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Thu, 08 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400There is a huge variety of hunting equipment available these days, due to the growing popularity of turkey hunting and ever-increasing numbers of turkey hunters. Turkey hunting was a much simpler activity in the past. But what equipment do you need now?
Thu, 08 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Fall was the preferred time to hunt wild turkeys by most of the famous old time turkey hunters and is still favored by many traditionalists. These turkey hunting experts liked it best because it was a lot more difficult and therefore more rewarding to call in an old turkey in the fall rather than the spring.
Tue, 05 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400Organized raccoon hunting has been around for ages, but although nobody can say that the beginning of the 20th century is when it all started, it is a certainty that during that period the popularity of this type of hunting boomed. Certainly, it is a significant part of the American tradition and heritage. Many fathers have spent lots of hours afield with their kids teaching them about hunting, gun etiquette, and respect of property, responsibility and conservation.
Tue, 05 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400The raccoon is probably the most immediately recognizable animal (or better said, pest) found in the United States. It is common knowledge that the coon is very adaptable and versatile and you will most likely find them in the nearby vicinity of water. However, they are also found from time to time in the middle of cities due to their excellent abilities to adapt at dumpster diving. With this article we will try to provide some instructions about how to get rid of these animals.
Wed, 23 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400Basically, the best time to call coyotes is when you have the time, but the first hours after dawn along with the last few hours before darkness are usually most efficient. However, calling coyote can be done at any moment during the day or night. Speaking of night, many of the coyotes responding to a call are never seen by the hunter, which means that he will not be able to take a deadly shot, nor can he be always certain of the impact area of a rifle bullet. In addition, in some states it is illegal to hunt at night with an artificial light.
Sat, 19 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400Big game hunting is popular in many countries in the world. Africa is well known for all kinds of game and in the US you have the white tail deer, elk and the bear. While New Zealand is the place for birds Russia is famous for its brown and black bears. Russia is one of the places where you are sure to find a record trophy when it comes to black bears. The size of the trophy animal is decided on its weight and length. Every big game hunter wants to make it a record breaking trophy.
Mon, 06 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400For all hunting trips, you should pack along emergency hunting equipments. Be it for cases of lost or serious injuries, first aid supplies and kit, communication devices and space blanket should be included in the list. One should not think these equipments as extra weight to carry as they serve as important tools in times of emergency.
Sun, 01 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Basic gold mining equipment for the hobby oriented gold prospector is simple and inexpensive to acquire. Some equipment you may already have. Other things you can find in local mining stores or through online sites. How much you want to spend is up to you, but in fact the basics are easy to find and don't cost a fortune. Here is the rundown on those basic.
Mon, 12 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400Bipod shooting sticks are usually ideal for use in a crouched position, or even bench shooting positions. It is possible to quickly change the elevation of these kinds of bipods as opposed to the monopods. Additionally, these kinds of bipods will offer superior stableness compared to monopod supports. Many of the negatives with this variety will be that you might have to adjust the legs correctly if you are using it on sloping terrain.
Sun, 21 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400Slingshot hunting goes back many decades in the US, and many thousands of boys and men have enjoyed the sport of hunting with a primitive weapon. This adds to the thrill of the chase, since it tips the odds greatly in favor of the game being pursued. While slingshot hunters used to make their own slingshots, now powerful commercial models are available and are widely used also.
Mon, 15 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400Discussed in this article are Sightron rifles scopes. Sightron is a very impressive up and coming optics manufacturer. Outdoor lovers are wise to check out Sightron in order to make and informed decision, before purchasing their next optic.
Wed, 20 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500For some cultures, hunting has been a means of provision expressly depended on for survival. It not only provided a way of life but a means of economic stability through trade. As it has evolved over time into the present, it has also become a recreational activity and even a means for wildlife management.
Thu, 14 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Choosing the "right" rifle scope for your needs can be challenge with all the different scope makers and models on the market. Most shooters and hunters end up going through a kind of buy and test process until they find one that works. If you happen to be in the process, you might want to take a look at the Nikon Monarch line of rifle scopes as they are some of the best on the market for $500 or less.
Mon, 04 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500The rifle scope is obviously a great invention, and like most inventions it was born out of necessity. Most great inventions evolve from someone finding a need for something and figuring out how to make it work. The evolution of the rifle scope began when people started attaching telescopes to rifles to maximize viewing capabilities. This idea was of course very primative and did not provide the desired effect. This article discusses the origins and progression of the modern day rifle scope. From Leupolds beginnings to the fine optics that they continue to produce today.
Mon, 04 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500For many of us crow hunting can be as challenging and rewarding as any type f hunting that exists. To constantly fool one of the smartest birds known to man, is harder than it may seem, BUT with this information and techniques you can have a sought after edge. The crow is one of the most intelligent and well sighted birds that exist. Obviously the first thing that you must do in order to hunt this magnificent bird is to locate them. I have found In almost 40 years of crow hunting experience that a quality pair of binoculars to help locate distant crows are a must.
Sun, 13 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500Metal detectors are often used in treasure hunting and in finding relics. It is a handy apparatus especially for hunters and adventurers. There are many models and forms of metal detectors and they all differ in features, quality, and reliability. Each has its own advantages and disadvantages.
Wed, 20 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400Experienced Hunters, Photographers, and nature enthusiasts are familiar with the many night vision devices that are available on the market today, as well as the different attributes, features, and capabilities of each, respectively. The rest of us have probably only seen Night Vision devices in either a spy or war movie and have probably wondered do those things really work? Yes, they most certainly do. These instruments have been around for many years, and were developed by the US Military to provide advantages to soldiers whose battles were fought beneath the stars.
Tue, 12 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400Gold hunting can be an exciting adventure but you must be aware of the existing gold panning regulations in your region. Setting limitations with this activity is essential in preserving our land and other natural resources.
Sun, 08 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500Canned hunting is effectively trophy hunting. A canned hunt is a type of hunt that involves the hunter being essentially promised a kill by a hunting agency or governing body. The activity basically takes place on the grounds that the host of the hunt, whether a hunting agency or private party, captures an animal and releases it in a generally enclosed area to be hunted by the hunter. The enclosed area tends to be a small fenced in area so that the kill comes rather easily to the hunter.
Sun, 08 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500Bow hunting is often seen as one of those "manly" sports, but there is a small contingent of women that partake in bow hunting and take the sport to new levels. With bow hunting, people are getting in touch with the control of the hunt and are learning all sorts of new things about getting in tune with themselves and using their own bodily power to get in touch with the hunting aspect. Without the use of a firearm, people find that there is less to hide behind with a bow and find that the psychological aspect of bow hunting can be somewhat intimidating.
Sun, 08 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500For some reason, people seem interested in the notion of tracking down a bear through the wilderness and killing it. While it may seem strange, there is a small cult of people that follow bear hunting considerably and make it an active part of their lives. These people tend to find generalized hunting a little too "tame" for their tastes and instead lurk after the lumbering bears of the forest.
Sun, 08 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500Every year, hundreds of hunting accidents occur across America; just ask Vice President Cheyney. Many of these accidents could have been avoided by practicing a few basic gun safety techniques.
Tue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500Deer hunting is the most common habit now-a-days and as it is known deer is the most alert animal amongst others one must take utmost care while hunting this animal. Those exploratory deer hunters, here is a good suggestion for you as to how you can erect an ideal Deer Stand so as to attain the best aim and a perfect shot.
Sat, 03 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500Today I went through my mining supplies, sorting things out and putting gear away for the winter. I noticed my metal detector gathering dust in the corner of the shed. Shame on me. It is a great tool and I have neglected it. I have a Fisher Gold Bug - a few years old. Although several very fine new detectors with great add-on features have come on the market since I purchased the unit a few years ago, it is a reliable workhorse that gets the job done.
Sun, 17 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400Every respectable wild duck hunter should have the best duck decoys available on the market. The reason for this is because the chance of catching more ducks using these decoys greatly improves if they are used properly. The main purpose of these decoys is to create a more natural looking environment which will trick the ducks to fly overhead, thinking that it is a very safe place to land, which obviously it isnt.