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TV deer hunters latest to face Illinois charges

TV deer hunters latest to face Illinois charges

The state’s latest deer hunting scandal can best be summed up by making a simple adjustment to ancient advice.

December 2014
Hunters digesting harvests

Hunters digesting harvests

Regrets? Deer hunters had few during the two shotgun seasons.

December 2014
Taking a stand: When the 'right' tree is all wrong

Taking a stand: When the 'right' tree is all wrong

Find the right hunting spot first

December 2014
Second firearms deer season harvest makes up some ground

Second firearms deer season harvest makes up some ground

Illinois DNR announced today that Illinois deer hunters harvested a total of 24,717 deer during the recent second firearms weekend.

December 2014
‘Wired Arrow Outdoors’ owners, pro-staff, charged with illegal harvest of 18 deer

‘Wired Arrow Outdoors’ owners, pro-staff, charged with illegal harvest of 18 deer

An Illinois Conservation Police investigation into the Wired Arrow Outdoors television show has resulted in the company’s owners, pro-staff members and guests being charged with 134 wildlife violations

November 2014
The bucks stop here (and there)

The bucks stop here (and there)

According to Clint McCoy, a typical buck’s range increases from 2.5 miles a day during the pre-rut to roughly 3.5 miles per day during the rut.

November 2014
Snowed up: Think white camouflage for archery whitetail success in December

Snowed up: Think white camouflage for archery whitetail success in December

Without snow camo for late-season deer, you’re selling your bowhunting or muzzleloading opportunities short

November 2014
Trapping outlook appears dim

Trapping outlook appears dim

The world’s major fur-clearing house foresees challenging wild fur market conditions heading into the upcoming trapping season.

November 2014
Hunting artifacts: Photos, brass casings, and deer licenses

Hunting artifacts: Photos, brass casings, and deer licenses

Yesterday’s ordinary deer or upland bird hunt will be tomorrow’s extraordinary memory. Make it last!

November 2014
From Labs to wirehairs to setters, a bird dog hunting life list

From Labs to wirehairs to setters, a bird dog hunting life list

The author has hunted pheasants, grouse, and other upland game behind many incredible sporting dog breeds. He'd like to add some more.

November 2014
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