Open any history book, and there’s likely a picture of buffalo roaming opening fields as humans carefully hunt them and use each and every part of the animal for food, warmth, tools and other needs. Hunting buffalo provides a unique, nostalgic feeling that you may not get from hunting other game. After all, it’s hard to know what it feels like to walk in the shoes of your ancestors, but hunting for buffalo is one way to bring you closer to “the old days”.
The Other Advantages of Hunting Buffalo
Of course, there are many other reasons to consider going on a buffalo hunt. For starters, the meat you get from hunting buffalo is not only delicious, but also nutritious. It’s loaded with lean protein, yet doesn’t contain the high fat and cholesterol found in many other meats. What’s more, it’s lower in calories, and is known for being a helpful health food. Despite it’s leanness, it has a sweet, savory and tender taste.
Another benefit of hunting for buffalo is the fact the make for great trophies; notably, when you bag one in, you’re bringing in one of the largest animals in all of North America. The biggest bulls can weight in the four digits and are grow to be over six feet high!
What’s more, hunting for buffalo is great cardiovascular exercise, and awfully exciting as you meander through the outdoors in search of a buffalo trophy.
Not to mention, buffalo hides serve as great blankets and rugs, further improving the value of a bison hunt.