Hunting Tips

The following hunting tips were submitted by hunters who through experience learned a valuable lesson. They have shared those tips. Please feel free to browse, read, and contribute to this section of BGH.
Portable Deer or Turkey Feeder
ecoroamers
I have a friend who loves to use deer feeders that will hold like 5- 40 pound bags of feed or corn, and wants help hauling them deep into the woods where he has amazingly located the perfect spot for this 30 pound battery operated tripod that will only be...
Wall-Worthy Trophy Photograph Tips
CVC
You planned for your hunt and when the time came to close the deal, you performed flawlessly.  Now what?  Of course you have to take proper care of your game to prevent meat spoilage, but is there anything else. There definitely is – you...
Getting Ready for a High Country Hunt
cuffs68
Today's headlines read, "Hunter Dies of Heart Attack!" I don't know how many times I have seen that headline in the past 16 years that I have lived in Colorado. I moved here in 1994 via the U.S. Army to Ft. Carson, Colorado.  The "Mountain Post" as...
Are You Mountain Ready?
CVC
As I approached turning 50, I contemplated doing an African hunt.  I started researching and talking to outfitters about hunting in Africa.  I narrowed it down to two very well-respected African outfitters who offered bow hunting safaris. ...
Turnips - The Forgotten Food Plot
Scott Scherer
Like most hunters we all are looking for something to keep the deer on our hunting ground and to bring more deer into our hunting ground. Most of the time we just don’t have the room or funding for this to even happen. We lease a lot of smaller properties...
Hunting Public Land
oudoorsman121
Hunting public land can be one of the most difficult places to hunt. When hunting these lands you have to understand that these lands are for everyone. I have been hunting public lands for quite a while now. I do have properties that I have permission to...
Three Tips to Make Your Elk Hunting Hike Easier
Bearklr
I just got back from my elk trip to Colorado and must say that I learned quite a bit about hiking in that one trip.  I researched all I could on the internet and thought I was prepared going out.  For the most part I was but I want to pass on a...
Fall Food Plots
outdoorsman121
Don’t let it fool you, late season food plots do work. Many people believe that the only time to plant a food plot is during spring but this is not true!! This spring and summer like many people I worked all the time leaving little time for the outdoors....
Walnut Stocks - They'll Hunt With the Best of 'Em
Doug Humphreys
There is something about the look and feel of a bolt action rifle with a walnut stock that pleases me.  Call me old fashioned, but the character of the rifle I choose to own is equally as important to me as how that rifle performs.  I’ll be the...
Don't Put Up With a Sloppy Trigger
Hawkeye
I have seen many guys that own rifles just blindly accept the trigger pull that their factory rifle came with; even if it happened to be absolutely horrendous with about a mile of creep and a pull hard enough to give Brock Lesner a finger hernia. Yeah, I...