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.
Accessories Can Make Life Easier
hunter25
I wanted to take a minute to give a tip to the younger guys out there. Now that I'm in my 40's I have started to buy the things that if I had purchased years ago would have made life a lot easier and I can't believe I waited so long. When I was younger I...
Hearing and Eyewear Safety Tip
ndemiter
While out shooting prairie dogs this weekend, I realized that my usual stash of ear plugs in my backpack was depleted. I was in desperate need of finding some hearing protection. I tried several things. For one, I took out a piece of paper from my wallet...
How to Ride a Trail Horse on Your Mountain Hunt
ndemiter
So you've booked an outfitted hunt this year. And you're going to get to ride horses into the mountains to save your legs and your back. I've met lots of guys who've been in this same situation. They figure, "heck, how hard can it be?" But, I assure you,...
How to Stay Ahead of the Game on a Hunt
ndemiter
Over the years, I have adapted several rules to help keep myself safe and succesful on my wilderness excursions. I have adapted these rules to hunt by, out of numerous small failures over the years. The first and most important rule is: "never let anyone...
Making a Convenient Wind Tracker
ndemiter
After the Wind Tracker products have become unavailable for purchase, I have been looking for something to fill the void in my hunting gear. When I have a problem, I always start by breaking it down into spate questions; this helps me visualize what I...
Using Digital Devices in the Field
ndemiter
Many of us use digital cameras to photograph our favorite hunting memories. What do we need to do to preserve those memories and fix problems with these devices in the field? This came to my mind earlier today when going through some of my pictures...
Easy Turkey Cleaning!
Rem2arms
How do you clean your turkey? Do you boil water, dip and pluck, dip some more and pluck some more? I used to. Do you try to save the whole bird for cooking and can you eat the legs? I don't know about you, but I didn't think the wings have enough meat on...
Hunting Gear Storage
arrowflipper
Have you ever looked all over the house and garage for a piece of hunting equipment or an article of clothing?  I sure have... or at least I used to.  I found that storing my hunting gear in large containers that are labeled not only saves me...
Some Reloading Statistics
JackHamr'
Here are a few statistical numbers we arrive at when reloading and using a chronograph. Most chronographs compute these figures for you, but they are nice to know how they are arrived at, and what they mean. For this example and to keep it brief we will...
Backpack Survival Kit
arrowflipper
Let me start by telling you the story of two Johns.  John number one went on a day hike with a couple of friends in the Cascade Mountains about an hour from Seattle. He somehow got separated from his buddies and became lost. John was dressed in...