Chasing Hasenpfeffer

Chasing Hasenpfeffer

Great winter hunting opportunities lend themselves to a delicious dish at the dinner table

By Mike Yurk

With the conclusion of Thanksgiving weekend, deer hunting season ended and for most people hunting was over for the year as I was growing up. Duck hunting had closed some time around the middle of November. Yes, pheasant hunting still continued, stretching through December, but the chances of finding a pheasant so late in the season was fairly remote in those days. As everyone was cleaning guns for the last time and putting them away, I was getting ready for some of my favorite hunting. Continue Reading

Fall Crappie

Autumnal Crappie

Keeping it simple for early fall crappies on Wisconsin River reservoirs

by Joel Ballweg

Late August through early October is a great time to target crappies and other panfish on Wisconsin River reservoirs such as Petenwell, Castle Rock and Lake Wisconsin. The truth is it doesn’t matter whether you are targeting only crappie with the techniques I am about to describe, because you are going to catch other fish as well. That’s the way it is and always has been for me. Continue Reading

5 Off-Season Woodworking Projects for Beginners

5 Off-Season Woodworking Projects for Beginners!

Are you looking to build something during the off-season? We’ve compiled a list of 5 of the best woodworking projects for beginners, these projects are straightforward to make and are also useful! These are great beginner options because they don’t require you to have a decked-out workshop or years of woodworking experience. All you need are tools found around the house and some dedication. Keep reading to discover 5 Off-Season Woodworking Projects for Beginners! Continue Reading

The True Meaning Of Hunting

The True Meaning Of Hunting- The 500,000 Friends You Haven’t Met

By: Tyler Lomibao 

 

As the old saying goes, “It’s that time of year again!” This weekend marks one of the biggest holidays of the year. No, it’s not a Hallmark holiday. It’s opening weekend of Wisconsin’s gun deer season! I will join you all as 1 of the roughly 500,000 hunters that will watch the Saturday sun rise dressed in blaze orange. Continue Reading