Perhaps a Wisconsin County Deer Advisory Council meeting will provide some clarity into how other states take initiative to include public insight into the policy-making process of any given deer season.
Bloggers on Hunting
With smarter, wilier toms afoot these days, should hunters season their turkey blinds before a spring gobbler hunt?
As outdoorsmen and women, I think that we take the ability to get out fishing and hunting for granted. It isn’t until we lose the ability to get into the outdoors that we realize how much it really can heal what is wrong with us.
Use common sense scouting and calling to gobblers before season in Pennsylvania
The regular season opens April 3 in the south zone and April 10 in the north zone.
Get close, but not too close while scouting for turkeys.
Taking photographs can seem painful, but it’s worth the effort.
Black bear event puts faces and personalities to the members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Game and Fisheries Committee
From a hunter’s perspective, weather sure messes with turkey season, especially for those of us with kiddos who look forward to youth season.
Why look and body positioning matter more than anything other facet of decoying spring gobblers.
Previous effort failed, but he’s bringing proposal back on short public notice.
Four public hearings allow waterfowlers to provide Wisconsin DNR comments on fall duck, goose hunting season structure
Near-record population estimates from 2016 bode well for 2017 season.
Though an unlikely deer month, now is the time to learn about the local herd in Pennsylvania
All of the meat went to area food pantries, missions
The spring conservation order is a great opportunity to see unbelievable flocks of snow geese.
Why drain our camera batteries, max out memory cards, and waste time deleting pointless pictures if all that’s needed is to flip that trigger-delay-switch over to 10-minutes?
From shooting clays or hunting for sheds to open-water fishing there are still a lot of outdoor activities despite Michigan’s unusual winter.
Biologists sometimes refer to them as “starvation foods” — but there has to be more to the story.
Controversy persists over allowing semi-auto rifles for big game in Pennsylvania
The latest in turkey loads: Tungsten Super Shot a hand-loader’s dream and a nightmare for longbeards
Spring gobbler hunters always seem to be tweaking something, whether it’s their various call lineup, camo patterns or, especially, shotgun loads to deliver the best pattern possible when the moment of truth arrives.
More hunters needed to step up and become certified to teach the hunter safety classes.
Trying to figure out what deer eat during the winter in Pennsylvania, when and why, is an exercise in learning.
A visit to the 2017 Archery Trade Association Show turns up some unique ideas and equipment
Get good photos of waterfowl in motion as seasons close and mating nears in Pennsylvania
Install a few wood duck nesting boxes in Pennsylvania
All things considered, the naturally occurring physiological and biological reduction in metabolic rate greatly increases the chance that a deer is to live to see the reprieve of springtime.