What’s the biological reason for gobblers to get “henned up” early during the annual spring turkey season? Charles Ruth, a biologist who works with turkeys in South Carolina, explained that it’s just a natural thing. […]
Sitting on a flat rock, tucked in against the base of a big tree on the slope down the end of a long ridge, the hunter heard exactly what he wanted to hear in response to his first calls as dawn broke.
A great homemade “scent bomb” to distribute doe-in-heat or other attractant scents around your deer stand is as simple as a pill bottle from your local pharmacy or an empty film canister. […]
Like a lot of fishing guides, Rod Thomas of Capt. Ponytail Guide Service got his training on the water. Unlike a lot of guides, he got plenty of training holding a video camera as well as a fishing rod, filming outdoors TV shows. […]
Years ago, my dad took me on a trip to look for hunting land in the mountains of West Virginia, and on one piece of property, the landowner pulled out an old cigar box to convince us how good the hunting was on the property. […]
Several years ago, I had the opportunity to handle a really big crappie.
A local fisherman — a guy in his 80s who spent almost every morning on the pier at a municipal lake — caught a 3-pound, 7-ounce slab that broke the lake record. […]
Matching the kind of fishing line to the type of fishing you’re doing is pretty basic for most anglers. There are times and places for braid, monofilament, fluorocarbon, copolymers, even lead-core. […]
Few people in the hunting industry would ever describe Marshall Collette as “understated.”
The big, garrulous hunter, a long-time pro staff member for companies like Mossy Oak and Quaker Boy, is rarely at a loss for words or opinions. […]