Dec 4, 2017 - Wild turkeys are making a comeback in America thanks to conservation efforts led by the National Wild Turkey Federation. After reaching a record low of 200,000 in the early 1900s, wild turkey numbers are at roughly 6 million birds.
Nov 1, 2017 - Most duck hunters have their spot, that isolated cabin that’s been in the family for decades, the lodge where fathers pass on the tradition to their sons, the public WMA that hides a sweet honey-hole that (hopefully) goes mostly undiscovered.
Nov 1, 2017 - Texas may not be the first state that comes to mind when hunters think of ducks, but the Lone Star State is attracting more birds each year. Its location at the bottom of the Central Flyway makes it a prime location.
Sep 25, 2017 - Boone & Crockett, literally, wrote the book on scoring antlers, horns and skulls.
Sep 25, 2017 - Not all hunters are farmers, but many farmers are hunters.
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.