The work begins as the birds are on to me, no longer flying low where they once did. Not dropping in to the decoys without hesitation. So it goes with each passing day. The easy
It only seems fitting that I would be writing about squirrels this morning.
Out my window, I’ve been watching the merry band of the miscreant porch and yard gray squirrels that have been on an
One of my favorite places to bowhunt nut-fat, gray squirrels under the brilliant colors of freshly turned autumn leaves, is a damp lowland I call, the “tiny woods.”
If I had to guesstimate its size,
Iowa’s 2023 August Roadside Count data is out, and pheasant hunters across the Hawkeye state received excellent news relating to this year’s pheasant season. The statewide survey showed the highest statewide counts since 2015. The
The good news for Iowa’s cottontail rabbit hunters is that Iowa has an abundant rabbit population, with the south-central part of the state seeing the best overall numbers. Iowa’s cottontail rabbit season begins Sept. 2
Dove season in Pennsylvania begins Friday Sept. 1. Beyond the excitement many hunters experience as their wait for time afield finally begins after months of inactivity, the dove season can also lead to fond memories
As my hunting partner Jim Rundell, of Madison, Wis., and I walked across the field, dozens of mourning doves flew up from the flattened stalks in front of us. We were heading for our sitting
The time that hunters have been waiting on for six long months – or perhaps since the end of last deer season – is upon us.
Sept. 1 is the traditional kickoff of hunting season
My friend Earl Jeter, of Champaign, Ill., was a master of squirrel hunting. But heart disease took Earl at the relatively young age of 56. We all have lost a friend, relative, or mentor like