Category Archives: Hunting

How to Identify Moose Calves, Yearlings and Cows

How to Identify Moose Calves, Yearlings and Cows

Moose-hunting season is upon us! Are you ready for a successful hunt? Even for highly experienced hunters, it can be difficult to tell the difference between moose calves, yearlings and cows; however, it’s a vital skill for optimal hunting success. Here’s our handy guide: Facial features Calves, which are defined as one year old or… Continue Reading

Tips for Opening Day of Deer Season

Tips for Opening Day of Deer Season

Deer season is coming up! Are you ready? Here are some handy tips for the opening day of deer season: Preparation is key Make sure to sight in before opening day, so you’ll be confident in your shots. Other prep steps: make a comprehensive, written packing list before you hunt and shop early for all… Continue Reading

How You Can Use Your Hunting Skills for Fishing

How You Can Use Your Hunting Skills for Fishing

If you love the great outdoors and the thrill of the catch as much as we do, you’re probably seeking any opportunity to put your sportsman’s skills into practice. If you’re already an avid hunter, you can use your hunting skills for fishing, and vice versa. Here are some common skills to both sports: Reading… Continue Reading

Questions to Ask a Moose-Hunting Guide

Questions to Ask a Moose-Hunting Guide

If you’re thinking of booking a moose-hunting guide, it pays to know the right questions to ask. Asking smart questions can make a big difference to the success of your hunt. For example: How long have you been in business? A more experienced outfitter will likely know the ins and outs of managing the logistics… Continue Reading

Benefits of Mixing Up Hunting Targets

Benefits of Mixing Up Hunting Targets

No matter how long you’ve been hunting, if you’re like most of us, you need to practice. Whether you’re a newbie, a longtime weekend hobbyist or a lifelong hunter, you can benefit from mixing up your hunting targets when you practice. The biggest benefit of mixing up your hunting targets? Improved accuracy. You might say,… Continue Reading

How to Track Animals in Difficult Terrain

How to Track Animals in Difficult Terrain

Do you want to improve your chances of tracking animals down during your next hunting trip? One of the most effective ways to do it is by learning how to spot different signs that will show you which way animals are moving. This can be hard to do, especially when you’re dealing with a tougher… Continue Reading

Helpful Cookbooks for Hunters

Helpful Cookbooks for Hunters

Hunting can be an excellent source of food. A single moose can help feed an entire family for days and days on end. But after just a few days, your family is going to get tired of eating your game meat if you don’t find a way to mix it up and make it in… Continue Reading

Scent Detection During Hunting

Scent Detection During Hunting

Your scent matters for hunting – a lot. In fact, humans have an odor that many animals can easily detect. Even the best camouflage can’t fool a deer or moose. Yet scent control is easy to overlook. Many hunters are guilty of overlooking this and they end up paying the price by not seeing any… Continue Reading

How to Prep for a Hunting Trip

How to Prep for a Hunting Trip

For hunters, there’s nothing like the excitement leading up to a hunting trip. But there can also be anxiety if you’re not sure how to properly prepare. So what should you do before you leave? Pack an emergency kit Emergency situations may be rare, but they can happen. And a small problem can become a… Continue Reading

Fire Safety When Cooking Outdoors

Fire Safety When Cooking Outdoors

Camping season is ramping up, and so is the need of many campers to cook outside. Cooking and grilling outdoors may be routine for some, but it can also be dangerous if proper fire safety precautions aren’t followed. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, nearly 3,800 people are injured by grill fires annually in… Continue Reading

Prepare for Spring Camping

Prepare for Spring Camping

Spring is upon us which means it’s time to plan the first camping trip of the season! Whether you are a casual or a committed camper, you’ve probably heard “it is important to be prepared” at some point. Although spring brings warmer temperatures and better weather, you still need to be prepared for the outdoors.… Continue Reading

Prepare Your Puppy to Be a Hunting Dog

Prepare Your Puppy to Be a Hunting Dog

For many hunters, their best friend often comes along on their hunting trips, their four legged best friend that is. Many dogs accompany hunters on their annual hunting trips and they are trained as puppies to prepare for these trips. Here are some pointers on how to prepare your puppy to become a hunting dog:… Continue Reading

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