No one wants to waste time hunting game and come home empty-handed. Sometimes, the game just doesn’t come your way. Have you thought that there might be a way to spice up your hunting technique? Here are some tips on how you can become the best hunter possible.
Becoming a Better Hunter
Our first point sounds a little obvious, but you would be surprised how many people make a ton of noise when entering the woods to hunt deer or boar. If you enter the woods quietly, you reduce the amount of time you will spend waiting for game to come back because of all the noise you made. You want to walk as quietly as you can while in the woods as well. Many hunters scare their game away before they have a chance to shoot at it.
If you are using calls to attract game, you need to be careful. Not only will your calls attract deer or waterfowl, but they also might attract predators. You will want to use those calls sparingly, so other predators won’t make a run for your hard-won trophy.
This tip sounds obvious as well, but you need to make sure you don’t shoot at something you can’t see. It can be tempting to take shots at game just outside of eyesight, but those shots may have unintended consequences. You could wound another hunter, or you could make game that is nearly in range flee because you shot too soon. A patient hunter is a hunter that gets the most trophies at the end of the day.
When you’re ready to go on your next hunt, why not give Swampbilly Outdoor Adventures a call to schedule your hunting trip? You can call us at 941-413-6186. You can come by and see us at 43510 Neal Road in Punta Gorda.