Big Washington State Whitetail Shot-User Submission
Joe Moodie shot this giant whitetail during the Washington state rifle hunt after chasing it all throughout the archery and muzzleloader seasons.
Joe Moodie had been chasing one buck all throughout archery and muzzleloader season, but had not managed to wrap his tag around it when the rifle season began. Unfortunately for this big buck, his days were number. With rifle in hand, Joe was finally able to catch up to this big buck that he shot with his rifle in Washington State. Continue Reading
Santa Comes to Shanty Town
By: Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz
It looked like it was going to be a great day for ice fishing. The sun was shining, there was a slight breeze, and from what we had been hearing, the fish were biting! So we packed up the truck and headed out to our favorite lake.
We had just parked on “the spot” when we saw something strange in the sky. At first we weren’t sure what to make of it, but as it got closer we knew exactly who was coming our way. It was our good buddy, Santa Claus! Continue Reading
Must-Have Items for a Multi-Day Hunting Trip
These are the biggest Must-Have Items for a Multi-Day Hunting Trip
In a multi-day hunting expedition, there are things you ought to have and things you can do without. For purposes of mobility, you need to whittle down your list of must-haves. Excess weight will bog you down. Read on to know the essential things you must carry with you in every hunting trip that will require you to spend more than a day in the backcountry: Continue Reading
Winter Hunting Photos
There is still time left to bag a buck and put some fish in the freezer before winter, so get on that.
A Wisconsin Waterfowler
From divers to puddle ducks, Wisconsin offers a wide variety of ducks to chase, and I’m going to give you some tips on how I’m able to finish ducks in many different situations. These different types of ducks can be found from dry land fields to shallow marshes, or even out to the depths of the big lakes. With each species targeted in a total different presentation and location, you could end up accumulating as much equipment as a farmer would have. Continue Reading
How Does your Dog Retrieve a Bird?
By: Jesse Dieckmen
First of all, I should explain myself a little better by starting with, “What are the different types of mouth a dog may have?” The type of mouth plays a big part in how or if your dog carries the bird back to you on the retrieve and the delivery into hand. The different types of mouth can be broken down in to four categories. The four distinctions are “soft mouth, hard mouth, sticky mouth, and freezing.” A perfectly good retrieve is when a dog grabs a hold of the bird in the middle and with a good firm grip brings the bird back in a condition that is fit for the table. Continue Reading
DNR Gun Deer Season Update:
Wisconsin’s annual nine-day gun deer hunt sees increase in statewide buck harvest – opportunities for antlerless deer hunting continue through January!
Close to 600,000 deer hunters embraced the excitement of another nine-day gun deer season in Wisconsin, and preliminary numbers show an increase in the buck harvest, especially in the far northern counties. Continue Reading
DEER CAMP CONTEST WINNER
Congratulations to Christine Lapacek from Twin Lakes, WI!
You have won a year subscription to Badger Sportsman Magazine as well as a set of Motorola Talkabout T605 H20 Walkie Talkies! Continue Reading
Hunting and Fishing Photography
Some of the best pictures of the year on your phone are probably from your hunting and fishing trips. Be sure to send us your deer hunting pictures from this season.