The Key To Early Season Bass

Fishing Emerging Lily Pads for Early Season Bass

By: Glenn Walker

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Huge bass caught with the emerging lily pads

For many anglers,

once the calendar hits May, one thing is on their mind when they are in search of catching bass and that is vegetation, specifically the new lily pads that grow in many lakes and rivers. There are several reasons that lily pads play such a key role in bass habitat, the first is that they provide bass with cover, both from the sunlight shining into the water, and also it provides them with an ambush point to feed, which leads into my second point. Continue Reading

Its Food Plot Time!

Starting from Scratch

Creating a Divers Wildlife Paradise

by Steve Jordan

Fruit trees are wrapped and caged to protect them from mice and other animals that may damage the young trees

 

Let’s say,

you just purchased a new property or you have never had a food plot for wildlife on your existing property or lease. There are many different ways to handle it. One is to check with a local farmer to see if he can work up an area for you and possibly plant it in corn or soybeans. This method is very common. Eventually the food plot evolves into a more diversified mixture of plants consisting of a good turnip mix, clovers, or alfalfa and still some corn and soybeans. Continue Reading

A New Way To Hunt

Benefits To Self-filming Your Hunt

By: Chase Larson

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Chase and Todd Larson Filming their hunting adventures

For many hunters,

being able to enjoy nature’s gifts and spending time with family and friends are the keys to a memorable hunt. For many years, the enjoyment, fulfillment and overall emotions of that day are shared through photographs and the memories of the people that experienced it. When I was a young boy, barely able to walk, my father would strap me on his back, taking me through the tall grasses and vast, wide-open plains of Kansas, searching for signs of deer, pheasant and possible goose/duck hunting spots for the upcoming season. Throughout my childhood, my dad and I put on some miles creating thousands of memories that we both will always cherish and never forget. Besides having the memories, we would always end with a photograph. Continue Reading

A Day Of Shooting Foam

The Rinehart R100

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Shooters at the Rinehart R-100

Have you ever wanted to shoot in one of the greatest archery events? Well here’s your chance! The Rinehart R100 is a nationwide archery shoot that consists of either a one day or two day course. You shoot upwards of 50 to 100 life size targets, all ranging different distances with different animals. Continue Reading

Trophy Scoring System Done Easy

Wildgame Innovations

Trophy Tape

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Wildgame Innovation’s new product Trophy Tape

Its 4:30 AM,

and you beat your alarm clock to put a stop to that screeching  tone that everyone dreads in the morning. With great anticipation, you quick grab some coffee and check what mother nature is going to throw your way! It should prove to be a typical, crisp fall morning. You notice that the wind is taking charge today, showing you the direction you must take to the stand that you’ve been waiting all season to sit in. Continue Reading