Especially if you’re running a young retrieving dog, the thick foliage and variety of scents demand that you take your time when everything’s still green.
Bloggers on Hunting
DNR has big game and small game forecasts available online and in booklet form.
Squirrel season opens a month early in the state this year.
Time to get the county treasurers out of antlerless sales in Pennsylvania.
As black bear populations increase, so does their sometimes-annoying habit of playing with – or sometimes completely busting up – your expensive trail cam. Take these steps to keep your equipment functional in bear country.
Being flexible and willing to quickly change tactics may put more resident geese in your bag.
While this blogger is in favor of doing whatever it takes to slow or prevent the spread of CWD, banning the use of deer urine may be the least effective means.
Pulling sticktights, burdocks, beggar’s lice or sandbur plants before they go to seed.
The August 21 issue of New York Outdoor News has news story by Jane Anderson in which she reports on the amount of traffic and congestion at popular hiking trailheads. I took the accompanying photo with that article this past spring following a morning turkey hunt on some private land nearby in the Lake George region of the Adirondacks. After…
Wisconsin DNR cutting printing cost of hunting regs pamphlet in half with new booklet to debut late August.
Author ruminates on the trusted model he carries.
To be hunting once again in Pennsylvania will lower stress of COVID-19.
After a torrid July in Pennsylvania, it’s time to prepare for fall hunting seasons.
COVID-19 pandemic impacting DNR’s ability to raise pheasants this year.
Burnett, Douglas, Bayfield and Sawyer counties to return to original county recommendations.
Declining numbers of state bird beyond worrisome in Pennsylvania.
Hunting seasons will be here before you know it
Evening rides through deer country show a high number of healthy-looking deer.
NRB strikes holiday hunt in two counties, reduces antlerless deer quotas in 11 northern counties.
Take the time to explain outdoor pursuits to voting adults when opportunities arise.
The thundering gobble echoed through the trees at 5:22 a.m. We had already been sitting in the woods for an hour and it was surprisingly comfortable. It was the middle of May and temperatures were in the 50’s with no pesky insects to speak of. I honestly did not know what to expect and had my trusty ThermaCell wafting up…
Instead returns to 10 permits, as in each of the previous two seasons.
The owner’s accounts showed that a total of 570 rabbits were harvested off of this exceptional rabbit dog.
How about expanding deer harvest opportunities for those who can’t afford beef during the pandemic?
What has been and up-and-down turkey season continues to be just that. Following the snow and cold of the second weekend in May, as well as that of the season, things warmed up and turkey season entered yet another phase. Suddenly, it seemed like hens wanted to talk. Now I hadn’t seen a hen since opening day, but when mid-May…
To say the first two weeks of turkey season were unusual would be preaching to the choir. Anyone who went out or who still goes out every morning can attest to the crazy weather that drove most of us to break out our deer hunting cloths rather than our turkey hunting togs. It wasn’t supposed to snow, but it did,…