Game (16)

Deer grazing in a field, what do deer eat concept.

Hunter Tip: What Do Deer Eat?

Deer are diverse eaters, grazing on anything from native vegetation to carefully cultivated crops. By munching on more than 400 documented plant species, deer are highly adaptable and access a wide range of bioavailability in the food they consume, which is also why deer are…

A turkey hung after successful turkey hunting.

Top 6 Turkey Hunting Safety Tips For a Successful Season

Turkey hunting can be all or nothing. Some mornings, you can have big toms barreling towards your sweet music; other times, it's nothing but silence. Whatever the conditions, one thing never changes: the safety practices you employ to keep you and your hunting companions safe. Here…

A turkey near a tree, using turkey calls while hunting concept.

Hunting Basics: Types Of Turkey Calls to Call in a Tom

Turkeys are intensely vocal creatures known for a spectrum of sounds and highly developed communication systems that go well beyond the widely known gobble. Turkeys call in various social contexts, including communicating with each other, establishing social hierarchies, maintaining group cohesion, and navigating their environment. Whether…

A large turkey in the field, spring turkey hunting concept.

Spring Turkey Hunting Tricks and Safety Tips for Success

One of the true delights of spring is slow-smoking brined and seasoned wild turkey breast on your barbecue pit – maybe right next to a wild hog ham. Everybody has their recipes and processes for cooking wild turkey, but everybody also knows the first trick…

A Rio Grande turkey in a field, hunting turkey concept.

4 Scouting Tips for Hunting Turkey

Scouting land to hunt turkey this time of year is an important part of the hunting experience for hunters, both seasoned and amateur. Diligent and thorough pre-season scouting can lead to better bird location, more game plan options, and increased odds of scoring. So, where…

A whitetail deer in snowy conditions, hunter safety concept.

Hunter Safety: A Buck's Revenge and a Lesson in Hunting Alone

Even experienced hunters make mistakes that threaten their safety. However, a hunter education course can provide the knowledge you need to recover from a mistake and make it home safely. Today, we share a story from Eric Mongar, a Montana hunter education instructor who started teaching in…