While many bow hunters prefer to hunt during the rut, starting to hunt early in the season has its advantages, too. Not only will you get the first pick of bucks, you’re less likely to have competition as well.
If you wish to start early with your whitetail hunting, these seven early season deer hunting tips could help you make the most of your hunting trip.Continue reading
It’s bow hunting season once again! Whether you’re heading off to a hunting site to catch that perfect buck or you’re just interested in the sport, now’s the perfect time to read up on this exciting activity!
Even seasoned bow hunters need to review their knowledge of bow hunting every once in a while. What tools and equipment should you use? What is the best strategy to attract some bucks? How do you properly butcher a deer?
This handy guide gives you a comprehensive view of how to hunt deer with a bow. Read up, learn more, and immerse yourself in the fun and challenging world of bow hunting!Continue reading
Bow hunting could be an exciting and challenging hobby, but it also poses risks if you are not careful. Accidents could easily happen to a bow hunter who does not pay attention to his weapon and surroundings.
Over the years I’ve compiled a list of bow hunting safety tips that have helped me and other bow hunting colleagues stay safe during shooting practice and actual shooting in the field. I’m sharing them today with the hope that they might help you stay safe and make the most of your bow hunting experience.Continue reading
Having chased the deer for years now, I can comfortably attest to the fact that it’s quite an elusive animal.
There are days I could sit on my stand the whole day without seeing a single whitetail, leave alone striking one down with my bow.
Truly, this was a frustrating experience until...
…until I discovered that I could easily attract the deer to my hunting spot and hold them “hostage” for easy shooting.
I know you might have found yourself in this scenario too. So, I’ve put up this post to share with you the best methods of attracting the deer to your hunting zone/property.
PS: There are many methods shared in other blogs but here, I’ll ONLY share with you the FOUR methods I’ve personally used and brought in real results.
These 4 effective methods of attracting deer are:Continue reading
Today, I want us to do things in a different way…
BUT wait! Where are your deer calls?
If you’ve not been using these highly important pieces of equipment in your deer hunting life, you’ve been missing quite a lot.
Though there are numerous deer calls out there, today we’ll focus one of the most important calls and how it can help you bag a deer easily and quickly - the deer grunt call…Continue reading
The deer tick, commonly referred to as black-legged tick- or scientifically as Ixodes scapularus (dammini) - is an arachnid that’s well known for feeding on the white tail deer. Not only that, it tends to feed on other mammals, including human beings (where it might cause the Lyme disease).
That sounds scary, right?
Now, most hunters don’t have an idea what this tick looks like. Some even confuse it with the brown dog tick. If you’re one of these hunters, I’m going to enlighten you on everything you need to know about the bloodsucker in this post.
I want to make everything easy for you to understand, so I’ll divide the post along the following subheadings:Continue reading
So you’ve caught your first buck. Congratulations! Now you may be thinking of keeping its head as a trophy, but you don’t want to spend a lot of money on a shoulder mount. Instead, you want to make a European style mount that you can hang proudly anywhere you like.
In order to make a beautiful European mount, you need to learn how to clean a deer skull properly. To do that, you can choose from these two options. I’ve also included the pros and cons of using both options to help you decide.
Have you ever tried to make rattle calls but still fail to attract any bucks your way? If yes, then you may have been rattling your antlers at the wrong time, in the wrong place, and using the wrong way.
Don’t just rattle randomly and hope for the best! You need to have a strategy and good technique to attract bucks with your rattle calls. Today, not only will I discuss when to rattle for deer, but I will also give helpful tips on how to make the most of your rattling efforts.Continue reading
Have you ever found yourself asking, how do deer survive the winter? If you have, then you are not alone.
If you’re a new bowhunter thinking of harvesting some whitetails in the snow, then chances are that this question might have crossed your mind at some point. Or you could be a concerned citizen who is fond of deer and other animals. Either way, it is a valid question, and it is something I intend to answer in this article.
Today, not only will I answer whether deer freeze come wintertime, I will also give some of the reasons why they usually don’t.Continue reading
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