Peterson on Hunting by Tony Peterson

Vexing proposition: trail cameras and curious bears

As black bear populations increase, so does their sometimes-annoying habit of playing with – or sometimes completely busting up – your expensive trail cam. Take these steps to keep your equipment functional in bear country.

Managing bird dog weight in off-season

Fifteen or 20 minutes will likely cut it, and not only will it keep your dog in better shape before next bird season, but it’ll pretty much ensure a better quality of life overall.


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.

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