Small Game

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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…
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Shining the Light on Frog Gigging Plus Recipes (video)

July 10, 2017
Hunting and catching frogs during the summer months of the year is a great way to introduce newcomers to the outdoors and to a unique reptile. You might be asking "Why do people hunt frogs?" Well,…
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How to Skin Squirrels: Step by Step Picture Guide

October 20, 2016
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…
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Advantages of Hunting Public Land Turkeys

August 18, 2015
Most hunters shy away from the state and federal lands due to the fear of hunting pressure and shorter seasons associated with government lands.  As with deer hunting, I’ve found that, if you use the…
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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…
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Give Your Squirrel Rifle & Shooting Skills a Tune-up

September 15, 2013
When it comes to squirrel hunting, I'm a rifleman. Sure I see the practicality in using a shotgun, especially in the early season when the foliage is up and the squirrels are in the trees; but, the…
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Shooting: Whistle Pig Hunting

May 27, 2013
Ahhh!!! Spring is finally here. There's so much to do this time of year in Idaho you can wear yourself out. There's turkey and bear hunting and what about crappie fishing? What's a guy to do? Go…
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Bowhunting Small Game and Varmints

May 17, 2013
Two or three weeks of archery deer season is the only time some bowhunters wrap their fingers around a bow's grip. Many bowhunters invest only a few weeks of random practice before opening day, and…
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Traditional Archery: Things Squirrels Taught Me

February 28, 2013
Where I live in Ontario, Canada, the small game hunting season for everything except varying hare is over in February. That season continues to June 15. Sadly, however, from February to about the end…