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The Benefits of Hunting February 12 2018

Depending on whom you ask, you will get a wide variety of answers when posing the question, “What are your thoughts on hunting?” Some enjoy it, some don’t partake in it, and others have negative opinions on the act of killing an animal. There are benefits to hunting, however, that prove it’s not just a pointless, cruel act committed upon a helpless animal each hunting season. Hunting helps with wildlife...

Tips on Silencing Your Bow January 09 2018

                Every avid hunter knows that silence is the secret when it comes to nabbing the big one. No matter what form of hunting you prefer, noise is not your friend when you’re out in the great outdoors looking to bring home a prize. If your chosen method is bow hunting, then you’re in luck. Here are some ways to help silence your bow. Begin with the bow’s foundation. Since this hunting...

10 Common Bow Hunting Mistakes December 07 2017

                Bow hunting can be quite the exciting experience for both beginner and expert hunters. But no matter the level of experience, it’s possible you could be making a mistake (or several!) that is preventing you from coming home with the prize. Below are some common mistakes to avoid while bow hunting: 1.       Catching the “buck fever” and running with it. While it’s exciting to see a big deer, don’t let it completely...

Top Ten Most Common Fishing Mistakes November 06 2017

Can’t figure out why each fishing trip results in an empty cooler? You may be committing one or more of the following most common fishing mistakes: 1.       Fishing with lines that should be retired. One of the reasons why the fish just aren’t biting may be because you’re using an old line. Some may take the bait, but you’ll quickly lose what could have been tomorrow night’s dinner once the line snaps...

Top 10 Most Common Hunting Mistakes October 05 2017

Deer season is officially upon us! Undoubtedly an exciting time for all huntsmen, but did you know there are some mistakes even the most skilled hunter can make? Here are 10 things to avoid during hunting. 1.       Choosing “popular” hunting locations. You may just find the buck you’ve been dreaming of in the smaller space of land. Other hunters may overlook these, depending on how far out they are from their vehicle...

Tips for Archery Beginners September 05 2017

Are you interested in hunting but not keen on the idea of using a gun? Archery may be the option for you! No matter if you’re a seasoned pro or a beginner, we at Irby Street Sporting Goods have what you need. Below are some tips for archery beginners. Of course, you are always welcome to come visit us and speak to Todd Stewart, our Archery Specialist. Happy hunting! 1.      ...

How to Become A Better Hunter August 07 2017

Dreaming of that perfect 8-point buck mantled on your wall but unsure if you’ll ever get it? We’re here to help! Grab your rifle, your best camo, and pick your favorite hunting spot because it’s time to catch that deer you’ve been dreaming of! 1.       Deer can smell you. a.       That’s right! Deer have extremely sensitive smell and can easily pick up scents that are rather “unnatural” to their usual...

Fishing Tips and Tricks for Beginners July 05 2017

By: Ashley Elvington                 Are you dreaming of one day becoming as epic of a fisherman as the ones in your family or, better yet, the pros on TV? If at first you don’t succeed – try and try again! Here are some easy tips for beginners to help put you on the path to catching the BIG one: 1.       Study, study, and study some more – But don’t worry,...