Have you ever stepped into the woods filled with the hope of harvesting the late winter trifecta?
Here we are in the middle of winter trying to convince folks that hiking, even backpacking, can be fun in the snow, ice, wind and other conditions generally perceived as less than pleasant.
Four years of footage from cameras secreted among the Apostle Islands have revealed surprise after surprise about the number of predators that call the islands home.
Filmed over three years, the Smithsonian Channel's "Epic Yellowstone" program will be shown in four parts starting on March 10 at 7 p.m. The films are narrated by actor Bill Pullman.
From the 1920s through the early 1950s, the population of wild turkeys dwindled across the American landscape. By the 1960s, state wildlife agencies began research and strict management of wild turkeys. The turkey population in several states increased.
When big snowstorms roll through Idaho, people often wonder how they will effect big game, and whether Idaho Fish and Game will start feeding deer, elk, pronghorn and other animals. The short answer is this is a normal winter so far, and there’s no need for emergency winter feeding to help animals survive.
With water spring-like weather in the forecast bass anglers will be itching for a fishing trip to the lake. Savvy anglers can narrow down their lure choices and spend more time catching fish and less time searching through their tackle bag.
Around 1920 biologists began banding various types of waterfowl. The small metal bands have not changed much over the years. A unique number is engraved on each band. The numbers are entered into a database maintained by the Bird Banding Laboratory in Maryland.
Stars twinkled in the moonless sky above. It was almost a full hour before the sun would awake and peek over the horizon. Frost covered broom straw glistened as the truck’s headlights cast along the curve in the road. The thermometer in the cab indicated 28 degrees.
Deer season is in full swing across the state. Hunters will be taking to the fields and woods in search of a big buck and some venison for the freezer. With two sets of holidays approaching, deer hunters may venture out of state for additional hunting opportunities.
Archery deer season is here and selecting the right location to hang a tree stand can be a challenge. Deer hunters want a prime sight to optimize their chances of filling a buck tag this season.
When he was 4 years old, Blake Gibbs, now 18, starting fishing with his dad. The pair would often fish around Neely Henry lake and some private ponds. Later, after moving to Piedmont they fish on Weiss Lake. Gibbs likes to fish for bass, crappie, catfish and carp.
PELL CITY — Anytime B.A.S.S. brings a tournament to town do not expect the weather to cooperate. In the late summer temperatures around the South are hot.
Rays of sun shower down across the stalks and husks of a cut corn field. Crows caw in the distance. A slight breeze is welcomed as hunters dressed in camouflage fade into the trees and brush along the field edge. Hunters make ready their shotguns as the clock ticks toward high noon.
For most all hunters, the primary mode of travel is their feet. Whether walking to a deer stand, flushing a covey of quail, or sitting in a duck blind, proper foot care is critical.
Sean Wadsworth, 22, of Munford is a big fan of camping, hiking and fishing. He enjoys camping for the alone time and getting back to nature. For Wadsworth, hiking provides a good form of exercise. He said that while hiking you can discover some spectacular views, especially around Mount Chea…
One of the largest undertakings of any hunting land improvement is developing food plots. Hunt clubs and leases utilize food plots as a supplemental food source for deer and other wildlife. The ideal plots will provide nutrition to help sustain wildlife when other food sources are scarce.
During the summer, bass retreat to the cooler depths in lakes and rivers across the state. Creek channels and river ledges become the favorite hideouts for bass seeking some reprise for the sweltering southern sun. Although some bass will move shallow to feed, most of their summer is spent l…
Elisha Burdett, 14, of Alexandria enjoys doing just about anything outdoors. About four years ago, he learned to ride a bike. This was something really special for Burdett. He is non-verbal autistic and communicates by using a special communication device, which looks like an iPad but is muc…
In 1938, Alabama took the initiative to become the first state to outlaw alligator hunting. In 1967, the American Alligator was put on the endangered species list. Through conservation efforts and protection, alligators have flourished throughout the Southeast — even more so in recent years,…
The big day is only two weeks out. Father’s Day is upon us once again. Before the gifts can be purchased some idea for a gift is needed. Having a plan and a good starting point will make the experience much easier.