Happy Trails

Effectively monitoring and maintaining trail-cam sites means having the right equipment when checking them.

Start preparing now

Put together a trail cam kit
July 21, 2014 at 9:00am
Paying attention to how much or your packing rod stick out past the barrel of your smokepole is one way to ensure you don’t double load.

Lessons learned the hard way

Pay attention to avoid bone-headed mistakes
June 20, 2014 at 9:00am
The author missed the opening day of turkey season this year because of an injury that proved the need to stay fit as the aging process really kicks in.

Am I falling apart?

The painful truth about what can happen as a sportsman ages
May 19, 2014 at 7:34pm
The author’s son and grandson have spent time together in the field ensuring the youngster learned how to hunt and handle a gun safely.

Our kids are the future of hunting

April 23, 2014 at 9:00am
Only through experience was the author able to determine this buck, which wasn’t on any trail-cam photos, was a shooter.

Preparation meets opportunity

Experience makes decisions easier
March 21, 2014 at 9:00am
The impact of the moon phase is a hotly debated subject in many hunting camps.

Does the moon really matter?

Latest science says, ‘No.’
February 19, 2014 at 9:00am
The author uses game cameras to track antler development for specific deer to build a list of bucks that show potential to become whoppers if protected.

More than just photos

January 20, 2014 at 9:00am
Creating productive green patches requires planning and time.

Thoughts on food plot preparation

December 20, 2013 at 9:00am
Setting out trail cameras is all part of the hunt for the author, extending his season beyond the bounds of when he can actually carry a weapon.

To use trail cameras, or not

It’s personal preference
November 21, 2013 at 9:00am
Setting out trail cameras is all part of the hunt for the author, extending his season beyond the bounds of when he can actually carry a weapon.

To use trail cameras, or not

It’s personal preference
November 01, 2013 at 7:00am
Determine your goals for trail cameras, and then adjust photo resolution to make best use of memory cards.

We’ve come a long way

Trail cams are cheaper, better tools
October 22, 2013 at 9:00am
Regulations must be followed to reduce the chances of a fire getting out of control.

Prescribed fire as a management tool

September 20, 2013 at 9:00am
Proper planning of tree plots can provide lasting benefits for deer and other wildlife.

Planting tree plots

August 21, 2013 at 9:00am
Mineral licks are easier to set up and less expensive than using corn  — and deer of all ages use them.

Get your strategies in order

July 22, 2013 at 9:00am