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.
Rat-L-Traps are a great search bait that enables enable an angler to cover potential fishing holes quickly, looking for active fish.
Surveys show overall duck numbers at an apex level in 59 years of record keeping.
The concept of chasing muskies with fly-fishing gear takes the concept of extreme angling to an entirely different dimension.