Summer

  • 15 Jobs You Can Get in the Outdoor Industry

    Millions of people across the country love the outdoors. Whether it’s hunting, fishing, hiking, etc., the great outdoors is loved by many. And chances are a good portion of those people would love to work in the outdoor industry. I’ve worked as an outdoor writer, editor, photographer, video producer, worked...

  • Planting Annuals in Food Plots

    The crew at Whitetail Properties discusses the benefits of fast-growing annual food plots like corn, soybeans, cereal grains and brassicas. Most of these plants are relatively easy to establish, and, with some careful planning, can provide year-around nutrition and attraction for your deer herd.

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Mixing Annual and Perennial Blends in Food Plots

Dan Perez and Kip Adams talk about the benefits of blending annual and perennial seeds when establishing a food plot. Annual seeds, like wheat, oats and brassicas, grow quickly and act as "nurse crops" for perennials, like clover or alfalfa. The following year, once the perennials have built their root...


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...


Planting a Food Plot from Start to Finish

With a soil sample complete, Jeff Evans and Ryan Bland move on to the next step in creating a new food plot: spraying. Bland talks about his favorite chemical blend for spraying a plot, and the benefits of adding dye and crop oil to the mix. Spraying your plots prior...


Supplemental Feeding Does and Fawns During Spring and Summer

This time of year, it's easy to think about big-racked velvet bucks and forget about does and fawns. What most don't realize, though, is getting fawns off to a good start has the potential to influence their future antler development for the better. And we certainly want to take care...


Another Way to Find Somewhere to Deer Hunt

Finding a place to hunt is continuously becoming harder and harder to do. It's certainly led to a decline in hunter numbers over the last decade. Kip Campbell with Red Arrow TV is here to share a message and help with that. Don't Miss: The Parts of the Compound Bow...


The Best Tip for Archery Practice

The common cliché that "practice makes perfect" is only a half-true statement. It should be, "perfect practice makes perfect." See what Kip Campbell with Red Arrow TV has to say about practicing for fall. Don't Miss: The Parts of the Compound Bow Are you a bowhunter wanting to learn how...


How to Make 15-Dollar Watering Holes for Deer

Water is one of the three basic needs of a white-tailed deer — perhaps the most important, as studies have shown deer generally go to water before they go to food when they rise from their beds in the evening. It’s very common knowledge, yet often overlooked during the hunt...


A Detailed Look Into Antlered Buck Management

It’s important to remember that buck harvest restrictions are not synonymous with Quality Deer Management (QDM). Rather, they are a strategy to protect a specific age class (generally 1 1/2-year-olds) or age classes of bucks. Bear Kuma Compound Bow in Realtree EDGE Buy Now Antlered deer management is important because...


Small Property Deer Management 101

Do you love hunting whitetails? Enjoy seeing the herd dynamics improve and thrive? Well you can manage for that, even on small properties. Follow along as the Whitetail Properties crew explains how to do that. Don't Miss: 7 Ways to Practice Quality Deer Management Are you a deer hunter wanting...


15 Facts About the White-Tailed Deer

The white-tailed deer is the most popular wild game animal in North America. Biologists and researchers have spent countless time and money learning about the whitetail and what it means for deer hunters. These 15 facts have been part of those findings.


How to Fertilize Your Food Plots

With the soil sample results in and the spraying complete, the next step in creating this food plot is applying the proper amount of fertilizer. Jeff Evans and Ryan Bland explain in this Food Plot Library installment.


State Suspends Active Shooting of Deer for CWD Testing

The Clarion Ledger in Mississippi recently reported that according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, active shooting of whitetails for CWD testing has been suspended. MDWFP official Russ Walsh addressed the issue. "For right now, yes, we have ceased active shooting operations," said Russ Walsh, MDWFP Wildlife...


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