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still-hunt

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chiefly North American

Definition of still-hunt in English:

verb

[no object] (often as noun still-hunting)
Hunt game stealthily; stalk: they still-hunt for white-tailed deer my own hunting style combines still-hunting and staying still
More example sentences
  • So is a climbing stand, still-hunting or simply scrunching up next to a rock on the side of a hill and watching a canyon.
  • But most North American hunting is done by other methods such as using tree stands or blinds, driving, calling or still-hunting.
  • I still-hunted, creeping along slowly like I always do when after whitetails.

noun

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A stealthy hunt for game.
Example sentences
  • But to me, the still hunt is one of the most productive techniques in terms of getting close to animals and seeing what is going on in the natural world.

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