Author: Dave Hurteau

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Feds Expand Hunting and Fishing on National Wildlife Refuges

Feds Expand Hunting and Fishing on National Wildlife Refuges

If you’re having trouble finding a place to hunt or fish or if your favorite public spot has gotten a little too crowded in recent years, th [...]
White Sturgeon Are Mysteriously Dying in British Columbia

White Sturgeon Are Mysteriously Dying in British Columbia

White sturgeon, the largest freshwater fish in Canada, are turning up dead in central British Columbia’s Nechako River, and no one knows why [...]
Bowfisherman Breaks Virginia State Record for Blue Catfish

Bowfisherman Breaks Virginia State Record for Blue Catfish

Jason Emmel of Louisa, Virginia, is the new state record holder for blue catfish taken by bow after skewering a 66-pound, 5-ounce Pamunkey R [...]
California’s McCloud River Seeded with Chinook Salmon Eggs

California’s McCloud River Seeded with Chinook Salmon Eggs

Northern California’s McCloud River is legendary for its rainbow trout. The native forebears of the pristine rivers’ redbands were used to s [...]
11 Best Cheap Binoculars for Serious Hunters

11 Best Cheap Binoculars for Serious Hunters

People who claim you need high-end optics for hunting are forever saying, “Look at the western big-game guides. They haven’t got a pot to pi [...]
Helle Nipa and Benchmade North Fork Knife Review

Helle Nipa and Benchmade North Fork Knife Review

If you were out to find the best factory-made folding knife for general big-game hunting, you’d be hard pressed to do much better than the B [...]
Mystery Creature Caught on Texas Trail Camera

Mystery Creature Caught on Texas Trail Camera

The latest major chupacabra sighting comes via a Facebook post from the City of Amarillo, Texas, featuring a trail-camera photo from within [...]
The Back Way Home | Field & Stream

The Back Way Home | Field & Stream

The drive to my folks’ house is about three hours if you stay on the blacktop and about 10 minutes longer if you go the back way. So it’s no [...]
Montana Angler Catches State Record Sunfish

Montana Angler Catches State Record Sunfish

Montana fishing guide and retired lure-maker Pete Jellar was just out to catch some bait from a backwater of the Flathead River on Tuesday w [...]
How to Grow Food Plots Without Herbicides

How to Grow Food Plots Without Herbicides

Remember when you put in your first food plot? You probably had little more in mind than maybe seeing a few more deer in the fall, right? Bu [...]
How to Make a Wood Duck Nesting Box

How to Make a Wood Duck Nesting Box

In honor of Earth Month—and Earth Day later this week—we’re celebrating the best way we know how: with a series of stories that are all abou [...]
Field Test: PlotSaver Deer Barrier Review

Field Test: PlotSaver Deer Barrier Review

Anyone who’s ever tried to put in a bean plot knows the problem. You bust the sod, you till the earth, you supplement the soil, you sow and [...]
Study Shows that Brassicas Do Not Get Sweeter After Frost

Study Shows that Brassicas Do Not Get Sweeter After Frost

You’ve probably heard that brassicas get sweeter after a frost. Me, too. In fact, I’m sure I’ve even said it in the past. Like a lot of [...]
Wisconsin Wolf Hunt On Hold Until At Least Next Fall

Wisconsin Wolf Hunt On Hold Until At Least Next Fall

Wisconsin hunters who were hoping to put a tag on a timber wolf this past November were stymied when Dane County Circuit Judge Jacob Fr [...]
How to Hunt Deer In Bad Winter Weather

How to Hunt Deer In Bad Winter Weather

When chimney smoke leans toward the ground and swirling winds send spent leaves spiraling, take notice. A storm is brewing. And it’s ti [...]
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