Tips for Dealing with Baby or Nuisance Wildlife

Wildlife encounters are exciting, especially when they include cute little babies. Whether you stumble upon a nest of chicks, tiny bunnies or have to flush a family of troublesome raccoons from your garage attic, close contact with wildlife provides a thrill. Knowing how to deal with wildlife when encountered is critically important. 

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RV Camping is Great Fun with Added Convenience

My greatest purchase of all time was a 1972 Scotty Sportsman 16 foot travel trailer. My cousin and I picked it up out of a farmer’s yard for $500 bucks. We were in college at the time and this sweet piece of Americana became our hunting camp. We called her Delilah Jones. 

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Conservation Organizations Launch Responsible Recreation Pledge

State by state, different rules have been implemented regarding outdoor recreation during the COVID-19 pandemic. These rules have led to confusion at best and anger at worst. Many have argued against closures of parks and open spaces, limits on boating, and changes to hunting and fishing opportunities. Thankfully, there is light at the end of […]

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Finding a Place to Hunt Before it’s Too Late

Turkey season just ended and deer season doesn’t start for five months. This is the window of time you have to find your next great piece of hunting property. It may not happen the first time you ask. You may have to earn it. Five months gives you plenty of time to do so. 

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Indiana Trout Season Opens Statewide

With bass, crappie, walleye, bluegill and catfish occupying the majority of interest from Hoosier anglers, trout fishing is often over looked. Especially in the spring when serious fishermen are thinking; so many fish, so little time. This is a mistake for many reasons. 

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North Fork of the White River offers Exceptional Trout Fishing

The North Fork of the White is Missouri’s trout river. Sure, other Missouri waters have trout. The Current, Eleven Point, Niangua and Meramec are all exceptional trout fisheries, and Taneycomo, which is actually classified as a lake, is one of the top trout fisheries in the country, but the North Fork is special. It’s our […]

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Current River Smallmouth Second Stint Of Retirement Tour

After an amazing day on the Meramec River with Damon Spurgeon boating trout on a fly rod, the second day of my mid-life retirement was spent on the middle section of the Current River with Billy Smith catching smallmouth bass out of deep holes with soft plastics pitched from spinning outfits. We had the river […]

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