10th annual Hyde squirrel hunting tournament draws hunters, participants of all ages.
Bloggers on Hunting
Expansion of Pennsylvania bear season intended to deal with growing population.
It will be interesting to hear what our wildlife biologists will have to say about the condition of the deer herd after this winter. And, what impact it could have on the 2019 fall hunting seasons.
The blessing of being a serious deer hunter in turn brings the writer to ponder the future of deer and elk in a world being more and more ravaged by the disease.
Plan out your winter brushpile forays, or your bunny hunting will be a bust.
Game Commission is currently considering abolishing the blaze orange requirement for archers, but fall turkey hunters would still be required to wear an orange hat while moving. The regulations concerning deer and bear hunting during the firearms season would remain the same. No orange is required for hunting spring turkeys because that requirement was rescinded back in the late ’90s.
A waterfowler’s season is never over, even when the trusty, weatherbeaten old shotgun is cleaned and racked and the bags of decoys and other paraphernalia of the trade are stowed in the barn for winter. That is because waterfowlers, duck and goose hunters, never stop watching the sky and sniffing the air, looking, looking, looking. They are, in their own…
Proposed legislation calls for DNR to certify, develop distribution program for non-toxic ammunition
SB 201 provides that the “Department shall adopt by rule a public process to certify ammunition as nontoxic ammunition and shall define, by rule, nontoxic ammunition to include only ammunition in which there is no lead content, excluding the presence of trace elements of lead.”It’s early in the spring legislative session, but already an interesting – not to mention confusing – bill…
Wear your hunting and fishing colors, visit with your representatives, and help keep protection of public lands and waters at the forefront of state policy this legislative session.
Just when you’re ready to relegate one to a stash of calls in your camo bag, you connect with the right striker and you’re ready to put it in your vest for future action.
It’s possible you could spend a couple of hours setting up for a morning hunt, only to have it over within five minutes – depending on the day, of course. We need to look at the big picture and not get discouraged. Don’t hang up those waterfowl calls just yet.
An elk or mule deer hunt in the Rocky Mountains or High Plains can take years of planning, so start now.
A tale of late-season deer hunting with a crossbow in Pennsylvania.
Bowhunters wrapped up the 2018-19 season Sunday with a total harvest of 61,360 deer
Author’s clan cleared brush to do just that recently
Here in southeastern Pennsylvania, flintlock and archery seasons continue for deer, and blogger plans to hunt as much as possible during those remaining days.
Minnesota conservationists creep forward, but should we be satisfied with incremental change? Echoes of a call to action suggest more is needed.
Positive birds were picked up in Ashland, Douglas counties.
New research at Lousiana State University points to a bacterial connection to chronic wasting disease.
Deer seasons mostly have ended, but January is a great time to keep pursuing squirrels and bunnies.
Patience and persistence paid off during Michigan’s late antlerless deer season.
Small-game hunting might not be the big ticket it once was, but at least you can say it’s still hunting season and perhaps re-live your own memories. Get out there while the seasons are still open.
Sure, you can hunt without a good set of binoculars, but without top-quality optics, the writer believes you will never be as efficient or successful as someone who constantly glasses their surroundings.
The outdoorsman’s truck: Often overlooked and underappreciated, but an invaluable asset to the cause
My pickup sassed me while driving to cash in a holiday gift card at a nearby outdoors retail store recently. While “Old Smokey” seldom complains — even after all I’ve put her through this year — she couldn’t help but bare her teeth and ding me with an “idiot light” warning that an oil change was long past due. “Who…
Senate Bill 1202 would allow the Pennsylvania Game Commission to decide which Sundays to incorporate into existing seasons.
Hunting after the holidays can be difficult in terms of weathering the elements, but it’s also still a decent opportunity to fill a tag for those willing to put in the extra time and effort.