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The Best Tactical Knives that will Fit Your Needs

When it comes to choosing a knife which we can use in different kinds of outdoor activities or chores and in most demanding situations, we usually go for a tactical knife. We can use it in cutting ropes, rigging, cutting fish or meat, cutting small branches, and many others. Today, a tactical knife is also being used in hunting for purposes like preparing trap stakes, skinning small animals, or cutting small branches or large leaves to clear your way. When situation demands, we can only use it for self-defense.

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Things You Must Do To Prepare Before A Hunting Trip

Hunting is simply the art of locating, trapping and killing animals. It could be domestic or wild animals. Back in the day, human beings have been hunting for survival. People hunted to put food on the table for their families. Some people hunt for protection as the adage, “destroy an enemy before it destroys you.” was in play. Today hunting has been assimilated to a hobby or sports. Many people plan for hunting trips for fun all the time. Some derive pleasure in killing animals or predators while others do it for business.

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How to Hunt Bears and Do so Safely

Bears are amazing, there’s no arguing about that. But when you’re face to face with a huge grizzly, then that’s something else. Hunting for bears comes with a lot of risks you have to take, and the biggest and most obvious one of all is handling a bear encounter. Personally, I’ve only tried bear hunting once—and here are the things I’ve learned on the way. Without further ado, I present to you how to hunt bears and how to stay safe on the hunt.

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Best Bow Sights Of 2017 | Choose To Be The Better Hunter

All hunters who do their hunting with a bow will know that a bow sight is a modern invention that greatly helps in an archer’s shot. Simply put, a bow sight is a handy tool that is attached to the ridge of your bow, which will allow you to see the precise area where your arrow will go. Needless to say, a bow sight will be a huge help for an archer, especially during hunting. But how do you know which is the best bow sights?

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[Info-graphic] 8 Things a New Hunter Needs

With time great hunters learn the art of belonging in nature. Every twig crunch and branch bush can be heard for quite a distance with astute animal hearing. And during hunting season, they seem to be extra aware. So, when you are new to the sport, what should you know? Here's an infographic from Bucknbearknives that highlights 8 essential things that every hunter should have before they head out to the woods!

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Best Ways to Purify Water in the Wild

Getting stranded in the wild is quite common among hunters. With all other survival tips, keeping your body hydrated is very important. All through my hunting life, I never forgot portable water, when packing my hunting backpack. And same is the case with all the hunting community.

What if you run out of water? The first thing that any hunter would do, is to look around to find water. You would be really lucky, if you find pure water in the wild. What if you don’t? Then you must purify it before using or face the consequences like bacteria, parasites or contamination. So, all the novice hunters must learn various ways to purify water.

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Your Ultimate Survival Guide: How to Find Food in the Forest?

Getting strayed in the forest while hunting, is a complicated situation. Every hunter should be aware of the fundamental survival skills to face such unexpected incidents, while setting out for a hunting trip. If a hunter gets lost, the only thing he should be worrying about is his own survival, until the arrival of rescue. How can a hunter survive in a forest without any resources? Food is the key. As long as you are feeding your body, there is hope. Here is a detailed guide about how to find food in the forest? So that you don’t starve to death.

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How to Shoot a Compound Bow

Whether you're a wannabe archer or a veteran bow hunter, if you're going to be successful with a bow and arrow you need to know how to shoot it. One of the easiest but seemingly difficult weapons to shoot is the compound bow. There are basically six steps to follow to learn how to shoot a compound bow. Below we will go over each step in detail.

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Gun Dog Guide: How to Train Your Dog to Hunt

Dogs are always considered to be the best companions of humans. And that’s undeniable. The most common place today, for a dog, is a house where they live as a pet. But a dog is a great working animal too. Since ages, dogs have been used as an assistant in hunting big game animals and birds. Me as a hunter and many of my hunter fellows are using dogs for hunting. But any dog that you find can’t make a good hunting partner. You must know how to train your dog to hunt first.

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