Pack These Snacks When Hunting

Tioga Ranch offers boar hunting, as well as guided deer and big game hunts in rural Pennsylvania. Hunters come from near and far to hunt on “hundreds of acres of the best hunting area in the east.” What are some of the best snacks to pack when hunting? Clif bars are great– they taste great,… Read more »

Keep These Things in Mind Before Embarking on a Hunting Trip

Even the most experienced hunters forget to check something off their preparation list before the big hunt. When you are out in nature you must keep a percentage of unpredictability in mind. Getting yourself prepared as possible will give you the upper hand when you step foot into the woods. Here are a few tips… Read more »

Have You Seen More Deer Around Lately?

You’re driving along a road or highway and you see deer on the side– there are some who are alive, looking at you, and a couple who’ve been hit by a car. Why is it that people see more deer in November than other months? The Rut is Underway It’s that time of year. The… Read more »

It’s Never Too Late to Learn How to Hunt

You’ll hear people tell you they went on their first hunt when they were just a little kid, and it was usually with their dad or uncle or grandpa. But what about those of us who’ve never gone hunting before, anywhere, with anyone? Is it ever too late to learn how to hunt? It’s never… Read more »

Be Careful When Going Near a Deer You’ve Shot in the Woods

You’re out in the woods. It’s a cool, crisp Fall day. Leaves are all around you. There’s a slight breeze. You look in the distance and see a deer. You take your rifle and aim… you shoot, and you hit your target. The deer looks like it fell down. You’re pretty sure you “got ‘em.”… 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. 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 and perceive the world around… Read more »

Bowhunting Can Help Improve Your Health

Do you bowhunt? If so, you’re helping improve your health. Bowhunting is a physically demanding activity that requires sweating, moving, crouching, etc. Arm Workout How about your arms? If you train with a bow, you’ll notice you’re using (and strengthening) your muscles, including ones in your arms, hands, shoulders and chest. So, if you want… Read more »

A Macro View of Hunting and Hunters

If you take a macro view of hunting, you’ll discover that there are pretty much three types of hunters. Which category do you fall into? Food Source Most hunters are utilitarian meat hunters. They were raised in rural areas where they or their neighbors probably raised animals, sometimes for slaughter. They probably had a dad… Read more »

What Boars Are Known For

What is a Boar Known For? If you read the headline “Pop superstar Shakira attacked by wild boars,” you’d probably assume that was a fake headline. But it was/is true! She and her eight-year-old son were walking in a park in Barcelona, Spain, recently, when two boars attacked her, taking her bag and then retreating… Read more »

Hunting’s Important Role in Modern Society

Hunting plays an important role in modern society. Conservation For starters, hunting helps support conservation efforts. The money collected from hunting licenses and fees, as well as tax money from the sale of firearms, ammo and archery equipment, goes toward the conservation of wildlife, helping protect wild animals and their natural habitats from being totally… Read more »