Beginner Guide For Hunting Pheasants
Series Small Hunting Basic
Pheasants happen to be one of the most loved hunting animals because it makes hunting a lot more interesting and fun with its undecipherable moves. One cannot predict what Pheasants are going to do next. The uncertainty and the lack of prediction make Pheasant hunting fun and exciting.
Professionals from around the world have been using rifles for hunting Pheasants because it is always fun to see the animal take a flight, thinking they have escaped and then taking a bullet from a distance hunter. The fact that rifle let’s people kill a flying away animal with great ease makes it the most loved hunting weapon. Rifles are lethal only when handled by a pro; a kid can hit bullets out of rifle all day long and not hit a single prey; it takes skill, patience and calm to hunt using a rifle.
Let’s go through the beginners guide for hunting Pheasants intricately and learn some useful lessons:
Determine a useful location: You are going to go nowhere if you are looking for a pheasants in a barren land. Go out there in the fields with loads of grass and pests. Birds like Pheasant feeds on worms and other pests hence you will have to visit a place where these pests and worms are found in sumptuous amount.
You will have to get in touch with a lot of professionals and understand the importance of location in hunting. These professionals can also help you with some of the best locations for finding Pheasants.
You will have to make use of Good Bird Dog: Yes! When planning to hunt birds you will have to take a good bird dog along. A good bird dog has great ability of spotting birds from a distance and informing you about its arrival. With a good dog that can suggest the arrival of a bird from a distance, you are going to have a great hunting time.
A good dog is not only going to make you a success at the hunting ground but will also add up to your hunting skills. You will be able to learn varied nuances like eyeing the bird, being patient and hitting when it will hurt the most.
Learn to attract birds: These birds are very much affected by the weather; if its rainy or cloudy you will find that only a handful of them will be willing to come on ground and look for food.
On rainy and cloudy days, you will have to become the prey and attract these birds. Go out there in the open field and traverse the whole field in a zigzag pattern, it will create an illusion for birds; they will think of a dog or a pest running through the field and will come looking for them.
You are going to have some good amount of time in your hand before they come close and fly away, make the best use of your rifle and hit them at the right time. Once you have successfully attracted Pheasants and killed them, you are going to have stories to share.
Hunt them near water bodies: Let’s admit! We all have admired the way birds fly high in the sky and come on land only to sip water directly from water bodies. We all have wanted to fly like birds and drink water directly from water bodies but we all have given up to the limited human capabilities. Now is the time when we can actually hunt for birds flying high in sky and drinking water directly from rivers and suffice our deepest desires.
Hunting them near water bodies is easier because they tend to spend a lot of time drinking water without worrying about anything else. Pheasants and other birds as well remain careless when drinking water, which makes them easier to hunt. A professional hunter will make use of a rifle instead of a shotgun here for hunting.
Pheasants can be difficult but once you have mastered skills like patience, aiming and pulling the trigger at the right time then you are ready to go Pheasant hunting.