Big game hunting
is the hunting of large game
. Big game hunting is a popular sport
in many countries. In the United States
, animals such as boars
are hunted. Big game hunting has various seasons
depending on the location of the hunt.
Big game hunting is approached in many different ways. A popular way to hunt is by using a tree stand
. A hunter will set up a tree stand and wait for the prey to approach.
Another common approach is stalking. While stalking, a hunter will approach his or her prey directly.
Big game hunting can be approached with a firearm
. Both weapons have seasons designated to them. Rifles
are more effective for hunting at a long range , while the bow is used for shorter shots . Higher caliber
rounds are used in big game hunting as opposed to smaller game.
Some hunters will also use muzzleloaders
to hunt with. Muzzleloaders usually fire a .45 or .50 caliber
Big Game Animals