The “Right” Way to Dispatch a Rattlesnake With Your Bare Hands [VIDEO]

Like most people, it’s safe to say we’re fascinated by rattlesnakes. It’s not the we like or don’t like them, we’re simply really interested in these creatures. In fact, it’s probably closer to the truth to say that we’re afraid of them. Not afraid of these snakes when we see them, mind you, we’re much more concerned with the ones we don’t see — since those are the ones we’re likely to get too close to, Still, we don’t advocate for a “shoot on sight” policy for rattlers, cottonmouths, or copperheads. We opt for a case-by-case basis. Now this guy, […]

Best Hunting Dogs: The Right Dog For The Right Game

Searching for the perfect companion on your next hunting trip? Here’s our guide to the best dog breeds for specific types of game. For centuries, dogs have been used by hunters to pick up a scent, point, flush, and retrieve. But some breeds are better suited for a particular type of game than others due to their inherited skills. To come up with this guide, we looked at the following categories to determine which game matches up with a particular dog breed: Historical Background Physical Attributes Stamina Personality And in case you find a dog you really like and want […]

Top Glassing Mistakes Hunters Make

Glassing, or spotting game at a distance from a vantage position, is a great way to calculate how many animals are using a specific area, the size of the animals, and trails showing where they are entering and exiting. But many hunters make common mistakes that prevent them from having a successful trip. From not planning a strategy to using binoculars incorrectly, these mistakes can increase your odds of missing out on your prized game. Not Using Binoculars Using your eyesight is a great way to get an idea of the area, but once you spot movement, you’ll need something […]

9 Deer Hunting Myths That You Probably Fell For!

Whenever you combine sport, chance, and fanaticism, you end up with a recipe for massive and hard to debunk superstitions that are passed down generation to generation. In no area of life is this any more true that when it comes to deer hunting. RELATED: This Weird “Sock Trick” Will Make You A Deadlier Hunter This Year From strange beliefs about deer having nearly supernatural senses, to astrology, to plain old misinformation, hunting lore is chock full of some laughable whoppers. However, the more you try to gain an edge and improve your odds, the more likely it is that you’ll […]

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Talks Hunting, Smoking Brisket

From Silicon Valley to the woods? Surprisingly, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg recently spoke out about his appreciation for hunting and hunters (scroll down for video). The fact that he did so while livestreaming from a backyard BBQ makes his comments seem much more believable, and we have to admit that we’re as impressed as we are surprised. After all, we would have never been able to imagine Zuckerberg disconnected from technology and sitting in a tree blind. You might be wondering if Zuckerberg actually hunts or is merely content to sit back and let others do it for him. According […]

7 Deer Habitat Problems and How to Fix Them [VIDEO]

Are you seeing fewer mature deer on your hunts this year? It could be that several habitat issues are causing bigger, more mature bucks to avoid your property during the daylight hours, if not entirely. Just because you have that monster buck on camera, and you’re seeing does and fawns regularly, chances are still very high that the elusive big buck has noticed many things about your hunting area that aren’t obvious to your human eyes. Surprisingly, there are significant differences between what immature deer notice versus older does and bucks. They might as well be different species. Some of […]

Hunter’s Deli: Simple Corned Venison Recipe [STEP-BY-STEP]

Diehard deer hunters are always looking out for new recipes that make the taste of their venison as sweet as thrill of the hunt that brought it to the table. While just about every hunter knows 2 or 3 recipes that work great with this very flavorful, yet extremely lean meat, it’s easy to wear those recipes out like mom’s meatloaf. If you’ve ever gone toe-to-toe with a freezer piled high with venison, you know what you’re up against. In short, it can be a bit challenging. Venison is very easy to overcook and has the tendency to dry out, […]

Hold on, There’s a Leopard Feeding on an Impala on My Deck [VIDEO]

As a time honored, centuries-old art form, taxidermy often gets short shrift from the highbrow types who control the coastal “art centers” here in the US. But wouldn’t those snooty jerks be surprised if they looked out their back door to find an extremely lifelike leopard snacking on an impala… or an antelope driving a car… or a rhino ordering a scotch and soda? Heck yeah they would! RELATED: Watch These 2 Huge Bobcats Face Off in a Suburban Yard [VIDEO] We’d love to see the horrified looks on their snobby faces, but alas, we’ll have to settle for the fine work of […]

How NOT to Release a Bobcat [VIDEO]

We’re not exactly sure why these two shovel-toting gentlemen are fooling around with this bobcat, but the result is an incredible, entertaining, and highly educational piece of video footage. While many people, including the woman in this video, think of bobcats as fairly benign creatures, they’ve been known to put up quite a fight when they feel threatened. In this instance, the bobcat has been snared in a trap of some kind. RELATED: Crazy Bobcat Attacks a Coyote in a Public Park [VIDEO] Was the trap set by the men in this video, or someone else, we don’t know. This could easily […]

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Can You Spot the Mountain Lion? He’s Standing Right There… [VIDEO]

If you ever wondered how difficult it really is to spot a cougar in the wild, you need to watch this video. Although we don’t think of the mountain lion’s coat as being “camouflaged,” the light color does a pretty good job concealing their hiding spots in a wide variety of climates. But as you can see, it’s even effective in the snow. RELATED: Amazing Things Happen When You Throw a Cardboard Box into a Cougar’s Enclosure Equally impressive is this particular cougar’s ability to sense that it’s being watched. This animal clearly knows that the cameraman is hiding in […]