Alternative hunting methods include long-range hunting, deer baiting and hunting on food plots. Alternative hunting methods are typically easier than traditional hunting methods because there are certain tricks which are utilized.

The Ultimate Hunting Preserves Quiz

You love to hunt, but there aren't many open, public lands where you can do so. Perhaps a hunting preserve is for you. Hunting preserves are parcels of land licensed by their respective states to offer hunting for a fee. You can choose a commercial or a non-commercial preserve. Take this quiz to learn more about hunting preserves.

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  • How Deer Baiting Works

    How Deer Baiting Works

    You leave a pile of food near a hunting blind with the hope of attracting deer. In the minds of some sportsman, this is an ideal hunting technique -- but to others, it's an unethical method that gives people an unfair advantage over animals. See more »

  • How Food Plots Work

    How Food Plots Work

    Have you ever put a feeder in your yard so you could attract different birds to your property? That's the same basic idea behind planting a food plot, although the animals that come to feed are much bigger. See more »

  • How Hunting Leases Work

    How Hunting Leases Work

    With public land in short supply, hunting leases are becoming more common every year. While the concept of a hunting lease is pretty basic, the details of one are anything but. What should you include? And what should you charge? See more »

  • How Hunting Preserves Work

    How Hunting Preserves Work

    Do hunting preserves ensure that there's plenty of land for wild animals to live on, or do they make it easier for people to bag their limit during hunting disease. There are arguments on both sides -- and the answers may surprise you. See more »

  • How Internet Hunting Works

    How Internet Hunting Works

    Hunting season has ended, but you're not ready for it to be over. It used to be there were only two options: play deer-hunting games or participate in simulations online. But now, there's another option: Internet hunting. See more »

  • How Long-Range Hunting Works

    How Long-Range Hunting Works

    Can you shoot a deer from more than a mile away? Why yes, yes you can. If you know how long-range hunting works, that is. Why do some people make a fuss about the sport? See more »

  • How Party Hunting Works

    How Party Hunting Works

    Just about everything is more fun when done in a group. So it seems like group hunting or fishing is a no-brainer. However, a specific type of group hunting, called party hunting, is very controversial -- and is even illegal in some states. See more »

  • How Predator Hunting Works

    How Predator Hunting Works

    Sometimes the hunter becomes the hunted. That's what predator hunting is all about: turning the tables on natural-born killers. Is it a public service? See more »

  • How Sport Hunting Works

    How Sport Hunting Works

    Hunting purely for sport has long been controversial. Hunters believe they're helping to control a species' population size, while those who oppose the sport feel hunting for recreational purposes -- and a big trophy -- is inappropriate. See more »

  • How Subsistence Hunting Works

    How Subsistence Hunting Works

    Most hunters hunt for sport or trophies, but subsistence hunters hunt to survive. It's not as common as it once was, obviously, but if you live in Alaska, subsistence hunting is still a way of life. See more »

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