Josh Kirchner

Josh Kirchner

Josh Kirchner is the voice behind Dialed in Hunter, a blog that not only documents his own journey, but provides gear reviews, tips/tactics for western hunting, and encourages other hunters to chase and achieve their goals. Josh is a passionate bowhunter that has been hunting with his family since he was a small boy, and for the last three years has been eating, sleeping, and breathing the hunting lifestyle. When he is not chasing elk, deer, bear, and javelina through the diverse Arizona terrain, he is spending time with his wife, two herding dogs, and mischievous cat.

Josh recently wrote his first book, Becoming A Backpack Hunter: A Beginner's Guide to Hunting the Backcountry.

Spot and stalk bowhunting - going the extra mile in prep

Spot and stalk bowhunting - going the extra mile in prep

Putting in the work in the offseason for success

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Five reasons why you shouldn’t backpack hunt

Five reasons why you shouldn’t backpack hunt

Some thoughts you might want to consider

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Five things to do on scouting trips besides look for animals

Five things to do on scouting trips besides look for animals

Different ways to gain intel for an upcoming hunt

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Don’t let the wind beat you when shooting your bow

Don’t let the wind beat you when shooting your bow

Tips to keep your arrows flying straight

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Bowhunting for the right reasons

Bowhunting for the right reasons

Josh Kirchner goes over why he bow hunts

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The ebb and flow of hunting spots

The ebb and flow of hunting spots

How hunting spots can change from year to year

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Becoming the "10%" — how to be a more successful hunter

Becoming the "10%" — how to be a more successful hunter

The mindset, the what, the how and the why of successful hunters

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Three gear items to never skimp on for a Western hunt

Three gear items to never skimp on for a Western hunt

Items that will make your hunt go much smoother

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A bowhunter’s mindset

A bowhunter’s mindset

It takes a certain focus to stay on the right path that will lead you to success year after year

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The best Arizona deer hunting opportunities

The best Arizona deer hunting opportunities

Coues and mule deer opportunities you should not ignore

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