Having Fun With Friends

Do you remember the last time you had a great time spending the afternoon with family and friends outdoors? If you are like most people, you might think things like boating and playing kickball are fun--but only if you are fit and coordinated enough to participate fully. I struggled with having an enjoyable experience with recreation and sports, that is until I started concentrating on getting better at outdoors activities. Check out this blog for all kinds of advice on improving your ability to play outside with the people that you love. You never know, improving your kickball game might also help you to live a longer, healthier life.

A Few Actions To Take Before Your Whitetail Hunt

Recreation & Sports Blog

There is nothing quite like hunting white tail deer. It takes a great deal of skill and precision to harvest a nice buck. You want to ensure that your hunt is safe, fun, and successful. In order to accomplish this, there are a few different actions that you should take. Here are just a couple of things that successful hunters need to do before they go on their hunt.


The gear that you choose is going to be absolutely critical to your hunting success and pleasure. It is very hard to enjoy yourself when your boots are pinching your feet. It is for this reason that you need to choose your gear very carefully. Here are a few tips when it comes to gear. Pick your gear according to where you will be hunting. Whitetail deer hunting is much different in Iowa than it is in Mississippi. Be sure to understand the climate that you are going to encounter and pick your gear according to the climate. Do not cut corners when it comes to your hunting gear. This is one of the times when you do not want to go for the cheapest brand that you can find. You want your rain gear to actually protect you from the rain for example. Lastly, be sure that your gear is broke in before you go hunting. It is nice to pick up a new pair of boots, but be sure to break them in before you go hunting.

Real Practice

Real practice is much different than just practice. Whether you are hunting with a bow, rifle, or a muzzleloader, you need to really practice. It is good to go to a shooting range and practice from a stand. However, you need to really get to know your firearm. Practice shooting in all sorts of different types of weather, and in all different positions. Very rarely are you going to be able to get a perfect rest when you are hunting. So, practice real life situations.

Do Your Scouting

Many people will wait till a few days before the hunt to go out and check for dear. This is not the best way to scout for a quality buck. You want to know the patterns that the deer have each day, and you want to know exactly where they will be the morning of the hunt. Besides, scouting is part of what makes hunting such an amazing sport. 


11 July 2017