8 Bowhunting Tips That Will Make You A Better Deer 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
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
Are you looking to get a hunting dog for the New Year?
So, you are thinking about getting a puppy? The first question you might ask yourself is, “Is this a good time of the year to get a puppy?” In my opinion, the answer is, “Yes.” Continue Reading
The High Road for Panfish
By: Jason Mitchell
Panfish can suspend anywhere in the water column and a big equation for locating fish and putting together a pattern is dialing in that productive zone. Before electronics, anglers often fished down through the entire water column. The edge that sonar gives us today is that we can speed up the process of getting back down to fish which makes us more efficient. Continue Reading
Want to plant a SUPER perennial crop?
By: Steve Jordan
Many hunters don’t have time to mess around with annual plants each and every year. They are pinched for time between work, weather and family commitments. Continue Reading
Three Japanese Invaders
By Lawanda Jungwirth
Our country’s earliest invasive plants originated mostly in Europe as our ancestors brought them from their homelands to grow in the new world. Today, invaders come from the world over as they are imported intentionally as nursery stock to decorate our landscapes or are inadvertently in put soil along with those landscape plants. Continue Reading
Hank Shaw’s Hunt, Gather, Cook
Mixed Bag Chowder
Check out Hank Shaw’s new cook book titled “
“Buck, Buck, Moose” when looking for your next recipe! Hank Shaw is a UW-Madison graduate, that has written several cookbooks that embrace the hunter, angler and everything outdoors! Check out his recipe below! Continue Reading
Gun shy dogs. Can it be fixed?
Can a dog that is “gun shy” be fixed? I can tell you that answer solely depends on the dog. I have had dogs come in because of being gun shy and the owners asking me for help on fixing the problem. Continue Reading