6 Rules To Track Game Animals

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Hunting provides a lot of food in a survival situation; game animals rarely walk into your camp, however, so you must hunt them. If you can find where they’ve been and where they’re going you will have an advantage.

The following 6 tips is for you to learn how to track game best.

1. Know an animal’s track

Animals leave tracks as they travel. The track of each species is unique and you can tell what species of animal has passed by through observing the track.

By observing the species of animal that has passed by, a hunter can best gauge which tactics to use to hunt the animal.

2. Know how to find tracks

Animals don’t walk aimlessly about the forests. They move with purpose, usually to and from water and food.

To find track, walk around the banks of a water source and the edges of meadows and tree lines. You are likely to find several game trails as you do this.

3. Know when animals move

Animals take advantage of dawn and dusk hours to move to feeding and watering areas.  The low light during these hours helps the animal to stay hidden.

Nocturnal animals like raccoons move at night and frequent areas familiar to them where they find food.

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