Many, perhaps most, Arkansans enjoy purple hull peas on their dinner table. Deer love the peas as well. Planting in food plots is nothing new and is recommended by wildlife biologists of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission – but as one of a variety of plantings suggested to augment native foods for the goal […]
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Malt and hops are strong enough to stand up against the bold flavors wild game is known for. Plus, carbonation is a natural palate cleanser and few ingredients cut through fat like hops can. What does all of this mean for the meat eater? The right beer just might be a better accompaniment to your […]
JACKSON – At a public meeting on April 19, 2017, the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks approved proposed rule changes for the 2017 – 2018 white-tailed deer hunting season. Deer Hunting Zones Delta Zone: Areas west of 1-55 and north of 1-20 plus areas south of 1-20 and west of U.S. Highway 61. Northeast […]
Iowa hunters will have a new option this fall while hunting deer during the youth season, disabled hunter season and both shotgun seasons – rifles that are capable of shooting straight walled cartridges. The new straight wall cartridge law was passed without dissent by the Iowa Legislature, and then signed by Governor Terry Branstad on […]
It’s springtime and the turkeys are calling. Watch this short video of Kyler Moore taking a spring turkey with his recurve. [adrotate group=”1″] The post Watch this Great Shot with a Recurve on a Spring Turkey appeared first on Traditional Bowhunter Magazine.
President Donald Trump has long expressed his support of hunting, wildlife conservation and gun rights in America. Last night, he took some time out to meet and have dinner with Deer & Deer Hunting’s most popular blogger. The post Deer & Deer Hunting Blogger Has Dinner with President Trump at the White House appeared first […]
The antler didn’t stand out at the time I picked it up on a steep, South Dakota hillside. I do recall the unique, curving brow tine that split for a double-brow appearance. Other than that the antler disappeared in my bin alongside thousands of other antlers I’ve picked up over the years. Two years later […]
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has concluded its 2016-2017 sampling and testing efforts to find chronic wasting disease (CWD) in free-ranging Missouri deer. Through the cooperation and support from hunters, private land owners, taxidermists, and others, MDC tested more than 25,500 deer during the past season and found nine cases […]
What’s the best time during the season to hunt? During the peak rut, of course, when everything is exciting, bucks are chasing does and big ones may lose their minds if they have love in their sights. Enjoy this video of a hunter filling her first tag. Salute! The post First Deer Friday: Prime Rut is […]
Among the most delectable meals I’ve ever enjoyed was a roast jake turkey with a creamed morel-wine sauce, brewed up by Chef Don Thomas using wild ingredients he’d harvested himself. Every spring across much of America, in parallel with turkey season, foragers are blessed with the brief annual return of the exquisite morel mushroom, both […]
“Nice 2-year-old! At least the meat will be tender and taste good.” I couldn’t help but smile when a Millennial wrote that comment underneath my Facebook post that included this photo. I was tempted to reply that Abraham Lincoln was spot-on when he said it’e better to remain silent and be thought a fool than […]
A select few people involved in the outdoors reach what is called “larger than life” status. Some achieve that level because of their hunting and/or fishing skills, philanthropy or contributions to education with a goal to ensure cherished outdoors traditions are available to future generations. One of those legendary figures was a man whose magnetic […]
It is a common question any time a hunter shoots a whitetail for the wall: What are the main features of the best deer head mounts? After all, the best deer head mounts are the ones you will be looking at for the rest of your years. The not-so-great ones are commonly disbanded to the […]
This buck was tracked in a snowstorm on 11/20/16. 201# dressed weight, 9 points. Taken in Herkimer County.