Northern California Hunting Resources
Hunting in Northern California can be a challenge. Especially if you are limited to hunting only "Publc Properties" such as in National Forests, BLM or other areas open to anyone and everyone. And although it may take a bit of extra effort, overcoming the challenges of competing with the hordes can result in hunting success stories that will have other hunters wanting to know your "secret tactics".
Here are some things you can do to increase your chances for a successful hunting season:
- "Scout" potential hunting areas before the season begins Get some topo maps, and use these to help you choose your scouting areas. Topo Maps will show you potential areas you can't see on regular maps.
- Once the season begins, take a little "vacation time" off work and hunt in the middle of the week when it is not as crowded.
- If you already know where you are going to hunt and have planned out how you will best achieve thorough coverage of the area, your chances of success are good.
- Start your day early - Be at your hunting area before daylight, and be ready when first light of day comes, because this is a prime time to spot Big Bucks traveling back to their bedding areas.
If you do all of the above you will increase your chances of success considerably. There are many other things you can do to not only increase your odds of success, but also ensure that your hunting trips are safe and enjoyable adventures.
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