First-time elk hunters will be amazed at the amount of preparation necessary to pull off a successful hunt. High country hunting requires special planning, physical fitness training, selection of proper equipment, and basic knowledge of game habits and habitat. The success rate for trophy bulls depends on hunter effort, the weather, a good guide, and above all, being in the right place at the right time.
Time off from work is precious stuff. For many folks two weeks out of 52 is it, and you need to compress as much R&R into that time as possible. Developing your camping survival skills becomes somehow mandatory every time you organize a trip into the great outdoors.
A spotting scope and a quality pair of binoculars are mandatory for the serious hunter and tracker. While making a quality purchase is the first step, there are some keys to good optics use in the field. There’s a long way from pulling out your binoculars and spotting your first kill of the day. Lear forward and learn how to use your optics in the field.
If you love the great outdoors and enjoy spending time in nature, chances are that sooner or later, you will encounter a bear. It happens all the time and even tough not all encounters have a tragic ending, is better to learn some tactics for avoiding and surviving bear attacks.
An in-depth look at the Black and Grizzly Bears and the potential danger they may present to the outdoor enthusiast. Suggested precautions and procedures for avoiding and surviving bear attacks and minimize the possibility of death or injury in a chance encounter.
A metal cable does more than hold heavy stuff together. It can provide you with food and even act as a defense system. Snares fashioned from such cable make fast-acting, sure-holding traps. Using snares for food and defense can make the difference between life and death for the keen survivalist.
No matter what happens, it is always important to be ready. Being stranded in the woods is not the best scenario, and at that point, you need to act. The first step is knowing how to get food, and this is why when your energy is up, you need to know how to craft a survival bow and arrows. Doing so may save your life.
During a crisis, when you are forced to hunt for survival having a good rifle and pinpoint accuracy is not all it takes to bag game animals. Whether you use a rifle, shotgun, handgun or bow to hunt for meat, stalking is a useful talent to have.