So, if you have followed me over the years, you’re probably asking yourself, “What’s going on here with bringing back the old site?”. Well, not much really. I just decided that I missed writing and I wasn’t getting much or any of that done at Average Outdoorsman. All the free time I had been spent… Read more »
Flambeau Outdoors Heated Gloves and Hot Feet Insoles Review
Cold hands and cold feet has to be the biggest issue all outdoorsmen have when venturing into the outdoors during the winter months. Flambeau Outdoors has come out with some battery operated gear that will solve the problems we have with the cold. Flambeau Outdoors introduces the Heated Gloves Kit and the Hot Feet Heated Insoles…. Read more »Posted on March 27, 2015 by Matt Staser
Whats the real complaints with crossbows?
What’s the big deal with Crossbows? Do they allow a hunter to take a 200 yard shot? Can you shoot a bolt (crossbow arrow) into a mountain side like in the movies? Can they really do any of that stuff we have all come know from watching all the 007 movies? I am no expert,… Read more »Posted on March 25, 2015 by Matt Staser
Teach Shooting To Kids With A Little Constructive Deceivery
With the upcoming hunting seasons here or soon to be here, many are finding themselves not as prepared as they thought. That is includes me. I look at the calendar and quickly realize that bow season starts in less than a week but more importantly, our youth gun season for deer starts in just over… Read more »Posted on March 13, 2015 by Matt Staser
The Upland Sling by Upland Sportsman Product Review
On any long pheasant hunt, quail hunt or any hunt where you’re walking around all day with gun in hand, that gun starts to get heavy after a while. You then start to switch hands or carrying the gun in different ways to make it more comfortable. Sometimes making it so you’re not ready for… Read more »Posted on February 2, 2015 by Matt Staser
Archery Trade Association (ATA) 2015 In Review
I had the pleasure to attend the Archery Trade Association (ATA) Show again in 2015. For all of you that are not familiar with the ATA Show, it is THE show for all the archery and hunting manufacturers to show off their products and try to sell them to all the dealers across the country…. Read more »Posted on January 12, 2015 by Matt Staser
Double Barrel Arrow Loader Archery Review
In this archery products review, we are looking at the new Double Barrel Arrow Loader. A great new product designed to increase the speed and reduce the movement of getting that next arrow ready for a second shot. If you have bowhunted for any amount of time, you have probably been in this situation. You… Read more »Posted on December 8, 2014 by Matt Staser
So You Want To Buy A New Hunting Bow?
I hear you are looking for a hunting bow? Congrats. Its a big decision, important decision and if done right, will be one of the best decisions you have made. But it’s a lot of work and will be well worth it when you’re done. This is a question that comes up all the time…. Read more »Posted on December 3, 2013 by Matt Staser
How Do You Know You’re Hunting To Much?
What do deer do when they feel pressured? Well they run of course and wave that big white flag telling you Good Bye and Better Luck Next Time. When will the deer come back? Like any situation with animals or humans, they wait until the coast is clear. Will they ever come back if the… Read more »Posted on November 11, 2013 by Matt Staser
When Priorities Overrule Passion
When I started Average Hunter, I got definitions from many people with what they thought it meant. There was only one answer that was correct. It was all of them. Average Hunter does have many different meanings to everyone. But in my mind it all boils down to one word, “Priority”. To most of us,… Read more »Posted on July 19, 2013 by Matt Staser
That Moment When You Know
Do you ever have one of those moments when a feeling just hits you? That moment when everything is just right and you see why you do the things you do. A time where the real reason shows itself clear as day. I had that moment yesterday while eating dinner with children. We were doing… Read more »Posted on May 25, 2013 by Matt Staser