THE DOG DAYS OF SUMMER 

THE DOG DAYS OF SUMMER 

It is very important to know that your furry best friend does not necessarily enjoy the extreme heat this time of year. How hot is too hot you might ask. Anything over 70 degrees in the direct sunlight may cause your dog to overheat. Dogs with longer, thicker coats, black in color, dogs that are out of shape, or overweight have better chances of overheating. It is our duty as good pet owners to make sure our dogs are in a ventilated crate or dog carrier with good air movement. If your dog needs to be outside in this kind of heat, placing them in the shade is best. I like to train in areas where there is a big tree that will keep me out of the direct sunlight. The direct sun has a lot of power that really makes a hot day a scorcher.

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Are Your Ducks in a Row? 

Are Your Ducks in a Row? 

By: Steve Jordan 

Planting food plots is done in many different ways.  Some very serious food plotters have two or four-row corn planters to plant corn or soybeans, and some also have six to eight foot grain drills for the smaller seeds.     Continue Reading

How to Preserve Birds Before Taxidermy

How to Preserve Birds Before Taxidermy

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Preserve your birds to look their best with these taxidermy tips

With taxidermy becoming as expensive as it is (and for good reason) we want you to know exactly how to keep your trophy as perfect as possible before taking it to your taxidermist. Continue Reading

Get Ready for Opening Day of Duck Season

Opening Day Duck Hunt Tips

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Opening day of duck hunting season is the perfect time to bag your limit of birds

Somewhere, sometime, in the middle of a hot, humid summer and early fall, lies the promise of cool mornings, big or little water holes and the sound of waterfowl wings. This, is the opening day of duck season. Continue Reading

Tips to Prepare for Bow Season

Deer Bow Season Preparations

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Follow these tips to prepare for deer archery season

Archery season is upon us and like many of you, I’m just itching at the chance to get out and sit in a tree instead of the office that has consumed me for the past 9 months. Continue Reading

Set Trail Cameras Without Busting Your Season

How to Set Summer Scouting Camera Sets

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Scout better with these scouting camera tips

Deer season is fast approaching and if you haven’t already pinned down those bucks that you’re after, I’m sure that you’ve put out cameras for them. Trail or scouting cameras have made scouting easier and quicker than ever before, but they’ve also let hunters become lazy and can blow your season. Big bucks don’t tolerate pressure, so make sure that you set your cameras the right way so that you don’t bust your season. Continue Reading

Getting the Last Pheasants of the Year

Killing Late Season Winter Pheasants

Winter Pheasants

How To Effectively Kill Late-Season Winter Pheasants

Even though it may not be the late season for pheasants, now is the time to start putting together some ideas on how to bag those late season birds. These tips will do a lot to help you reach your limit on heavily hunted, winter birds. Continue Reading