Classification Essay: Types Of Hunting

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11/3/13
Types Of Hunting
The many great things about hunting is not only the calmness of the wilderness and the rush of being so close to many wild animals. There are many different ways to hunt. I am going to classify the four types of hunting: shotgun, rifle, muzzleloader, and bow and arrow. The reason I am classifying this is because most people just think of hunting as a verb and don’t know that there are so many different ways to go about hunting.
Hunting with a shotgun
First of all I am going to describe what exactly a shotgun is. A shotgun is designed to be fired from the shoulder. The shotgun fires a shell that holds numerous spherical pellets, also called shot when buying them from stores they are classified by the amount of
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With your rifle aimed right behind its’ shoulder you gently squeeze the trigger. The loudness of the gun wakes everything up in the used to be calm nature, but only for a second. Then you get to go and check out your deer that you’ve been waiting months to take down. And that’s what hunting deer with a rifle is like. Rifle hunting is much different then the other types of hunting just cause everything is so calm and quite.
Hunting with a muzzleloader
A muzzleloader is a gun somewhat similar to a rifle, yet much more complicated and difficult to hunt with. I found an article by Gary Hubbell that will help me get started in explaining what hunting with a muzzleloader is like.
Muzzleloaders are the weapons that Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone carried afield with them during their bear hunts, Indian fights, and battles. Today there are two basic types of muzzleloaders used for hunting—primitive and in-line. Both are based upon the premise that the shooter pours powder down the end of the gun barrel, and then rams a slug or ball down on top of it to load the gun.
This type of hunting is one of the two most difficult ways to hunt. The difficulty of hunting this way is not a bad thing. Most people like the difficulty just to make the rush of the hunt that much more intense. As you pull the trigger on your muzzleloader the ignition is not instantaneous like shooting a shotgun or a rifle. You have to hold steady as you pull the trigger for about a second or more while an
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