If you bowhunt you have either heard of, read about or experienced the “October lull”. That time when deer seem to vanish into thin air. There is much speculation as to why this happens and even those that say it never does. I have listed below some of the more agreed upon reasons that might contribute to the October lull in your neck of the woods and help you turn this time into productive hunts.
Pressure: By October the woods become a hub of activities. Bow hunters are making their way to their stands while others are just enjoying the lower temperatures and an evening hike.READ MORE...
In recent years I have come to enjoy a new way, for me at least, of chasing crappie. This way is crankbaits for crappie! In the fall, where I fish anyway, the shad begin running the shorelines in large schools providing slab crappie some great opportunities to fatten up for the winter.READ MORE...
Spring is just around the corner and so is good fishing. There is a growing number of catfish anglers around the country and many enjoy chasing big flatheads when the water starts to warm up. These tips will help you this spring put more and bigger flatheads in the boat but remember keep the small ones to eat and release those big mommas so they can continue the cycle.READ MORE....
It won't be long and we will be running those ridges for lovesick gobblers strutting their stuff.
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Turkey hunting is a great way to introduce kids to the outdoors. Photo by Jarrett Manek
Springtime Turkey Tips
Locating the tree where a big tom roost at night is not just a good way to get a jump on him the next morning but it’s also just plain fun. Locating a gobbler’s roost will put you within call range come sunrise and help you bag a tom early before he gets henned-up which can make success rates plummet for the turkey hunter.
There is no wonder so many folks have caught the turkey fever across America. Turkey fever has become the remedy to cabin fever for many outdoors people and for good reason. There are few things greater than to see a big gobbler strutting along a ridge-top on a cool spring morning
I grew up fishing for crappie with a bobber, gold hook and a tuffy minnow. Brush piles in the spring and then throughout the summer with a little drifting which helped get those suspended crappie that were scattered throughout the lake. Recently, since relocating to the mid-west, READ MORE...
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