Category: Hunting Tips

3 Tips for Trying to Learn Archery

Archery Hunting Tips

Archery is a great alternative to riffle shooting if you are looking to try a different technique this fall. If you want to try incorporating archery shooting into your hunt, you will have to spend time preparing and teaching yourself how to shoot with this new tool.  There is no better time to prepare for… Read more »

Off-Season Elk and Antelope Hunting Tasks

Preparing for Big Game Hunts

Any hunter knows that hunting season is always in session. It’s challenging to improve your hunting skills if you don’t take advantage of the opportunities to develop them during the off-season. If you’re trying to prepare for a great hunting season, check out a few of these beneficial tasks that you can do to improve… Read more »

How Target Shooting Can Help You Become a Better Hunter

Target Shooting Tips

You can’t expect to improve your hunting skills without practicing, especially during the off-season. To stay on top of your hunting skills, you should incorporate target shooting into your practice. Target shooting will help improve your skills by making you feel more comfortable testing out new positions and improve your accuracy while hunting! Let’s look… Read more »

Beginners Guide to Choosing a Turkey Call

How to Choose a Turkey Call

Did you know that New Mexico is known for some of the best turkey hunting? With JACO Outfitters, we hunt full-blooded Merriam Turkey in the Sangre De Cristo Mountains located in northern New Mexico. Hunting any turkey requires a variety of calls in which our guides have the expertise for a successful hunt! If you’re a… Read more »

Tips to Help You Get In Shape for an Elk Hunt

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If you haven’t gotten to spend much time out in the field recently, it can be easy to forget just how physically taxing a day of hunting can be. Elk hunts can be particularly demanding due to the size of the animal and the steep terrain we cover during the course of a hunt.  Before… Read more »

Mixing Up Your Practice Targets

All hunters, even the most experienced need practice. Practice means you’re enhancing and honing in on the skills you already have, and to further develop them. A typical hunting practice would involve the use of targets. Targets could be a 3D target, white on black images, or burlap or paper animal targets. Commonly, once a… Read more »

5 Top Model Crossbows For Hunting In 2016

When hunting, you want to make sure you have the best tools for the job, especially for bow hunting. Grab one of these new crossbows for your hunt and take aim at your next trophy. Barnett Ghost 415 Revenant This crossbow is sure to bring down whatever big game you take aim at. Its bolts… Read more »

How To Choose A Professional Hunting Guide Or Outfitter

When hunting, the right guide can be the difference between coming home with your newest trophy or leaving empty-handed. But, where and how do you find the right one that will make your hunt a success? Start by look through these resources. Your Own Resources If you are looking for a guide, take a look… Read more »

5 Merriam’s Turkey Hunting Tips

Now that spring is here, so is spring turkey hunting. To make sure you don’t come back empty-handed, here are few tips for bagging a Merriam’s Turkey. 1.     Scouting Before you head out to hunt, be sure to do your homework. Find a general area where the turkeys inhabit. From there break it down to… Read more »

Why Hunting Benefits New Mexico

Now chances are, if you have been out on a hunt before, you don’t need to be convinced of why hunting is great for the environment. However, if you are on the other side of the coin, you might not see a need for it. Here are a few of the ways hunting benefits our… Read more »