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Bloggers on Hunting
(Photo by Windigo Images)Although it only takes a day or two until results – and opinions – start rolling in from hunters who were out at the start of Pennsylvania’s rifle season for deer, I like to wait until the season ends before I decide how hunters viewed the experience. For those who saw success, happiness always abounds, especially in…
DNR reports that harvest sex ratios during the three-day muzzleloader season were 55 percent does and 45 percent bucks males (2,040 to 1,660).
Wisconsin DNR releasing a few birds from the Poynette Game Farm around Dec. 25 in several southern Wisconsin public hunting areas.
When it comes to any trip involving considerable effort – and expense – Paula and I tend to research and plan thoroughly. That said, when the time finally arrives for a memorable excursion, we enter it with the mentality that chances are it won’t go as smoothly as designed on paper. You have to roll with the punches during a hunting…
There’s still some hunting time left and, if you find yourself with a full freezer, consider sharing your success with someone else this holiday season.
Want a rewarding hunt? Chase wild roosters on public land during the late-season with a hard-charging dog.
Collaborative venison donation program helps feed hungry families in the state.
But removing antler-point restrictions will increase deer harvest, and that will no doubt be controversial.
In this holiday season, hunters and anglers should give thanks.
Deer license sales decline in the zone greater than in rest of Minnesota.
The 2017 Michigan firearms deer season ended too soon for the author.
Opening a hunting season for sandhill cranes in Michigan would endear them to the support, power and money of Michigan’s hunting community.
Monday was opening day of seven-day season.
Hunter-harvested white-tailed buck has personalized ear tags, and the DNR wants to know who put them there.
Blogger’s archery hunting closed with melancholy thoughts.
If you’ve had a tough season and can’t seem to punch a tag, don’t give up – the best hunting of the season could be about to happen.
Remember, deer meat doesn’t taste “gamey.” Heat and improper field dressing of the animal will only make it taste that way.
Successful shooting for pheasants, ruffed and sharp-tailed grouse, and quail requires different ammunition to account variances in size, speed, and flush distance.
Pocket field guide can be downloaded online
Solitary Sauk County rock becomes “the spot” the last three deer seasons for the Durbin gang.
From a public relations perspective, the commission clearly lost points with its “customers” — the hunters and guides.
Harvest goal is part of deer planning effort.
The ultimate goal has been a long time coming. The last time I killed a buck was in 2010, and the last time I harvested anything was a horse of a doe back in 2012. So, burning up a doe and a buck tag within a two-week time span has truly got me feeling like the most fortunate hunter there…
Wind and rain put a damper on opener.
Don’t throw it away – sort through your deer hunting materials after the season and save some of it. (Photo by Jerry Davis)I suspect most hunters will strip all the tags, licenses, booklets, and other items no longer needed for hunting from their fanny pack or backpack when the gun deer season closes Nov. 26 and toss them away. Yes,…