How to Make Money from Hunting
Enough of pursuing your hobby now it’s time to turn your hobby into a business. Like any other sports, hunting is also a sport for us who love hunting. But what if we can make money from hunting? So, I have good news for the crazy hunters who are so passionate about hunting but want to spend their rest of the life in this outdoor sport.
Basically, you can make money from hunting by guiding people or getting an outdoor hunting job. And the other way to make money from hunting is starting a hunting business. There are different types of hunting businesses. To choose the right type of hunting business that is perfect for you, you have to know the inside of the business. So, in this article, I will tell you how to start making money from hunting either doing a job or by starting any hunting related business.
Starting a hunting business:
Like any other businesses, to start hunting business you will either need money or land. If you have a private land where you do hunting but you want to earn money also, then you can give the land for rent to other hunters who will have to pay you to hunt in your private land. In bonus, you can also keep a portion of the hunted game.
Some people also take the land from the landowner as the mortgage or for rent where they invite hunters for hunting and income money as a renter. Besides this, you can also provide the safety kits and hunting guide to attract the hunters to hunt on your property.
If you don’t own a land then you have to spend money to open the business. You can sell hunting Gears like hunting boots, Hunting rifle, hunting outfit, Two-way radio and many more.
You can also establish a factory for manufacturing hunting outfits. While you can’t initially sell your own hunting product so you have to sell the products as a dealer or as a retailer.
Some of the people also work as a broker to get the hunting license and guns. Some people don’t understand the procedures to be followed to get the license and gun so you can get them the license by money.
Opening a hunting training school:
If you are expert then nothing is better than this training business. Lots of new people coming every year for hunting but they fail for lack of hunting knowledge. You can create the opportunity for them to learn hunting professionally. You can either open the school online or offline. For online training, you can create video tutorials, PDF, and other writing documents where they will get information related to hunting.
While online hunting training school requires a blog or websites where you have to work really hard for creating all the tutorials but offline hunting is different. You can open the school ear the hunting land under the open sky. But make sure you got the permission from the landowner. In offline hunting, you can directly teach them the methods and techniques for successful hunting season.
Get an outdoor hunting job:
If you don’t want to spend money to start a hunting-related business, then you have still the opportunity to make money from hunting. You can find an outdoor hunting job that has high demand among the other type of job. But getting a hunting job is not so easy because hunting has been becoming the most popular outdoor sports. So, as it is getting popularity among the new people so more people are applying for the job opportunity.
There are different types of job which are related to hunting. Some of the hunting jobs are private hunting guide or instructor, Hunting property consultant, Wildlife biologist and jobs in the hunting media industry.
Private hunting instructor:
To be a private hunting guide you must have to be a professional hunter. Because you have to guide the hunter about the property where they can find the game and tips to target the game. Normally tourist, who want to go for hunting they don’t have enough knowledge about the hunting property. So as a hunting instructor you can give them tips for successful hunting.
To get this type of job you have to do some marketing via social media or through your blog where you can add some videos or share tutorials of your hunting expertise. Without your presence online getting a job as hunting instructor is not possible.
Hunting property consultant:
Hunting property consultant is so tough. It is not tough to get the job but it is tough to be the consultant. To be the hunting property consultant you have to gather a lot of knowledge about different hunting property and the game. For deer hunting, hunters always seek information about the big game and the right place to hunt the big game. So, if some of the hunters take consultancy from you then their hunting season depends on you. While an instructor only instructs to few hunting properties but as a consultant, you have to know about every hunting property of the state.
To get this type of job you have to know about the science of the wildlife. If the state department wants to recruit employees for researching the wildlife like deer, ELK or any other type of game you can apply for this job. But you have to have a degree in bioscience or science related to wildlife. Some of the job opportunities also come as a veterinarian to check the health condition of the animals. Besides the state department, you can also find the job in some of the Organization who works on wildlife.
Job in the hunting media:
Some of the TV channels have some interesting offer for wildlife hunting job seeker. Animal Planet, Discovery National Geography is the most popular TV channel who always welcome people who have expertise in hunting. They make Tv shows on wildlife which are so popular around the world. You can also take the job opportunity as a wildlife photographer or camera person for the Tv shows.
So, these are the way to turn your hunting hobby into a profession. What else would be better for a hunter who can earn money from hunting? Now, this is your turn to choose your way for making money from hunting.