Despite being uncomfortable and often downright unpleasant, the alluring call of a duck blind keeps hunters coming back year after year.
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Honoring the men and women who serve as active-duty service members, as well as those who have served in the past, seems to be happening more and more around the state and the country. If you haven’t heard about any of these hunting or fishing adventures taking place, it’s because it is all low key and flying under the public…
If you do all the right things following a hit and still don’t recover a deer that continues to move, take some resolve in the animal’s natural healing ability and that you may encounter it another day.
Up to this point, Pennsylvania’s bigger bucks are rarely seen in daylight in my neck of the woods.
Number of birds, permits sold are down so far.
Last season, I was sitting on a Pennsylvania hillside overlooking an overgrown cow pasture when I heard a shot from above me. I turned just in time to see what appeared to be a 4-pointer running down the hill to a swamp below. Pennsylvania has an antler restriction rule in place and I knew the buck wasn’t legal for me,…
Outlook bright for bear hunters participating in traditional bear season coming up.
Decoys come in different shapes and sizes, and hold different memories.
Author found this out on a cold, snowy Colorado elk hunt.
No denying that the season of whitetail mating is on the way.
Others may disagree but, when temperatures drop, I’ll be in my stand with the confidence I’ll be seeing deer, especially bucks.
Dane County circuit court judge issues injunction.
White-tailed bucks are on the move as the rut approaches.
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.