I just bought a new alpha max 35, in looking to set it up for elk hunting I am torn on which quiver to hang on it, I don't know if I want a fixed quiver or a removable quiver, what do you guys like the best for hunting the back country?
I have a Fuse 6 arrow fixed model on my hoyt, I like to have a enough arrows so after a couple of days into the hunt i'll find a old rotten stump and shoot some arrows into it with practice blades. Also i'll hage some leafs on it and use my bow to hide my face behind it sometimes. And i put a Fuse stablizer on it to match.
i have an octane 5 arrow quiver. the thing is amazing. the magnetic hood hold arrows tight, the quiver is silent when the bow is shot. the only downside is that it is a lil heavy but thats what makes it so dang quiet. mine is detachable, they run for about $120, ex girlfriend bought mine for me its a bit pricy but well worth it. sturdy, quiet, and holds arrows like a champ!
I recently completed my first skull plate mount of my buck antelope from the 2010 season. I used a kit from Van Dykes, and I thought I would pass along the tips my dad shared with me, as well as one or two I figured out on my own. I have only completed the one antelope kit, but these tips should work for kits for other species as well.
1. Leave as much depth to the skull as possible when you remove the antlers/horns from the skull of the animal. This...