Blood Trailing Tips When Hunting Deer

blood trailing tips when hunting deer

Most hunters have blood-trailed deer or another big-game animal. Those who haven’t either have poor luck or haven’t been hunting very long. Tracking a double lunged or heart-shot deer is often simple, but marginal hits always make tracking difficult. Regardless of how long you’ve been hunting or how many perfect shots you’ve made, you’ll eventually face a challenging blood trail.

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How To Make Candles In The Wilderness

how to make candles in the wilderness

The fascination with fire, and its integral role in the success of the development of us as a species, continue to inspire and “spark” discussion across any campfire, and I am sure yours too. It’s a subject I never get tired of. It is easy to restrict thoughts on the subject of fire solely to the campfire, cooking, and warmth. However, fire also provides us with many other resources, one of which is light.

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Simple Steps For Tracking With Dust

simple steps for tracking with dust

Tracking with dust and other natural substances and using environmentally friendly substances to enhance sign, have been in existence since our ancestors used them for hunting prey. Indeed, recorded examples, ancient sketches, and cave paintings show tracking methods using powders and dust as far back as prehistoric times.

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12 Sugar And Gums Plants You Can Find In The Wilderness

12 Sugar And Gums Plants You Can Find In The Wilderness

Back in the old days, the native people of North America used various plants to obtain the needed sugar for their diets. With the arrival of the first settlers, a few of the plants the American Indians used become very popular, and they stay so throughout the years, now being sold commercially.

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What To Do If You Get Bitten By A Dog

What To Do If You Get Bitten By A Dog

Dogs are famously some of the kindest and friendliest animals known to man, owned by tens of millions of Americans and renowned for their loyal and loving nature. Unfortunately, while many dogs are cute and kind, others can be quite aggressive or lash out unexpectedly, and anyone who bumps into a rabid or vicious dog could find their life in danger in a matter of seconds.

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Picking The Best Gauge For Hunting

Picking The Best Gauge For Hunting

When it comes to shotgun sizes and game, there’s not a one does all best gauge. Let’s see how they measure up when you’re out in the field.

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Foraging For Wild Edibles All Year Round

Foraging For Wild Edibles All Year Round

As the first long hunters and early settlers explored and tamed this country, they fit the very definition of the term, “hunter-gatherer.” Absent were cultivated crops or convenient trading posts at which a person could obtain needed supplies. These early settlers killed and foraged for just about all the food they consumed.

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Finding And Using Wild Fruit In Your Area

Finding And Using Wild Fruit In Your Area

No matter where you live in North America, there’s likely a tasty wild fruit available for picking sometime during the year. While Native Americans and early pioneers actively picked and ate wild fruit, few people bother to seek out and pick them today.

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10 Strategies To Be Self-Sufficient In The Wilderness

10 Strategies To Be Self Sufficient In The Wilderness

Living in the wilderness is not as easy as movies and TV shows portray it. In fact, becoming self-sufficient in the wilderness takes years of experience, and there are certain skills one should master in order to survive in the rugged outdoors.

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Ten Critical Tips To Edged Weapon Defense

Ten Critical Tips To Edged Weapon Defense

The world seems to be boiling this year, and an unexpected confrontation in a market or even in a parking lot can have a dire outcome. If you have to face an assailant armed with an edged weapon, the danger level of such a confrontation can turn into a life or death situation.

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Medical Evacuation Essentials Every Survivalist Should Know

Medical Evacuation Essentials

Despite the best preparations, accidents and sudden illnesses sometimes happen. Typically, your role in an urban medical emergency is to summon help and perform urgent first aid. All other decisions and actions are handled by the 911 operator, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), the ambulance crew, and the hospital emergency team. When an accident or illness occurs in a remote place, you are much more involved.

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Tomahawk And Knife Throwing Tips

Tomahawk And Knife Throwing Tips

The fast-growing twin sports of knife and tomahawk throwing began some years after the end of World War II as a revival of the sporting activities on the American frontiers of a century or more ago.

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19 More Survival Tips for Time in the Wild

Survival Tips For Time In The Wild

Surviving in the wild is not easy since every dangerous situation is different. Moreover, there are several factors that contribute to the challenge of being able to survive in the wild such as location, season, and equipment available.

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