If you're one of those folks who winterizes the boat by putting 2-by-4 conditioner in the gas tank, bringing the outboard to a vertical position and taking sensitive electronics down to a warm basement, there's still time for one more cast.
Brian Buenzow didn't industrialize America or rebuild Europe. His efforts are much more personal than that. Buenzow saved Wisconsin's ringneck pheasant population from the abyss.
If gun hunting is the only way you seek venison, it's crunch time. The nine-day season ends at sunset Sunday.
Last week's flash freeze changed the program for a substantial number of folks. Like the big duck push, seasonal affective disorder kicked in early. A lot of outdoor types are afflicted with SAD—and it's only Day Two of the gun season!
Typhoon Nuri, a Category 5 storm that roared through the northern Pacific Ocean last week, blew so hard that it pushed autumn's major duck migration down the Mississippi Flyway two weeks earlier than normal.
Fish starting to nestle into their "wintering holes."
A whitetail's olfactory capabilities exceed man's best attempts at fooling them. Products that strive to make a hunter scent-neutral might be your best investment.
In a week—two at most—the metabolism of scrappy smallmouth bass will slow in these cold-blooded creatures to the point where you almost need to hit 'em in the nose to get a fast dance.
The woods are speaking volumes now.
Before rains this past week, I saw two different bachelor groups of bucks, three in each group—six different bucks.
None of these is a shooter for somebody running out of wall space for trophies...
If you're sitting down to read this column Sunday evening, odds are you didn't catch Tom Gruenwald Outdoors this morning at 7:30 on the Sportsman Channel. I didn't see it either, but will some time soon through the wonders of DVR.