4 Quick Tips for Better Bird Hunting
By Eric Jezierski
The author takes to the fields with a four-legged friend. (Photo: Eric Jezierski/Guns.com)
As the leaves change and warmer temperatures are replaced with brisk, cool breezes many hunters get excited for the opportunity to chase down birds. While few things are better than spending a few hours enjoying the fall weather with a shotgun in your hands, it gets even better when you put meat on the table.
In the spirit of giving, we’ve gathered some tips to help you nab more birds this fall and make your time in the great outdoors even better.
1. Location, Location, Location
Finding a decent piece of property that holds upland or waterfowl can often be even more challenging than the actual hunt itself. Though private property tends to offer less pressure, it can be challenging to gain permission to use the land.
Our pro tip? Take to scouting pre-season, stopping by farms and introducing yourself to the landowner. Showing up sans a gun and camo removes barriers some landowners have against strangers and makes the experience more friendly. If they’re willing, ask to scout the property to see if it’d be a good fit for bird hunting. If they decline, politely thank them and leave. If they’re