Outdoors

Pockets of dead deer found in Columbia and Rock counties died from EHD

Posted by on September 21, 2012 at 5:55 am

MADISON – State wildlife officials have confirmed that tissue samples submitted from deer found dead in Columbia and Rock counties have tested positive for Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease, or EHD. A number of citizens in southern Wisconsin contacted the Department of Natural Resources with recent observations of small groups of dead deer. Reports came primarily from […]

Wisconsin DNR asks hunters and outdoor enthusiasts to assist in reporting sick deer observations

Posted by on September 16, 2012 at 6:00 am

MADISON — Hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts heading out into the woods and fields this weekend should report any sick deer or observations of multiple dead deer to the Department of Natural Resources. In the last two weeks, DNR has had reports of people finding small groups of dead deer, primarily in the Town of […]

Breaking Out the Bow: Prepping for Deer Season

Posted by on August 21, 2012 at 6:22 am

by Daniel Haltman One of the things on my agenda for this week is to start my summer archery routine and start getting my bow skills honed in for the upcoming deer season. I would love to say that I never stop shooting but that would be a lie. While I know that I should […]

Wisconsin Deer Report Released

Posted by on July 10, 2012 at 6:58 pm

In case you’re not on the Wisconsin DNR’s email list, the Wisconsin deer herd report from Deer Trustee, Dr. James Kroll and his team Dr. David Guynn and Dr. Gary Alt has been released. I’ve started reading through it. One thing I noticed that has some promise, is the recommended development of a “boots on the ground” culture […]

Preseason Planning for Whitetail Deer Hunting: Valuable Scouting and Deer Stand Location Part 2

Posted by on February 16, 2012 at 5:25 am

By     Heath K Hylton Do you wonder where you should place your deer stand? In Part I of my  article, I discussed how it was important to scout your property prior to deer  season to find the highest traffic areas. I also talked about the four “T’s” to  remember when scouting: time of year, type […]

Going through the Dangers of Bear Hunting

Posted by on September 23, 2011 at 9:29 am

I really enjoy seeing, people today seem thinking about the notion of searching for a bear from the wilderness and killing it. Even as it might seem strange, we have a smaller cult of individuals who follow bear hunting considerably and produce it a lively a part of their lives. These folks are likely to find generalized hunting a tad too ?tame? for their tastes and instead lurk after the lumbering bears of the forest. Generally viewed as an effort to prove their manhood, bear hunting can be a harmful and largely needless sport that usually challenges all notions of natural balance and order. Instead, most bear hunting aspects result in hazardous outcomes or to the possibility of extinction.

The Trouble with Canned Hunting

Posted by on September 21, 2011 at 10:10 am

Canned hunting is efficiently trophy hunting. A canned hunt is a form of hunt that concerns the hunter being essentially promised a kill by a hunting agency or governing body. The experience Basically takes place on the grounds that the host from the hunt, Whether a hunting agency or private party, captures a dog and releases it inside a commonly enclosed area being hunted through the hunter. The enclosed area tends to be a little fenced in region to ensure that the kill comes rather easily towards hunter.

The encounter of your African Hunting Safari

Posted by on September 19, 2011 at 9:07 am

Lots of people love the notion of going on an African hunting safari and feeling the cool African air as they cruise through the jungle. The very thought of it is enough to produce vacation dreams for most North Americans, however translating those dreams to reality generally is a small amount complicated. Regardless, that does not stop people from dreaming away about riding on the back of an elephant and enjoying the company of some locals just before watching a lion chomp down on its prey. The adventure and majesty of Africa undoubtedly comes alive throughout a fantastic safari trip.

The encounter of your African Hunting Safari

Posted by on September 18, 2011 at 9:04 am

Lots of people love the notion of going on an African hunting safari and feeling the cool African air as they cruise through the jungle. The very thought of it is enough to produce vacation dreams for most North Americans, however translating those dreams to reality generally is a small amount complicated. Regardless, that does not stop people from dreaming away about riding on the back of an elephant and enjoying the company of some locals just before watching a lion chomp down on its prey. The adventure and majesty of Africa undoubtedly comes alive throughout a fantastic safari trip.

Get Hold Of The Simplest Buck Rub Instructions And Tips

Posted by on September 16, 2011 at 9:08 am

A scrape is usually a large circle or oval of exposed dirt that is 6 to 7 feet in diameter. Presence of scrapes or rubs near or on the trail will indicate that you are in buck territory. A buck passing through his territory will check his scrape for another deer that have recently been in the area. An experienced hunter will spend every minute possible in the woods because in the rut deer are moving almost all day.