midwest

Florida Season Opening Day 2012 016

Alan Clemons’ Pick of the Day: Super Hot Ma-Mah Call

When you need a versatile deer call to use throughout the season, you’ll want one that is proven in real-world hunting experiences and will work for bucks and does. Deer & Deer Hunting Managing Editor Alan Clemons reaches for the Super Hot Ma-Mah call to make realistic sounds that get the attention of deer in...

Safety harness 2

No Safety Harness? ‘It’s Not Worth the Risk.’

If you’ve ever talked with someone who fell from a treestand and survived, chances are good you’ll hear some familiar comments like these: “It happened so fast I didn’t even have time to react.” “I was in the stand and the next thing I knew, I was on the ground.” “I’ve never had anything...

Viking Solutions L-E-Vator is a great helping hand for hunters.

Dan Schmidt’s Pick of the Day: Viking L-E-Vator

There’s nothing wrong at all getting a helping hand for your gear or deer, so the ultracool Viking L-E-Vator should be on your mind for deer season. “Whether you’re loading gear to take to camp for a work weekend, heading out during the season to hunt or putting a big buck or doe on it,...

handcuffs

Arrests Made Following Multi-State Poaching Investigation

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Office of Law Enforcement has announced court action in three separate wildlife cases in Calhoun County, Illinois. Two cases were a result of joint efforts with the Illinois Conservation Police and wildlife officers in multiple states. After a six-month investigation in multiple Illinois counties and eight other...

Dan Schmidt  Buck with crawly mags

Why Deer Hunting is Good for the Environment

Warning! This video is not for the squeamish. It’s not for those who believe in a Bambi-like natural world, either. I’m posting it to show yet another example of how and why deer hunting — and hunting in general — is good for the environment. How is hunting good for the environment? Well, you...

DESTINATION Britney Leigh Glaze

Destination Whitetail: Lost or Found, Up or Down?

This week on Destination Whitetail, host Brittney Leigh Glaze returns to Illinois with a muzzleloader but has lost her tag. It’s not a big problem, right? That’s what she thinks, until she finds out getting a replacement is not possible. Get hooked on Destination Whitetail with host Brittney Leigh Glaze and watch some of...

Don't be like Tim. Be smart and wear a safety harness.

Tim Was Stupid. Tim Fell From a Tree. Don’t Be Like Tim.

All too often we deer hunters think that a ladder stand, for some reason, is OK to climb without using a safety harness. Wrong! How many times have you been in a ladder stand, all comfortable and warm and … zzzzz. Next thing you know, your head is bobbing like Tim’s. Without a harness,...