LOH Story: First Successful Whitetail Archery Hunt.
That Guy: “The Marksmen”
When I was a teenager I grew up on one of the best deer hunting locations in Minnesota. My family was blessed to own a few hundred acres of land. Half of which was wooded and the other half tillable farm land. This combination led to a wonderful deer haven! Once in the winter my […]
Six Duck Identification Factors: Mallard
– Today’s “That Guy” is brought to us by a special guest writer; Gary Barrett. – I was new to deer hunting and still using a borrowed rifle. The “Marksmen” whom I never met helped me decide what type of action I would eventually purchase for my own deer rifle. It was Saturday morning and […]
The How-To For Decoys: Turkey
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) Probably the most well-known, at least to the masses, of all ducks is the Mallard and rightfully so! Its North American population puts the Mallard at around 11.6 million breeding birds (2015 DU traditional area survey). This ranks the Mallard as having the largest duck population in North America. One of the […]
Call Like A Hen: Talking Turkey
As we pursue turkeys, ducks, deer, or any other animal we may use them for, decoys serve one purpose; to get our target within range. The idea is very simple. We place fake animals in a place where the real animals will see them and, for one reason or another, approach them. But is the […]
LOH Story: A Mothers Perspective On Hunting.
As hunters, we take every opportunity available to increase our chances of success. In its simplest form, we use tools to play on animal’s senses; scents to lure in the big buck, decoys so ducks see a “safe” place to land, food plots to draw deer where we want, or calls to produce sounds that attract […]
“That Guy”: The Plopper
LOH Story #2 Submitted by Deb Williams Here at Love Of Hunting we are passionate about the outdoors. Whether it’s sitting in a deer stand or duck blind, chasing turkeys, or just watching the sun rise or set, we simply love being outside. One of our favorite aspects of spending time outdoors is getting to […]
“That Guy”: Johnny Come Lately
Dont Be That Guy… I have had the opportunity (we’ll call it that…) to hunt public land my entire life. Whether it was for ducks, deer, or pheasants, I have hunted them all on public land. Sometimes my experience has been great and other times not so great. I can handle a slow day or […]
Don’t Be That Guy… We’ve all been there! Anyone who has hunted or hunts public waters has seen him…and we all want to punch him in the throat. He seems like he’s everywhere, every state, every body of water. It’s shooting time. You have a flock of ducks working your spread. You give a couple […]