Tag: hunting

To The Trees: How To Hunt Elk In Thick Timber

Talking bull: How to get started elk calling

One of the unfortunate realities of elk hunting is that hunter success rates stand at around 15%.They’re a tough animal to hunt and an even tougher animal to kill. Hunters need to take advantage ofevery opportunity they can. Most think of hunting elk during rifle season as long days of glassingwide open fields, snow covered

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Pulling A Nooner: Why and How You Should Hunt At Mid-Day

Practice still hunting to become a better hunter

When I really think about it, I can only recall a handful of times that I’ve ever shot anything at dawn. Sure, I still use that time to get out into the woods, but it’s a rare occasion when it all comes together at first light. Conversely, I can’t count how many times I’ve gotten

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Short Gun Love: The Pleasures of Hunting with a Carbine

It seems that no matter where I turn, be it an article in a magazine, a discussion in a bar, or the gun rack in my local sports shop, I just can’t get away from long range hunting rifles. It’s a sweeping trend that is taking the hunting world by storm. Every hunter I run

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King Of The Wild Frontier: Davy Crockett, The Man Who Showed Us The Way.

I think almost every kid on the planet had a coonskin cap growing up. It may have been for a Halloween costume, a brief phase or, at least for me, a precursor to a life as an outdoorsman. The coonskin cap has become an iconic symbol of the frontier. A time when men and women

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Here Kitty Kitty: The Delicious Ins and Outs of Mountain Lion Hunting

“Do you want a pulled pork sandwich?” I was sitting in a kitchen waiting for a girl to get ready to go to dinner with me and had mentioned that I was starving, so her roommate asked me the question. I looked at the guy with the questioning look I’d give anyone who’d ask that

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The Gods Of The Hunt

Whenever I hear an anti-hunter rant about how unnecessary it is to hunt and kill animals, how in the modern age we’ve evolved past the need to hunt, or about how we can survive just fine on a diet of vegetables and fruits, I just have to laugh. Anti-hunters just don’t get that the act

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