Challenging and calorie-burning? Sure, but some of the most rewarding ring-necked pheasant hunting begins right now.
Rumor has it that ruffed grouse numbers aren’t bad across the upland species’ range this year, and even in down years, the author still heads afield.
Finding fall birds when the weather is anything but average demands a new and improved hunting strategy.
Chasing timberdoodles offers a great way to save face in the ruffed grouse woods.
Water, water everywhere during autumn 2019 demands precision and thorough searching for locating productive duck hunting spots.
They’ll measure, at most, about 11 inches, with the majority probably going no more than 8 inches tip to tail. That’s not much fish when you’re used to 20-inch smallies, but there’s an appeal to them this blogger can’t shake.
There are other, simpler ways of becoming a future outdoorsman or outdoorswoman than shooting a boss gobbler or a Booner buck by age 13.
Topwaters are great fun, but when smallies aren’t looking up, try these bass’n tactics.
If you work on steadiness a little bit every day, you should end up with a dog that has solid manners in the duck blind, the CRP fields, or simply in your living room when guests visit.
Devote time right now to considering how you’ll keep your retriever in shape during the summer.
Recent outing a good reminder, whether you’re targeting bass or any other species, that when the bite is on, you’d better enjoy it.
As May transitions to June, the top walleye bite of the year has arrived. Marking fish and walleyes aren’t responding? The onus is on you to mix it up.
Combine stealth, a low profile, available structure, and a variety of live bait to locate snapping perch, crappies, and walleyes during the early open-water angling season.
We all love sunrise fly-down, but the best hunting hours to call in a boss gobbler often occur with the sun high in the sky.
Employing a simply trail-cam strategy can improve planning for your first spring gobbler hunt.
With turkey opener just a few weeks away, start studying the habits of gobblers in your hunting area right now.
A smart hunting blind strategy can help you score a big tom or respectable jake this gobbler hunting season.
Tactics for working your retriever after small-game season wraps up – even when the powder is three feet deep.
Plan out your winter brushpile forays, or your bunny hunting will be a bust.
An elk or mule deer hunt in the Rocky Mountains or High Plains can take years of planning, so start now.
Deer seasons mostly have ended, but January is a great time to keep pursuing squirrels and bunnies.
While walking hard for late-season, public-land pheasants, try a different route.
Sure, fewer birds may be available, but most hunters have hung up their upland bird spurs for chasing whitetails or tackling the hard water.
The leaves are down, but be prepared to walk some miles if you want to shoot a few ruffs during November and December.
While enduring a long, cold, whitetail-free sit, don’t forget that deer hunting is supposed to be fun.
The timberdoodle migration is underway, so target this fleeting upland opportunity while they’re moving through north country.