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10 Things You Didn’t Think to Bring on Your Hunt — Part 2

Knowing what to bring on your hunt may seem simple, but there are some things you might not think to pack along.

Packing for your hunt and gearing up for your trip is incredibly exciting. You’ve waited and prepared for weeks, if not months, for the season to start. The last thing you want is to be on the mountain without some of your essentials. You probably have the basics covered already, so today, we’re going over a few more things you’ll want to make sure you bring on your hunt. If you missed Part 1 of this series, be sure to check it out here.

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10 Things You Didn’t Think to Bring on Your Hunt

Packing the essentials is easy to do, but it’s just as important to bring this list of uncommon, easily forgotten items on your hunt, too. Here are the remaining five things you may want to consider packing:

Medications — Your first aid kit will have all of the basic medications you might need (pain relievers, antibiotic ointments, etc.). But, you won’t want to be stranded in the middle of nowhere and needing some other medications you may not have thought to pack. Bulk up your on-the-go medicine cabinet and bring the following meds:

  • Antacids
  • Antidiarrheal medications
  • Laxatives
  • Antihistamine and Benadryl
  • Anti-anaphylaxis shot if you have life-threatening allergies
  • Hydrocortisone cream
  • Cough and cold medications

Hand Mirror — A handheld mirror allows you to take a glance behind you without much movement and could come in handy (pun intended). Not only that, but a hand mirror can also be useful to check on your camo face paint.

Entertainment of Some Sort — While the thought of being in your blind or tree stand and scouting out the best of the best sounds thrilling, it can get a bit slow here and there. Make sure to bring something that will entertain you during the downtime. This looks different for just about everyone — some will want a book (consider using a tablet of some kind to avoid making noise when you turn pages or a downloaded movie or podcast with headphones.

Trekking Poles — It’s no surprise for an avid hunter that you may run into some rough, uneven, or steep terrain as you make your way to your hunting site. Bringing along a pair of trekking poles will help you keep your balance and stability and will reduce your overall fatigue and chances of getting hurt.

Bird Guide Book or App — When you’re out in the woods, you’re sure to see all sorts of wildlife, especially a wide variety of birds. While it’s not necessary, it can be fun to know what species you’re looking at, so bring along a pocket bird guide so you can look up and learn about the birds in your area.

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What you bring on your hunt can truly help make your hunt a success! 

If you want to increase the likelihood of coming out triumphant even more, contact the professionals at R & K Hunting Company. Our team of expert guides and outfitters will share their knowledge and pro tips and tricks to make your next Rocky Mountain hunting adventure through Utah and Wyoming unforgettable. Contact our team today to book your next hunt.

Tips for Staying Cool During the Early Hunting Season

During the early hunting season, it’s easy to get overheated. Weather doesn’t matter to the avid hunter — we’ll hunt regardless of the conditions. 

However, that doesn’t mean we don’t want to make the hunt as comfortable as possible. Nobody wants to be so uncomfortable that it’s unbearable. Luckily, there are some things you can do to stay cool during those hot early season weeks.

Learn how you can stay comfortable below.

Tips for Staying Cool During the Early Hunting Season

The committed and devoted sportsman has no problem dealing with the 90+ degree weather or the swarming bugs, but that doesn’t mean those parts of hunting are enjoyable. We’ll be the first to say it — that part of the early season is lousy! Thankfully, there are a few things hunters can do to make it a lot more comfortable:

Dress for Success — Staying cool starts with what you are wearing. Always opt for clothes that are lightweight, moisture-wicking, and breathable. These clothes will help you stay dry instead of a sweaty mess and make for a great base layer for fall hunting when temps drop. If the mornings are a bit cooler, bring along clothing you can layer on top and quickly shed as the sun and temperatures rise. Additionally, you may want to invest in a cooling neck wrap whose advanced technology can help you stay cool all day (find a color that won’t give away your spot!).

Hunt From a Blind or Stand — Sitting in direct sunlight can be miserable! Instead, hunt from the ground, tree blind, or tree stand in a shady area. You’ll find that the temperatures will drop ten or more degrees when you use one of these! Not only will blinds block sun rays, but they can also keep mosquitos and other pesky critters from bothering (and biting) you.

Stay Hydrated — During your early season hunt, it is essential to stay hydrated. You should always carry at least one liter of water with you and take drinks often during your hunt. Since you’ll surely be sweating, mix in an electrolyte additive. There are many water bottles and tumblers out there today that will keep ice frozen for hours, if not days, which will help keep you cool. You can also bring additional frozen water bottles that will melt throughout the day, giving you something cold to drink and can be placed on your neck, legs, or abdomen to help you from overheating.

Stay Cool During the Early Hunting Season with R & K Hunting Company 

You’ll undoubtedly feel the heat during the early hunting season, but implementing these tips will help your hunt be a bit more enjoyable.

Take your hunts to the level and book your hunt with R & K Hunting Company. Let our team of experienced professionals plan an unforgettable hunting adventure in the Rocky Mountains of Utah and Wyoming for you to ensure a more pleasurable hunt. Our expert guides can help you make the most out of your next hunt. Contact R & K Hunting Company today to book your next hunt.

10 Things You Didn’t Think to Bring on Your Hunt – Part 1

Whether you’re a packing master or beginner, there are a few things you probably didn’t think to bring on your hunt.

Packing for your hunt is exciting. It means you’re finally getting out on the mountain and could come home victorious. But, it’s important to remember everything you’ll need on the side of a hill for a few days. Even if you’re a packing maximalist, there are possibly a handful of items you forgot to put in your pack that could increase the chances of a triumphant harvest.

Continue reading to learn about ten things you probably didn’t think to bring along on your hunt.

The First 5 Things You Didn’t Think to Bring on Your Hunt

Yes, you’ve got your gun or bow, ammo, sleeping gear, and food. But here are a few things you should bring on your hunt that you may have forgotten about:

Branch Clippers — You’ve probably packed your knife, as most hunters do, but a pair of branch clippers come in handy when you need to remove a branch or two to open up your view. Using a knife to cut through wood is tedious and time-consuming, and a pair of sharpened branch clippers is much better for this job.

Scent Control Clothes — Sure, you’ve probably got scent control spray and used special detergent for your laundry, but you can further conceal your scent with scent control clothing. Deer and other big game heavily rely on their nose and keen sense of smell to keep them aware of their surroundings, so blocking your scent is essential!

Pee Container — Yeah, it’s pretty gross, but while we’re on the topic of smells … Once deer catch a whiff of human urine, they will stay far, far away. You don’t want any sort of human scent lingering at your station, so bring along a pee container with an airtight lid that you can use when nature inevitably calls.

A Whistle — Chances are you won’t need one, but it’s best to be safe and bring a whistle along that’s attached to your clothing. If you were to fall or find yourself unable to move, you’d want to be able to let someone know where you are, and yelling is exhausting.

Sunscreen — Sunscreen is a must-have! Just because the hunting season is in the fall doesn’t mean you won’t spend hours sitting in the sun waiting around for the perfect shot. Make sure to bring your favorite, odorless SPF to block those harmful sun rays.

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With the above advice, you can make your hunt a successful and comfortable adventure. Come back next time for the rest of the list you’ll want to bring on your hunt!

Increase your chances of success with the experts at R & K Hunting Company. Our team of professional guides and outfitters will take you on a Northern Utah Rocky Mountain adventure that you’ll never forget. You’ll love their insider tips and tricks and knowledge and experience of the area, plus you won’t have to worry about the headaches and hassles of planning your trip — we do the work for you. Contact the pros at R & K Hunting Company today to book your next hunt.

3 Things to Keep In Mind When Asking for Permission to Hunt on Private Land

Many hunters find themselves needing to ask for permission to hunt on private land, so here are our best tips to help you do exactly that.

It can be challenging to find the perfect place to hunt if you do not own land. You have very few options:

  • You can hunt on overrun public land
  • You can lease expensive land 
  • You can approach someone about hunting on their land

Of those options, the last one is ideal — but it definitely poses some challenges. Plenty of landowners aren’t quick to open their property to someone they don’t know, especially if they have had past issues with people trespassing. But, to help you gain access to private land for hunting this season, there are three things to keep in mind as you ask them for permission to hunt on their land.

3 Things to Keep in Mind When Asking to Hunt on Private Land

#1 Make a Good First Impression

While the hunting season is months away, now is the ideal time to start looking to hunt on private land. It does not look good to wait until a week before the season begins to ask a private landowner to hunt on their land — in most cases, the answer will be “NO!” Generally speaking, most people don’t like random people showing up at their homes without warning. Ideally, you’d make a phone call first where you can schedule a face-to-face meeting. Your chances of them saying “yes” when they expect you are much better than if you were to surprise them. 

Here are a few more ways to make a good first impression with the landowner:

  • Most of the time, there is no shortage of work on acres and acres of land, so ask how you can help
  • Don’t ask for access to all of their land, just access to the areas you’re interested in
  • Come bearing gifts — it never hurts to be polite and suck up just a little

#2 Share the Love

Make sure to offer to share part of your harvest. They shared their land; the least you can do is share part of your bounty. You’ll likely have more meat than you know what to do with and sharing the love is the perfect way to say thank you and maintain a good relationship with them. Sweeten the deal even further by having it professionally processed or doing it yourself before gifting it to them. It may cost you more money, but it’s the price you may need to pay to have access to their land.

#3 The Landowner’s Say is the Law

It is essential to remember that you are the landowner’s guest once they allow you to hunt on their land. This means that whatever they say goes — they make the rules, and their word is the law! If they say you can access the land on certain days, honor that — don’t just show up whenever you want. Make sure to get additional permission about setting tree stands and trail cams and set up clear expectations about accessing the land to check on your things. Make sure you understand 100% what their boundaries and expectations are and be respectful to those things.

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If you’re like most, it might be out of your comfort zone to ask anyone for permission to hunt on private land. Instead, contact R & K Hunting Company, where we do all of the planning and work for you. Skip all the headaches and hassles of organizing the perfect hunting trip in the Rocky Mountains of Wyoming and Utah and let our knowledgeable and experienced team handle the task. Contact R & K Hunting Company for an unforgettable hunting adventure today.

5 Things You Need for a Great Campsite

Whether you’re gearing up for hunting season or just getting out to enjoy the mountain air, there are a few things you need to make a great campsite.

There’s nothing like coming back to camp after a long day full of hunting and hiking. You’re tired and hungry, and kicking back and relaxing is just what you need! Sure, no campsite is perfect, and none are quite like home, but a good campsite can really make a difference. Unfortunately, not all campsites are created equally, and there are some things you can do to elevate your experience and make your campsite great.

Read how you can make your campsite even better below.

5 Things Your Need for a Great Campsite

One of the best parts of hunting is enjoying the great outdoors, but let’s be honest. There are always things we can do to make our campsites even better. Here’s how:

  1. Find a Campsite with Enough Space —Often times your campsite ends up being smaller than you actually thought. Make sure you find a campsite large enough to accommodate your fire pit and seating around it, your “kitchen,” and anything else that is a must-have for you and your crew.
  2. Good Food Makes for Good Camping — Cooking at a campsite doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some good eats! With high-quality ingredients and some preparation, you can eat better on the mountainside than you do at home. Here are a bunch of fantastic camping recipe ideas.
  3. Make What You Can Comfortable — Just because you’re hunting doesn’t mean you can’t be as comfortable as possible. Here are a few ways you can make your campsite as comfortable as possible:
  • Large Enough Tent — There’s no reason to feel cramped in your tent. Make sure to bring a large enough tent that can accommodate you, your tent mates, and everyone’s belongings. 
  • Air Mattress or Cot — If you’re still sleeping on an old, thin sleeping pad, you’re doing it wrong. A good night’s sleep is essential to a successful hunt, so upgrade to an air mattress or cot.
  • Bring What You Want — Sure, it might take extra space, but if there’s something you love at home that makes things more comfortable, like your favorite mug, robe, or book, bring it along!
  1. Elevate Your Kitchen — Aside from the basics, there are some things you can bring along that will elevate your camp kitchen and improve your meals. Bring your good knives, cutting board, and portable table. Consider investing in a portable charcoal grill or quality dutch oven. These small changes can make a big difference.
  2. Pack a Hammock — Yes, you can rest your bones on your cot or camp chair, but wouldn’t it be great to set up a hammock amid fresh smelling pines with a view of the stars and valley below? Do it!

Forget About a Great Campsite — Contact R & K Hunting Company Today!

Planning your hunt and making a great campsite can be time consuming. Instead of doing all the work yourself, call the professional outfitters and guides at R & K Hunting Company. Our knowledgeable and experienced team takes the hassles and headaches out of planning your hunt and setting up camp. With beautiful cabins, comfortable beds, and advice and pro tips from our expert guides, you’ll understand why people come back season after season. Enjoy a luxury hunting experience in the scenic mountains of Wyoming and Utah. Contact R & K Hunting Company to book your next hunt today!

The Importance of Wearing Blaze Orange

What you wear during your hunt plays a considerable role in your comfort and safety, and when it comes to safety, wearing blaze orange is essential.

Along with your other gear, like camo, boots, and backpack, if you plan to hunt this coming season, you’ll need a good amount of hunter orange. This fluorescent orange color is not worn because it looks good — though we like that aspect of it, too — but because it plays an essential role in keeping you safe in the forest and on the mountain. Without it, you could not only be breaking the law, but you could also be putting your life at serious risk.

Learn more about why wearing hunter’s orange is essential below.

Why Do Hunters Wear Blaze Orange?

For folks that don’t hunt, the idea of wearing both camouflage and hunter orange might seem a bit contradictory. In fact, it may seem like an oxymoron to be trying to blend in and stand out at the same time. Well, believe it or not, that’s precisely what hunters are trying to do. Blaze orange is one of the brightest, most obvious colors to humans. Wearing hunter orange is the best way to ensure other hunters see you and don’t accidentally mistake you for game. The more orange you wear, the more visible you will be to those around you. 

Can Deer Detect the Color Orange?

But if humans can easily see orange colors, can’t the deer you’re hunting see it, too? No! Because deer are dichromatic, they are essentially red-green colorblind. To deer, fluorescent orange appears a shade of brown, gray, or green, like the color of your camouflage. Deer have limited visual acuity and lack accurate depth perception, so you do not need to worry about the fine details of your camouflage patterns. Instead, you should focus on breaking up your human silhouette and move slowly. In short, you can wear hunter orange and still blend into your surroundings. 

Deer easily detect movement via hearing and have an excellent sense of smell. If you can see a deer’s eyes, they will surely sense any movements you make. Moreover, if you have any scent on you and the wind blows just right, they’ll be able to smell you from a mile away.

What Are Utah’s Requirements for Wearing Blaze Orange?

Most states require you to wear a certain amount of hunter’s orange during your hunt; Utah is among those states. Utah law states that hunters must wear at least 400 square inches of orange on their back, chest, and head in areas where a centerfire rifle hunt is in progress. Solid hunter orange clothing is preferred, but camouflage orange is permitted.

Wear Blaze Orange on Your Next Hunt with R & K Hunting Company

The best and easiest way to stay safe during your hunt is to wear blaze orange, but for a safe and adventure-packed hunt, contact the pros at R & K Hunting Company. Let our knowledgeable team take on the burden of planning and preparing your hunt, leaving you to enjoy only the good parts. We offer hunters an exciting and unforgettable hunting experience in the beautiful Utah and Wyoming mountains that will bring you back year after year. Contact us to book your next hunt today.

Ways To Use Your Trail Cams Throughout The Off Season

Trail cams are valuable tools for hunters and come in handy during hunting season, but did you ever think to use them during the off-season?

During the hunting season, hunters can’t wait to get their hands on their trail cameras to see what photos they have in store. This helpful and, to many, essential scouting tool helps you get an insider look during important times, such as early season, the rut, and more. Many hunters pack up their cameras and put them away after the season ends, but you could be missing out on some pretty exciting stuff. There’s a lot more that you can get out of your trail cam, even during the off-season. You may want to consider holding off putting your trail camera away.

Continue reading to learn how you can get even more out of your trail camera during the off-season below.

4 Smart Ways You Can Use Trail Cams During the Off-Season

  1. Check out and Scout Other Wild Game — Of course, your trail cam is essential to deer hunting and a staple for most. But, trail cameras can also be useful in scouting other game such as springtime turkeys, bears, predators, and more. When the spring hunt for gobblers approaches, hang one near your blind. Like deer hunting, you can get an idea of the habits and day-to-day practices of the turkeys you plan to hunt.
  2. Shed Hunting Tips — If you place your trail camera in just the right spot, you might be able to get insider tips on when that big buck you’ve been chasing drops his antlers. You could be first on the mountain to shed hunt with this insider information.
  3. Catch Trespassers — One of the most annoying things as a landowner is when people trespass on your land. If you have people making their way onto your hunting property or are worried someone might try to steal your tree stand or blind, place your trail cam in an inconspicuous spot to catch these trespassers in the act. You may want to think about investing in a wireless or cellular trail cam, so you don’t have to mess around with collecting your SD card. These cams will save you time since they instantly send you pictures and videos right to your cell. So, even if the thief makes out with your camera, you’ll at least have a picture of them.
  4. Summer Sneak Peek — While things like home ranges can change before the next season, summer is an ideal time for taking inventory of bucks while they are still in their bachelor groups. A well-placed trail camera right along the edge of a food plot can tell you a lot about the bucks in the area and the routes they take to and from their bedding areas.

Contact R & K Hunting Company

Trail cams are a helpful tool that every hunter should utilize regardless of the time of year. Trail cameras are a great way to improve your skill and keep you busy year-round. To further enhance your game, contact the skilled and knowledgeable guides at R & K Hunting Company. With years of hunting outfitter experience, we serve the states of Utah and Wyoming, and we can help you make the most of your next Rocky Mountain hunting adventure. Contact us to book your next hunt today.

Tips and Tricks for Turkey Hunting This Spring

If you’re an avid, seasoned hunter, you know that turkey hunting is the perfect way to spend your spring.

Ready or not, the springtime turkey hunt is well underway, and if you’d like to harvest your own gobbler, there’s still time to get your permit and get to hunting. Though Utah’s youth turkey hunt is over, the general spring season runs through the end of May. In today’s article, we’re talking about everything you need to know about the spring turkey hunt and some general tips and tricks that might help you along the way.

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Turkey Hunting Populations are on the Rise

According to DWR, there are approximately 25,000-35,000 wild turkeys in Utah. The two subspecies that live in the Beehive State are Rio Grande and Merriam’s. Turkeys do not do well in harsh winters, and thanks to the mild winter we’ve had this last season, the population is doing great. Moreover, with mild winters, turkeys tend to stay longer in public spaces, making hunting even more possible. All of this should result in a good turkey hunting season.

Best Places for Turkey Hunting in Utah

With the thousands and thousands of turkeys in Utah, there are plenty of good hunting areas. In the northern part of the state, you’ll find many private properties in Croydon, Eden, Huntsville, Morgan, and Mountain Green — but keep in mind, you’ll need written consent from the landowner to hunt on private property. 

As for public land, you’ll find turkeys in Blacksmith Fork Canyon, Richmond Wildlife Management Area, Wellsville Range in Cache Valley. And, in Box Elder County, you’ll find great hunting near the Raft River Mountains close to One Mile Creek, Wildcat Creek, and Johnson Creek.

More Tips and Tricks for Turkey Hunting

  • If you are looking for a Rio Grande turkey, you’ll find more of them in lower elevation areas. Rio Grande turkeys love river bottom areas with plenty of cottonwood trees and areas with oak and pinyon-juniper trees.
  • You’ll find Merriam’s turkeys in high elevations in ponderosa pine forests.
  • Scouting for a couple of days prior to your hunt is helpful. Become familiar with the area, locate where turkeys like to hang out and learn their patterns.
  • Generally speaking, the bulk of harvested turkeys happen between 10 am and 2 pm.
  • Written permission is required for hunting on private land.
  • Invest in good camo and sit still — turkeys have great eyesight.
  • Using calls and decoys can increase your chances of success.
  • Permits are still available for purchase between now and May 31st. You can get yours here. 

Contact R & K Hunting Company

After turkey hunting season is over and you’re looking for more exciting hunts, contact the pros at R & K Hunting Company. Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime hunting expedition in Utah or Wyoming that you’ll never forget. Our knowledgeable and experienced staff takes the stress and headaches of planning your hunt away, allowing you to soak in your adventure entirely. Contact R & K Hunting Company today to schedule your next hunt.

4 Survival Skills Every Hunter Needs

Hunting is an exciting sport, but when things go south and don’t go as planned, having a set of survival skills is essential. 

While most hunters are highly experienced and proficient in tracking, harvesting, and field dressing animals, many of these sportsmen do not have the knowledge it takes to survive in the wilderness without their belongings to help them along the way. Thankfully, we’re here to fill in the gaps and teach you how to survive should the worst happen.

Mastering the simple survival skills below could be the difference between life and death.

What Survival Skills Does Every Hunter Need?

  • Find Drinkable Water

Clean drinking water is critical to your survival. While a person can survive weeks without food, a few days without water, and your chances of leaving the mountain alive are grim. Unfortunately, not all water found on the mountain is safe to drink. Drinking water from lakes and streams means running the risk of ingesting harmful bacteria or parasites. Err on the side of caution and boil any water you find to kill any pathogens before partaking.

  • Start a Fire

Knowing how to start a fire is a skill every hunter needs to know. In addition to staying warm and sterilizing water, the smoke that comes from the fire might aid anyone trying to find you. Every hunter should always pack a lighter, matches, and fire steel. Find a safe clearing to start your fire, and remember to begin with small dry pieces of tinder to start your fire and slowly work up to bigger pieces. After your fire gets going, you can add larger, wetter wood to get a slower, longer-lasting burn. Don’t forget to gather all the wood you’ll need before beginning.

  • Day or Night Navigation

If you find yourself off the hunting trail or without GPS, it is essential to know how to find your way back to civilization. Of course, during the day, you have a constant you can rely on — the sun. This will come in handy if you have a general lay of the land, and you can lead yourself back to a road or trail. Unfortunately, the moon isn’t as reliable. Instead, learn about stars and which are consistently in the sky. Ideally, though, you’ll do most of your hiking during the day. It’s best to avoid trekking at night for a couple of reasons: you’re more likely to get further lost, and many predators come out during these hours.

  • Building Shelter

As the sun is getting ready to set, quit hiking and build a shelter. As you look for a place to spend the night, keep in mind you want to stay elevated and dry. Avoid sleeping directly on the ground since it will quickly absorb your body heat. Gather small debris such as leaves, moss, twigs, and pine needles to create a buffer from the ground and create a more comfortable place to rest. Protect yourself from frost, rain, and dew by building a roof. Find a rock wall or fallen log where you can build a lean-to with other fallen branches. The smaller, the better when it comes to making shelters — you’ll stay much warmer.

Book Your Next Hunt with R & K Hunting Company

If you want to learn more hunting tips and tricks from the pros like these essential survival skills, book your next hunt with R & K Hunting Company. 

Our knowledgeable guides have years of experience and practice on and off the mountain and want to take you on a hunt you’ll remember forever. Planning a hunting trip can be exhausting and stressful, but when you book with us, we take the headache out of the entire process. Enjoy your next hunt in Utah or Wyoming with R & K Hunting Company today.

How Do I Become a Better Deer Hunter?

If you enjoy the sport of hunting, one of your goals might be to become a better deer hunter, which can be rewarding.

You’ve been waiting for nearly a year for the hunting season to begin. Because the season is so short, you’ll need to be the best hunter you can be if you want to come out of the season successfully. You cannot predict what your hunt will bring, especially in terms of wind and other elements, terrain, and animal traffic, so being prepared for whatever comes your way is essential. 

If you want to improve your skills and become a better deer hunter, continue reading below.

7 Ways You Can Become a Better Deer Hunter

  1. Learn to Hunt the Wind — In reality, there’s no beating the wind or beating a deer’s impeccable sense of smell. You can, however, learn to hunt the wind by monitoring it closely and setting up accordingly. Moreover, there are several things you can do to decrease your human scent, which might give you an extra minute or two to get the perfect shot.
  2. Perfect the Art of Scouting — There are several ways you can scout deer. Most pros will say the less you encroach on their space, the better! Once you perfect this, you can learn a lot about these majestic animals. Information like where they sleep, travel corridors, and feeding areas can help increase your chances of a successful hunt.
  3. Place Your Stands Wisely — Where you place your stand or blind can make or break your hunt. As you set up shop, make sure to keep your entry and exit routes in mind. 
  4. Don’t Spook Game — As you make your way to your stand or blind, it is essential to do so cautiously and peacefully. Do not just stomp through the mountains to your spot, regardless of the time of day or night.
  5. Use Tools and Gear to Your Advantage — There are countless hunting tools, gear, and equipment that can significantly improve your game. Of course, they each have their time and place, so knowing when to use the gadgets in your arsenal is key.
  6. Know When to Shoot and When to Wait — Plenty of good opportunities are lost because the hunter doesn’t know when to shoot because they are hoping for an even better shot. Getting the perfect shot isn’t always likely, so take a good shot when you have it.
  7. Get in Shape — Well before the hunting season begins, make sure you start getting in good physical shape for your hunt. You’ll be packing your gear up and down the mountain in rough terrain — not to mention you will hopefully be bringing back a trophy buck at the end of your hunt. All of this will be nearly impossible if you are not physically prepared.

Contact R & K Hunting Company 

One of the best ways to become a better deer hunter is to spend some quality time with a hunter professional at R & K Hunting Company. If you want more insider tips and tricks from an expert so you can become the best hunter you can be, you’ll want to book your next hunt with one of our experienced and highly knowledgeable guides. We take the headaches and hassles of planning your hunt so you can thoroughly enjoy the entire process. Are you ready for an exciting once-in-a-lifetime experience with R & K Hunting Company? Book your hunt with us today across Utah and Wyoming.