Many knife owners, including chefs, tout the benefits of carbon steel over stainless steel. The main benefit being that it holds an edge longer. While carbon steel has some advantages over stainless steel, one of it's downsides is that it is prone to rusting. Luckily, a patina on the blade can help minimize the possibility of rust. This article is going to show you … [Read more...] about How to Get a Blue Patina on Carbon Steel
If you are struggling to hit ducks, where it seems like you are doing everything "right" but still miss... Don't worry, we have all been there (and sometimes revisit). Sadly, it is impossible to calculate exactly how much you should lead a duck on the fly especially given all the of variables at play. But with the right technique and some practice you can develop … [Read more...] about How Far to Lead a Duck
In general, you want to gut a turkey as soon as possible. Waiting to gut the bird introduces the chance of bacteria growth that could cause the bird to spoil. It is okay to wait up to a few hours if temperatures are moderate but if it is warm out, get it done ASAP. Keep the Bird Cool First things first, take off your gloves and make sure to tag your turkey if your state … [Read more...] about How Long Can You Wait to Gut a Turkey?
With more and more hunters joining the sport everyday, deer are more pressured than ever. This additional hunting pressure pushes deer that normally spend more time in the open to thicker cover. If you want to be successful nowadays, especially on public land, you need to go deeper and farther. 10 Tips for Hunting Deer in Thick Woods and Brush Tip 1. … [Read more...] about How to Hunt Deer in Thick Woods and Brush
Are you wanting to hinge cut poplar or pine trees? Before you do, pump the brakes and read below about why you should think twice. Neither poplar or pine trees are good choices for hinge cutting and we explain why in this article How to Hinge Cut Poplar Trees Our recommendation with poplar trees is...dont! Poplar trees do not hinge well. They are prone to snapping and … [Read more...] about How to Hinge Cut Poplar and Pine Trees