north

Beef is most often used for carne asada tacos, but venison makes a great dish everyone will love.

Venison Carne Asada Tacos Make You Want More

Who doesn’t love tacos, salsa, a little bit of jalapeno or habanero to spice things up and maybe a cold cerveza while enjoying a weekend? Venison works great for Mexican dishes. They’re fun to make, easy to make and usually have folks asking for more. The good things about making these tacos is you...

If you don't have any grilled venison right now, since it's summer, practice with a nice beef roast and get your groove down before deer season opens and you bring home some venison!

You’ll Love This Great Grill-To-Crock Venison Roast

A nice deer roast in the slow cooker with a few vegetables is an easy way to whip up supper and have a delicious, nutritious meal. Venison is lean and healthy. So whenever we get a chance to enjoy our hunting success it’s great to make the most of it. Here’s a great recipe...

Copyright Charles Alsheimer Deer in Cold

Alsheimer: How Deer Survive in Cold Weather

Since Christmas North America has been hammered with record snowfall and cold temperatures. Simply put, conditions have been brutal. Because of this I’m concerned with how well whitetails will survive over the next two months. The length of time a whitetail beds depends on a host of factors. A deer’s age and health, the...

Weston Jerky Gun

Weston Jerky Gun Perfect for Deer Season Snacks

One of the easiest things you can make with your venison is jerky, and with the season wide open it’s a good bet you’ve had more than one snack stick or two this year. Jerky has been around for many, many years. Various forms of it have been recorded through Native American history, of...

28 Alsheimer_00213147-V2

Alsheimer: Bucks Begin to Recover After the Rut

For all practical purposes the rut is over in the North. For the better part of the last 40 days, bucks have been on the march searching for does to breed. During that time they’ve devoted little attention to eating, causing them to lose up to 25 percent of their pre-rut body weight. Though breeding...

Tree Block SS

Protect Attractant Blocks With Crafty Cutting

We got a note about a cool way to put out mineral or attractant blocks on your property with a little manly work with a chainsaw and drill. First, of course, this isn’t something you should (or probably legally could) do on public land. If you lease land, you probably should check with the...

Beaver

Beaver (yes, a beaver) Steals Deer Hunter’s Rifle

Nathan Baron admits that strange things happen to him, but having a beaver slink away with his deer hunting rifle may top the list of “you won’t believe this” situations he’s encountered. John Holyoke in the Bangor Daily News has the crazy tale of the Maine hunter who was enjoying nature when nature called....

26  C.Alsheimer 01735-01019S-V2

Alsheimer: Hunting Tips for the Breeding Phase of the Rut

Whether you call it the breeding phase or lockdown time, now is one tough period to hunt bucks in the North. In last week’s blog post I illustrated the chasing action that precedes peak-breeding. Though breeding can take place throughout the month of November in the North, the 20 days that follow the full...