The food you buy at a grocery store is typically quite processed. A lot is added to it or adjusted such that it’s far from what it was when it first started out. Case in point? The meats you find for sale at your local grocery store are often quite different from game meat that… Read more »
Tips For Hunting in Summer Weather
The summer months are nearly upon us and with them will come long days spent hunting. But that summer heat adds an extra challenge for any hunter. It’s important to prepare now to ensure the warm weather does not get the best of you when it comes time to head out into the woods this… Read more »
Give Dad the Memory of Guided Hunting Trip for Father’s Day
Are you trying to figure out what to get dad for Father’s Day? What are you thinking– another tie? Oh please, no. What about socks? Boring. Here’s a great idea: you two can do a guided hunt together at Tioga Ranch in Pennsylvania, hunting boar, deer, elk, etc. Now that’s something that’ll impress dad– that… Read more »
Take Care of Your Hunting Meat and You Will Enjoy Tasty Meals Indefinitely
After you hunt you might have meat that you need to store. What are some tips for storing hunting meat? Blood Draining When you get a whole skinned carcass home, hang it upside down to allow remaining blood to drain. Drape a clean cotton sheet over the carcass. This sheet keeps the meat clean but… Read more »
Hunters Should Know Turkeys Like These Foods
Do you hunt turkey? Are you new to hunting turkey or a seasoned pro? Either way, it’s good to know all about turkeys and what they eat. If you know what turkeys search for, food-wise, that can help lead you to where the turkeys feed! Turkeys are omnivores, which means they eat foods of both… Read more »
Does Hunting Help With Overpopulation?
Does hunting help with overpopulation? Yes it most certainly does. Wildlife is a Public Resource In the old days, anyone could hunt and kill anything, and that meant we might run out of animals to hunt and kill! We don’t want species to go extinct if we can avoid that! Smartly, the North American Model… Read more »
How Should Hunters Prepare Venison?
Many hunters like to take home their catch and cook it. This is especially true for deer hunters who then use the venison meat to feed their friends and family. What are some cooking tips for venison so that its flavor and texture are “the best?” Proper Cooking Methodologies First, avoid overcooking the meat…. Read more »
Don’t Forget to Mask Your Scent While Hunting
When you’re out hunting, you want to mask your scent. You don’t want animals to know you’re nearby. You don’t want them smelling your sweat or the smell of campfire smoke on your clothes, etc. By the way, every human being has a particular smell. You can use scent-killing soaps or cover scents, and they… 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 Antlers Why do deer even have antlers? Well, it’s a male thing. Male deer use antlers to… Read more »
Steady Wins the Race in an All Day Hunt
Some hunters hunt for a couple hours, while others do all day hunts. If you’re going to do an all day hunt, how should you prepare for that? Ready for the Grind Well, for starters, get your head in the game. Hunting may look easy but it can be a grind, honestly. It’s kind of… Read more »