Squirrel

  • How to Introduce Your Older Hunting Dog to a Puppy

    You're likely pretty excited about bringing your new puppy home. Your older hunting dog might not share the same feelings. Ways to introduce your adult dog to the new pup in your life follow here. Short, Positive Interactions Your adult dog has learned plenty in your time together. It's the...

  • Video: Squirrel Launched from Catapault Below Bird Feeder

    Squirrel hunting seasons are about to begin around the country . . . But for now, we might have a more playfully adversarial view of our future quarry, especially when they raid bird feeders set out for songbirds. Notice how this rig is set up below one. As Marcus Green...

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Kicking Bear Youth Camps Introduce Kids to Christ and the Outdoors

I’ve always said I don’t know who or where I’d be if it weren’t for the outdoors. It’s had that big of an impact on my life. And I know I’m not the only one. There are millions of people around the world who have been changed, at least in...


4 Tips to Prevent and Treat Snakebites in Dogs

A dog encounters all sorts of hazards in the field when you open the crate, drop the tailgate and start hunting. Venomous snakes are but one. Some states around the country present a more perilous scenario for such interactions, while others provide less. Ways to prevent and treat snake bites,...


Squirrel Hunting Myths and Facts

[Editor's note: The author is a lifelong "Yankee." His comment is meant to be tongue-in-cheek.] Why some Yankees don’t squirrel hunt . . . Let’s look at the subtitle here, shall we, and jump right into this. There are lots of reasons why people, and yes, Yankees – those folk...


New Squirrel Hunting Call from Flextone

The new Flextone Ol’ Bushytail 4-N-1 Squirrel Call’s easy barks, whines and chatter gets squirrels talking. Old school squirrel hunters honed their skills through stealth and observation. They walked the woods slowly and patiently – watching for sign and listening for the squirrels that were there, but wouldn’t always show...


Realtree Video: How to Hunt Squirrels in the Spring

Squirrel hunting is full of tradition. Depending on where you live, seasons might be offered in spring, summer, fall or winter, depending. Some tips follow: 1. Some states like Kentucky offer springtime squirrel seasons. As always, check your wildlife regulations. 2. Move slowly along wooded game trails, two hours after...


15 Jobs You Can Get in the Outdoor Industry

Millions of people across the country love the outdoors. Whether it’s hunting, fishing, hiking, etc., the great outdoors is loved by many. And chances are a good portion of those people would love to work in the outdoor industry. I’ve worked as an outdoor writer, editor, photographer, video producer, worked...


Realtree Video on How to Clean Squirrels

Want an opportunity at a deer or turkey ? Chances are you're going to have to put in some time. And that's cool. That's okay. But squirrel hunting often involves more action than whitetails and wild turkeys. That's great for kids, both as a teaching tool and pure hunting pleasure...


5 Reasons Squirrel Hunting Is So Popular

It's no surprise squirrel hunting is so popular. Here's why. 1. Squirrels are Everywhere From Maine to Mississippi, Kentucky to California, squirrels can be found. Such an abundance of small-game opportunities yields plenty of seasonal hunting opportunities. Depending on where you live, some locations have late spring, summer, early fall,...


Small Game Hunting with Muzzleloaders

Is a .32-caliber black powder rifle in your squirrel hunting future?


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7 Great Camo Patterns for Deer Hunting This Season

It’s that time of year again. We’re going through withdrawals because, for most, turkey season is practically over for another year and deer season is still four or five months away. Hunters are looking at gear. Buying it when their spouses will let them. ( Check out these awesome deals...


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5 Ways Your Hunting Property Can Pay for Itself

Owning land to hunt on. It’s the American hunter's dream. And sadly, it’s common belief that dream is out of reach. It isn’t. It can be achieved. And with the help of our good friends from Whitetail Properties , we’re here to tell you how and why.


Barbecued Smoked Squirrel Sandwiches

Looking for something different to do with your squirrel meat? While fried always seems to be everyone's favorite way of cooking and eating squirrel, their nutty flavor works well with hickory smoke. Trouble is, squirrels are tough. Tossing anything other than a very young squirrel on the grill or smoker...


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