along with your blood). The itchy result can be especially difficult for children and folks who seem...

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"How you practice is how you play." This popular sports slogan applies to archery and hunting in particular. When a turkey gobbles, a buck...