Author: joelev

4 Simple Tricks to Protect Ice Fishing Gear

Fishing Easy and inexpensive solutions that safeguard your gear and make life easier out on the ice The best way to outlast Mother Nature on frozen water is to take care of your gear, whether that’s while transporting it on the ice, or placing it in offseason storage. Powered by WPeMatico

5 Tips for Hunting Late-Season Diving Ducks

Hunting A hot diver shoot is something you’ll never forget, but decoying these birds in close calls for specialized gear and tactics Dedicated diver hunting means swarms of bluebills, redheads, canvasbacks, and goldeneyes decoying just off the gun barrel. It takes place on big water and is at its best… Powered by WPeMatico

The Deer Plague: An Inside Look at the Fight to Stop Chronic Wasting Disease

Hunting Chronic wasting disease is the largest threat facing wild deer. But after two decades of fighting the disease, we still can’t agree on how to stop its spread. Are captive-deer farmers the source of the problem or part of the solution? Chronic wasting disease is one of the greatest threats to wild deer, but after twenty years of research, biologists, hunters, and wildlife managers aren’t any closer to… Powered by WPeMatico

Four Things Hunters Should Know About Chronic Wasting Disease

Hunting New information and trends on how CWD is affecting North American whitetail numbers and how hunters can help stop its spread The results of ongoing chronic wasting disease research and analysis is offering additional glimpses into not only the makeup of CWD, but also potential ways to keep the… Powered by WPeMatico

How to Find and Identify 13 Wild Winter Edibles

The Survivalist Learn to locate and recognize these forageable species in the coldest season of the year Learn to locate and recognize these forageable species in the coldest season of the year. Powered by WPeMatico

8 Ways Cotton Can Actually Help You in a Survival Situation

The Survivalist Skip the cotton clothing and try these tricks instead When applied to the right task, this fiber can start a fire, light our way, and help us acquire meat in a survival setting. Skip the cotton clothing in cold weather and… Powered by WPeMatico

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Bird Bands

Hunting Waterfowl hunters wear these metal rings like a badges of honor, but the information bands provide to biologists makes each one worth its weight in gold Bird bands are more than just keepsakes. Bands help deliver invaluable information to managers to help them set seasons and bag limits so sportsmen and women have plenty… Powered by WPeMatico

Senate Fails to Reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Open Country One of the nation’s best conservation funding programs was killed in the Senate last night America’s bedrock law for protecting public access to the outdoors and providing quality hunting and fishing habitat is dead and cold on the floor of Congress. Blame the… Powered by WPeMatico