Still-Hunting for Trophy Whitetails
Anthropologists tell us that primitive man evolved in part because of his abilities to still-hunt--moving silently and methodically in pursuit of big ... Show synopsis Anthropologists tell us that primitive man evolved in part because of his abilities to still-hunt--moving silently and methodically in pursuit of big game animals. Today, still-hunting is the least understood method of tagging trophy whitetail bucks. To get close enough for a shot, a still-hunter must learn to move with the rhythms of nature, sharing the same terrain, cover, and wind currents as his quarry. Still-Hunting for Trophy Whitetails teaches hunters how to hone their woodsmanship skills to conquer the challenge of stalking bucks. Detail on camouflage and scent control, scrape lines, feeding and bedding areas, and travel routes provide the information necessary for successful sneaking and peeking. Included is how to choose the ideal still-hunting bow or the right gun for the job and tips on yardage estimation, timing, shooting positions, and bowhunting thin cover. Special techniques for still-hunting and calling during the peak of the rut and tips on imitating doe-in-heat bleats, buck contact and tending grunts, fawn-in-distress bleats, and buck clicks and growls round out the book.