Summer

  • Pen preparation for pheasant poults

    So, it’s that time of year again, the poults will soon be arriving. But, what many people don’t realise is the amount of work that needs to be done prior to their arrival. My club spreads lime all over the pens as soon as last years birds are released, this...

  • Vorn Deer 42 litre backpack

    Vorn Equipment makes the fastest gun packs on the market. Formed back in 2012 by then young hunter and entrepreneur, Erik Andersen, he started out with simply a copper pipe, a piece of wire from an old bike, oieces of fabric and an old sewing machine. He refined the idea...

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Pig Hunting in California

Forget all the stereotypes that come to mind when you think of the West Coast. California has some hardcore pig hunters. You could even call it something of a hog-hunting subculture. I learned this on a spring turkey hunt with Chad Wiebe, owner and operator of Oak Stone Outfitters ,...


Food Plot Tip: Planting Egyptian Wheat as a Plot Screen

Food plots have become a big part of deer management and hunting plans throughout the country. Providing additional nutrient-rich food sources for whitetails and other wildlife is both beneficial for them and increases your odds of success come hunting season. And as we’ve covered in previous discussions, planting the right...


Food Plot Tips: Recruiting Plots vs. Kill Plots

Dan Perez with Whitetail Properties and Kip Adams with the QDMA discuss the differences between recruiting plots and kill plots. Both have a place on your hunting land, and both can be great spots to tag the buck of a lifetime. The trick is knowing where to plant them, what...


Coffee Meringue Cookies with Blackberry Bourbon Compote Recipe

Summertime around here means blackberries. We love the cobblers , the pies, blackberry dumplings, tarts , you name it. I even use them in a sauce for grilled meat. But sometimes, after a long hot summer day, you just want something light and refreshing for dessert. My daughter Michaela makes...


Cheap Shot: New Polymer Tip Broadheads for About a Dollar

Manufacturer: Cold Steel Model: Cheap Shot MSRP: $12.14 (10 pack) Grain: 100 Broadheads of late are fairly pricey. It’s hard to find a great 3-pack of broadheads for less than $35 or $40. Cold Steel knew that and recently introduced an all-new polymer broadhead which is appropriately given the Cheap...


In years gone by...

Ever since I can remember, Sundays were a day when my father would be up before dawn and out the door with his flask and a bag. At such a young age my perception of where he was going and what he was doing was limited, all I knew was...


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7 Tips for Building Your Ultimate Home Shooting Range

The old saying “practice makes perfect” is never truer than when it comes to shooting. But who has time to load up and run to the closest shooting range a few times per week? And once there, you get to deal with the constant crowds, the tactical Range Rambos, the...


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Photo Gallery: Realtree Introduces Realtree Fishing Pattern

Anglers hunt and many hunters fish. We like that here at Realtree. In January of 2017, Realtree announced the launch of its new Realtree Fishing lifestyle brand . Now, just in time for the 2017 ICAST sportfishing trade show to be held in Orlando, July 11-14, Realtree introduces the new...


How to Bowhunt Early Season Mountain Mule Deer

Bowhunters will soon head into the high country in search of velvet-antlered mule deer. During early bow seasons, the biggest Rocky Mountain mule deer inhabit the highest timberline elevations. Such open habitat makes long-range glassing extremely rewarding, but also adds a high degree of challenge to stalking endeavors. Arriving with...


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Stunning Wood Pigeon Salad – Game To Eat

Cooks in : 15 minutes Preparation time : 10 minutes Ingredients: 1x Sweet red onion 2x Beetroot Black Pudding Pine nuts 1x Apple Pancetta 2x Wood Pigeon breasts ½ lemon Watercress


Squirrel Hunting Myths and Facts

[Editor's note: The author is a lifelong "Yankee." His comment is meant to be tongue-in-cheek.] Why some Yankees don’t squirrel hunt . . . Let’s look at the subtitle here, shall we, and jump right into this. There are lots of reasons why people, and yes, Yankees – those folk...


7 Ways to Spook Less Deer with Your Trail Cameras

Trail cameras are extremely innovative. But they can be extremely ineffective if used improperly, too. Are you spooking deer with your trail cameras ? Odds are high that you are unless implementing these seven tactics. Read over them, and then let us know what you do differently in the comments...


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