Every year big bucks are killed on public land. But just because you scouted early and got your stand set up doesn’t mean you own that area for the fall. Here are a few things to consider when using a deer stand on public land.
Public land offers up some seriously great opportunities to target waterfowl. But chances are, you won’t be the only one out there. Here are a few tips for hunting public land waterfowl with courtesy and respect so we can all leave our blinds with birds for dinner and without hatred for our fellow hunters.
Tagging a buck in country that's crawling with competition is no small feat, but Aaron Warbritton, Greg Clements, and the rest of The Hunting Public crew consistently put monsters on the ground on public ground. They don’t get hung up on old-school hunting methods, and instead credit bold tactics for their success.
Time Isn’t On Your Side
Whether as a weekend warrior or maxing out PTO on a rutcation, most hunters don’t have as much time as they'd...
One of the best reasons to hunt public land for whitetails is for the available acreage. When it comes to public dirt, the rule is always “the more the merrier.” But having thousands of acres to hunt comes with its own challenges, the main one being the need to quickly eliminate the ground you shouldn’t hunt and focus instead on the dirt that actually holds deer.
In some regions, this can be straightforward. Take western whitetails, for example...