Hunting

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  • Kentucky hunters harvests 144,506 deer in 2022-2023 season

    Kentucky hunters harvests 144,506 deer in 2022-2023 season

    The Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife has reported that 144,506 deer have been harvested during the 2022-2023 hunting season, which ended on January 16th. This is the highest total harvest since 2019 and the fourth highest total in the last decade. Kentucky’s 2015-2016 deer season takes the lead for most harvests with 155,734 deer. […]

  • Coyote Hunting Field Guide: How To Hunt & Trap Them

    Coyote Hunting Field Guide: How To Hunt & Trap Them

    Hunting coyotes may seem effortless when you see those who regularly have successful hunts or traps, but there are certain mistakes that can make the experience more challenging. To increase your chances of success while coyote hunting, it’s crucial to invest time in scouting for areas. It’s a common misconception that coyotes will automatically appear […]

  • Beka Garris: There’s A Girl Under All This Camo

    Beka Garris: There’s A Girl Under All This Camo

    I’m Beka Garris, the girl under all this camo! The hunting world is made up mostly of men, and being a woman in the middle of it all can be a challenge. Though most people welcome women into the hunting industry, not everyone takes kindly to a woman hunting, and many people have a biased […]

  • Missouri reports nearly 300,000 deer harvested in 2022-2023 season

    Missouri reports nearly 300,000 deer harvested in 2022-2023 season

    The Missouri Department of Conservation has reported that 299,721 deer have been harvested during the 2022-2023 hunting season, which ended on January 15th. Of the total deer harvested, antlered deer accounted for 140,736 while button bucks were 27,029. The total number of does (female deer) harvested were 131,956. The Missouri Department of Conservation requires check […]

  • Deer Poop: What does it look like? Everything you wanted to know about it and more.

    Deer Poop: What does it look like? Everything you wanted to know about it and more.

    Have you been walking through the woods and noticed small, little brownish and black pellets laying on the ground? Deer are a common sight in many of our parks, woods and forests, but have you ever stopped to think about what they leave behind? Deer poop. Are you a deer hunter and need to know […]

  • How To Create A Mineral Lick For Deer

    How To Create A Mineral Lick For Deer

    I’ve always been a big fan of salt blocks and licks. They are an easy and cost effective way to continue attracting deer in the area. A few years ago, I started making my own salt licks and it showed even better results than the in store salt blocks. I’m going to share my recipe […]

  • Types Of Shotgun Chokes, Their Patterns And What To Use Them For

    Types Of Shotgun Chokes, Their Patterns And What To Use Them For

    Are you going hunting for turkey or waterfowl and trying to figure out the best shotgun choke that you need? There are lots of different variables on finding out which choke to use. In this article, we’ll look at the different types of shotgun chokes and what type you need for each hunting situation: What […]

  • What Is Zombie Deer Disease? Chronic Wasting Disease Explained.

    What Is Zombie Deer Disease? Chronic Wasting Disease Explained.

    Have you heard about “zombie deer” in the news and wondering what they are? We know the answer! In this article, we’ll look at what a “zombie deer” is and how it can affect the health of the deer and what we are doing about it. What is zombie deer disease? Zombie deer, also known […]

  • How to control the deer herd population, it’s not an easy task.

    How to control the deer herd population, it’s not an easy task.

    With over 35 million white-tailed deer in the United States, deer herd management is something that has to be talked about and action taken. The practice of deer management means regulating the size and health of a deer population in a given area. That area could be micro down to a specific community or a […]

  • 10 Gauge Vs 12 Gauge Shotgun, The Differences Explained

    10 Gauge Vs 12 Gauge Shotgun, The Differences Explained

    The difference between a 10 gauge and 12 gauge shotgun lies in the size of the bore, or interior diameter, of the barrel. A 10 gauge shotgun has a larger bore than a 12 gauge shotgun, which means that it is capable of firing larger and heavier shot. The size of a 10 gauge shotgun […]