Small Game

News & Tips: 5 Reasons to Hunt Squirrel & 12 Practical and Essential Hunting Tips...
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5 Reasons to Hunt Squirrel & 12 Practical and Essential Hunting Tips

January 25, 2019
While their popularity has slipped in recent years with the rise in deer and turkey numbers, many sportsmen still pursue gray and fox squirrels, especially as deer seasons wind down in winter.…
News & Tips: Tips How to Hunt Crows and How Crow Hunting Helps...
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Tips How to Hunt Crows and How Crow Hunting Helps

February 15, 2018
During cold winter months it is easy for hunters to get cabin fever and to develop a high anticipation for the upcoming spring turkey season. Other than predator hunting, there really isn’t much to…
Deer: Copyright Denver Bryan/ Images On The Wildside 2016...
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Four Summertime Critters Worth Your Time. Let’s Go Hunting!

August 11, 2017
Heat, humidity, mosquitoes, powerful thunderstorms – not the conditions that make many folks think, “Let’s go hunting.” However, if you just need to get out and apply your predatory skills … and burn…
Squirrel: Copyright Denver Bryan/ Images On The Wildside 2016...
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How to Skin Squirrels: Step by Step Picture Guide

October 20, 2016
All furred game – big or small – should be opened up to begin cooling as soon as possible after it’s taken. In the case of hunting small game, like squirrels, it makes sense to skin and gut the…
News & Tips: Cure Winter Boredom With a Squirrel Still-Hunt...
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Cure Winter Boredom With a Squirrel Still-Hunt

January 4, 2016
Easing slowly through the hardwood river bottom, I froze mid-step. The bark of a scolding squirrel rang out from the treetops.  Scanning the woods around me, I finally spotted him—halfway up a nearby…
News & Tips: 12 Tips for Solo Rabbit Hunting Success...
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12 Tips for Solo Rabbit Hunting Success

December 10, 2015
As the blur of brown fur exploded out of the brush pile, the shotgun seemed to leap to my shoulder on its own. A quick squeeze of the trigger and my first cottontail of the day was in the bag. You…
News & Tips: Solve Squirrel Frustrations with Sawmill Gravy (Hunting Tactics & Recipe)...
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Solve Squirrel Frustrations with Sawmill Gravy (Hunting Tactics & Recipe)

November 30, 2015
It’s cold. A heavy frost rests solidly on the ground, covering every leaf with a crunchy film that even a mouse couldn’t tread across quietly. Deer season is in the heat of the rut and you’ve left…
News & Tips: The Versatile Air Rifle for Small Game Hunting...
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The Versatile Air Rifle for Small Game Hunting

March 24, 2015
I was very fortunate to grow up with a pellet rifle in my hands. Some of my fondest memories were going up north to my grandparents and helping out with the overrun population of red squirrels. I…
News & Tips: Hunting Snowshoe Hares: The Ultimate Cabin Fever Cure...
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Hunting Snowshoe Hares: The Ultimate Cabin Fever Cure

February 11, 2015
Sleet and snow stung my face. A foot of powder covered the ground and the wind whipped through the spruce forest.  For a moment I let my thoughts drift to the low country, where spring was on its way…
News & Tips: Old Dogs & New Tricks: Coon Hunting Technology Has Come a Long Way...
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Old Dogs & New Tricks: Coon Hunting Technology Has Come a Long Way

December 13, 2014
Way back in the olden days when I first started hunting with my father, two of the older men in camp would light out at night with their hounds for a few hours to hunt raccoons.   I had no clue about…
Pheasant hunter walking down a prairie road with pheasant in hand
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Tools and Techniques No Bird Hunter Should Be Without (infographic)

October 13, 2014
If you take care of gamebirds bagged in the hunted field or forest, they will take care of you at the dinner table. Having the right tools and techniques for field dressing gamebirds can make the job…
News & Tips: Finally, No More Gamy Gamebirds!  Field to Table Tricks for Delicious Wild Game Meals...
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Finally, No More Gamey Gamebirds! Field to Table Tricks for Delicious Wild Game Meals

September 18, 2014
One of the greatest rewards of hunting upland game birds, waterfowl and wild turkeys is the delicious dinners that result from successful hunts. But for the ultimate in wild game dining, proper field…