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Hunting Gear Checklist for Big Game
  • Posted on: 08/18/18  Big game hunting needs some amount of seriousness. Planning is necessary due to the risks involved like high altitude, cold weather, exhaustion and fatigue, and attacks from wild animals. Common among the big game animals in North America are moose, elk, deer, caribou, buffalo, big horn sheep, mountain lion and bears. The Hunting Gear Checklist for Big Game covers the necessary hunting equipment needed in the field to transport and perserve your trophy...

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...

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...

Ten Reasons How Anyone Can Get Lost in the Wild
  • Posted on: 10/23/18  Between the years of 1992 and 2007, our national parks were the site of 65,439 search and rescue (SAR) incidents. From these thousands of SAR missions, a large percentage of “call outs” involved outdoor enthusiasts who had become lost in the wild. But with all of the technology we have today—such as cell phones, GPS devices, and satellite phones—how does this still happen?... 

Why Fisherman Should Have a Livewell Pump
  • Posted on: 10/23/18  Fishing livewells are increasingly popular for a couple of reasons. For fishermen who use live bait, having a livewell pretty much the best way to keep that bait alive until you need it. Another huge market for livewells is bass tournament fishing. Because tournament fishing encourages catch and release fishing, being able to keep that big bass alive through ...

Taxidermist Tips For Better Trophies
  • Posted on: 09/06/18  All too often, taxidermists are handed damaged goods. They see hunters making the same mistakes skinning and caring for the hide of the animal, mistakes that noticeably affect the quality of the final product.You spend money to go on a hunt that you may never do again and you get a trophy - it just takes a little research to make a big difference...

A Hunters Pre-Season Checklist
  • Posted on: 08/18/18  You are a hunter. Your thoughts are now drifting toward cool, crisp mornings, falling leaves and maybe a bit of snow cover on the ground. It is time to do your homework. Here is a handy, but extensive checklist for you to use to make certain that you are fully prepared when your hunting season arrives... 

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