How To's

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Patchwork on a down-filled vest

Duct tape really works

March 2016
Maple sugaring is a longtime homestead favorite

Maple sugaring is a longtime homestead favorite

Hunters and fishermen love maple sugaring

February 2016
All the rage: soft plastics for winter panfish

All the rage: soft plastics for winter panfish

The idea of consistently putting panfish on the ice with soft plastics has become more than just an experiment.

January 2016
Fishing tips: Upsize your baits to catch more and bigger fall walleyes

Fishing tips: Upsize your baits to catch more and bigger fall walleyes

Hit the water now to enjoy comfortable autumn fishing conditions and catch active walleyes.

September 2015
Fishing tips: How to prepare for a new-to-you lake

Fishing tips: How to prepare for a new-to-you lake

Research lake and river maps, review your GPS, prepare your tackle, and explore the DNR and other pertinent websites, so you can hit the water ready to fish.

August 2015
Duck Calling for Beginners

Duck Calling for Beginners

I don’t remember when I successfully called in my first flock of ducks, but I do remember when I first started to learn how to blow a call.

August 2015
Outdoor Steward: Outfitting your ATV for field work

Outdoor Steward: Outfitting your ATV for field work

Reaping the greatest benefit from your wooded land or other rural property requires employing good stewardship practices

June 2015
Fishing tips: proper handling for fish catch and release

Fishing tips: proper handling for fish catch and release

Having the proper tools and tackle will help you become more efficient and effective when practicing catch and release this open-water season.

May 2015
Late-season tactics for spring gobblers

Late-season tactics for spring gobblers

Sweat matted hair and a soaked hat, the silence of the woods only broken by the buzzing of flies signals the frustrations of the latter part of turkey season for so many

May 2015
Fishing tips for locating early season walleyes

Fishing tips for locating early season walleyes

Monitor the small angling details to catch more fish during the post-spawn period of May and June

May 2015