Hunting Resources

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How to Gut a Deer

You’ve had a successful hunt, congrats! But, after taking the perfect shot out of your Ambush Hunting Blind, you may be thinking, “now what?”. Well, it’s time to track your trophy and get ready to field dress it! You want to make sure you gut your deer right so you can keep as much meat […]

A Guide to Introducing your Child to Hunting

Hunting is a memorable activity, but it is even better when you do it as a family. Likely, you were taught how to hunt by a family member! When introducing a child to hunting, it’s hard to know where to begin. Check out our recommendations in this guide, and your family will be out hunting […]

A Guide to Turkey Hunting

Are you getting into the sport of turkey hunting or just looking to learn more? You’ve come to the right place! Below is our comprehensive guide to turkey hunting! About Turkeys The Ocellated turkey of Central America and the North American wild turkey, are the two turkey species that are native to North America. The […]

How to Make a Homemade Deer Salt Lick

Keeping deer around and helping them grow is a very important part of a successful hunt. A homemade deer salt lick is a quick and easy way to support your herd. If you are wanting to put multiple salt licks on your property, it is cheaper to make them yourself. When making a deer salt […]

3 Tips for Hunting in the Rain

While there’s the uncomfortable possibility of getting wet, hunting in the rain has its advantages. Usually, more bucks appear during these conditions, and the rain masks the animal’s sense of smell. The damp ground also makes your movements more silent, allowing you to take a closer approach to your target.  If it is your first […]

The Antler Scoring System Explained

If you have ever taken a buck with a monster set of antlers, you may have wondered how big its antlers are and how they score the rack. Officials use an antler scoring system to score and compare a bucks’ antlers. There are multiple respected antler scoring systems used in the field, including Pope and Young, Safari […]

Our Favorite Snacks to Take Hunting

How important is it to keep any potential game animals from catching onto your scent and discovering your position? And how important is it to stay energized while you are on the lookout for that perfect opportunity? The answer is “very” important to both questions! How do you satisfy your urge for adventure (and your […]

What to Pack When Hunting

As great as our line of hunting blinds are, that’s not the only thing you will ever need when out hunting. To help, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of what to pack when hunting. 1. Camouflage To have a successful hunt, it’s essential to blend in. That means camouflage clothing such as: Jacket Shirt or […]

Advantages of a Hard Side Blind

Whether you are headed out to hunt deer or turkeys, there is no doubt that sitting in a hunting blind will help you improve your odds of having a successful hunt. There are two main types of hunting blinds, hard sided blinds, and soft, pop-up style blinds. While both can work just fine, there are […]

The Best Bowhunting Blind

Bowhunting big bucks is a passion shared by many hunters, but it is anything but easy. Taking a deer with a bow and arrow means you have to not only be able to get extremely close to them, but you must also fool all of their senses long enough to get a good shot off. […]

Ice Fishing Resources

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What is the Ideal Skid House Weight?

Though it seems like a small detail, until you need to move your ice fishing skid house, the weight of a skid house is very important. When considering buying a skid house, you need to pay attention to its weight. You also need to understand the tradeoffs for a heavier skid house vs. a lighter […]

What to Keep in an Ice Fishing Tackle Box

Ice fishing tackle is an important part of a successful ice fishing trip. Not all tackle can be used when ice fishing. So, when you load up your skid house for the season, make sure you grab your ice fishing tacklebox. Here are our recommendations on what every well-equipped ice fishing tackle box should have. […]

Safe Ice Thickness for Ice Fishing

If you are anything like us, when the water freezes, you want to spend as much time ice fishing as you can. Making the most of your season by getting out on the ice early and staying late is important, but so is being safe by knowing the proper ice thickness for fishing. The shelter […]

Ice Fishing Pros and Cons: Live Bait or Artificial Bait

Your skid house loaded up for your next ice fishing trip, but you can’t decide if you want to take live bait or artificial bait? It’s a question ice fishermen discuss often. Every fisherman has their own opinion on using live bait or artificial bait and what they think is the best ice fishing bait. […]

Where to go Ice Fishing on a Lake

You can’t have success ice fishing on a lake if you don’t catch any fish! Until you have mastered patterns of the fish, ice fishing on a lake may involve moving a lot! When you have a skid house, moving is simple. Depending on what species you are ice fishing for and what time of […]

Tips for Ice Fishing with Children

Ice fishing is a fun activity that allows you to create lasting memories with your kids.  With a few safety precautions and some extra preparation, you can make sure it’s a good family bonding experience. Keep these tips in mind when you’re ice fishing with children: Make sure the ice is thick. Making sure the […]

10 Best Ice Fishing Lakes in the US

When summer ends and winter rolls in, most anglers will put away their fishing equipment until the cold season is over. However, some will still want to continue their favorite activity, even when all the waters have frozen over. The US offers numerous ice fishing spots for novice and experienced anglers. Here are some of […]

Our Favorite Ice Fishing Snacks

To most people, ice fishing conjures an image of a poor, half-frozen, fishing enthusiast stuck on an old bucket in the middle of the lake. However, modern ice fishing has changed with the introduction of ice skid houses. Unlike when living in an ice tent during an ice fishing trip, an ice skid house allows […]

What To Pack For Ice Fishing – A Packing Guide

Ice fishing is a popular sport enjoyed by many during the cold season. For those who head out to the frozen lakes, however, it is important to pack well so your time out there is comfortable and enjoyable. There are items to pack to help you catch your fish, and there are other essentials you’ll […]

NEW Skid House Accessories

The New Skid House Accessories are Here! Up your ice fishing game with the new line of skid house accessories from Ambush. Everything from heaters and solar panels to convenience-oriented accessories like rod holders, cup holders, shelves, coat hooks, and more. We even have a new line of camouflaged vinyl decals and trim colors. Every [...]