Tips & Tactics

Entries for March 2015

Revealing Old Serial Numbers

Revealing Old Serial Numbers

By Gene Jones

If you are having trouble reading serial numbers on an old gun, knife or anything stamped in metal, simply take a lead pencil and lightly rub it over the numbers. The graphite will make them stand out much better, at least well enough for you to read them. Photo: Buckmasters Tip Editor, Tim H. Martin, tested this tip on an old shotgun handed down ... READ MORE

Nifty Turkey Toter

Nifty Turkey Toter

By Bill Neibecker

If you've ever tried to carry a turkey out of the woods, you know how cumbersome it can be. Once the adrenaline from your big moment wears off, that bird can get heavy in a hurry! I have a tip for turkey hunters that will make this task a breeze, even if the hike back to your vehicle or house is a significant distance. Any kind of padded strap wi... READ MORE

Hunting’s Bigger Picture

Hunting’s Bigger Picture

By Diane Mormando and Tim H. Martin

My hunting tip is to take time to appreciate your time in the woods. Hunting is not just about taking a big deer; it’s a special time to look inside your soul and enjoy life.  — Diane Mormando Editor’s Note: by Tim H. Martin I am so glad Diane submitted this tip! It’s just as important as other how-to tips. Her words... READ MORE

Size (of Tree) Matters

Size (of Tree) Matters

By Tim H. Martin

Early in my hunting career, I hunted from a particular lock-on treestand located in a great place, but deer busted me there on a regular basis. At first, I couldn’t figure out why. I’d been taking extreme care preparing for each shot, reaching for my bow with caution, standing ever so slowly and getting into position with minimal moveme... READ MORE

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