It’s all about the same when it comes to hunter numbers and harvested deer.
Bloggers on Hunting
Due to the loss of family hunting land, blogger decided to stay home in Sault Ste. Marie this deer season and hunt ducks and geese instead.
Game Commission and Fish & Boat Commission boards have been good old boys’ clubs.
As I write this, the end of deer season across New York is fast approaching. This year the Northern Zone and Southern Zone rifle seasons end on the same day, Dec. 8, with the late muzzleloading seasons following. They end Dec. 15 and 17, respectively. For those who hunt the Southern Tier, that’s business as usual. But for Northern Zone…
Let’s face it. Deer season is about memories, both good and bad. I can vividly remember the morning a beautiful 10-point cautiously walked across an overgrown gas line that bisected the farm on which I was hunting. I was about 100 yards above him and the shot was easy. His antlers now grace a wall in my office. On the flip side, I still remember last deer…
To create more flushes and retrieves, develop the right relationship with your four-legged hunting partner.
More youths apparently participating in bowhunting before the gun season.
I’ve always considered myself lucky to be raised in an extended family of Adirondack deer hunters. While that’s the primary reason I’ve likely become an avid whitetail hunter myself, the fact that I was born in mid-November may have also contributed. Yes, I was a rut baby. Some of the hunts that have transpired on my birthday have shaped me…
Most hunters choose to take the shot.
Senate Bill 147 authorizes the Pennsylvania Game Commission to add three Sundays to hunting seasons.
Archery season has come and gone and it remains to be seen as to how the next few weeks will play out now that the firearms season has opened. After chasing deer with a bow and arrow in two states for over six weeks, I remain deerless. Sure, there were those two small four points I could have arrowed, and the two spikes that sparred and butted heads…
In the field, blogger and dog are equals, best friends, family.
Want to build lifelong outdoorsmen and outdoorswomen? Start by outfitting kids with warm clothes and reliable equipment.
Challenging and calorie-burning? Sure, but some of the most rewarding ring-necked pheasant hunting begins right now.
Deer hunting during archery season combines challenge, work, beauty and a different animal compared to later gun seasons.
Be aware of bucks, does crossing the highways, byways of Ohio.
Getting farther from the parking areas and hunting weekdays often the keys to success on hard-hunted public areas.
Few can argue about the impact technological developments have had on archery in the past decade. From broadheads to bows, these advancements now allow many of us to shoot straighter and to achieve better results both in the field and on the range. Lighted nocks are one of those developments, and the first ones were developed by brothers Eric and Curt Price, who introduced their new…
For the second year in a row a significant weather event put a dent in the plans of deer hunters, especially those in and around the southern and eastern Adirondacks and beyond – this writer included.
Hunting for bears, deer, turkeys and grouse in Pennsylvania.
Hustvedt and his 11-year-old son Ronny in their blind during October’s Youth Hunt on public land near Brainerd, Minn. In the latest print edition of the Outdoor News, two letter writers rang in with their opinions regarding the recent youth deer hunting season. I’ll commend both writers for entering their words into the public forum, but let’s dive a little…
White-tailed bucks are antsy these days, rubbing, scraping and chasing does.
Newest Ohio space just dedicated in Hardin County in early October.
Opening day in New York’s Northern Zone is just as big as it is in the Southern Tier. In fact, we have two of them! A week prior to the regular big game season opener, there is a week-long early muzzleloading season in the Northern Zone that always opens the Saturday following Columbus Day. Since the state began allowing additional…
For hunters in Pennsylvania, time spent in the woods allows one to connect with a range of colors and wildlife movement.
Wisconsin DNR crossbow hunting report finds no sociological or biological reasons not to continue with season
Wisconsin’s Natural Resources Board members still concerned about high crossbow buck harvest success rates.