> Hunting Archives - The Outside Lifestyle
Top

Hunting

Tips To Find A Great Duck Hunting Guide

  While it’s always fun to go duck hunting with a group of friends, sometimes it is necessary to hire a guide to show you a new area or if you want to go hunting by yourself. Hunting with a guide can be a great experience, but finding a good one can be a challenging.  It may sound overly simplistic, but the number one tip to duck hunting is to go where the ducks are. One thing many hunting guide's skip is how conditions for duck hunting quickly changes after the season starts. There may be hundreds of ducks one day one...

Share

5 Reasons To Begin Wild Hog Hunting Today

  Wild boar hunting is growing in popularity. In fact, the sport ranks right up there with other hunting sports like deer and turkey hunting. Its rise to popularity can be attributed to many factors. Below are five reasons outdoor enthusiasts should start hunting hogs today. 1. Wild Hogs Wreak Havoc on Properties Feral hogs can be very destructive to land. They dig into the ground and do not consider how those grounds are intended to be used. Farmers lose their crops, and manicured lawns become a mess. In larger areas inflicted by hogs, they can cause drainage issues flooding crops and cause...

Share

For Deer Hunting Success Pick These Tree Stand Spots

  Most hunters, whether bowhunters or rifle hunters, utilize a deer stand while deer hunting. The reason is obvious. Deer have incredibly sensitive noses and are continually sniffing the air to identify danger. And bear in mind, that doesn't only include just humans. A deer may be just as afraid, even more afraid of a mountain lion than a hunter. But the major reason to hunt from a deer stand is to keep your scent from wafting out to where the deer will smell you. And that brings up one mistake that deer hunters make, locating their tree stands too low to...

Share

How Does The Boone and Crockett Scoring System Work?

  The Boone and Crockett Club was founded in 1887 by Theodore Roosevelt to deal with the decrease in wild animal populations in The United States and Canada. Today, the Boone and Crockett Club is a charitable organization devoted to hunters and preservation principles, education and learning, as well as preserving trophy records. The Club, as it is often referred to, has been documenting large game trophies since 1902.  The Club's Executive Committee oversees the Records Board and their job is to facilitate a system that completes 3 goals on behalf of preservation activities. Accumulate wildlife information to sustain huge game animals’...

Share

5 Strategies To Help Flush Out Chukar

  Traditionally confined to the rural areas of Asia and Europe, chukar can now be found in North America, too. In the United States, they tend to be found in the area around the Snake River with populations rapidly growing in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Their population is growing in other western states such as Nevada and Hawaii, too. One key to a successful chukar hunt is the ability to flush them out. Chukar hunters should consider these five strategies that will help flush chukars out. 1. Train Bird Dogs to Hunt for Them A German Shorthair Pointer or Brittany Spaniel is the...

Share