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Once a fish is spotted it usually takes a quick reaction to get on it, draw, aim and fire all in one good motion, but that's the fun of bowfishing. You can shoot a lot in just one night!

U.S. Open Bowfishing Championship Field Fills Immediately

Within 11 hours after registration opened for Bass Pro Shops U.S. Open Bowfishing Championship, the max number of 275 four-person teams had already signed up for the June 12-14 event. The world’s biggest bowfishing event will feature more water to fish, a whopping $100,000 in cash and prizes, and tons of free activities at...

Mark Kayser

Kayser, Krahn Join Deer and Deer Hunting TV

The white-tailed deer are still the stars of the show, but No. 1 rated outdoors program on NBC Sports heads into 2015 with a top-flight cast of hosts. IOLA, Wis.— Veteran deer hunters Mark Kayser and Gordy Krahn will join the top-rated Deer & Deer Hunting TV show when it returns to NBC Sports later this...

Theresa Vail

Giant Bucks, Loads of Fun Expected at P&Y Convention

Great speakers, incredible seminars, world class trophy mounts and an amazing auction packed with bowhunting gear and top shelf hunts are what you will find at the 2015 Pope & Young Club Convention. Every two years the Pope and Young Club gathers to celebrate North America’s rich bowhunting heritage, honor outstanding examples of this continent’s wildlife, discuss issues relevant...

Fred Bear's last deer.

Let’s All Celebrate Fred Bear’s Birthday

I lost Fred Bear, my dear friend, mentor, hero and BloodBrother nearly 27 years ago on April 27, 1988. We bowhunted together and shared another moving campfire at his sacred Michigan hunting grounds, what would end up being his very last bowhunt here on earth, in late October the previous fall, and to this day, many...

Soybeans are a great source of nutrition for white-tailed deer.

Part II: Soybeans for Food Plots

See: Read Part One of this feature, published earlier this week …  By Don Higgins Soybean Seed When I started planting soybean food plots, I would simply get some seed from my farming neighbors. It was hit or miss. Some years, it worked great, and I would enjoy some excellent hunting action throughout the season....

Marval Hornady

Condolences to the Family of Marval Hornady

Marval A. Hornady, 102, of Grand Island died Friday, February 20, 2015, at Tiffany Square Center. Mrs. Hornady was born Jan. 11, 1913, at Lorenz, Iowa, the daughter of LaRoy and Aleen (Tolbert) Steen. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joyce, who died on Jan. 15, 1981, and their son, Robert Hornady,...

Now that we are in March, most white-tailed bucks have shed their antlers. (Deer & Deer Hunting photo)

Shed Hunting Tips: Where to Find Antlers

    There’s not a lot better to beat cabin fever than spring shed hunting! Lately with the winters we’ve been having, the spring shed season seems like late winter. Either way, here’s our guide to finding shed antlers and getting a jump on next season’s scouting. By Jason Herbert Gear Like many deer...

whitetail food plot

Soybeans for Deer Food Plots

Nothing beats soybeans for deer food plots when it comes to nutrition, tonnage and attraction. by Don Higgins I smiled when I saw the small group of deer headed for the plot of standing corn. I had been debating my friend Todd Hewing about what was the best late-season food-plot crop for whitetails. Todd...

wolf pack hunting

Wildlife Agency Appeals Judge’s Controversial Ruling on Wolves

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has filed an appeal of a December 2014 federal district court ruling that returned wolves in Michigan and Wisconsin to the federal endangered species list and wolves in Minnesota to federal threatened species status. The appeal – filed by the Michigan Attorney General in the U.S. Court of Appeals...