Since 1989, the Wood Duck Challenge has been an Outdoor News institution that encourages youth under the age of 18 to construct and install a wood duck nesting box. For access to complete plans and instructions, check out this video. Categories: How To’s, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, Nature, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos, Wood…
Tim Lesmeister finds that many of the same technological tools that freshwater anglers employ – like underwater cameras – improve his fishing success near Tampa Bay, Fla. Categories: Blog Content, Fishing, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Tim Lesmeister, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Fishing, Outdoor News, Tim Lesmeister
There are many different ways to catch fish when going out ice fishing. Outdoor News’ Jason Revermann shares his favorite technique ice fishing while using set lines rather than other ways when you’re jumping from hole to hole. Categories: Fishing, How To’s, Ice Fishing, Ice Fishing Tips, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos,…
Fishing is boring. Hunting is boring. Sitting around trolling, or jigging, or casting, waiting for a fish to bite isn’t always exciting. Waiting for a deer to walk by takes so long. We worked so hard to get the decoys set just right and our calls are perfectly tuned but the ducks aren’t approaching when we hoped. I’m bored. Chances…
Please be safe while going out on the ice. Always take caution and bring the proper gear with you.
Having the proper equipment and checking ice conditions frequently will help keep you topside.
Knowing the difference between a male and female ruffed grouse can be a little tricky to the naked eye. Michael Hehner sits down with Outdoor News and shows a couple of tricks that help him acknowledge the difference between the two birds. Categories: Hunting, Hunting News, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, Nature, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos,…
From jigs to crankbaits, unleash a greatest hits of top angling tactics to convince walleyes to fall in during the great bite of autumn.
A study by a joint team of conservation biologists described a steady drop of nearly 3 billion North American birds since 1970, primarily as a result of human activities.
The art of coaching a miss could determine whether a new hunter continues with the sport or tries something entirely different.
The author uses his “sport utility rifle” for deer hunting, but he thinks they’re an obvious choice for coyotes, feral pigs, and other hunting scenarios.
Longtime conservation program director Ryan Bronson leaving the company in a cost-cutting move. Jon Zinnel will fill the role of conservation and youth shooting program manager.
They’ll measure, at most, about 11 inches, with the majority probably going no more than 8 inches tip to tail. That’s not much fish when you’re used to 20-inch smallies, but there’s an appeal to them this blogger can’t shake.
There are other, simpler ways of becoming a future outdoorsman or outdoorswoman than shooting a boss gobbler or a Booner buck by age 13.
That graphite fishing rod you’re using? It’s probably not graphite.
At the first weekend of Game Fair 2019, Aug. 9-11 in Anoka, Minn., Outdoor News asked young hunters about what they’re looking forward to regarding the upcoming hunting seasons. For more on the first weekend of Game Fair, see the upcoming issue of Minnesota Outdoor News. The second and final Game Fair weekend for 2019 is scheduled Aug. 16-18. Categories:…
An episode will be created and broadcast live during the first weekend of Game Fair, Aug. 9-11, in the Eukanuba seminar tent at the center of the event in Ramsey.
There’s a method to the madness of our avian friends managing the defecations of nestlings during the summer, and the clues are surprisingly obvious to a trained eye.
More technique-specific than ever, these narrow watercraft offer precision angling opportunities for multiple species.
Topwaters are great fun, but when smallies aren’t looking up, try these bass’n tactics.
A Mississippi River mayfly hatch hindered the bass bite for the author, but he eventually discovered a way to grip some bronzeback lip.
Key House and Senate Republicans issued strong statements in support of the environment and conservation Wednesday, but are they simply courting voters before the next election?
Last year, Rob Drieslein, left, managing editor and president at Outdoor News, presented representatives of the Fergus Falls Fish and Game Club with the 2018 Outdoor Leaders Award at Game Fair.Some of the greatest folks I’ve met in recent years have been members of the groups that have earned the Outdoor News Outdoor Leaders Award. We’re now looking for our…
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.
Outdoor News earned three Outdoor Writers Association of America writing awards at the OWAA’s 92nd annual conference, held June 23 in Little Rock, Ark. New York Outdoor News’ Glenn Sapir finished second in the Family Participation/Youth Outdoor Education Category with “Welcoming in a young angler.” And Pennsylvania Outdoor News’ Terry Brady was third in the Fishing Category with “Surfside: Introducing…
When retrieve speeds, color, flash, movement, rattles and other tricks fail, try increasing the size of your lures.