9 weeks ago
Mar 17, 2013 2:20 PM
Waste not, want not is a great philosophy for game meat management. You worked hard to harvest it and may have paid for travel, accommodations, an out of state license and/or a special permit...even paid a guide to get to it. The last thing you want is the frustration and disappointment of having to throw out a great piece of meat instead of enjoying the fruits of your labor with friends and family. A plan can even help you calculate how much of your annual...
12 weeks ago
Feb 28, 2013 9:50 AM
You only get one set of ears and take it from an old gun writer, you had better protect 'em. Walker's Game Ear, the shooting and hunting industry pioneer in hearing protection, introduces the Elite Power Muffs Digital Quads featuring Aridion Technology. The Walker's Game Ear Elite Power Muffs Digital Quads are specially treated with a NanoTech coating for electronics providing the ultimate protective shield against corrosion and water damage.
The Elite Power Muff Digital...
13 weeks ago
Feb 14, 2013 9:27 AM
As hunters and sportsmen we all have a responsibility to the habitat and the game. If you have any information, please contact the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
ODNR Division of Wildlife authorities are asking for help from the public to locate suspects in a waterfowl dumping case at the Chagrin River Reservation of Cleveland Metroparks.
Over two dozen dead Canada geese and mallards were tossed over a cliff next to the Chagrin River in early January. While authorities received...
15 weeks ago
Feb 1, 2013 10:20 AM
The WetlandHunter 425 electronic collar is designed for the waterfowl hunting environment with close-working dogs. This new electronic collar by SportDOG Brand takes the most advanced, industry-leading technology that SportDog Brand has ever built into its electronic collars and packed it up in the most compact system ever offered.
Switch instantly between stimulation, vibration and tone to adjust the correction or communication to your dog's temperament and learning ability. This...
18 weeks ago
Jan 14, 2013 5:55 AM
Everything occurs online today, even hunting. Who would have thought that hunting is all about online today – licenses, hunter education and access to the sport.
According to HunterSurvey.comand AnglerSurvey.com, in 2012, the number of hunters and anglers purchasing licenses online grew by 35 percent and 13 percent respectively since 2009. Today, 28 percent of all hunters and 29 percent of all anglers surveyed report-buying licenses online.
Hunter Education reports similar...
18 weeks ago
Jan 13, 2013 7:25 AM
As Congress and the White House debate the gun controls they want to try to put into place, a negative side effect would be the impact on conservation funding and public land access. These programs are paid for by Pittman-Robertson funds derived from excise taxes placed upon firearms and ammunition.
In 2012 Pittman-Robertson funds generated over $370 million for state game and fish agencies to use to increase access to landlocked public lands, create and fund new shooting ranges,...
18 weeks ago
Jan 11, 2013 4:47 AM
The Waterfowl season is coming to a rapid close but there is still time to go hunt in many states for some late season Canadian Goose hunting. You’ll deal with frigid cold and decoy- and call-shy birds that add an extra level of difficulty and challenge to the hunt.
Here are 10 tips from Ducks Unlimited to help improve your success rate.
1. Hunt the Green: Because of the weather, late-season Canada goose hunting can be some of the best of the...
19 weeks ago
Jan 10, 2013 10:20 AM
Vortex has been kept secret for far too long. If you are looking for quality at a great price price, Vortex should be on your short list.
Vortex Optics Crossfire binoculars got a facelift internally and externally in 2013 with the introduction of the Crossfire II series. Better optics, a better build and a new look are hallmarks of the Crossfire II's, ensuring users continue to get the quality, value and innovation Vortex is known for.
Crossfire II binoculars boast upgraded fully...
19 weeks ago
Jan 5, 2013 4:41 AM
Ducks Unlimited suggests 10 late season tips to fool the waterfowl that have seen it all. Decoys are more important than anything else to success, especially when you are hunting late season. Calling helps capture the attention, but decoys close the deal.
The complete article is in this month’s Ducks Unlimited magazine but here is a quick overview of the ten tips.
1. Deploy a micro spread: Late in the season, conditions can change quickly so...
22 weeks ago
Dec 20, 2012 10:24 AM
Long gone are the days of a woman picking through her husbands hunting clothes and trying to find something that fits. The same can be said of guns, boots and other critical hunting gear. Today’s lady hunter, has options that every bit as rugged and ready for the hunt — and tailored just for her.
Women — for the most part — love to shop, so don’t stop here. However, here are a few products from my personal experiences, observations and trusted resources that...