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I am a beginner at predator calling. I don’t see every movement that the animals make to my call. Do you think every time I go out there I’m just educating them not to come to my call?
Gerald Stewart’s reply: There is a very good chance that animals come to your call and you won’t see them. My father taught me at
I am interested in purchasing a predator hunting rifle. I have my eyes on a .220 swift. In your opinion, what caliber of gun do you consider ideal for predator hunting taking all considerations into matter (accuracy, long-short range, pelt damage, cost,
Gerald Stewart’s reply: I use a 22.250 55 grain hollow point, but I am only interested in knockdown not pelt damage. The .220 swift is
How should you call if the bird is gobbling good? Should you get aggressive or back off a little bit?
Rick White’s reply: If he’s gobbling good and you can tell that he is on his way don’t call at all. If he’s gobbling and
I always go fox hunting and some nights we will go out and kill a couple, but other nights we will go out and not see an eyeball. Why is this? Does it have something to do with the moon phase or what? I hope you can help me out. When is the best time to c
Gerald Stewart’s reply: There are many factors that come in to play, of which most we do not understand. The moon has some effect on
How do you tell the difference between a jake gobble and a tom? What is the best way to do a flydown cackle on slate or glass call?
H.S. Pro Staff: Great question, and honestly in some circumstances it is impossible to tell the difference. In many cases jakes that run together can
How should I use the electronic caller, should I let it run all the time or stop it and turn it back on a couple times during the call? What calls should I use different times of the season, (I only hunt in the winter November-March) and I live in Nebrask
Gerald Stewart’s reply: There are two philosophies of calling technique and they both will work to varying degrees. You can call intermittently, choosing your time