Game Recovery Dogs

Game Recovery Dogs…not as difficult as you might think? 

Over the years, I’ve written a pretty good number of articles on “developing deer dogs.”  More specifically, a dog that helps in pursuit of big game and more often than not, that big game is the whitetail deer.  So, what is a “deer dog”?  This used to be a pretty common question, although in recent years the understanding is seemingly growing as much as the popularity.   Continue Reading

Wisconsin’s Waterfowl Is What You Make Of It

Wisconsin’s Waterfowl Is What You Make Of It

From early goose season to late frozen ground field hunts, along with the 60 day duck season in between, I find myself scouting, hunting or taking customers out well over 100 days from September to December. Whether I take a group of customers, tag along with buddies, or it is just me and my dog, every hunt is a great experience. But to stay productive throughout the entire season, I have to be extremely versatile. Scouting harvested wheat and cornfields, to flooded rice and cattails, and also bigger open water, keeps me on the move. Continue Reading

Albino Buck Shot in Missouri

Albino Buck Shot in Missouri

Albino buck shot in Missouri

This 10 point albino buck was shot and killed in Missouri.

Albino deer are a rarity and many people love to see them and seek them out in states across the country. In my home state of Wisconsin, it is illegal to kill an albino deer, but many states allow it. This particular buck was from Missouri, where it is legal to kill an albino deer. The albino buck pictured above was famous among locals and many hunters passed on killing the deer, until this fall. Jerry Kinnaman took the Great White Buck this past November and it’s a true trophy. Continue Reading