Keeping all hunting clothes and gear away from the many odors that occur at a deer camp is essential in remaining scent-free.
As I filmed the buck slowly cruising through the timber, we kept ourselves concealed within the green foliage. The deer eased into archery range, my friend turned to me, and I gave the okay to take the shot
Maintain your good habits and you’ll maximize your opportunities for success on every hunt.
The summer is a great time to improve hunting areas. By working several months before the hunting season, deer have time to adjust to and take advantage of the changes that have been made. You can make improvements that result in more predictable deer travel on your own hunting property. Put in a bit of work now and start looking forward to the rewards to be realized once the season begins.
There is no correct answer as to which type of broadhead is the best for hunting whitetail deer because everyone shoots different equipment, has different opinions, and has been in different hunting scenarios. What we do know, however, is that both have their pros and cons.
I knew I may be in for a long sit and would need to be patient, so I opted to hunt from a ground blind. The weather was fair, with chilly 40-degree mornings giving way to sunny, 70-degree afternoons. The significant temperature swing, along with my decision to hunt in a blind heavily impacted my choice of apparel. I opted to wear the lightweight ScentLok Savanna Aero Crosshair Pant and Savanna Aero Raid Hoodie in Mossy Oak Terra Gila over a basic black ScentLok BE:1 Trek Base Merino Wool Shirt and Bottom.
Man and mother nature delivers many objects that can detour a hunt from going the way the hunter has planned. When these incidents happen, turkey hunters often want to throw their hands up and wait until another day. Instead, hunters need to shake it off and keep hunting with perseverance. Below are three obstacles that could end a turkey hunt, but why they shouldn't.
When chatting with Jennings, who has been successfully bowhunting turkeys in recent years, he explained a few tactics that he tries to do that could help hunters get up close and personal with a mature gobbler this spring when bowhunting.
Whatever the reasons, most hunters agree that the gobbling of a mature tom is what keeps their blood pumping in the spring turkey woods. One of the only times a hunter does not enjoy the sound of a turkey gobbling is after sitting for a decent length of time while calling, only to realize that the gobbler is hung up and won’t come any closer. Several things can cause a gobbler to hang up or not respond to calls, but let’s talk about ways to prevent it from happening in the first place.
One of the challenges that summertime predator callers often face is that of controlling human scent. Coyotes are known to have one of the best senses of smell of any animal that is hunted.