Bagging trophy bucks is a unique mixture of skill and luck. Shooting skill is what puts the big boy down, but your skill in trickery and deceit is often what draws him into range in the first place. Of course luck comes into play too – being lucky enough to have a bruiser cruising your area and being lucky enough to have all the pieces fall into place when you are on stand.
As with hunting any property, hunting on public land requires plenty of pre-season scouting. Identifying feeding areas, bedding sites, travel routes and potential stand locations is key to any successful season. But how do you scout a property that may be several thousand acres in size and possibly hours from your home? You let technology do it for you.
Sportsman Tracker is a hunting and fishing app that logs all of your hunting and fishing activities, gives you the most advanced wildlife movement predictions for your plotted locations, and displays detailed hourly weather conditions.
The Mississippi River system can be an intimidating body of water. Here are some quick tactics I used as this was my first time fishing this river system.
Recently our group has been using a method I call “meandering”. This method is especially effective with a small group of hunters during the late season. It works best in smaller woodlots (50-100 acres) surrounded by farmland.
I am not a professional duck blind builder. I am not a "craftsman" although I am an ambitious DIY guy. I do not have endless money in the bank to build professional duck blinds and have them installed in my various waterfowl locations. But what I do have is a pile of wood, a couple extra crates, and a desire to build something that is functional. I want to have a better
One of the most exciting parts of bow hunting is following a blood trail. Feelings of anticipation and confidence are mixed with uncertainty and doubt. Here are 10 tips that can help you follow your trail to a happy ending.