Trail Cam Tips

1. Food and Minerals. Where legal, food and mineral attractants assure deer pause to have their picture taken. 2. Scents. Liquid food attractants (legal in most states) poured on stumps or logs can coax deer to linger for quality images. Last Chance Scouting Camera Blowout! 3. Water. During warmer months, positioning near water is a sure bet for increased traffic before your cameras. 4. Read More

It’s all abt the ducks!!

I love the Duck Dynasty craze, it's been great for business and helps people understand what drives us hardcore hunters and what we are truly about. I still laugh every time a new client or Duck Dynasty fan thinks I have long hair and wear face paint because of DD. I have had long hair and been wearing face paint Read More

Whitetail Scouting

Proper scouting is by far the most important part of preparing for the upcoming archery season. Even if your equipment is tuned to perfection, you shoot all summer long, and you hunt a prime piece of whitetail habitat come opening day, your chances of putting a mature buck on the ground are greatly reduced if you don't scout efficiently now. Read More

Proper scouting for big bucks

Proper scouting is by far the most important part of preparing for the upcoming archery season. Even if your equipment is tuned to perfection, you shoot all summer long, and you hunt a prime piece of whitetail habitat come opening day, your chances of putting a mature buck on the ground are greatly reduced if you don't scout efficiently now. Read More

Keys to Rattling in a Mature Buck

Rattling There has been much written over the years as to when is the best time to rattle while deer hunting. The reality is that deer will respond to rattling throughout the season. There are however three primary periods that will generally produce the most action. These are the pre rut, peak rut, and post rut periods. Pre Rut Rattling During the Read More

Spring snow goose tips

Snow geese are fast learners and quickly become wary when hunted. They are long-lived and travel in large flocks, so thousands of experienced eyes examine every potential feeding and resting place for danger before landing. Furthermore, their nomadic lifestyle makes them difficult to locate. Hunting snow geese requires hard work and specialized strategies, but those who learn the tricks find it Read More

Late season ducking hunting tips

Biologists tell us in the early part of the migration birds build up on high protein food sources. Later in the season when the temperatures warm a lot of ducks hit the shallow water areas feeding on invertebrates. Many grain crops are not as attractive to them. In a sense the late season duck’s food source changes Read More

Late season bucks in Missouri

For many hunters in the Midwest, the rut is dwindling and gun seasons are winding down. There are fewer bucks left now and those that have made it through are about as reclusive as it gets. Season over, right? Hardly. The late season is about to be upon us and it can be an awesome time for truly big deer. The Read More

2012 Hunting season

The 2012 season is coming to a close for us and I'm now reflecting on the year. 2012 started out with a bang for us. The spring goose season was great. The birds arrived early and stayed longer than we anticipated. The dry weather helped us to move fields more often and kept kill numbers high. 2012 was also a record Read More

Bring on the rain !!

Today at least some biologists believe that the amount of rainfall during the late summer/early fall period also can have a direct effect on rack size. They base that premise on the fact that during the primary antler growth period a vast majority of the nutrients taken in go toward tissue and skeletal growth. Only after bodily needs are completed Read More