Wild Turkey Hunting Safety Tips at Tioga Ranch

Whether you’re a seasoned hunter or preparing for your first foray into the wilderness, there’s no better place to experience the art of turkey hunting than in the sprawling acres of rural Pennsylvania. With our guided hunts, you’ll discover not only the challenge of the hunt but also the beauty of the wilderness, complete with… Read more »

The Role of Weather in Turkey Hunting

Turkey hunting is an exhilarating sport that combines skill, patience, and a deep understanding of the environment. One of the most influential factors in this outdoor activity is the weather, which can dramatically alter the behavior of turkeys and the outcome of your hunt. Whether you’re a seasoned hunter or new to the sport, knowing… Read more »

Youth and Turkey Hunting at Tioga Ranch: A Family Adventure

Turkey hunting is a tradition that spans generations, combining the thrill of the hunt with the beauty of nature. At Tioga Ranch in rural Pennsylvania, this tradition is alive and thriving, offering families a unique opportunity to come together in pursuit of wild turkeys. Whether you’re a seasoned hunter or introducing the younger generation to… Read more »

An Insider’s Guide to Successful Turkey Hunting

Located in the scenic landscapes of rural Pennsylvania, Tioga Ranch offers a haven for turkey hunters, from novices to seasoned outdoorsmen. Whether you’re aiming for a trophy bird or just looking to stock up for your next festive meal, turkey hunting at Tioga Ranch provides an experience that’s as rewarding as it is thrilling. Let’s… Read more »

Why Do Deer Shed Their Antlers?

One of the things hunters like to display on their walls is… antlers. A deer’s antlers are essentially a “trophy” that shows the hunter was able to find and get a deer on their hunt. The Purpose of Deer Antlers Why do deer even have antlers? Well, it’s a male thing. Male deer use antlers… Read more »

How to Avoid Scaring off Deer

You don’t want deer seeing, smelling or hearing you. You do not want to scare them off. You’re a hunter and you want to kill as many deer as possible. Can you avoid scaring off deer? Yes, it’s possible. When hunting them, think and act like a predator. Let your hunting instincts kick in. Don’t… Read more »

Do You Need Camouflage While Hunting?

Do you need camouflage to hunt? No, you don’t, but it helps! That’s the quick and easy answer. The Benefits of Wearing Camo Could you shoot and kill an animal while wearing a Hawaiian shirt and blue jeans? Sure. That said, camouflage can come in handy when hunting certain animals. Think about how animals see… Read more »

Exploring the Thrill: An In-Depth Look at Guided Mouflon Ram Hunts

Undoubtedly, guided Mouflon Ram hunts are a unique and thrilling hunting experience, often considered a pinnacle in the hunting community because it combines skill, patience, and respect for nature. Through this guide, we’ll delve deep into what makes Mouflon Ram hunting a coveted adventure and how you can prepare for and enjoy this incredible experience…. Read more »

Here’s How You Can Layer Up For Winter Hunts

When it’s time for winter hunts, it’s a good idea to layer up. Obviously, you don’t want to wear too many clothes that they’d interfere with the job at hand, right? But it is smart to layer clothing in such a way that you’re warm when you need to be warm and cool when you… Read more »

Sika Deer: A History of this Unique Animal in the U.S.

Have you ever noticed a mature deer that hasn’t lost its spots? You may have spotted a unique sika deer. Sika deer – also known as the spotted deer or the Japanese deer – are plentiful here in the woods at Tioga Ranch. However, before you go, it’s useful to know how this deer from… Read more »