Entries by peterferreira

Disabled Hunting Thoughts & Tips

An estimated 1.7 million people with severe physical handicaps enjoy hunting and shooting sports in the U.S. Some of the things that can be taken for granted by the able bodied sportsman are life-changing events for this segment of the population: learning to shoot again, being in the wilderness, or just witnessing animals in the […]

Turkey Hunting

There is no doubt about it… Turkey hunting as to be one of the most addicting hunting experiences here in Connecticut and all over the US. Every year when spring rolls around, hunters return to their green fields and woods, dressed head-to-toe in proper turkey hunting attire looking for the biggest bearded gobbler in the […]

20 Tips To Make You A Better Deer Hunter

Whether you’re a veteran buck hunter or a newbie heading to the woods for the first time, the tips below can help you see more success this season. Tip 1 Human odor spooks deer. Shower with a scent-free soap before every hunting trip, and try not to contaminate your hunting clothes on the way to […]

Deer hunting predictions for 2018

Estimated population: The state has no current population estimate, but deer densities range from about 15 to 45 deer per square mile. Fall 2017-18 harvest: 12,080 (13 percent increase from the 2016 harvest) Overall outlook: Howard Kilpatrick, deer program biologist with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, said the 2018 outlook is good. “Most populations are stable,” […]