With turkey opener just a few weeks away, start studying the habits of gobblers in your hunting area right now.
Peterson on Hunting by Tony Peterson
A smart hunting blind strategy can help you score a big tom or respectable jake this gobbler hunting season.
Tactics for working your retriever after small-game season wraps up – even when the powder is three feet deep.
Plan out your winter brushpile forays, or your bunny hunting will be a bust.
An elk or mule deer hunt in the Rocky Mountains or High Plains can take years of planning, so start now.
Deer seasons mostly have ended, but January is a great time to keep pursuing squirrels and bunnies.
While walking hard for late-season, public-land pheasants, try a different route.
The leaves are down, but be prepared to walk some miles if you want to shoot a few ruffs during November and December.
While enduring a long, cold, whitetail-free sit, don’t forget that deer hunting is supposed to be fun.
The timberdoodle migration is underway, so target this fleeting upland opportunity while they’re moving through north country.
It’s been eight months or more since you hunted grouse or woodcock, so cut yourself and your canine companion some slack while working out the early season kinks.
If you can stay on the water in September, expect an incredible autumn angling bite.
Consider these gear and equipment essentials to develop more enjoyable angling time on the water for youngsters.
Experiencing slower fishing action in this July heat? Then move your boat into the current and find some active biters.
When a bronzeback busts a topwater lure, gear up, because other hawgs likely are close.
Lose enough big bass, walleyes, or pike, and eventually everyone figures out how to coax their catch into a net.
Hike or paddle the trails and waterways of the North Country these days, and you’ll witness borderline mind-boggling nest-building and rearing of young critters.
A strange season has developed for longbeard activity, but persistent, savvy hunters still can locate a workable tom turkey.
If you bowhunt longbeards, pay attention to your gobbler-recovery efforts after marginal hits.
Weather, food, and calling vocalizations will play huge roles in bagging a gobbler during April.
Pare down your selection for this spring hunting season to maximize your gobbler conversations.
Boost your gobbler-hunting odds this spring by splurging on a quality fake wild turkey decoy.
Many of today’s young hunters go from BB guns to deer rifles without ever spending time chasing squirrels and rabbits.
In the market for a new bird dog this spring? Start researching bloodlines now.
Remarkable new materials and technology allows bowhunters to step afield with excellent archery equipment, but test any new bow and ultimately spend what you want.
Tony J. Peterson’s professional writing career began in 2003. Since then, his writing and photography has appeared in numerous regional and national outdoors publications. He currently serves as the equipment editor for Bowhunter Magazine and Bowhunter TV. Peterson also pens regular features for Outdoor News and is a frequent guest on Outdoor News Radio. He currently lives with his wife and their twin daughters in the Twin Cities north metro.