midwest

Yowza! Bears, bows and backstraps to get things started on a high note!

Backstrap Strategy 101: Backstrap Like You Mean It!

At the danger of sounding silly stating the obvious to my experienced hunting buddies out there, please allow me to review what so many of us know to be essential strategies for consistently killing big game in order to help those less experienced or less successful who share our backstrap dreams. By Ted Nugent...

31160008

Intro to Archery: Where the Urban Deer Roam

My inlaws live in the middle of suburbia surrounded by a large metro park. Their backyard is proof that urban deer exist, and exist in higher numbers than some may think. Don’t believe me? Then check out this out: No need to rub your eyes or pinch yourself. That really is four bucks milling around...

Trapper

Trapper & Predator Caller Magazine Celebrates 40 Years of Fur

Trapper & Predator Caller magazine celebrates its 40th anniversary in the September 2015 issue. Founded in 1975, Trapper & Predator Caller is the leading source of practical, comprehensive information for North American fur harvesters. “I’m very proud to be a small part of this long-running tradition,” says executive editor Jim Spencer. “Thank you all...

Destination  Brit w bow

Destination Whitetail Finds Fickle Winds in Kansas

This week on Destination Whitetail, the majestic state of Kansas plays host with its wide open spaces, massive bucks and fickle Midwest winds that with a subtle shift can dash the dreams of a hunter. Get hooked on Destination Whitetail with host Brittney Leigh Glaze and watch some of the best deer hunting every...

Grow em Big Bucks2

Grow ’em Big: Tips on Managing Bucks on Your Property

Managing land for deer doesn’t just mean putting out a few food plots but also includes careful consideration of the number of does and bucks you need to shoot as well as how to manage bucks for whatever size or number you want to have on the property. Veteran hunter and land manager Steve...

The Indiana State Championship attracted a good group of shooters who were introduced to the Scholastic Archery Association. (Photo: Amy Haley Photography)

Will 3D Archery Become the Next Big College Splash?

Back in April we had a story about the University of Montevallo expanding its outdoors offerings for students in a really cool program, and now comes news about another opportunity for young archers. Campbellsville University in Kentucky is adding archery as a co-ed sport and will be lining up 3D competitions against other participating...

Gordy Krahn says the Cooking Venison Digital Download Kit is a great resource for home and camp.

Gordy Krahn’s Pick of the Day: DDH 2015 Whitetail Calendar

  If you’re geared toward planning and organization when it comes to deer hunting, you definitely should take a hard look at the fantastic Deer & Deer Hunting 2015 Whitetail Calendar. It’s jammed with information and you’ll love it if: You want to know when the 2015 rut will peak, You want to plan your vacation...

Stacy Harris prepares venison throughout the year for her family and knows great ways to make the preparation and cooking easier.

Stacy Harris’ Pick of the Day is Wild Game: Food for Your Family

Wild Game: Food For Your Family has recipes that use nutritious wild game, fish, and vegetables that are exceptionally delicious and surprisingly easy to prepare. This is a refreshing cookbook filled with heartwarming photographs of her beautiful family catching the fish and gathering the vegetables to prepare their healthy meals, such as the Crispy...

Bullet slow motion1

The Coolest Slow-Motion Bullet Video You’ve Ever Seen

Whoa! If you’ve ever wondered what a bullet looks like coming out of the muzzle of a gun, now’s your chance to find out. This is what it looks like: But until you see the video, you don’t know how that photo comes about. The cool guys at Mythbusters on Discovery Channel used a...