Wisconsin’s small game, fall turkey could stand to see higher participation.
Bloggers on Hunting
And put in the time to help ensure your success.
Make the memories while you can, while your legs still allow you to hunt hard, and before something comes along that prevents you from doing what you love. You never know when your hunting time is up.
Hannah Hellesen, of Slinger, skipped her homecoming dance to go hunting with her dad and brother during the youth deer hunt. The decision paid off as she shot her first deer.
Hunters about 1,000 deer off of last year’s pace
Now is best the time for bowhunters to get into the woods and have a close encounter with the buck of their dreams.
For the writer, the value of a rub is that it tells where a buck has been and in which direction he was heading.
Grad student’s dissertation asks hunters to help answer age-old question: What’s eating those gutpiles?
Swans, grebes, shorebirds and others help hunters pass the time in a duck blind.
While enduring a long, cold, whitetail-free sit, don’t forget that deer hunting is supposed to be fun.
I jokingly say I like to visit a taxidermist once every 30 years or so, but when I look back at that statement, it’s really no joke. I’ve only taken two decent bucks over nearly 50 years of hunting – a fine 8-point back in 1979 and a bigger 10-pointer a few years ago that actually required a tape measurement, netting 136 inches….
Let’s all work together to make this happen, allowing for the use of crossbows and make the regulations and requirements more accepting for today’s standards. It’s time.
If writer had to make a choice, it would be to cut some time off the end, at least in years when the late season carries into mid-December.
With so many various seasons in play, October’s third week gives hunters an option to chase just about any game species.
It seems that fewer Pennsylvania hunters chasing stocked pheasants because of stamp price.
Harvest at 13,068 deer. At the same point in 2017, the harvest stood at 10,912.
Archery deer kill starting to rebound with cooler weather
(Photo by Bill Diers)Well, the Illinois 2018-19 deer season is officially underway. As always, I was in the deer woods on opening day for morning and afternoon hunts. The day was damp and dismal at best. I’ve never killed a deer opening day, but I’ve never not seen one, either. This year the only critter I saw was of a…
Archery harvest at 7,352 deer through Oct. 14. The number was 7,069 for the same period in 2017.
Many different deer species may be infected with EHD, and white-tailed deer are highly susceptible, and experience high rates of mortality.Much like October of last year, the weather is just too darn humid and warm to immerse myself full-bore into archery hunting. This past Friday was my first excursion afield. The afternoon was cooler than the earlier part of week…
Since the contest’s inception in 1934, only one stamp prominently has featured a canine, and the author believes it’s time to give our hunting companions their due credit once again.
Unseasonably hot weather has spoiled early-season hunting.
Author’s game plan is to hunt next week, around Oct. 15, after he’s convinced himself he’s as ready as he’ll ever be to make the shot when it counts.
The timberdoodle migration is underway, so target this fleeting upland opportunity while they’re moving through north country.
Stocking numbers – between Dec. 19-21 – upped from 1,700 to 2,200 birds on eight public properties, up from five sites last year.
Archery season is open across New York and hunters couldn’t be happier. With the exception of a mid-October warm-up, the weather has been much cooler this year compared to the past two early archery seasons. Encouraging, to say the least, when considering a morning or evening in a tree stand or ground blind. In the Northern Zone, the early muzzleloading…