Use Enough Bullet

I am a true believer in Robert Ruark’s posthumous advice to “Use Enough Gun” when hunting any big game. Why risk all your hard work with anything less?  To somehow “prove” you are a better hunter because you use a cartridge that experienced big game hunters consider too small or inadequate? If that’s the case, I suggest therapy and a new sport.  Something where you can’t wound any animals and leave them to a horrible death in a misguided attempt … Continue reading

A Dozen Tips for Rattling Whitetails

Deer seasons are open and soon the rut will be heating up all over the country. Here are a few tips on one of my favorit deer hunting techniques, rattling. 1: Don’t Intimidate Them My wife taught me this one. Like many, I thought that to shoot the dominant buck in the area I had to have a big set of horns. I had a “macho” set that I rattled and banged with loud abandon, but with no luck at … Continue reading