Give a standing ovation to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for a recent decision to remove the gray wolf from the Endangered Species Act in the western Great Lakes region.
It’s show time, a sure sign that winter is on the slide, daylight is returning, and a new year of outdoor sports will emerge from its snow covered den eventually.
Every outdoor enthusiast needs more stuff. And that in itself is enough to make shopping for that special, although often absent, sportsman or woman easy. But it’s not because he or she already has everything, or at least it seems so. So let’s go shopping.
Redfield, South Dakota. Even when it’s bad it’s good. That’s the best way to describe South Dakota pheasant hunting this fall following a devastating winter and equally destructive spring. Pheasants are just big birds and, like the birds at your feeder, they can fall victim to severe winter weather that prevents them from finding food [...]
At the end of six weeks of archery season, which opened Sept. 24, 2011, Licking County held the lead for kill numbers with 1,836 deer tagged.
The running of the bulls is an international spectacle but no more popular to deer hunters than this week’s running of the does, an annual ritual that marks the height of the early November whitetail rut. Indeed every whitetail buck of breeding age is chasing does 24 hours a day in an attempt to complete [...]
No harvested grain fields, no crummy weather, and even worse, no ducks. Yeh, I know, we should have called first.
Every road trip begins with enthusiasm and promise. A good friend and I had planned this outing for months and we anticipated some great waterfowl hunting.
From the Division of Wildlife comes a warning for hunters who frequent the rugged southeast Ohio terrain belonging to the American Electric Power Company. While approximately 90,000 acres of land are currently open to sportsmen, not all AEP properties are open to the public, according to the Ohio Division of Wildlife, adding that hunters need [...]
Overall, archers accounted for 35 percent of 239,475 deer taken during Ohio’s combined 2010-11 archery, muzzleloader and gun seasons. According to Division of Wildlife, Licking County led the state in archery harvest. Now add Coshocton, Tuscarawas, Ashtabula and Holmes to see the top counties.