Big game hunting


Big game hunting

Big game hunting is the hunting of large game. Big game hunting is a popular sport in many countries. In the United States, animals such as boars and deer are hunted. Big game hunting has various seasons depending on the location of the hunt [ [http://www.fws.gov/hunting/ Fish and Wildlife Service ] ] .

Approaches

Big game hunting is approached in many different ways. A popular way to hunt is by using a tree stand [ [http://www.treestandinfo.com/ Tree stands ] ] . A hunter will set up a tree stand and wait for the prey to approach.

Another common approach is stalking. While stalking, a hunter will approach his or her prey directly [http://www.nodakoutdoors.com/stillhunting.php "Still Hunting Strategies"] .

Weaponry

Big game hunting can be approached with a firearm or bow. Both weapons have seasons designated to them. rounds are used in big game hunting as opposed to smaller game.Some hunters will also use muzzleloaders to hunt with [ [http://www.biggamehunt.net/sections/Muzzleloader/Muzzleloader_Hunting_A_Beginners_Guide_03150303.html Muzzleloader Hunting: A Beginner's Guide ] ] . Muzzleloaders usually fire a .45 or .50 caliber.

Big Game Animals

*Lion
*Buffalo
*Bear
*Boar
*Deer
*Elephant
*Moose
*Elk
*Antelope
*Mountain Lion
*Hippopotamus
*Rhinoceros
*Leopard
*Wolf

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