Handling a Dog in the Pheasant Field
By: Jesse Dieckman
How many of us have heard someone at a distance yelling at their dog? The loud commands that they might be yelling range from; NO! Come! Here! Sit! Get over here NOW! A two worded dog’s name combines into one, for example, John Wayne is now JohnWayne. This experience is one that all hunters with dogs or being on a hunt with dogs have likely had happen at some point in time. Or, maybe we were the one doing the yelling! Continue Reading
Take Control of Walleyes
By: Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz
While current and wind can make for a great bite, they can also be a nightmare for trying to position the boat. Being in complete control when we are chasing walleyes hasn’t always been easy. This type of fishing was very tiring and hands-on in the past. It meant putting the anchor out and then having to toss it out again for a slight adjustment. It meant having a foot on the pedal of the bow mount trolling motor at all times and constantly making adjustments to the speed of the kicker motor. There were even days we had two drift socks out and still couldn’t go slow enough for our presentation to work! Continue Reading
Summer Food Plot Tips!
Check out Badger Sportsman Magazine giving you the best in food plot tips! Click the photo for video!
Six Keys to a Successful Springtime Turkey Hunting
Spring turkey hunting can be frustrating and hard but these tips to success will help.
The season’s upon us!
It’s that special time of the year when gobblers are sounding off, hens are traveling in packs, and hunters clad head to toe in camouflage, moving into the woods with their old shotgun or high-performance compound bow in hopes of bagging a wily old tom. Continue Reading
The Best and Most Practical Pistol & Rifle Shooting Tips
Use these tips to become a better shooter.
Every hunter has to start somewhere with regards to his shooting abilities. Consider yourself lucky if someone had taught you when you were younger, but if you’re really starting from scratch, how do you know where to begin? For this reason, I’ve decided to lend a hand to beginner hunters and give a few pistol & rifle shooting tips. Continue Reading
15 Knots You Need To Know!
Check out these fishing knots that will help you become for successful while fishing for those trophy fish!
8 Bowhunting Tips That Will Make You A Better Deer Hunter
These tips will help make you a better bow hunter
Are you ready to try your hand at deer hunting with a bow? In my opinion, this is one of the most challenging, yet personally rewarding experiences that any hunter can have. Catching a whitetail from close range is a testament to your patience, stealth and skill. It takes a truly committed hunter to master the art of archery and once you do, there will be absolutely nothing you can’t do. This is a primal, perfect way of landing your prey and it will make you more adept in all other forms of hunting. Following are a few tips to help you. Continue Reading
Reasons to Hire a Guide on Your Next Steelhead Fishing Vacation
Hiring a guide for your fishing trip can lead to a lot more success.
Steelhead anglers tend to be a do it yourselfer kind of people, hence they’ve earned the title angler. It’s reserved for the folks who bait their own hooks, tie their own knots and flies and most of all set their own hooks. But trying to enjoy a vacation and learn a new fishing area can be a complete waste of time and money. Even the best, most experienced fly fisherman hire a guide when they’re in a new place. Continue Reading
“TOM’S TOP TEN” FIRST ICE SAFETY CHECKLIST
BY: TOM GRUENWALD
The process begins nearly imperceptibly.
As autumn progresses, daily lows begin steadily dropping, eventually falling below the freezing mark. Observant ice anglers, noticing frost appearing across shaded lawns, roof tops and windshields on chilly mornings, sense pending change and respond by monitoring local waters. Continue Reading