Category: Hunting Tips

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 »

Hunting Rules In New Mexico For 2016-17

Are you planning a hunting trip for this year or next? Be prepared because the rules and regulations have changed for Santa Fe.  You can find the new rules for applying for your hunting license online here. If you live in the area and would like a printed version of the 2016-2017 hunting rules and… Read more »

Looking for Your Next Trophy? Call It!

When out on the hunt, calling the animal you’re hunting can be very effective. However, if not done properly, it can go to waste, leaving you frustrated and empty handed at the end of the hunt. Make sure that doesn’t happen, so here are some tips for effectively calling elk. Right Place, Right Time You… Read more »

Learn Your Rifle Before A Hunt

When it comes to hunting and using firearms like a rifle, many of us think shooting an animal at 150 yards or more might be easy. If you are proficient in smaller firearms, you might think you can just pick up a rifle and become an automatic marksman. This, unfortunately, is not the case, especially… Read more »

Hunt Big Game Antelope In New Mexico

New Mexico Antelope Hunts are probably the best big game animal for an eastern hunter to experience on their first trip out west. Everyone wants an elk, but for someone who isn’t used to reading maps, hunting public lands, still hunting dark timber, spotting and stalking, backpacking in rugged terrain, judging tremendous distances and is… Read more »