White-tailed Deer Utilizes Keen Senses To Survive During Hunting Season
PUBLISHED: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28 AT 4:30 AM Watertown Daily Times
White-tailed deer, especially mature ones, have a knack for evading hunters. While some hunters attribute this elusive ability to the animal’s sixth sense, the reality is that the whitetail’s keen senses account for the animal’s woodland wizardry.
Today’s column takes a closer look at these sensory abilities that allow deer to elude hunters during the hunting season and to elude other predators and dangers throughout the year. Continue Reading
Public Land Offers Ample Opportunity For Trophy Deer
By: Pat Kalmerton
The phrase “there is nowhere to hunt” is nonsense – yet it rings out all over the United States from hunters of all ages and genders. Investing time to research and discover public areas to pursue hunting adventures yields pleasant surprises! There are acres of opportunities that lie behind open gates. Continue Reading
By: Kyle Sorensen
Eye lashes glimmering with ice, fingers have lost all feeling, gusts of wind with a vengeance just hammering at any and all exposed skin; it’s a signature scenario in any true diehard’s quest for fall Esox. I have lived this scenario many times. Each time my body says “enough is enough” but my heart tells me “keep on going.” All that comes crashing down when the splash, the wave, the rod thumping sign of Bertha enters my surroundings. For that moment, the world stands still. Environmental factors are forgotten and I am one with the moment. Continue Reading
First Bull Moose Shot
Devon shot this big bull moose at 260 yards with his 338 Tikka.
We’ve got our first Moose user submission of the season and it’s a whopper! Devon shot this big bull moose, her first, at 260 yards with a 338 Tikka. This thing looks like a whopper! Continue Reading
Awesome Hunting and Fishing Pictures
We’re almost to the best time of year for whitetail hunters, the rut. While you’re waiting for that to kick in, check out these great hunting and fishing pictures to tide you over.
Lose a blood trail? Don’t know what to do? Check out this super unique tracking system for any game species!
Building Your Soil = Quality Food Plots
By: Steve Jordan
Years ago our food plots for deer consisted of corn and soybeans (usually leftover seeds from farmers). Sometimes wheat and rye were planted along with clovers also. Nothing else was available. Continue Reading
Wisconsin In Black And White
The Thrill of Late-Season Divers
By: Brian Lovett
A cool northwest wind blows dead leaves from the trees, sending them skittering down the street. Change is in the air, and one glance through binoculars confirms it. Slicks of black-and-white dots cover the lake. It’s diver time. Continue Reading
Slumberjack Bounty 2.0 Big Game Pack Review
The Slumberjack bounty 2.0 big game pack has over 4,932 cubic inches to carry your meat back in no time.
A backcountry hunt for elk, deer, bear, moose or other big game requires some essential gear and the capacity to haul it back safely. There are tons of options out there available for packing out big game and lots of great choices, but the Slumberjack Bounty 2.0 should be at the top of the list. The Bounty 2.0 is a 4932 cubic inch pack that can carry over 100 pounds of fresh meat and even comes with a detachable field pack for quick trips out of camp. For a pack with everything you’ll ever need, check out the Slumberjack Bounty 2.0. Continue Reading
Fall Hunting Photography
Colors are changing, ducks are flying, elk are bugling, deer are moving and we’ve got the weekly morning trail mix here.