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Solving the Offseason Itch- A Guide to Shed Hunting

What is shed hunting, and what is its’ purpose? Male deer lose their antlers every year in the later winter months, between January through March. This includes whitetail deer, mule deer, elk, moose, and many other species of the Cervidae family.  After breeding season, bucks’ testosterone levels change causing their old antlers to fall off, […]

6 Old-School Deer Hunting Tips

Every hunter has a plan for the next deer season. They know where they will put their blind, what deer they are after, maybe even the age and size of the deer they have been tracking. Most hunters even pick out a name.  These skills and traditions go way back.  Do you remember the beginner […]

Hunting Blind Care: Outside of Hunting Season

As the hunting season has come to a close, you are getting ready to leave your hunting blind until next fall. Just like any other hunting equipment, you need to care for your hunting blind. To take care of your hunting blind and prep it for off-season storage, there are a few things you should […]

How to Make Deer Jerky

At Ambush Hunting Blinds, we love to make deer jerky.  It is a delicious snack that is easy to make, even though it may seem challenging.  You can find a lot of recipes online that call for a number of ingredients.  Everyone eventually modifies a recipe to suite their tastes.  A little more sweet here.  […]

The Best Hunting Blind for Handicap Hunting

Everyone deserves to have access and the resources to do what they love, including hunting. Whether you, a family member or a friend has been in an accident or was born with a disability, they still deserve to spend time in the woods. Sometimes equipment built for able-bodied hunters does not work for those with […]

Scent Control Tips for Hunting

Any hunter’s main goal is to get as close as possible to the animal they are hunting. One of the things that will kill your chances of bagging that big buck is your scent being detected by the animal. Did you know that whitetail deer have a better sense of smell than a dog? It […]

How to Assemble a 10ft Hunting Blind Elevation Kit

Learn how to assemble a 10ft hunting blind elevation kit from Ambush Hunting Blinds. We recommend assembling with at least 3 people. Are you curious why you should use a elevation kit? Check out how you can elevate your hunting success with an elevation kit for your hunting blind! You will need the following tools […]

5 Tips for a Successful Late Season Hunt

If you can bear the winter weather and freezing temperatures in your hunting blind, you stand a chance of a successful late season hunt. There are a few things that you can do to better your chances of a late season hunt and here are our top 5 tips. Tip #1: Learn Late Season Behavior […]

How To: Skin a Deer for a Shoulder Mount

Congratulations on a successful hunt from your hunting blind!  You just took a monster 12-pointer and you decided in advance that, if you got a trophy,  you were going to get a shoulder mount.   If this is the scenario that plays out, you want make sure you follow these instructions when skinning your deer. If […]

Packing for a Late Season Hunt

That time of hunting season is almost here! We know as the days are getting shorter and colder, late-season hunting is approaching. Should you pack any differently for a late-season hunt?  Depending on where you live.  The answer is probably, YES. To begin, bring your normal hunting pack when going on a late-season hunt. You will […]

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How to Attract Fish when Spearfishing

From aboriginal tribes to ancient Greece, early civilizations figured out how to attract fish while spearfishing and netting. According to the British Library Science Blog, the use of hanging baskets and men feeding fish as an early form of “fish aggregation devices,” allowed for the easy capture of big fish. Over the last 120 years, […]

All About Spearhouse Fishing

If you live where it gets cold enough for lakes to freeze, you’ve probably heard about darkhouse or spearhouse fishing. You may think to yourself, “What’s that?”. Well, we are here to help! Let’s bring you up to speed on spearhouse fishing. What is a spearhouse? To begin, a spearhouse is a shelter like a […]

How to Clean Your Catch – Gutting a Fish

Have a successful day in your skid house? If you decide that you want to keep your fish, you are going to need to know how to clean them. Making moments that matter includes gathering around the hot oil with friends at a fish fry.  However, you need to get the fish ready to eat.  […]

Tips for Spearfishing on Ice

Spearfishing on ice is a form of fishing that has been used for years. In climates where it gets cold enough for bodies of water to freeze, it is a technique still used to harvest fish. Some anglers spearfish on ice for enjoyment and others do it to provide for their families. Ice spearing takes […]

How to Choose the Right Ice Fishing Rod

In the history of ice fishing, ice fishing rods have come a long way.  Just like anything else, there are a lot to choose from.  The fishing rod you decide to bring out in your skid house depends on where you are fishing and what you are fishing for. Also, every fisherman has their own […]

Making Moments that Matter

Fishing with friends and family is always rewarding. Even if you don't catch anything. It's about getting outside. It's about creating memories. And it's about making moments that matter. Explore the outdoors with Ambush.

Must-Have Ice Spearing Equipment

With the launch of our new Stryker ice fishing dark house for spearfishing, we have been fielding a lot of question about how the spear fishing sport is taking off. There are tons of products out there for spear fishing through the ice but, what ice spearing equipment is necessary? Every fisherman has his/her own […]

How to Break a Skid House Free From the Ice

After your skid house has been sitting on the ice a while or even after a long day of ice fishing on the lake, it is common for your skid house to freeze to the ice. Although this can seem like a huge inconvenience when you are trying to pack up and head off the […]

What to Do if You Fall Through the Ice While Fishing

No matter how careful you are while ice fishing, accidents happen. Because ice can be unpredictable, you always need to be prepared when you go ice fishing in case you find yourself in cold water.  When you head out on the ice, there are a few precautionary measures you should take to make sure you […]

The Advantage of Ice Fishing Cameras

Take ice fishing in your skid house to the next level. How you may ask.  An underwater camera design for ice fishing. With an ice fishing camera, you can better see exactly what is happening under the ice. Underwater cameras allow you to know if your target species is around or interested in your bait. […]

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