It may have been a hindrance to Wisconsin’s annual ruffed grouse drumming survey, which helps biologists gauge population trends.
Bloggers on Hunting
Devote time right now to considering how you’ll keep your retriever in shape during the summer.
Keeping the non-hunting public informed and in support of hunting and trapping is they key to halting such legislation.
The spring wild turkey season is the central focus of my elusive outdoor quest. Just when I think I can reach that attainable goal of tagging a big bird, it slips through my fingers at the last minute due to some unforeseen circumstance or situation we couldn’t have planned for. I should preface this all by saying that May is…
Ohio hunters checked a total of 19,088 wild turkeys during the 2019 spring wild turkey hunting season. In 2018, hunters checked a total of 22,635 wild turkeys.
Even though it’s still early in 2019, it’s not too early to begin thinking about who could be nominated as the next Wisconsin ethical hunter. The award is assigned every year. (Photo by Jerry Davis)This year, do something to provide a good feeling for yourself and another hunter. Nominate an ethical Wisconsin hunter, who could – after review by a…
Not all was lost, however, as Big Pine Creek offered outstanding trout fishing all week.
As a native to New York’s Adirondacks, I often find myself being a stout promoter of the region. Therefore I was happy to play a role in bringing a bunch of outdoor media types to the Schroon Lake region for some turkey hunting, fishing and just plain fun. The Schroon Lake area served as a perfect setting for the recently…
When using a decoy setup in an area where another hunter might be encountered, it’s beyond wise to play it safe. If you see another hunter stalking your decoy setup, call out in a loud, clear voice to warn them, and never wave or make a turkey sound to get their attention.
Also, in AP hunting zones – including southeastern Pennsylvania – the length of the regular season has been decreased from 50 to 30 days and daily bag limits have been reduced from three to two geese per day.
The Wisconsin DNR still has plenty of leftover spring turkey available for counter or online purchase.
Using these levels of twilight is not only fun, but if you happen to be a weather and/or astronomy buff, they can serve as guidelines for setting the alarm clock and getting you where you need to be at the right time to bag that gobbler.
It’s anyone’s guess at this point, and it may need to happen this year.
Glorious May spring weekend produces first gobbler for Minnesota lad – who’s already planning turkey hunts in 2020 and beyond.
The fact that this hunter’s decoy is a mounted gobbler may have escalated this intense interaction.
Dane County 12-year-old’s enthusiasm captures his mentor’s attention.
That’s down about 350 from last year.
Like hunting deer, turkey hunting is a lifelong experience, and the more time you spend in the woods the better hunter you’ll become.
Question No. 16, which overwhelmingly passed, 5,120 to 2,488, asked if residents would favor reducing the daily walleye bag limit from five to three (only one could be a sauger or hybrid) on the Lake Winnebago system in Calumet, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara and Winnebago counties. (billMARCHEL.com)On April 8, the DNR and Conservation Congres…
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.
Harvest totals as of this morning (April 16) stood at just over 4,900 – a solid start on the way toward the goal of 15,000 once the season wraps up in mid-May.
The latest in shotgun loads triggers the distance debate.
We are at a crossroads with many of our treasured hunting and fishing activities. One that this blogger is concerned about is the future of waterfowl and waterfowl hunting.
Do some scouting and practice calling to prepare for this spring’s six turkey seasons.
Employing a simply trail-cam strategy can improve planning for your first spring gobbler hunt.
Although Ohio’s approximately $7.4 million in federal aid money for sport fish-related projects may seem like big bucks, the figure is dwarfed by more than a few other states.While hardly a drop in the bucket, Ohio’s share of federal aid dollars in the form of tax receipts from sales of hunting and fishing licenses and a few other sources do…