All-terrain vehicles are not just for sport. Hunters use ATVs to get to tough-to-reach areas as well as to make transporting the kill easier. Take this quiz to learn more about hunting ATVs.
There are two basic types of all-terrain vehicles: sport models and utility models.
The sport model is built for fun.
The utility model is bigger and heavier.
Hunting ATVs are utility model vehicles.
The engines are either gas or electric.
The three-wheeled vehicles were unsafe because they frequently flipped over.
ATVs make hunting easier.
With an ATV, a hunter can get to previously unreachable areas because of its smaller size and the machine will also carry home the fruit of the hunt.
Prices range from $1,500 to $11,000.
The greatest advantage of an ATV is that the hunter can use it to transport the kill.
Electric-powered engines operate more quietly.
E-ATVs are slower than gas-powered vehicles.
The UTV allows tandem riding and is the next size up from an ATV.
Store weapons in carrying cases and ammunition should be stored separately.
Any change in load can effect the way an ATV handles.
Some states require hunters to wear orange clothing.
For a more quiet operation, the muffler can be modified.
ATV riders sit astride the vehicle like a motorcycle.
Hunting gear may include deer urine and camouflage seat covers.
Cultivators and disk plows are available as ATV accessories.