Hunting in the rain my not sound like it is worth it to some hunters, but others have killed giants on a rainy day. Regardless of if you like rain or not, the deer still have to live in it and it can alter their movement patterns. You can take advantage of this.
Can whitetails see orange? Find out in this podcast transcript.
Finding a buck bedding area can be a challenge, but finding a buck bed on public property can be even harder. Knowing how to find buck beds and how to hunt them can be a rewarding skill and will help you become a better hunter.
Transcript of episode #3 of the Omega Outdoors Podcast | 20 Wild Turkey Myths
For more than 20,000 years humans have used dogs to hunt all kinds of game. Today, it is no different. Using dogs can make us much more efficient in our hunting and also greatly increase our success. We use hunting dogs for three main purposes: tracking, chasing and retrieving a large variety of animals.
Wild Turkeys make many different sounds, and each one can mean something different. Many hunters have become a turkey calling pros by using these sounds, but to do this you need to understand the meaning behind the call so you can know how to use it. Being able to distinguish the different calls is the first step after that being able to make the calls is next
For new turkey hunters, the sport can be hard to fully understand. Turkeys have some of the keenest senses of all animals and can be difficult to hunt. Sadly, it is pretty easy to find false information that is widely accepted by less involved hunters. To combat this, I have put together a list of the 20 most common turkey hunting myths and answered whether or not they are true.
Shed hunting has become an intense sport for hunters around the country. Everyone has their special secrets to finding a ton of sheds, but if you have the knowledge but are not prepared, you may struggle to be successful. While shed hunting can be a nonchalant sport for hobbyists, if you are serious about it, you need the right shed hunting gear.
During shed season every hunter wants to find as many sheds as possible. There are many different ways to do this, but one way is a shed trap. Shed traps have gained increasing popularity online, while some think it is the best way to go, others warn that it could have devastating effects.
Whitetail populations are susceptible to a verity of diseases and parasites. Every year it seems that we have some type of outbreak that puts populations of deer around the country at risk. Although most diseases whitetails get are harmless to humans, knowing what these ailments look like could help you better manage your deer or avoid eating deer that you should not.
Does wearing orange effect you hunt? Ever since wearing red or blaze orange became law in 1986, and later mandatory blaze orange in 1994, hunters have questioned if their game could see it or if it has a negative impact on the hunt; however, Whitetail and humans see colors differently and we use this fact to keep hunters protected from each other while also keeping them concealed in the woods.
Are we being sold a lie from mineral supplement brands? Do they actually help or are they just salt? They’re are good and bad brands but you have to know what to look for on the ingredients tab. Real mineral supplements work very well, but it is separating the good from the bad that is the most important.
Do you know the specifics of the rut? What exactly is the rut? Why is there a rut and what triggers it? When is the rut, or how long is it? We will explore these questions and see how we can use them to your advantage in order to make you a better hunter.
Have you ever stopped to think why whitetail deer make rubs, or how you could use rubs to your advantage as a hunter? There are more reasons then you might think.
Have you ever wondered “Can hunting be a job”? Everyone dreams of doing what they love for a living. If you could get paid to be a hunter would you do it? Of course! But it is a lot harder than it may sound. Many professionals in the industry have spent years working very hard for little or no pay. So if you are in it for the money and not because you just deeply enjoy the outdoors and the community around it, you are looking in the wrong place.
Aging a whitetail in the field can be an important aspect of your hunt. Trying to hold out for a mature buck has become an increasingly popular management strategy. Every single buck is different though. Many of the attributes that we will soon learn that help us age a buck, can vary from deer to deer. This is why many hunters struggle to age deer correctly; although, most anyone can tell a mature deer apart from a yearling, let’s dive into how to judge the middle stages.
Melanistic whitetails are the absolute rarest form of whitetail known; Although, a few hunters in parts of Texas have actually had the chance to harvest these animals. Truth be told, not very much is known about melanistic whitetails, while experts believe the genetic mutations that cause albinoism actually reduces the survival rate of the animal …
What Items Should I Always Have In My Hunting Pack? Every hunter has a basic load out of items that they make sure to bring every single trip. In this list, we make sure to cover every item you will need in the woods and in your pursuit of happiness. If you don’t already have …
There are many anomalies in the whitetail world. One of them is the fact that sometimes female whitetails can grow antlers. You may have seen reports of deer shot with huge antlers and claim that the deer was a doe. The question is if it is a true antlered doe or if there is another …
There are many misconceptions about deer and deer hunting throughout the country. Everyone believes that one crazy thing that an uncle or granddad told them, and you probably never thought twice to question it. Don’t worry, after some research I sadly realized I was also one of these gullible young hunters. Here are 5 quite popular deer hunting myths