Not many people want to venture out in the rain because they find it wet and uncomfortable. However, if you’re a bowhunter looking to shoot some deer, hunting in the rain may actually be a good choice for you.
I have hunted deer in the rain so many times in the past, and I can tell you that while it may seem a little inconvenient at first, it normally pays off because my success rate usually increases during the rainy season.
But don’t just go rushing off in the rain unprepared! Before you decide to hop on your truck and head off to the hunting grounds, you should make sure you’re fully equipped for the weather first.
Today, I want to share seven useful tips I learned when deer hunting in the rain with bow, and I want to share them all with you.
If you’re a bow hunter, you need to know what kinds of food deer usually eat because this may increase your chances of having a successful hunt. Whenever I set up my hunting stand or deer blind, I first scout the hunting grounds and check which spots have a bountiful food source that deer love.
It’s not always easy to identify which foods will attract a deer’s attention. You need to do your research and know which plants and forage grow on which part of the year.
Are you wondering what do deer eat? Today I will share a quick and easy guide to help you get started.Continue reading
Wouldn’t it be nice to go bow hunting in perfect weather? Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen, and as a bow hunter, you have to be prepared no matter what the weather conditions are in your hunting area.
I’ve already written about staying warm while hunting in cold weather, but you also need to know how to stay cool when the weather reaches 90 degrees or higher.
Here are seven practical tips you can follow when hunting in hot weather:
Have you ever tried bowfishing? While the setup and hunting grounds is different from that of a deer hunt, I find that bowfish hunting provides the same level of excitement and challenge as land hunting.
In order to make the most out of the experience, it is better if you know the right way to hold the bow, predict the movements of your target, and learn where to properly aim your arrows.
For this tutorial, I will help you learn the basics of bowfish hunting, including where and when to bowfish, where to aim when bowfishing, and how to properly aim your bow to shoot your target.Continue reading
Ideally, you should bring a truck during a hunt so you can easily load and transport your game from the hunting site to your next stop. However, I know that not all hunters have their own truck. There is also the chance that your truck is in for repairs during the time you have to leave for the hunt.
In either situation, you may opt to use your car to transport your deer instead. While this may not seem ideal, it may still work if you do it properly.
Today, I will share three ways on how to transport a deer in a car in case you don’t have a truck with you. Then, I will explain how to properly field-dress and cut a deer so you can store it properly in your vehicle.Continue reading
Turkey hunting is an engaging activity that hunters can do in different weather conditions. I’ve tried hunting gobblers in spring when it’s cold and rainy and in the middle of a hot and sunny day.
Whether you prefer to hunt in spring or autumn, one of the first things you should ask yourself is what is the best time of day to hunt turkey? This is essential if you want to increase your chances of scoring a game.
Today, I will give you reasons why I prefer a particular time period for my turkey hunt. I will also give quick tips to help you make the most of your hunt no matter what the weather condition is.Continue reading
Are you a hunter looking to take down a longbeard this season? One of the most important things a hunter can do is learn as much as possible about your prey, including where they sleep. Wild turkeys are no different and learning their habits in combination with your hunting skills and strengths will arm you with all the information necessary for you to bring home the bird.Continue reading
Are you new to the exciting activity that is hunting? Looking to score your first game or trying new challenges? If you answer yes to both questions, then hunting wild turkeys is a great way to get you started or going further in the activity of hunting.
But before you head out to the woods and clearings with your gear in tow, there are a few things about wild turkeys that you must first know to make your hunt yield more game. For starters, we’ll answer have to answer the important question of what do wild turkeys eat. These food trails will most likely lead you where to wild turkey flocks are to be found and thus would save you time in looking and give you more time for hunting.
Turkeys are the easiest birds that you can call. People keep on saying that. Yet, you know they don’t respond to you much. Even when they respond, they do not come toward you. You have never had any success in turkey calling, and the truth is you have watched a group of gobblers runs the opposite direction after you yelped at them a few times.
The truth is you suck at calling these birds, you don’t know how to go about it, and you don’t know how to fix it.
But don’t worry; we have compiled some of the best turkey calling tips to help you solve this problem.
If you are a regular spring turkey hunter, then you will be familiar with the thrill of just tracking down a gobbler, the different techniques that are used to find him and lure him, and the actual bagging of your trophy. However, to be successful in turkey hunting, you need to understand the wiles and nature of this crafty bird, because even though a gobbler may have the brain the size of a walnut, he can outsmart you many times over.Continue reading