Category: Miscellaneous

Here’s Why Hunting is a Major Part of Society

Timeless photo of hunter posing with bison

What if no one hunted? How would society be if no one ever hunted? Well, you could bet that there’d be more deer car crashes in towns and cities across the land, that’s for sure. You’d have too many deer because no one killed any of them except by car! Hunting is a huge part… Read more »

Hunting is a Great Source of Vitamin D

Man posing with hunted fallow deer

If you’re like most people, you spend a lot of time indoors under artificial lights. You probably spend quite a bit of time staring at screens, too, whether it’s a smartphone, laptop, computer or TV screen. Such is modern life for most people! That said, we humans need to get some sun once in a… Read more »

The Tastiness of Gamey Meat

Gourmet grilled wild venison steak with mushrooms, herbs and onion in a close up view

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

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 »

Give Dad the Memory of Guided Hunting Trip for Father’s Day

Father and Daughter Hunting

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 »

Does Hunting Help With Overpopulation?

Hunter with fallow deer

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 »

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 »

What NOT to Do When Deer Hunting

Hunter posing with whitetail deer he shot

So you’re gearing up for a deer hunting trip at Tioga Ranch? Nice! What are some things not to do when hunting deer? Show Up Rusty Before you actually get out on the land in search of deer to hunt and kill, you should make sure you practice using your bow or rifle often. That… 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 »

Morning Hunts Versus Evening Hunts

Hunter With Black Hawaiian Ram Trophy

Do you consider yourself to be a morning person or an evening person? When are you at your best? You should have an answer in your head. Now think like the animal you want to hunt. When are they most active? Is your animal most “alive” in the morning or early evening? You can do… Read more »