Melissa Bachman shares a great whitetail hunting tip with Outdoor News: hunting over a deer decoy.
Don’t throw your deer hides away this season, it only takes minutes to drop it off at a local Hides for Habitat drop box and have it get put to good use!
Rumor has it that ruffed grouse numbers aren’t bad across the upland species’ range this year, and even in down years, the author still heads afield.
Finding fall birds when the weather is anything but average demands a new and improved hunting strategy.
Chasing timberdoodles offers a great way to save face in the ruffed grouse woods.
Water, water everywhere during autumn 2019 demands precision and thorough searching for locating productive duck hunting spots.
Tips that may put a few more September geese in your bag.
With a little work you can create a sweet hunting hut.
If you work on steadiness a little bit every day, you should end up with a dog that has solid manners in the duck blind, the CRP fields, or simply in your living room when guests visit.
Devote time right now to considering how you’ll keep your retriever in shape during the summer.
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.
Employing a simply trail-cam strategy can improve planning for your first spring gobbler hunt.
With turkey opener just a few weeks away, start studying the habits of gobblers in your hunting area right now.
A smart hunting blind strategy can help you score a big tom or respectable jake this gobbler hunting season.
Plan out your winter brushpile forays, or your bunny hunting will be a bust.
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.
An elk or mule deer hunt in the Rocky Mountains or High Plains can take years of planning, so start now.
When the morning sit doesn’t pan out and you have room to roam, scale down the gear and give mobile hunting a try. It’s a great way to find birds and get a little exercise to boot.
Ask any turkey hunter what’s the toughest turkey to hunt and you’ll most likely get a variety of answers. Nobody’s asked, but I’ll volunteer my opinion anyway. For me it’s the strutting tom in a field. Turkeys are likely to be seen in farm fields or other open areas for a number of reasons. First, on warm days there are plenty…
A strange season has developed for longbeard activity, but persistent, savvy hunters still can locate a workable tom turkey.
Every turkey hunter dreams of a textbook spring gobbler hunt. And when they do occasionally happen (for some it’s more occasional than others) we’re on top of the world. When you pull one off on a woodland or a mountain gobbler, it’s even more rewarding. I’ve heard all kinds of stories about hunting timberland gobblers, and the often-advised technique is…
And toe tracks along muddy trails or other soft areas can be good indicators of turkeys, as well as fresh droppings, and they’re just as good as a gobble for betraying silent toms.
Thanks to some adaptive calling, Michigan’s turkey hunting season off to a good start.
If you bowhunt longbeards, pay attention to your gobbler-recovery efforts after marginal hits.
And other simple things to remember as we begin another season in the turkey woods.
Weather, food, and calling vocalizations will play huge roles in bagging a gobbler during April.