- Only 28% of hunters are fully prepared for the season.
- Most hunters agree that hunting is more than getting big game (76%); it’s an ethical thing to do (58%).
- Deer is the overwhelming favorite game to hunt (60%).
- Older hunters want to help with conservation this season and younger hunters want to learn new skills and set personal records.
- Almost half of all hunters follow a ritual or superstition for the best hunt including starting the hunt at exactly 4:48AM every time, kissing the first bullet, doing the anti-rain dance, or not shaving the entire season.
- Behind a firearm and ammunition, quality boots and camo gear are t...
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Knowing where my food comes from is a big reason why I hunt and fish. Call me a locavore if you must but there is something about the field to table experience. And the calorie count speaks for itself – eating from the wild not only tastes good but is also nutritious and better for you. Plus hunting and fishing contribute to an active lifestyle. With our nation fighting what seems to be an obesity epidemic, it’s time we become accountable for what we’re eating. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 35% of Americans over 20 are considered obese. Keep it active, keep it wild and, remember, camo truly is the new black!
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Infographic by Hunter-Ed.com
The history of hunting firearms in the United States has been tied to technology developed for our military since the Civil War. Prior to that, our armed citizens used their hunting rifles and muskets to fight when they joined the militia! But with the introduction of Spencer and Henry lever-action rifles during the 1860s, the stage was set for “military” rifles to become the new hunting guns because that’s where the newest technology was applied. That was particularly true of the Mauser and 1903 Springfield bolt-action rifles developed for World War I. Bolt-actions became the standard hunting rifle because of their inherent accuracy — and partially because the .30-06 cartridge is still one of the most useful all-around hunting rounds in the world.