Grunts & Gobbles

Before the rut approaches, bucks tolerate each other well — even buddying up.

Keeping an eye on the 2012 rut

December 10, 2012 at 9:00am
Promising signs of deer hunting to come were ruined by a herd of feral hogs on this Clinton property.

Pig mania continues in Clinton

November 19, 2012 at 9:00am
Cowpeas and jointvetch are being heavily browsed by the deer at Camp David.

Finding out who your friends are

October 08, 2012 at 9:00am
A bumper crop of acorns means deer spend less time in green patches, so be prepared to get in the woods this season.

A new season but the game is the same

September 10, 2012 at 8:00am
Game-cameras can serve as scouters for hunters looking for summertime shooting.

Going hog wild

Summertime isn’t all about fishing
August 13, 2012 at 10:00am
If you haven’t prepared your food plots, you might be behind the curve.

What have you done for wildlife today?

July 09, 2012 at 7:00am
The early spring was great news for turkey hunters.

The 2012 Turkey Games

Season starts off with two toms down
May 01, 2012 at 4:16pm
Hunters can give back by helping their local food bank feed those in need.

Defining a true sportsman

Being generous and giving back to others
April 01, 2012 at 7:00am
The limit is one gobbler per day, two per season; for best results, wait until they stop moving before pulling the trigger!

Put a ribbon on it

Attention now turns to contests, turkeys
March 01, 2012 at 8:58am
While this 4-year-old is no wall hanger, it was an exciting hunt when the buck came running in to the author’s set-up in response to grunting and bleating.

A new year in paradise

Harbingers of early spring all around
February 01, 2012 at 7:22am
Who says the big boys do not walk around in the daylight? Control the hunting pressure and limit the disturbance, and this could be what you see during the day.

A new year

Chasing the dream continues
January 01, 2012 at 8:00am
Planting with good soil moisture is the key for success with a food plot; the growth of turnip and mustard plants is excellent along with the winter grass and clover.

Success is all about timing

Hit a buck home run this month
December 01, 2011 at 11:53am
Without sunlight, the desirable plants that deer need for good growth and development are not present on this pine ridge.

Escape the dark side

Come into the light and keep the habitat productive.
November 01, 2011 at 5:16pm