Course intro

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Course curriculum

    1. Welcome and The Big Picture of Hunting

    2. EPiPHany - How to Plan a Hunt

    3. What does it take to be a great hunter?

    4. You're More Than a Hunter

    5. The "Find" Phase Summary SOP

    6. How to use navigate the course

    7. Course workbook (interative)

    8. Lifetime access, updates and Q&A

    1. Phase 2 step 1 - Tune in

    2. 2.1 workbook section

    3. 2.1 Tune in Student notes

    1. 2.2 Introduction (Scan, stop and "stare")

    2. 2.2.1 Scan and pause

    3. 2.2.2 Move your head, not your eyes

    4. 2.2.3 See, don't look

    5. 2.2.4 "Stare" when your eyes connect

    6. 2.2.5 Move as fast or as slow as you can scan

    7. Four scenarios

    8. 2.2.6 Hunting on foot in woodland

    9. 2.2.7 Hunting on foot in open terrain

    10. 2.2.8 Hunting from a tree stand

    11. 2.2.9 Glassing from a vantage point

    12. 2.2 Summary (Scan, stop, and "stare")

    13. 2.2. workbook section

    14. 2.2 Student notes

    1. 2.3 Introduction

    2. 2.3.1 Preferred Habitat Introduction

    3. Description of the Terrain

    4. Description of the Vegetation

    5. Description of Waterways and Bodies of Water

    6. The Animal's Need for Food and Water

    7. The Animal's Need for Protection

    8. 2.3.2 The Animal's Physiological Needs Introduction

    9. Feeding and Drinking

    10. Resting and ruminating

    11. Rutting and reproduction

    12. Safety

    13. 2.3.3 The Animal's Activity and Behavioral Patterns Introduction

    14. Annual cycle

    15. 24-hour cycle

    16. Hotspot movement patterns

    17. The Animal's Reaction to Weather

    18. The Animal's Reaction to Threats

    19. The Animal's Reaction to Threats

    20. 2.3 Summary

    21. 2.3 Workbook

    22. 2.3 Student Notes

    1. 2.4 Introduction

    2. 2.4.1 Signs of Movement Introduction

    3. Animal Trails

    4. Animal Tracks

    5. Hair From Contact

    6. 2.4.2 Signs of Resting

    7. 2.4.3 Signs of Feeding Introduction

    8. Browsing

    9. Grazing

    10. Obtaining Minerals

    11. Droppings

    12. 2.4.4 Signs of Other Types of Behaivor

    13. Fraying

    14. Thrashing

    15. Wallowing and Mud Bathing

    16. Bark Stripping

    17. 2.4.5 Animals Sounds

    18. 2.4.6 The Smell of Animals

    19. 2.4 Summary

    20. 2.4 Workbook

    21. 2.4 Student notes

    1. 2.5 Look for (Indications of) Animals - Introduction

    2. 2.5 Look for (Indications of) Animals

    3. 2.5 Summary

    4. 2.5 Workbook

    5. 2.5 Student notes

About this course

  • $49.00
  • 81 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content
  • Digital Field Guide
  • Regular Q&A video conf. (recorded)
  • Lifetime access to updates

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Excellent info, well organized and presented!

Joseph von Benedikt

Great, down-to-earth how-to on getting started in hunting. Comprehensive, versatile, and adaptable to most species/habitats/seasons. Nicely presented in an e...

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Great, down-to-earth how-to on getting started in hunting. Comprehensive, versatile, and adaptable to most species/habitats/seasons. Nicely presented in an easily comprehended manner.

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  • Who is this course for?

    This course is for you if you are a NEW hunter who wants to learn the fundamentals from scratch. It's also for you if you're a more EXPERIENCED hunter on a path to mastery and want structure, tips, and tricks to hone your skills.

  • Does this course cover everything hunting?

    This course is focussed on the specific skills and knowledge you need to find deer. We are working on other deep dives. If you want the end-to-end steps for hunting check out the free course on the fundamentals of hunting:

  • Is the course relevant for bowhunters?

    Yes. The skills and knowledge you'll learn in this course apply to pretty much any way you hunt deer and other hoofed mammals. With a rifle, bow, muzzleloader, etc.

  • Is this information only relevant to deer hunting?

    No. The information in this course applies to all of the hoofed mammals we hunt, including deer, elk, caribou, and even goats and African game.