Author Archives: Mike Kuhns

Mike Kuhns

I’m a lifelong hunter, who in the last 10 years, has found a reborn passion for archery hunting. In general, when it comes to hunting I like to listen and learn, and I think many of us can learn from one another. Hope you like the blog. Feel free to email me at or follow me on Twitter at @Mike_Kuhns. See you in the woods.

2017: Let the countdown begin

You’ve felt a different feel in the air recently. The mornings are crisp. It’s nearly that time of year – hunting season. You’ve shot your bow a few times by now, or have taken the shotgun out of the safe for a cleaning. Whether you are an archery hunter, muzzleloader, or small game hunter, you’ve [...]

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

On the hunt for a bear

Monday, Nov. 4th, marked the start of the 2013 bear archery hunt in Pennsylvania. Mike Kuhns is in pursuit of his first bear ever, but the challenge is even greater with a bow. Follow his progress as he reports in.

Posted in Hunting | Tagged | Leave a comment

Connecting on an 8-point buck

On Tuesday Nov. 5, I connected on this 8-point buck. The shot at 6:30 a.m. was about 22 yards. Equipment used: PSE bow (69 pounds), Beman arrows, T3 broadheads, Realtree camo, Code Blue and buck bomb doe in estrous.

Posted in Deer, Hunting, Hunting Videos | Leave a comment

Using a mock scrape to lure a buck

The deer season has added a new phase, the chase. The rut is right around the corner and bucks are on the move looking for does. A hunter’s best chance at success may include a mock scrape to lure in a buck.

Posted in Deer, Hunting, Hunting Videos | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Staying sharp for bowhunting season

Posted in Deer, Hunting | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Terwilliger shares scent control tip for hunters

Jim Terwilliger provides an important tip about scent control during early bow-hunting season. He talks about how he uses natural scents from pine, walnuts, and leaves to get the “house smell” off his equipment.

Posted in Deer, Hunting, Hunting Videos | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Getting the Gobbler With Hunter Wallis

This spring I had the opportunity to go on a spring gobbler hunt with three-time junior national champion turkey caller Hunter Wallis and my good friend Jason Farmer. Hunter is a fantastic caller (obviously), but at 16 he is one of the smartest hunters I’ve been in the woods with. The three of us had [...]

Posted in Hunting, Hunting Videos | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Tuning Your Archery Skills for Hunting Season

The start of the archery season is about a week away. It’s time to fine tune every little detail, including your shot. Here’s a trick to make sure you are right on target when it counts.

Posted in Deer, Hunting, Hunting Videos | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Chasing the Elusive Whitetail

  This fall I have decided to add a twist to the upcoming hunting season, a video diary. You will be able to follow along with me on a regular basis throughout my hunting season. But there’s more. This isn’t just a space for me, it’s for you. Included in this video diary will be [...]

Posted in Deer, Hunting, Hunting Videos | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment