men had wings and bore black feathers, few of them would be
clever enough to be crows."
Henry Ward Beecher
So you want to be a crow hunter?
Great! So here is your first important lesson: Relax
! Sure, serious crow hunting can sometimes be
complex and frustrating. Equipment selection, flyway
location, calling techniques and decoy placement. It can all
seem a bit overwhelming. But keep in mind the main reason
why experienced crow hunters got into this sport in the
first place, Fun. Plain
old fashioned Fun. And
while those of us that are considered crow hunting fanatics
may argue the proper timing for the "Rally
Call" vs. the "Distress
Call", the truth is that with a few dollars in
equipment and a little bit of knowledge, the novice crow
hunter can be tremendously successful and have a boatload of
fun at the same time. In fact, beginner success combined
abundance of crows throughout the world makes crow shooting
a perfect way to introduce a young person to the great sport
So just sit back with your
favorite beverage, relax and explore this section to learn
some of the basics of Crow Hunting. While these pages will
not cover every situation you may run into in the field, it
will give you a basic knowledge of this sport and how to
apply it in most situations. With this knowledge and the
time you spend afield, you will be able to develop specific
techniques that work best in your area.
Welcome to the world
of the Crow Hunter. Have fun!!