Hunt | Fish | Hike | Camp - Effective Tips and Tactics

  • Preparing for Your First Turkey Hunt

    In this article, I hope to help you understand the basics of turkey hunting. I will explain many of the terms used from my story above and talk through some tactics that will help you get a big bird down this spring.
  • Turkey Hunting; Become a Master of Deception

    Turkey hunting can be a humbling experience for the novice and the most experienced hunter/huntress. Just when you think you have them figured out, they do something to surprise you. This change in events and behavior from the turkeys are what make them such a sought-after game animal and is what drives the passion of the hunter/huntress.
  • Rubber Boots vs Leather Boots; Which One is Right for You?

    As a hunter my boots are one of my most crucial piece of gear in my arsenal. A good pair of boots allows me to log more miles to cover more terrain and be more comfortable in the tree stand allowing for extended sits. The question is “Do I invest in rubber boots or leather boots?”
  • Choosing a Rifle for the First-Time Youth Deer Hunter

    It is imperative that we keep the tradition alive by sharing our passion with the next generation. While keeping this in mind, we will need to decide on a rifle for our new hunters.
  • A Message to the Millennial Hunting Generation

    Because, hunting success is directly related to the effort put in. Instant gratification doesn’t exist in the hunting world. Everything that you do impacts the outcome of a hunt. And that reason alone is why we cling to this passion.
  • A Great Bacon Wrapped Venison Back-Strap Recipe

    There are so many option of how to prepare such a delicious animal. And in the great words of Benjamin Buford ‘Bubba’ Blue, from Forrest Gump, “You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, sauté it.
  • How to Bag a Trophy Buck During the Pre-Rut

    Hunting the whitetail pre-rut can be a roller coaster of activity, full of highs and lows. If you’ve done your homework right this time of year can be some of the best hunting. For the most part the bucks are still executing their normal early season daily activities, but they are also on edge waiting for the first doe to come into estrus.
  • The BEST Way to Stalk Big Game

    The best way to stalk big game is by mimicking the patterns of apex predators. Their survival depends on their hunting success. You need to get into that mindset. Think like a predator, but also flip the table and think like the prey. Below are the tactics that will help you become the apex predator in whatever woods you decide to stalk.
  • ‘Tis the Season; European Mounting Method

    Cro-Mag Outdoors has provided steps on how to make a European Mount, which is a tasteful, inexpensive and practical option for displaying your trophy.
  • Your Emotions can Make or Break a Hunt

    Managing your emotions and regulating your body is very important everyday life and can be a beneficial tool when you are in the woods hunting. It is crucial to minimize mistakes and have iron clad focus while you are in the woods.
  • Big Buck Down! - As hunters, how should we share our hunts and harvests on Social Media?

    The primary purpose of this article is to spur discussion on an important topic in today’s world. We are hoping that responses cover the entire spectrum; ranging from individuals saying that they belong nowhere on social media, to your favorite (or least favorite) hunter who will argue that anything and everything deserves the media spotlight. We want to hear these differing perspectives. We can use this feedback in a collective effort to increase our positive outreach, and improve upon the negative stigmas attached to hunters.
  • Why is Everyone but You Killing Bucks?

    From late September to mid-November, everyone’s social media feeds are stormed with deer harvests and big buck pictures of hunters and huntresses that they either know or follow. This phenomenon occurs every year and if you are anything like me, you always feel like you are the only one that is not connecting on deer.