Traditional hunting methods include bow hunting and rifle hunting. Traditional hunting methods require the hunter to be in open terrain where animals aren't fenced, lured with bait or shot from great distances.
Are you an archery fanatic who can't get enough target practice or a hunter who longs for an extended hunting season? You just might find yourself interested in this nontraditional approach to catching fish.
Still hunting isn't what it sounds like. It's actually about as different as can be from sitting tight in a tree stand. So what is still hunting, and why do you need a compass, map and orienteering skills worthy of Davy Crockett to do it right?
For many sportsmen, rifle hunting is a source of personal achievement. But there's more to it than simply firing into a forest. Several factors must be considered, including the type of gun you choose, ammunition, preparedness and ethics.
No hunter would be fully equipped without a knife. Your blade is essential for field dressing, skinning and preparing game, as well as for safety. Regardless of what you're hunting or where you're hunting it, the knife is an invaluable tool.
Though there was a time when poachers were thought of as heroes -- taking from the rich to give to the poor -- that perspective seems to be a thing of the past. Poaching is a serious issue that has detrimental effects around the globe.
While playing in the backyard, you notice Fido suddenly lower his head, raise his front paw in the air and stare intently at a flittering, oblivious bird. You then realize he's just doing what comes naturally -- hunting.
Not all of us were cut out to be hunters. The hours of waiting for prey to emerge from the woods coupled with the bloody business of slicing up a carcass is a lot to take. But have you considered whether hunting just isn't fair to animals?