The Benefits of Small Game Hunting
Hone Your Hunting Skills Even in the Off Season
For many hunters, deer is the name of the game (so to speak.) They wait all year for deer season to roll around, and only hone their hunting skills for those few weeks.
Seems like a bit of a waste, doesn't it?
If you truly want to be a master hunter, and especially if you want your hunting skills to help you out in a survival situation, you need to hunt small game as well as big game. Not only will it help you keep your skills sharp in the “off-season,” but it will ensure you still have a food supply even when large game like deer isn't available.
The article below from Petersen Hunting explains how small game hunting can actually help with your large game hunting skills. Check it out, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comments below.
Trophy whitetail hunting can be a lonely place. Some of the most afflicted aren't satisfied unless they arrow a 150-inch buck or better. It's a self-imposed handicap borne of challenge, but once hunters arrive at such lofty goals, it's tough to return. So we hunt from October to January-absentee spouses-until we bag him or the season ends.
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