Small Game

Rabbit sitting in the brush
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Rabbit Hunting 101

There's no doubt about it: chasing rabbits is fantastic sport. Hunting cottontails may lack the sudden explosiveness of quail hunting or the mesmerism of a green-timber mallard hunt at dawn, but it…
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

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.…
Two rabbit hunters walking a trail
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12 Tips for Rabbit Hunters

Although most rabbit hunters bag a few cottontails or swamp rabbits on each trip afield, certain techniques can bolster your success. These 12 tips should help you better enjoy the experience of…
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

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!

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

Gerber Folding Blade KnifeAll 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…
News & Tips: Cure Winter Boredom With a Squirrel Still-Hunt...
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Cure Winter Boredom With a Squirrel Still-Hunt

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

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)

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

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

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

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…