The 10 Commandments of Bowhunting – Johnny Costello

TweetThe 10 Commandments of Bowhunting – Johnny Costello During my journey along the heavenly path of bowhunting I have acquired a certain set of summons to abide by. This list lengthened as my seasons raced along, but now this ole’ man has finally settled into the reality that these compiled “commandments”, if you will, are protocol for me to feel unabridged during my preparations, as well as during my time spent in the wondrous wild I have come to love… Continue reading

From Field to Plate – The Wild Chef – Badlands Edition – March/April

Tweet   Baked Garlic Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops with Garlic Pesto: We’re proud to present another delectable recipe from “The Wild Chef” Jeremiah Doughty. As always, “From Field to Plate” is focused on meals the average home chef can knock out easily but end up with a delicious meal. As always, these recipes consist of meat harvested through hunting and literally brought “From Field to Plate.” Bon Appetit!   Ingredients: 4 bone-in pork chops 3 tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Cup… Continue reading

The True Measure of a Successful Hunt

TweetBy Chris Swanson It had been 10 straight days, and no sign of elk. Ten long, excruciating, sweaty, brutal days was about all I could handle without seeing, or let alone hearing a bull. It was the second to the last day of early archery season in Washington state,  and the September sun seemed to attack my shoulders with relentless heat as I sat on an open ridge gorging myself on huckleberries like a bear. I had heard grizzlies were… Continue reading


Tweet     Wild Game Shepherd’s Pie We’re excited to bring you the October edition of “From Field to Plate – The Wild Chef.” Chef Jeremiah Doughty went into the kitchen with the goal of creating a recipe that was super user friendly that anyone can make. This Wild Game Shepherd’s Pie is sure to make mouths water and leave you feeling satisfied that you created such a savory and delicious meal. Bon appetit! Ingredients: 1.5 pounds Wild Game Ground… Continue reading

Badlands Camouflage Hunting Apparel Leaves BowHunterPlanet Satisfied and Wanting More

Tweet Badlands Gear Proves Rock Solid. ​It was just over a year ago that Badlands signed with our show.  Since that time we have been putting this gear through the works.  Extreme temps, compatibility, comfort, scent control, ripping tests, and more.   ​ In 2014 Badlands stole the show with winning the 2014 Members Choice Awards GOLD for best pack company two years in a row.  They also moved up the ladder getting closer to winning best clothing.  As far as… Continue reading

From Field to Plate – The Wild Chef – Badlands Edition

Tweet    If there’s one thing we here at Badlands enjoy more than hunting, it’s eating. If there’s one thing we enjoy more than eating, it’s eating what we harvested ourselves. We found that we share that passion with “The Wild Chef” Jeremiah Doughty and have teamed up with him to bring you a monthly recipe inspired by the game you are chasing. Combining his talents in the kitchen with our talents for filling freezers, it just made sense! We’re… Continue reading

Kirsten’s First Turkey Bow Kill

TweetBadlands was there…   During my years of turkey hunting, I have always wanted to film my hunts and throw footage together so I could re-live the excitement of my hunts over and over. This past year I saved up and invested in a video camera, a Canon G10, and started filming my hunts. One of my greatest achievements thus far is filming my very first turkey bow kill all by myself. Prior to opening day of the season, I… Continue reading

Bears and Bears and Bears….Oh my! Badlands Packs Enter Bear Country

TweetOur good friends from Open Season TV have been flat out getting work done for bear season. Check out three success stories from Chuck Paddock, Rusty Jackson and Mike Burks as they rock the best hunting packs on the planet. A big thanks to Open Season TV for always rocking Badlands during their hunts. We’re proud to be a small part of their amazing success. Chuck Paddock with Alberta bear Story by Chuck Paddock My season started in early May… Continue reading