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How to Hunt Predators on Small Properties

When I think of predator calling, namely coyotes, I envision vast Western landscapes with ragged mountains framing the horizon. It is these settings on which I’ve enjoyed most of my predator-calling success. But this certainly isn’t universal. Not all predator callers — especially those in the populated East — have...


13 Ways to Keep Your Hands and Feet Warm in Cold Weather

I have a rare hereditary condition called Raynaud’s Disease. It’s a disorder that restricts circulation (blood flow) to your hands, feet, fingers and toes. This can lead to severe cold and painful sensations in your outer extremities — even when it isn’t that cold out. But, obviously, the colder it...


Opening Day in Pennsylvania: The Deer Hunter's Holiday

On November 26, 2018, everything shuts down and more than 500,000 hunters hit the woods on the opening day of Pennsylvania's deer season. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our stories,...


Chasing November: Getting Close, Emma’s Buck

Jared and Mike have a third consecutive encounter with hit-list buck named “Eli." But no shot is fired. Kane Gillette has success during the Illinois shotgun season and the Byers end their “rut-cation” by encountering their No. 1 hit-list buck they call “Nemo." Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your...


Family Deer Drive Produces Giant Buck Harvest

Practicing Quality Deer Management (QDM) isn’t a guarantee that you will see a trophy deer during the hunting season. As a hunter, passing younger bucks isn’t tough to do when you know you have decent age-class bucks calling your property home. When Wisconsin resident Justin Matott went out hunting on...


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5 Wild Game Appetizers for the Big Game

Are you a die-hard sports fan? Love to cook wild game? Want to please the crowd? These are the recipes for you. Check out these five recipes, and then drop by Michael Pendley’s Timber 2 Table blog for many more food options to prepare for the big game.


3 Cost-Effective Land Management Tips for Hunters

Landowners or hunters interested in improving their land for wildlife will find creating openings or planting food plots to be the most effective way. Unfortunately, it is also the most costly. And of those costs, brush control is the largest, most continuous expense. Despite this concern, landowners have three brush-control...


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5 Big Game Hunting Packs That Make Great Christmas Gifts

Hunting backpacks are a fixture in modern hunting culture. They aren’t going anywhere. And there are many reasons why. But the underlying purpose — gear. We haul a lot of it into the backcountry each time we go afield. And a pack that can get the job done is crucial...


10 Things That Will Improve Your Odds of Killing a Deer

Deer hunting is a challenging way of life. It isn’t easy, especially for those just trying to get into the sport. But for those who have the will, patience and grit to do it, it’s well within reach. I recently was reminded that deer hunting can be difficult whether you’re...


5 Tips to Plan Your 2019 Spring Turkey Hunts

What you do now – especially the questions you ask – can help make next season's gobbler-chasing campaign successful. 1. Permit and Lottery Hunt Deadlines? Such details can easily be forgotten during your busy days deer and duck hunting. Spring's hunts are far from your mind but shouldn't be. Check...


How to Hunt Winter Wild Turkeys

You'll never see more turkeys together than between now and the so-called spring dispersal. Winter flocks are typically big, from dozens to hundreds of birds, young and old. This time of the year, turkeys will be concentrated near the best food sources: picked-over crop fields, cow pastures and feedlots (they...


How to Identify Tree Species

Here we talk about the importance of woodsmanship. We also provide tips on how to identify tree species -- an important skill when hunting whitetails. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our...


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