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 »

Pennsylvania Recently Celebrated National Hunting and Fishing Day

Pennsylvania recently celebrated National Hunting and Fishing Day on September 25. This day, established by Congress in 1971, is a chance to recognize how important hunting and fishing are to both the people and the economy of Pennsylvania as well as the U.S.A. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf said, “Hunting and angling offer participants an opportunity… Read more »

Here’s How to Cook Delicious Venison

At Tioga Ranch, you have the opportunity to hunt whitetail deer. When you get their meat home, it’s time to cook up some “venison,” which is the word for deer meat. When cooking venison, don’t treat it like beef from the supermarket! Otherwise, you’re apt to wind up with it tasting tough and chewy. Tips… Read more »

Changes to Pennsylvania Deer Hunting

It’s time to talk about some changes to Pennsylvania deer hunting this year. Unfortunately, CWD (Chronic Wasting Disease) is still spreading across the country. CWD can take over a year for symptoms to show… like drastic weight loss, stumbling, and listlessness. It’s fatal to animals and there are no treatments or vaccines. Therefore, Pennsylvania is… Read more »

Pick the Right Snacks For Your Next Hunting Trip

So you’re packing for a trip, and on this trip you’ll be hunting in the woods… What should you pack for snacks? Hunters spend a lot of time on the land, far from stores and civilization. That means they carry with them a backpack of supplies, including certain foods and drinks to keep hydrated and… Read more »

Whitetail Deer Hunting Scouting Tips

At Tioga Ranch, you can hunt several animals including whitetail deer. What are some whitetail scouting tips? Find the Right Cover If you’re on the hunt for mature bucks, where might they be? Generally, mature bucks like to find the thickest (and nastiest) cover they can find. So, that means you want to hunt “unhuntable… Read more »

What Constitutes Big Game Hunting?

You’ve probably heard the term “big game hunting.” Does it involve hunting squirrels or raccoons? Nope. Big game hunting refers to hunting large, wild animals for sport. So what animals qualify as “big game?” Animals like moose, elk, caribou, reindeer, musk oxen, deer, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, pronghorn, wild boar, and bear qualify. Some states… Read more »

Fact vs. Fiction: Debunking Hog Hunting Myths

Are you planning on going hog hunting at some point in the near future? If so, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with some of the biggest myths surrounding boars. It will ensure that you have a great time and increase your chances of bringing a boar home with you. Check out the most… Read more »

How to Become a Better Archery Hunter

If you were lucky, at some time in your young life you have the chance to practice archery at summer camp or as part of a school gym class. Or perhaps you had an adult “show you the ropes.” Well, for many hunters, whether young or old, it’s a worthy challenge to become a good… Read more »