The hunter and his partner were in the Beattie Gulch area and surprised a sow and cub at very close range. The sow charged.
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…
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.
Bowhunters, myself included, can be a fickle bunch. Take New York state archery hunters, for instance. For years we lobbied hard for an earlier opening to the archery deer season, and DEC finally bumped it up from mid-October to an Oct. 1 kickoff. And once that was in place, we moaned about the warm weather that typically lingers well into October….
(Windigo Images)COLUMBUS, Ohio — Approximately 1,600 acres of quality deer hunting land will be available to archers as part of controlled hunts at Buck Creek, Caesar Creek, Deer Creek, Findley, Malabar Farm and Maumee Bay state parks, according to the Ohio DNR. Hunters must be present at the drawing location they are interested in hunting. Deer harvested in these controlled…
Minnesota’s archery deer hunting season opens on Saturday, Sept. 15, and you can bet a young person will be joining the author afield.
Public CWD meetings will include southern Illinois counties after disease appears in southeast Missouri
Just like last year in the days leading up to the Oct. 1 bowhunting opener, the Illinois DNR has scheduled a series of public meetings to provide information about CWD, its effect on future deer populations, and the state’s efforts to control the disease.
An archer poses with a deer harvested at a past Camp Ripley hunt. (Minnesota DNR)Hunters who missed the lottery deadline for the Camp Ripley archery hunt may purchase surplus permits on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at noon on Friday, Sept. 14, according to the Minnesota DNR. Hunters who already received a permit will not be allowed to purchase a…
Writer admits he’s not quite ready yet, but has no doubts he’ll be there when it’s go-time.
The DNR estimates the new restriction will reduce doe harvest by 25 to 30 percent.
Just like last year in the days leading up to the Oct. 1 bowhunting opener, the Illinois DNR has scheduled a series of public meetings to provide information about CWD, its effect on future deer populations, and the state’s efforts to control the disease. (Windigo Images) MINOT, N.D. — The Minot City Council has taken the first step toward allowing…
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.
The state’s deer season wraps up Sunday, and it appears hunters will easily top last year’s harvest total. DNR has released numbers from the first weekend of the late-winter and special CWD seasons, which produced a harvest of 1,714 deer, compared to 2,654 in those same counties in 2016. This year, 15 counties were open to the CWD season, and 22…
Giant whitetail harvested in October in Westmoreland County new leader in Typical Archery category.
Program began in 1998 because of an overpopulation of deer in the city.
New policy could help cities resolve urban deer conflicts in the heavily populated region.
DNR reports that harvest sex ratios during the three-day muzzleloader season were 55 percent does and 45 percent bucks males (2,040 to 1,660).
(Minnesota DNR/Becoming an Outdoors Woman photo)A supportive environment of fellow women is the backdrop for a workshop that embraces cold and snow this January with classes about sled-dog mushing, dark-house fishing, birding, archery hunting and other ways to get outdoors, the Minnesota DNR said in a news release Monday, Dec. 4. The winter workshop is Friday, Jan. 26, to Sunday,…
Blogger’s archery hunting closed with melancholy thoughts.
Author was ready to surrender, then his
buddy called, convincing him to give it one more try. And it paid off.
According to Game Commission biologist, it’s the biggest bear that he knows of that was taken in the archery hunt.
A few years ago, a friend asked me whether I shoot standing up or sitting down while bowhunting. “Standing,” I replied. “Why don’t you sit; it’s a lot more comfortable,” he said. Actually, I never thought about it. Truth be known, I’ve never really stood while perched in a tree; I leaned. Years ago, a friend made me a small…
Participation numbers were down, but those who did hunt experienced a record-high success rate of 13.1 percent.
The number of deer I’ve seen so far has been minimal and I’ve yet to see a good buck, but November is almost here, and I’m counting on that to change.
With bucks on the move, now is the time to make the most of every spare hunting minute.
Upcoming bow hunt yet another opportunity for Ohio’s youths to take part.