food plots
Which Food Plot Crops Do Deer Prefer and Why

  “What is the best thing to plant in my food plot?” Have you ever asked this question? As University Extension professionals and wildlife scientists, we get asked that question a lot. The search for the “magic bullet” plant has yielded many great discussions, but despite deer diets … Read More

Bow Hunter
Hunting With a Bow: Tips and Tricks for a Novice.

The essence of bowhunting is that you will be pitted directly against your prey. It’s the kind of hunting method that will challenge you to be in your best form. Hunting with a bow is a thrilling adventure that requires you to get in close range with your … Read More

Outside Play
10 Reasons Why Being Outside is Important

    In today’s world of powerful technology, many people feel the urge to simplify and get back to nature. To experience the health benefits of outdoor recreation, it’s necessary to unplug and recharge in the wilderness. Those who are able to soak up everything nature has to … Read More

calm the mind
4 Reasons Why Being Outside is Important

    Relieve Stress Getting outside can help you escape the stress of everyday life. Stress is known to tear up a healthy mind and immune system. High levels of stress at work and school are associated with depression, obesity, and high blood pressure. Stress is unhealthy when … Read More

fall turkey hunting
Fall Turkey Hunting

Fall Turkey Hunting from a Tree Stand with a Bow or Shotgun Some people would rather hunt for their Thanksgiving turkey as compared to buying one in the store, and there are many ways that this can be accomplished. With the holiday just around the corner, you can … Read More

Hunting on Public Areas
Wildlife Management Area Expansion

The great outdoors just got a little grander. The Trump administration has opened and expanded more than 850 hunting and fishing opportunities across 2.3 million public acres, touted as the largest historic expansion of its kind. The Interior Department announced the news on Tuesday, confirming the new recreational access at 138 … Read More

7 essential items
7 Essential Items You Need to Bring on Your Hunting Trip

It is easy to prepare a checklist for any camping, but when it turns into a hunting trip, priorities vary. The reason is the added element of firepower and hunting is an activity that stirs up so many variables. If you can’t decide which items should be brought … Read More

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