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Reflecting on lessons learned in the 2023 hunting season

November 28, 2023 | Hunting stories, Top 10

The pursuit of game in the wild isn’t merely a pastime; it’s a classroom where each expedition teaches invaluable lessons. As the 2023 hunting season unfolds, it becomes apparent that the experiences gathered in the wild extend far beyond just the harvest. These lessons not only refine hunting skills but also nurture a deeper understanding […]

Enjoy the 2023 hunting season !

September 12, 2023 | Opinions

Let the Hunt Begin! It’s officially hunting season, and I couldn’t be more excited to embrace this time-honored tradition. There’s something profoundly special about the bond between hunters and the great outdoors. As we lace up our boots and load up our gear, we’re not just embarking on a journey to harvest game; we’re connecting […]

Developing a hunting app: from the idea to our first customers

July 25, 2023 | Opinions, Technology

For those who don’t know, last week we released our App “Huntsquad” on both the Google Play Store and the App Store. The release took almost a year and four people to make it possible. Even though I’ve worked in the tech industry for ten years, developing a hunting app is quite an adventure and […]

5 Fitness training exercises to prepare for the hunting season

July 4, 2023 | Top 10, Training

The hunting season is an exciting time for outdoor enthusiasts and a great opportunity to reconnect with nature. However, it’s important to be physically prepared for the challenges that come with hunting, especially if you hunt Chamois in high altitudes like me. Whether you’re a seasoned hunter or a novice, incorporating fitness training exercises into […]

A life with a Laufhund

May 23, 2023 | Opinions

A Laufhund is a type of hunting dog that originated in Switzerland. “Laufhund” translates to “scent hound” in English, indicating their primary function in tracking scents and assisting hunters. Laufhunds are known for their exceptional sense of smell, endurance, and agility, which make them well-suited for hunting in various terrains. These dogs are typically medium […]

Hunting for sustainable food

April 18, 2023 | Cooking, Opinions

Hunting has been a part of human life for thousands of years. Earlier, it was a means of survival, but now it’s considered a recreational activity. Hunting still has the power to provide sustainable food options and promote ethical hunting practices. More people are turning to hunting as a way to feed themselves and their […]

My first wild boar was a keiler

March 30, 2023 | Hunting stories

Hunting a keiler wild boar can be a thrilling and challenging experience for any hunter. Keiler boars are known for their fierce nature and razor-sharp tusks, making them formidable opponents in the wild. However, taking down one of them is not easy. It’s the kind of animal that you get once in a lifetime. In […]

Fox hunting at night during winter

February 26, 2023 | Hunting stories

  Hunting foxes in Switzerland is quite a challenge. Contrary to other countries, you will have to follow specific and strict rules that make this task much harder. Since I like a challenge, I decided to try to hunt a fox during winter for the first time. After two months of freezing in the night, […]

The Huntsquad app: an app 100% dedicated to safety

February 8, 2023 | Security

  If you follow Hunt and Eat Well on social media, you probably saw that we are developing an iOS/Android hunting application 100% dedicated to safety during driven hunts. I used to go hunting for wild boar in Alsace, where I enjoy Sauerkraut and the beautiful landscape. But as you all know driven hunts can […]