Happy Trails

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

It just didn’t seem right

The natural evolution of a deer hunter
June 19, 2013 at 9:00am
Learning seasonal patterns can help you determine which bucks are residents, which ones move around often and which ones are unlikely to be seen again.

Lessons learned

Tracking seasonal buck movement
May 22, 2013 at 9:00am
One study asserts age can be estimated on the relationship between a deer’s eye and the tips of its main beams, but it’s not quite that simple.

Field judging a buck’s age, Part II

It’s not quite so simple
April 22, 2013 at 9:00am
Can you age a deer on the hoof by inspecting certain characteristics of deer?

Field judging bucks in the real world

How far can we accurately push the envelope?
March 20, 2013 at 9:00am
Supplemental feeding, done in accordance to state law, helps deer through the stresses associated with winter and the rut.

In-season feeder surveillance

Gain deer insights while feeding deer
February 18, 2013 at 9:00am
Many hunters say they want to kill trophy bucks, but are they willing to take the time to learn how to distinguish truly mature bucks from those younger deer?

Aging bucks on the hoof

It takes practice, practice and more practice
January 21, 2013 at 9:00am
Scouting for deer has come a long way since the “good old days,” but a pack with some basic tools can make the job even easier.

Thoughts on the science of trail cameras

December 26, 2012 at 9:00am
Using a web of trail cam photos and making meticulous plans can result in big bucks being tagged.

Tricks of the trade

Get the jump on that mature trophy
November 19, 2012 at 9:00am
Trail camera technology has progressed to offer true no-flash options that  produce clearer images and don’t spook bucks.

All flashes are not equal

October 22, 2012 at 9:00am
Careful placement of trail cams in planed hunting areas can help with preseason scouting.

Deer camera techniques

September 17, 2012 at 8:00am