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Build Your Own Simple Nest Box for Ducks - Printable Version
  • Posted on: 04/13/18  Get inspired to attract hooded mergansers and wood ducks to your area with these easy-to-make DIY nest box plans. They work best where these ducks love to nest—wooded wetlands, riverbanks and shorelines. Here are a few tips on placement and construction...

USA 2018 West Coast King Salmon Sport fishing Outlook
  • Posted on: 03/26/18  In several parts of the country Chinook (king) salmon numbers on the west coast have declined dramaticaly to the point of canceling sport fishing for the great fish altogether in 2018. It is for this reason that TBC Press has looked deeper into the 2018 Chinook (king) salmon recreational forcast for Alaska, California, Oregon and Washington to give anglers...

National Spring Turkey Hunting Outlook for 2018
  • Posted on: 02/27/18  Here is a preview of the 2018 National Spring Turkey Hunting Outlook. Hunters will want to check their state outlook before heading out for gobblers this spring. Also, hunters who are looking to get a Turkey Grand Slam will want to see...

Plan Ahead for a Successful Spring Turkey Season Opener
  • Posted on: 01/30/18  Spring gobblers don’t just happen. Certainly, there’s always luck. Still, a good plan can make for a great opening day. All it takes is some step-by-step attention to details. Here is some great advise to help you have a successful spring turkey hunt...

Keep Your Bird Dogs Safe in Cold Weather - Follow These Tips
  • Posted on: 12/0817  Pay special attention to your bird dogs when the temps dip on late-season hunts. Our bird dogs give 100 percent, and often they don’t know when to stop. We love that about them, but the responsibility to protect them is on our shoulders. And it’s not just big water that can be dangerous. When you’re dealing with current in cold weather, the possibility of things going wrong increases. And in all extreme conditions, the margin for error is razor thin. Here are some tips to follow so you and your dog have a happy and safe hunt...

Tips for Tagging a Late-Season Whitetail
  • Posted on: 12/0717  Deer season is still going strong throughout much of North America, and if you still have an open tag, it’s time to get off the couch and into a treestand or ground blind. Under certain conditions, the late season can be your best chance at a mature buck — provided you keep in mind the three tips...

Essential Steps for Prepping Your Ice-Fishing Gear Like a Pro
  • Posted on: 11/1717  Ice anglers are a nervous bunch it seems, from about the time of the whitetail rut, all throughout November. Even if ice doesn’t come in their neck of the woods until December, it seems we find more ways to worry about getting ready for it than we do once it’s actually here. While we can’t do anything about ice-formation, we can certainly give you a peek at an essential pre-ice checklist...

New Demand for Asian Carp Could Help Our Waterways
  • Posted on: 06/29/18  Carp are fun to shoot with a bow; now they're also a hot commodity–for those who know how to market them. In Two Rivers Fisheries in Kentucky it’s morbidly satisfying to watch silver carp being fed to a band saw. Especially...

Helpful Hints for Waterfowlers to Improve Hunting Success
  • Posted on: 06/21/18  Would you like to improve your waterfowling success and make each trip a bit safer and more enjoyable? These 30 tips from Ducks Unlimited could help. First, Avoid Foul Weather Fowl-ups - Duck caller reeds sometimes freeze or stick in frigid weather. Prevent gum-ups by using a product such as Rain-X or Aquapel that's made to deter rain, snow and ice buildup on windshields. A few drops rubbed on...

Hunter Safety: How to Survive a Snake Encounter
  • Posted on: 05/10/18  As rewarding as hunting, fishing, hiking & camping may be – giving you the chance to connect with nature, while surrounded by beautiful scenery – it is not without its downsides. One of them being the possibility of a snake encounter, especially if you’re in snake country. Here are some safety tips.....

Guide to Hunting Morel Mushrooms
  • Posted on: 04/20/18  Morels are America's mushroom, more so than any other. It may be because they're widespread, they're easy to identify, and they come up in the spring, giving people a reason to get out and enjoy warm weather after a long winter. Here's a quick guide to finding your own. Please note that although morels are easy to identify, this is a hunting guide, not a field guide. If you have any doubt about a mushroom, don't keep it...

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