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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
In this article I will cover how to set up the perfect ambush on a whitetail deer. A spot that matches what we will cover today should be kept a secret at all costs, for they are few in number. Any good hunting spot in the back country might encompass a few of the wickets we will cover, but should you find a spot with all then you’ve found yourself a perfect spot.
A BUCK ON CAMERA IS NOT A DEAD BUCK. This is just step one, hunt where the big bucks are. The trail camera lets you know you aren’t wasting your time. Understand that early season buck patterns are COMPLETELY DIFFERENT than fall/rut patterns. You can’t kill what is not there, and it’s a hell of a lot of fun!
Weekend warrior is a term that defines a hunter/huntress that only has time to hunt, fish, hike or camp on the weekend.This term unfortunately is the reality for too many sportsmen/women. But hunting does not have to be an all-day affair. Getting out into the woods for an hour or two in the morning or night can be some of the most productive times to harvest that hit list buck.
Fall hunting, can be one of the best times to fill your tag, and can also be a mean to provide the delicious turkey for your Thanksgiving dinner. Here are a few successful strategies that a hunter/huntress can use to increase their chances of taking a beautiful fall bird.
We all are in search of something in life, whether it be having a distinguished career, a happy marriage, healthy children, or success while hunting. There is a reason and a calling that makes us all wake up in the morning. We are not able to enjoy this life and the freedom we have without the sacrifices that others have made.