Most deer hunters know the benefits of hunting agricultural land. Food sources are easy to find, utilize, and therefore, pattern. There are also usually a lot of deer in and around agriculture—in some areas, there are as many as 30–50 deer per square mile! Much of the public land in the U.S., however, is Non-agricultural. Woods, swamp, hills, and mountains are certainly good deer habitat, but finding and patterning the deer is notably more difficult. Several factors can be attributed to this fact a lot less deer per square mile—sometimes as few as 5–8.
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Late-summer whitetail scouting should be all about hunters patterning deer—not the other way around.
The mercury is rising across the nation which means this is the time of year that parts of the whitetails’ range are, or could soon be, under a drought. Don’t spoil your season before it starts! Following these 6 steps for drought proofing food plots could mean the difference between having some food for deer or a complete withered failure.
I must admit, hunting snow geese during the special conservation season is a guilty pleasure I look forward to each year. The restrictions are largely removed, allowing hunters to
The perks of public land hunting are many such as they tend to hold an abundance of game and upland
Many hunters carry a backpack or fanny pack with them into the woods and most of those hunters carry
Sometimes during the hustle and bustle of trying to get ready for a hunt we overlook some of the
In the first installment of the two-part series “Off Season Survival Tips,” we discussed a few tips to remember
Hunting in ground blinds usually equal long hours of sitting and watching the hours tick by as you wait for
The truth is the “in season” really never switches to “off”’ even during the summertime. In fact, summertime can be
Just like this year’s relenting winter weather, the end of this series “Winter Weather Hunting Safety Tips” is also coming to an end. In Part 1 we looked at the dangers caused from colder temperatures and the physical demands winter weather can put on your body. In Part 2 we examined the essential gear to take with you when hunting during the winter months. Now, in Part 3, we will take a look at some of the unexpected dangers you could encounter if hunting in extreme winter weather.
Hunting during the cold winter months can be exciting as well as productive. As we learned in Part 1 of this series on “Winter Weather Hunting Safety Tips,” one of big dangers is hypothermia. In Part 2, we take a closer look at some of essential survival gear you will want to take along to keep you safe in dangerous weather conditions.
Across much of the United States, hunting seasons for a variety of game species start in the fall and continue through the winter months. Hunting wild game during any season has its challenges: hunting during the often brutal and unforgiving weather of winter has its own set of unique challenges. Conditions can change in a matter of minutes during the winter months turning a casual hunting excursion into a survival situation.
This year it does not matter whether you hunt in Texas, Virginia or Michigan, you are dealing with colder weather
It is a tradition around my house—when my son returns home every Christmas—we head to the pheasant fields for a bird hunt. He generally hasn’t hunted since the previous Christmas, so the first thing we review is the 12 Rules of Hunter Safety as featured in the www.hunter-ed.com online hunters safety course.
By Jim Moore, HunterEdCourse.com
The big day is here: Opening Day!
You waited all year for this day and you don’t want it ruined with an accident, so prepare yourself and your equipment for a safe, fun day in the field.