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.
To "GRUNT" or Not to "GRUNT"
Scott Scherer
To “GRUNT” or Not to “GRUNT” that is the question. Like all things pertaining to whitetail deer all hunters have their own way of hunting them. As a Call Maker of course I want everybody to own one and buy one from me, as a Guide I just want you to have...
Consider a Glass Upgrade
Jim Boyd
The two deer fed into the soybean plot in the early morning light... I could see them out there in the mist and quickly brought the binos up to look at the deer. I could see one was larger than the other - but I could not put antlers on either one of them...
You Better Practice as You are Going to Hunt
Jim Boyd
We have probably all heard stories like this... My jacket was so heavy, I could not get a good sight picture through the scope - I could not pull the rifle far enough rearward. My winter boots were too large to get into the climbing straps on the lower...
The Deer Drive: Not Just For Out East
Hawkeye
If you hunt in the eastern United States, you have probably heard of a "deer drive." It's more likely that you have actually been apart of a drive, also called a push. I have never hunted east of Colorado's plains country... but I know a thing or two...
Don't Overlook "Regrowth" and "Volunteer" Plants
Jim Boyd
In the South, we have some areas that are blessed with good agriculture fields.The hunters pursue game in the corn, bean and peanut fields - but one aspect that often gets overlooked is the regrowth the same year and volunteer plants the...
Try the Weak Hand for a Change
Jerry Beach
If you are like I am and right-handed, doing anything left-handed feels very awkward. I’m guessing it might be the same for left-handers to do many things right-handed (although I have a couple of southpaw friends who say we live in a right-handed world,...
Hunting the Rubs
Scott Scherer
Should I hunt all those rubs. Many hunters if asked have different opinions on this subject. I have set up and hunted many rub lines in the past and have had no luck to great luck. I’ve seen hunters set up on rubs and all they ever saw was a bunch of...
Electronic Scouting... try it - you will like it
Jim Boyd
The Cessna banked slowly over the farm land and swamps on lower South Carolina.My brother was at the controls and it was the late 1970's... in my hand was a Canon 35mm camera and I was snapping away!A week later, I had my prize in my hands... numerous...
Tony's "Famous" Fake Scrape Potion - Make Your Own
Jim Boyd
Folks,This is gonna be a gross read - but it is worth it...Tony makes and uses this to great success... just look at the photo album I have posted here to see how well it works... let me say this, also - all of Tony's photos come from 2 small 250 acre...
"Make Your Own" Dominant Buck Lure
Jim Boyd
Here is a tip that was passed along to me - and I have not tried it yet - but it looks (and smells) like it will work fine! The gentleman that gave it to me regards it as his secret weapon and he is a VERY successful hunter. Get a fresh tarsal gland off...