urban hunting Tag Archive

The Next Generation of Hunters

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I did not grow up with Howard Hill or Fred Bear adventure stories. To be honest, I didn’t know who they were until I was 14 years old and even then, it was because of Ted...

Remembering the Color of Bone

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I have trouble remembering just how I felt before the harvest the day I discovered the color of bone. I was 18 years old and had gone out hunting alone for the first time on the...

Hunting Walking Trails Is a Special Advantage for the Urban Hunter

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I have heard plenty of hunters complain about hunting in areas with lots of active walking trails. They find it discouraging to have the deer they’ve followed run off...

Spotlighting — Not Just For Poachers

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Admit it. The first thing you think about when you hear of spotlighting deer at night is poaching. Fair enough. This heinous act is carried out by criminals every year. We all...

Why I Am an Urban Hunter—Finding the Outdoors

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I don’t normally write articles fueled by negative emotions. However, as a representative of both suburban hunting culture and as an urban hunter myself, I think it’s...

What is Urban Camouflage?

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Urban Camouflage — what does that mean to a whitetail deer? To understand urban camouflage we must think outside the box here as we are not talking in reference to the...

Summer Bowhunting Practice

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Practice for real life. Nothing comes close to the combination of adrenaline, tricky situational shooting, and nerves that come with closing the deal on a whitetail deer. Success...

5 Summer Suburban Bowhunting Tasks

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1. Explore Non-Hunting Land Suburban bowhunting grounds are a jumble of hunting and non-hunting landscapes. I am a firm believer in knowing as much as I can about a whole area...

Breaking the Suburban Buck Code

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It’s late winter and many of us in the northeast are deep into what has become one of the most severe winters we’ve ever seen. The snow is measured in feet, for inches...

3 Ways to Out-Bait Other Hunters

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Do you bait deer? With more and more states allowing the use of bait, it makes the ability to do so effectively more difficult each year as deer become more conditioned to this...