We are nearing the time when you should stay out of your hunting spot. The scouting and any improvements should be complete. Be like the A-Team. “Love it when a plan comes together!” Stand upgrades Hammer any final nails, screw in any hooks, and add any camo. Check for insect nests. Waking up a hive of bees on opening morning could get nasty. Check all your connections and contact points. Change the ratchet straps and
Summertime is a great time to train future deer hunters. The outdoors is full of life, fun, and critters. This is a perfect time to introduce new hunters to the fold. Fishing Derby’s serve the same role for future fishermen. Start by having the “rookie” hunters take a Hunter safety Course. This will get them started. Once they understand the rules and limits, they can start to master the skills. Find a public area, park,
Now is the time to fix your “Flinch”! Most marksmen suffer from this chronic shooting glitch. Accuracy is lost because of the Flinch. Humans have a basic fear of loud noises and anticipated recoil. Past experiences make them hesitant and skittish when they jerk the trigger. Flinching shows up when you switch or change weapons. After not bow hunting for a season, I went back to the compound bow. For years I had shot instinctively.
Mineral or Salt Licks can improve the quality and health of your local deer herd. “Lick Love” works best to keep deer on your property and attract fresh genetics to your area. Here’s how to best use Licks in your hunting area. The one thing to remember is that there is never just one thing! Every hunter wants to harvest a heathy Big Buck! Most will try anything legal to ensure this outcome. Food plots,
People poop and yes Hunters need to go too! So, what is the “Proper Pooping” method when hunting afield? Let me warn you now that if you tend to be offended by poopy talk, you may not want to read any further. Years ago, I was hunting along Evitts Mountain in Maryland. After climbing the ridge, nature called. I found a tree and placed my back against it for support. This mess was not an