Category: Hunting Tips

What Hunters Should Know About Frostbite

Male hunter worried about frostbite out in a cold, winter forest

Tioga Boar Hunting is located in rural Pennsylvania, where the weather can be downright cold, especially in the winter months. Hunters who hunt in cold weather should know something about frostbite so they can avoid it. Things to Know About Frostbite What is frostbite? It’s an injury brought on by having your body exposed to… Read more »

How to Pass the Time During a Slow Hunt

Hunter in woods passing time by looking at his smartphone

Sometimes when you hunt, nothing’s happening and you can get a bit bored. How can you pass the time during a slow hunt? Smartphones These days, most hunters bring their smartphones with them, and if the hunting is not exactly exciting, they turn to games on their phones to pass the time. Ideally, place the… Read more »

Let’s Get Ready for Hunting Season!

Hunter looking at his rifle sight to make sure it's ready for hunting season

Summer comes to an end soon, and Fall starts in September, running through December. You know what that means? It’s almost hunting season! Many hunters hunt deer in the coming months, and maybe you will be one of those hunters who comes to Tioga Ranch in Pennsylvania to do just that. What are some tips… Read more »

When Is a Good Time to Take Your Child Hunting?

father pointing and guiding son on first deer hunt.

How do most people get interested in hunting? It’s usually because a friend or family member takes them along on a hunting trip and shows them how it goes. This whets their appetite for more, and sooner or later they become hunters if they’re interested in pursuing it for sport and/or as a hobby. A… Read more »

What Time of Day Should I Go Deer Hunting?

Hunter next to whitetail deer

What’s the best time of day to hunt deer? If you talk to different people, you’ll get different answers. With that in mind, though, think like a deer. Do deer ever change their habits or patterns? Yes, they do! If they hear car doors slamming or people talking loudly, then they run away because they… Read more »

Tips For Hunting in Summer Weather

Hunters posing with boar in summer

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 »

Don’t Forget to Mask Your Scent While Hunting

Hunter hunting after masking his scent with spray

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 »

Steady Wins the Race in an All Day Hunt

Man Hunting a Corsican Ram

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 »

Tips for Cleaning Your Hunting Firearm

Hunter cleaning his gun

Are you a hunter? Do you own firearms? If so, it’s important to clean and maintain them. What are some tips for doing so? Before Cleaning Before cleaning or maintaining a firearm you need to make sure it’s unloaded. Once it’s properly unloaded then it’s time to disassemble your gun. You can check the manual… Read more »

Don’t Forget to Factor in the Wind While Hunting

Hunter Posing With Deer on Windy Day

Hunting involves a lot of things, including the wind. Why does the wind matter? Well, knowing the wind direction is crucial when hunting. It can mean the difference between getting the deer or other animal you want to get, or allowing them to make their escape! If the breeze is blowing from the hunter to… Read more »