The Tastiness of Gamey Meat

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

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 »

Does Hunting Help With Overpopulation?

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

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

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

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

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 »

Fight Back Against These Hunting Falsehoods

Not everyone likes hunting or endorses the killing of animals, that’s for sure. If you’re a hunter, you know this. If you’re not a hunter, you might be the person who criticizes a hunter friend or family member because you believe certain things about hunting. Keep in mind, though, that people against hunting often believe… Read more »

Don’t Leave the Hunting Lodge Without These Things

Are you a hunter? Don’t leave the hunting lodge without taking several things with you. Your hunting “day pack” should contain several things that can help you have a good hunting day. Food and Water First and foremost, you should bring a water bottle with you, because you will get thirsty at some point. It’s… Read more »

How to Avoid Getting Lost When Hunting

When you hunt, you don’t want to get lost. What are some tips on how not to get lost when hunting? The Right Tools For starters, bring a compass with you. Using a compass, you can walk in the direction you want to walk by following the compass as a guide.  Next, consider using a… Read more »