Aug 2, 2017 - It’s a part of our natural inclination – summer ushers in flip flops, cool drinks, laid back outlooks.
And hunters kick back and dream of fall and the woods, or the timber, perhaps the open fields. But for those hunters who refuse to suffer through an “offseason,” there are options.
Aug 2, 2017 - There are fishermen, and then there are fly fishermen. Fly fishing enthusiasts are a breed apart, as chronicled in Norman Maclean’s 1976 novella, A River Runs Through It.
Jul 21, 2017 - Conservation is at the heart of hunting, and that’s especially true with deer hunting. The Izaak Walton League, founded in 1922 with a goal of defending outdoor America, takes a look at overpopulation of deer and why harvesting is crucial to managing deer numbers.
Jul 7, 2017 - Ready to plan a big hunting trip this fall? The upland birds in Montana are worth the trip. The Bighorn River cuts a swath of green through the south-central Montana landscape where millions of bison once roamed. Nestled along its banks just south of Hardin is Eagle Nest Lodge.
Jun 21, 2017 - It’s May and duck season seems so far away. But absence makes the heart grow fonder, right? To help supplement our longing for gray skies, wet timber and the sound of greenheads descending, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources comes to the rescue.
Jun 7, 2017 - Fred Bear was an American icon. Considered the father of modern bowhunting in America, he founded Bear Archery Co. in his Detroit garage in 1933. By the time bowhunting began to catch on in the U.S. as a popular sport in the 1960s, Bear had already traveled the world promoting and teaching the sport.
May 24, 2017 - Delta Waterfowl CEO Scott Petrie served as ambassador for waterfowl hunters on a recent trip to Australia. Petrie delivered the keynote address at Field & Game Australia’s Conservation Through Sustainable Use of Wildlife Conference in Brisbane.
May 10, 2017 - Lee McClellan of the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife has some pointers for you dove hunters. And while many of us are old dogs, it wouldn't hurt us to learn a few new tricks. Or rather, revisit some fundamental old ones.
Apr 19, 2017 - Whether it’s hunting or any other skills-based endeavor, even the most seasoned veterans can benefit from a “back to basics” approach. As we lag through the offseason and dream about canopies of ducks, here’s some good advice from Ducks Unlimited that could help make this coming season a successful one.
Apr 5, 2017 - Are stories from the duck club sometimes better than the actual hunting? Well, maybe not better than the hunt itself, but some stories do indeed live on in infamy. Duck season remains baseball-and-football-seasons away, but here’s a story from a new online hunting news source, America Hunt, that captures the essence of duck hunting with friends.