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.
Making Wild Geese Edible
Mike Skelly
Making wild geese edible even to those who don’t care for goose! Goose is a red meat that has a strong “liver like” flavor.  We roasted one and found it edible but not really pleasant dining.  We tried wrapping the goose breasts in bacon and...
Getting More Women Involved in Hunting
Jerry Beach
Historically, hunting has been a sport that has been predominately participated in by men. There have been notable exceptions, of course. Eleanor O’Connor, wife of the famous hunter and outdoor writer, Jack, traveled with him and hunted in many parts of...
10 Tips to Save Money in Your Shooting Budget
Mike Skelly
As prices increase, many shooters are looking for ways to take the bite out of their shooting budget.  Here are ten tips to help:  Take the bite out of your shooting budget:  If you are like most, you did not buy nearly enough ammo over the...
A Word About the New LeverEvolution Ammunition
Ed T.
There's nothing that can spoil any hunt faster than a gun malfunction. Couple a simple malfunction with a jam that renders your rifle completely inoperative and you may not only  have a spoiled hunt, but also have a possible dangerous situation,...
Think Outside the Box
Ed T.
Some don't think about the purchase of a new rifle until there is a true need for one. Others find ways to buy another rifle to lean into an empty spot in their gun cabinet. You can count me among that bunch of "buyers". I truly enjoy handling,...
Don't Wait!
Ed T.
Have you thought about a trip out west for big game? Have you dreamed about what it might be like to ride horseback through the beautiful Rocky Mountains, while looking for deer or elk? Have you dreamed maybe of traveling to Canada for a moose, elk, ...
Get Your Family to Eat Venison - Make Perfect Jerky
Mike Skelly
This is how you get your family to eat venison. Whether it is a case of your kids just don’t like any venison or that you harvested a tough old buck with adrenaline pumping through him at the peak of rut and found that the venison just didn’t taste...
Hang 'Em High
Jim Boyd
In the south, we have straight trees - and other than some of the oaks, we do not have good, stout braches off of the main trunk. I needed to hang a feeder but there were primarily gum and pine trees in the area... I built this bar to hang the feeder on...
Some Recommended Rifles for Treestand Hunting
Ed T.
As the allure of hunting big whitetails becomes more and more a passion for many, we are finding that the recent (historically speaking) popularity of hunting deer from a tree stand is  becoming  the way to do it. I'll make no statement...
Green Winter Plots
Jim Boyd
Winter is tough on whitetails, that is an accepted fact. You can help the quality of your herd by providing winter plots - that are not necessarily designed as kill plots. Having what I call green plots - that the deer can browse in when most of the other...