The Call of the Wild is Not Always True

Communication between animal and human is not far-fetched. In fact, hunters use animal calls all the time in order to seek prey, call predators out into open view, or make the animal feel calm in their environment so they can study the pack/group as a whole. But actually learning what animal calls mean will give […]

Understanding Soil pH

  Food plots are exciting, but those who jump quickly into the planting phase without doing a little soil research are going to be very disappointed. Soil pH is crucial to crop development and overall yield. While the term “pH” may seem scientific and complicated, it doesn’t require a NASA-pedigree to understand. Simply put, different […]

Utah Land Grab Hits a Bump

  Click here to help fight the biggest threat to Utah’s redrock wilderness in 20 years! Photo copyright James Kay. Utah’s leaders have declared war on Utah wilderness. They’ve created all sorts of wacky schemes to take control of federal lands in Utah – places such as Greater Canyonlands, the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and […]

Birds and Animals Dying of Lead Poisoning

  The hunting community is always trying to focus on the issues that harm our environment and cause various species to be erased from this planet. In fact, they are the largest contributors to everything from the EPA to local and community parks, etc. There are, however, those that give the hunting community a bad […]

Hog Trapping: Both an Art and a Skill

When it comes to the wild hog, land managers and farmers already know the massive problems created by this creature. Not only does the wild hog destroy good land and make it almost impossible for the farmer to recreate, but they also are able to avoid humans because of the fact that they will literally […]

The Rod…The Reel…Let’s Talk Tackle

Ponds, lakes, streams – all the bodies of water out there are ripe with a menu of the most prized catches possible. Even that trophy is just waiting for the ‘star’ fisherman to outsmart it. But tackling the tackle is difficult. For the amateur or enthusiast just starting out, selecting the right tackle is not […]

Wildlife Managers: Keeping the Earth a Valuable Asset

There are so many debates. There is so much misinformation. From Congress to ranchers to the new battle brewing over re-opening horse slaughterhouses, it seems that the overall subject of wildlife management and control is constantly in the news and under scrutiny. Therefore, a look at the basics – the core reason why wildlife managers […]

Tips on How to Bring Down a Gobbler

Turkey hunting continues to be a tradition in this country and has gained popularity in the past few years, nearing the number of hunters who prefer the whitetail as game. When it comes to the overall quest for the turkey, one should always begin by purchasing that perfect shotgun that works for the individual. Weight, […]

Managing Your Property 365 Days a Year

There are many subjects to focus on when it comes to land management; spring/summer plantings, keeping native vegetation healthy, selecting the correct food crops, the building of access roads, and the list goes on. The main goal is to achieve the best results and provide optimal care for the wildlife consistently – 365 days a […]

The Camping Challenge

Ah…the peace and excitement of leaving civilization. Whether packing up with friends, family, or heading out solo, it’s time for a little relaxation with some thrills and chills to boot. Some call camping a sport, others refer to it as the simple life. Peace, quiet, great hunting locations, streams and lakes thriving with fish, and […]