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!
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Many successful deer hunters spend more time scouting than hunting. And for the whitetail elite, scouting is a year-‘round proposition. But late summer seems to be the time when most everyday deer hunters get serious. Bow season is right around the corner, and they’re anxious to pattern deer for fast success once the opener arrives. Consequently, they ramp up their scouting activities in the field. However, human encroachment in the whitetail’s world is a complex thing.
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 six steps for drought proofing food plots could mean the difference between having some food for deer or a complete withered failure.
If you’ve never hunted snow geese, you have at least one item left on your bucket list! There is a special conservation season to save the tundra removes several restrictions and ensures the action will be fast and your barrel overheated. Electric calls, no limit, no plugs and extended mags… Make your snow goose season count with these tips.
There are thousands of public-access hunting sites throughout the United States. Regardless of where you hunt, keeping safe should always be your number one goal. Here are seven tips to keep you safe when venturing out into public places.
There are great ways to bring home that treasured buck. Read this post for specific tips on how to spot the best time and techniques.
Hunting from an elevated stand is a very popular method of hunting and for some hunters it is the only option. Knowing how to properly use a safety harness is vital, hanging your treestand in a secure fashion is critical and knowing how to correctly ascend up into your tree is crucial. But planning for a possible worse case scenario may be the thing that actually saves your life if you should experience a fall from an elevated stand.
Sometimes during the hustle and bustle of trying to get ready for a hunt we overlook some of the tiniest details. It never fails these are the things that will drive you crazy and possibly even wreck your hunt. These quick hunting tips will help you achieve a quieter hunt when stalking your prey.
For many hunters there are only two seasons during a calendar year, “in season” and “off season.” The long hot dog days of summer are upon us and many avid hunters are already dreaming about spending countless hours high up in a tree in the coming months. Like most of us who hunt, we keep ourselves busy almost year round with scouting, planning and prepping for the season ahead. Read this post to get great tips for staying safe.
Hunting from a ground blind offers so many opportunities for hunters to get up close and personal with their quarry and often can hide a hunter in just the right location. And using a ground blind is an excellent way to introduce new and sometimes nervous hunters into the thick of the action simply because a ground blind can help hide the anxious movements of an unseasoned hunter or antsy child. Check out this post for specific items to making your hunting blind suit your needs.