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Tradition at its finest. Whether you are continuing on a long line of hunters or are a first-generation hunter, this is a tradition that can be honored amongst all. Here you can read all about various hunting strategies, tips and tricks, and expand your knowledge across the multiple disciplines of this great sport.

TAKING DOWN YOUR TURKEY

· The type of shot you use will help you bring down your bird with maximum effectiveness. ·

  • Kyle Reid
  • September 30, 2021

The type of shot you use will help you bring down your bird with maximum effectiveness. There are many factors to consider when selecting your Turkey load and many states have some kind of restrictions on the shot sizes, shell size, or gauge you can use when hunting turkey. Today we are going to consider…

SELECTING THE RIGHT SHOT SIZE FOR YOUR HUNT

· Selecting the right shot size will help you hunt more effectively ·

  • Luke Cadeau
  • September 28, 2021

OVERVIEW OF SHOT SIZES Shot size refers to the physical size of the pellets that are loaded into the shell. For most conventional hunting purposes this ranges from 9 shot, being the smallest, up to Buckshot 000 (or BS000), being the largest. To give you a better understanding of their sizes, a 9 shot pellet…

DECOY SPREAD TIPS & TRICKS

· Setting out your Decoy Spread for Waterfowl ·

  • Luke Cadeau
  • September 1, 2021

One of the most important factors to consider when setting up your decoy presentation will be the wind. You will want to consider not only what direction the wind is moving, but also how strong these winds are. Waterfowl will almost always land into the wind, as they use it to slow themselves down in…

Colorado Wolf Reintroduction

· The Other Side of the Story ·

  • Dean Taylor
  • February 14, 2020

One thing that is often overlooked by those supporting the reintroduction is that there is already a pack of Wolves whose range includes Northwestern Colorado. Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) confirmed the presence of an active Wolf pack in this area after a number of them were spotted feeding on an elk. Contrary to what…

SPRING TURKEY CALLS

· Locator to Shock Gobbles we've got you covered! ·

  • Dean Taylor
  • July 19, 2019

The first call that you will use when you go out Turkey hunting this spring will not be mimicking a Turkey, but rather a Crow. Crow calls are used as “locator calls” by turkey hunters in order to locate the roosting Turkeys that will respond to this call. The science isn’t really out on why…

The Bad Kind of Rabbit Fever

· Tularemia AKA Meat-Cutters Disease ·

  • Dean Taylor
  • July 16, 2019

Although Rabbits are not the only animals that can transmit this disease, they are the source of nearly 90% of all cases in the United States, with Cottontails making up 70% of these cases. The disease is initially transmitted to the Rabbits from insects such as Ticks and Mosquitos. Small rodents and mammals are especially…