White-tailed bucks are on the move as the rut approaches.
Bloggers on Hunting
Seems like every year, Keystone State elk herd yields a true trophy.
New York could use a hard frost, and soon. It’s been an extremely warm autumn thus far, with temperatures running 10 or 15 degrees higher than average. Even where I reside in the Southeastern Adirondacks, we’re just on the tail end of a two-week run where temperatures have been in the 70s during the day. There’s a bit of a…
Hot weather thought to be factor.
Upcoming Saturday brings the beginning of chance to pursue numerous game species in the state.
Sighting in your rifle is one of the foundations to a successful hunt.
As a bowhunter, I’m always on the lookout for food sources that are likely to be utilized by deer during the open season. There are a few producing apple trees on the farms I hunt, but for some reason, the trees seem to be on the decline. Apple trees that drooped with fruit in years past hardly bear fruit anymore….
DNR hunting, fishing and trapping regulations are posted online, but sometimes hard copy comes in handy.
First light is obviously not sunrise. For the sake of terminology, there is civil twilight, nautical twilight and astronomical twilight to consider, which all occur before the official sunrise, and after sunset. Here’s how it all can impact turkey hunting success.
Consider using shotgun/slugs, muzzleloaders or crossbows this gun season, or find whatever bullets you can and then buy a rifle for those rounds.
Got plans for the fourth Saturday in September? If not, you should have because it’s National Hunting & Fishing Day, which is also one of New York’s free fishing days. For sportsmen, NHFD should be something they pay homage too, perhaps even forging a little awareness on behalf of our outdoor heritage. It seems like any given day is “something”…
Make older hunters and anglers feel safer by wearing masks and distancing.
Why weren’t state waterfowlers given better direction regarding the issue leading up to this new season?
Helping to keep ammunition industry – and dove population – from crashing.
Sites used in spring and summer likely good hunting spots in fall.
Effort to get more people to go hunting in Pennsylvania.
Author preps his gear for early goose season.
Introducing a youngster to groundhog hunting in Pennsylvania.
A short slow walk, with eyes open and searching, has given the writer a promise that deer are now fattening, and that plenty of winter nourishment will be easily found.
Pollick cut his teeth on an Indiana hunt 35 years ago.
Special drawings for the hunts this month.
New York’s spring turkey hunting season may have ended two months ago, but like deer hunting, I am starting to find myself becoming a year-round turkey man. Being able to regularly observe summer flocks in recent years is surely part of the reason. Two years ago some strategic logging was done on my property and one of the intentions was…
Comment period on Biden USFWS proposal to eliminate the duck stamp ‘hunting element’ ends July 23
Pennsylvania hunters need a knife to notch their harvest tags.
Waterfowlers at the mercy of improvements to the marsh.
Parker Costello of Lockport is 7 years old. There are two things he is passionate about – fishing and wrestling. They are interchangeable with the seasons. With the arrival of spring, fishing has firmly established itself as the outdoor activity to do whenever his father (Kyle) or grandfather (me) are available. “What is the biggest freshwater fish you have ever…