Category: Wildlife

What Is The Deer Hunting Experience Like?

The morning air is crisp and cold. The stalks of corn stubble and hardwood trees along the river bottom stand as stalwarts; motionless and silent. The scene offers a picturesque postcard setting against the slowly lightening predawn sky. The sounds of wildlife awakening for the day can now be heard along the river bottom. A raucous calamity of crows is off in …

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You’re Not Ready for What These Guys Just Rescued From This Trench


How on earth did a deer get stuck in that skinny little ditch anyway? There’s a construction crew out there somewhere with the story of their lives, and luckily enough, you can see it unfold right here. After trenching quite some distance for phone, cable, or possibly electric lines, they came across an animal that

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The Rut: Constants, Myths and Legends

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Let’s discuss the constants, myths, and what you can do to advance your white-tailed deer hunting experience during the rut. Look online, or watch outdoor television, and you’re bound to see or hear someone talking about “the rut,” one of nature’s most intriguing rituals as bucks and does appear more and more across the landscape. …

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7 Animals (Besides Turkey) Eaten at the First Thanksgiving

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What was eaten at the first Thanksgiving? The answer may surprise you. No one really knows exactly how turkey became a Thanksgiving staple. While the Pilgrims probably had the now-traditional bird, it wasn’t the centerpiece of their famous meal, and those who participated in the first feast of the holiday had something much different on their plates. The

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The Woodland Double

You have heard of and perhaps been participating in the Upland Slam challenge. Maybe you’re working on successfully completing your Trout Slam. But, have you ever done a woodland double? Woodland double? What’s the “woodland double?” It is harvesting a deer and a turkey in one hunting session, when legally possible. Oh yes, after checking regulations, …

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GRAPHIC: Russian Truckers Heinously Flatten a Brown Bear, Uproar Ensues 


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Shift working truckers in remote Yakutia took aim at a brown bear with their vehicles and killed the big bear. A video out of the Russian Sakha Republic showed several men in two different trucks mowing down a brown bear as it attempted to escape. The men are reportedly saying “Crush him!” while laughing at the

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Tons of Tips For DIY Public Lands Hunting

Hunting public lands. It can be a daunting challenge. And, it can be especially tough in a state like Nebraska where only 3 percent of its total land acreage is open to publicly hunt, though more public access walk-in property (approximately one-million acres) is available to hunters this year than ever before in history. So, how does one …

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Get Out And Scout For Firearm Deer Hunting Season

Nebraska’s most popular hunting season – the firearm deer season – is right around the bend. Opening day for it is November 10th. Are you participating in it? Awesome! Many of us are. I am, as well! Hey, let me ask you some questions. Have you purchased your firearm deer hunting permit and habitat stamp? Have you brushed up on your deer hunting regulations and …

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5 Times a Shotgun Saved the Day


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And you thought the shotguns were just for hunting. The shotgun is one of the easiest-to-learn, easiest-to-shoot firearms that we have to start our shooting careers with, and rightly so. There are so many venerable brands to choose from–Remington, Mossberg, Beretta, Winchester, Benelli, Savage Arms and Browning–that we’re more than familiar with the styles and

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The Pheasant’s Schedule And How To Hunt It

They are really a lot like us humans. They live their lives on a relatively predictable, routine basis. In other words, they keep a schedule. They are wild ring-necked pheasants. And, when pheasant hunters learn to understand that schedule and interrupt it in the wild ring-neck’s landscape, they will be on the path to having increased opportunities for success …

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