South Connellsville Rod & Gun Club Blog

Muzzleloader Test: Reality Check

Guns How Much Accuracy Can You Really Expect From Your Muzzleloader? Shooting muzzleloaders can be frustrating, and I’m not talking about the extra steps and mess involved with loading and firing them. No, the frustration stems from the… Powered by WPeMatico

The Secret To Mature Bucks: Age

Big Buck Zone Learn How To Identify Mature Bucks In The Field Old bucks are big bucks. Sure, you can have some young bucks with exceptional genetics that sport giant antlers. And you can have older bucks with small antlers. But, in… Powered by WPeMatico

Bulls or Bust

Hunting Two Midwesterners road trip to New Mexico for a classic elk hunt Eastern Colorado goes on forever. Somewhere up ahead are bugling bulls and golden aspens—the promised land. Back behind you, your normal life is still pulling at you:… Powered by WPeMatico

Rule The Rut: December Lockdown?

Big Buck Zone Can We Really Be Seeing This Phase of the Rut Right Now? The clues are as obvious as they are confusing. Mature buck sightings are non-existent. Mature does have proven to be just as rare. Fawns are wandering. Young bucks… Powered by WPeMatico

The Ones That Got Away

Hunting We All Have One Or Two – Or a Dozen – Trophies That Somehow Eluded Us. Some of These Ghosts Are Even More Memorable Than The Animals We Bagged. We all have one or two­—or a dozen – stories of the sure-thing trophies that somehow eluded us. Some of these ghosts are even more memorable than the animals we bagged… Powered by WPeMatico

Using Deer Scents: Bombs Away Bucks

Hunting How One Hunter’s Buzzer-Beater Strategy Just Might Help You Tag Your Buck This Season It was a hunting strategy born of utter desperation. Deer season had grown old, and with just a week remaining to hunt, I didn’t have much left in my well-worn bag of… Powered by WPeMatico