Author Archives: Jennifer Walls
Author Archives: Jennifer Walls
You see the perfect buck cross your path. You lock it in your sight, aim your bow, and prepare to take your shot. You suddenly feel sweaty, your hands start to shake, and when you fire your arrow, you miss the buck from ten yards away.
If you’ve had a similar experience to this, chances are that you’ve suffered from buck fever. This is a common condition that even the most seasoned bowhunters may experience at one time or another.
So what is buck fever? What causes it? Is there any way to cure it? Today we will learn more about this condition and find ways to minimize its negative effects on your hunting experience.Continue reading
Do you want the convenience of using a gun but you don’t want to invest on bullets? Why not try a pistol crossbow instead? It works mostly the same way, but you can save money on the weapon and ammunition, as long you know how to choose a good-quality model that suits your needs.
Interested? Here is a list of the best pistol crossbows that you can choose from. You can also find helpful tips on how you can choose the right pistol crossbow for you.Continue reading
So you’ve caught the perfect deer and have sent it to the butcher for quartering. Now it’s time to enjoy your prize and cook some venison for yourself, friends, and family.
If this is your first time trying deer meat, you may wonder what does venison taste like. Today we are going to answer this question, and then I’m going to share a tried and tested method to remove that gamey taste from your catch.Continue reading
Soybeans are a staple crop in most food plots for deer, and for good reason. Deer love to eat them, and they are fairly easy to grow.
Timing is an important factor to consider when you’re planning to grow soybeans for your herd. Depending on your reasons for planting them, you may need to take a second look at your calendar and make some adjustments.
If you’re wondering when to plant soybeans for deer, then you’ve come to the right place. In this article, I will recommend ideal months on when to plant this legume depending on your goals, and then I will give quick tips to make your planting endeavor more successful.Continue reading
Are you interested in bowfishing but you don’t know where to start? While learning the basics of bowfishing is an important task, choosing the right equipment and gear is essential, too.
Finding the right bowfishing bow may be difficult if you’re not acquainted with the different choices out there. To help you out, I’ve made a list of my Top 5 best bowfishing bows that you can choose from, depending on your style and needs.Continue reading
I’ve heard many people say that deer are color blind and that the color of your clothes doesn’t really affect the success of your hunt all that much. But I’ve learned from personal experience that deer tend to shy away from blue or yellow garments more than they do from red or orange ones.
So what colors can deer see? When can they see more clearly? Today, we’ll answer both questions and learn more about deer’s behaviors.Continue reading
Have you ever encountered a white and brown deer during one of your hunting trips? Chances are, you’ve just seen a rare piebald deer in your hunting area.
There are many questions floating around about this animal. How rare are piebald deer? What causes their discoloration? Is it illegal to hunt them?
Today, I will answer all these questions and give you a crash course on this wonder of nature.Continue reading
Ever wondered why you seem to be getting less venison than what you’re expecting after the butcher sends the meat back to you? Before you start complaining to your local friendly butcher, you may want to know more about how much venison you can actually get from a mature buck or doe.
If you’re wondering how much meat do you get from a deer, then this article may just help. Not only will I discuss how to compute your venison yield, I will also give useful tips should you want to try processing your deer at home.Continue reading
Have you ever seen a whitetail deer jump? It’s a fascinating thing to watch, whether you see it up close or from afar.
If you’re a hunting land owner, you may have encountered times when you need to make sure your deer stays in your land so that you and other hunters could find them and make a harvest. On the other hand, if you own a crop farm (or just a home garden), you probably want to keep deer out so they don’t eat your plants.
Today we are going to answer the question of how high can a whitetail deer jump, and we will learn the reasons why they jump and why they don’t.Continue reading
I’ve already shared my experiences on how to hunt deer in hot weather and during rainy days. Another major weather condition that may affect your deer harvest is the wind speed in your hunting grounds.
Have you ever found yourself asking, “Do deer move when it’s windy?” I have, and research and first-hand experience allowed me to find the answer to this. Today, I’m going to share the surprising answer to this question, and then give you tips on the best way to hunt deer in windy weather.Continue reading