Hunting is the practice of killing or trapping any animal, or pursuing or tracking it with the intent of doing so. Hunting wildlife or feral animals is most commonly done by humans for food, recreation, to remove predators that are dangerous to humans or domestic animals, or for trade. Lawful hunting is distinguished from poaching, which is the illegal killing, trapping or capture of the hunted species. The species that are hunted are referred to as game or prey and are usually mammals and birds.
Still in need of a deer feeder? Here’s a roundup of some of the best. If baiting is legal in your neck of the woods, there’s no doubting its advantages. But there are some problems that can occur. Throwing bait on the ground in a pile is sometimes a short lived glory. With night marauding
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What causes bucks to shed / peel their velvet? Do older bucks normally peel before younger bucks? What factors cause bucks to shed their velvet early or later than normal? The whitetail velvet shedding process is one that has fascinated deer hunters for centuries and it seems that more and more hunters are observing changes in buck behavior on their properties. Case in point: My Instagram buddy Derrick poses these […]
These historic photos show how good of a hunter Theodore Roosevelt really was. Perhaps no man has ever done more for hunting, fishing and conservation in the United States than the 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt. A hunter and naturalist, Roosevelt established the U.S. Forest Service and designated 18 National Monuments and 150 National Forest areas. He was
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The Slingshot Channel guy does it again! It’s been a while since we’ve shared a video from Joerg Sprave, the Slingshot Channel guy. But we’ve got a whopper for you today. He has a reputation for re-engineering existing products into new, crazy weapons. He’s done some pretty weird stuff in the past, but this one
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When two paths diverge in the woods, I’ll step off the trail, look for deer sign and begin to make my own path. Hunting since the age of 10 with my father, our hunting seasons were often a repeat of the season before. Mom would always ask if we “even went hunting” as the lack
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If you’re going to take archery season seriously, you need the right pack. As the year moves forward, we like to delve into timely gear worth looking at. Since archery season is upon us, now’s the perfect time to address a major conundrum for bowhunters. The question is, what kind of pack is best for
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Animals often use the cloak of darkness to hide. Thermal imaging brings these animals out of hiding. I’m personally a bit new to the thermal imaging world, so I needed some hands-on experience to get the full effect. What we have in our hands for a 60-day test and evaluation is the Pulsar Helion XP50 Thermal Imaging
Check out these extremely rare photographs of two rutting jackalope bucks fighting each other for breeding rights. While other seasons are starting to heat up around the U.S., many forget the jackalope rut has started in Wyoming. This year is looking like it will be a record year for jackalope hunting! While they are normally an
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Rob’s first elk didn’t come easy! YouTube fishing celebrity LunkersTV started posting up more hunting videos last hunting season and this year he’s starting the hunting videos even earlier with a Colorado elk hunt on public land. Rob had to put some real work in on this trip to get a chance at this bull
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