December Pheasants by Gary A. Engberg

December Pheasants           The Wisconsin 9-day deer gun season is over and from most accounts it was a good and safe season. The temperatures were normal allowing deer hunters to get outdoors and hunt with the exception of the high winds on opening weekend. Hunters again harvested close to 200,000 deer and there is still bow and cross bow hunting into January. The muzzle-loader deer season is also open for a few more days.       But, there still are other hunting opportunities available including; a late turkey season, the Canada goose season is still open, the rabbit and squirrel … Continue reading December Pheasants by Gary A. Engberg

Online Video Shows Deer Hunting With Bucks On the Move 7-16-2016

More daytime activity of bucks makes for great times in the deer stand! Watch this video where the bucks put on a show in the food plot with a few sparring matches and more whitetail behavior. Then see Adam help out the plan to lower the deer population when he arrows a doe. Stay tuned for advice to a Georgia landowner on improving his hunting property. Visit www.GrowingDeer.tv to see this video and more today! About GrowingDeer.tv: a popular on-demand web series that shares current information about deer hunting and deer management. The videos focus on what the GrowingDeer team … Continue reading Online Video Shows Deer Hunting With Bucks On the Move 7-16-2016

Texas’ Biggest Showcase of Hunting Less Than a Month Away 12-18-2015

DALLAS – Less than a month remains until the start of the 2016 DSC convention and expo – Texas’ biggest showcase of hunting, sporting and outdoor adventure – which returns to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center and Omni Hotel Dallas Jan. 7-10. Sportsmen and women are invited to be a part of another record-breaking event to help support conservation, education and hunter advocacy initiatives around the world. The theme this year is Conservation. The public-welcome event is one of America’s premier fundraisers for conservation. Over the past six years, it has generated more than $ 6.7 million for wildlife … Continue reading Texas’ Biggest Showcase of Hunting Less Than a Month Away 12-18-2015

European Advocacy, Sportsman-Legislator Summit, Washington Criminalizes Honest Citizens 11-10-2015

Nov 24, 2015 SCI European Advocacy SCI Government Affairs Director Chip Burkhalter and Director of Litigation Anna Seidman recently attended a meeting in Brussels, Belgium of a new organization composed of a variety of groups representing European-based animal user interests. Members of the group include European hunting organizations, pet trade organizations, circuses, zoos, farming associations… Washington Voters Criminalize Law Abiding Citizens On Election Day, Washington State voters approved Initiative 1401, a provision that penalizes law abiding citizens rather than attack poachers, smugglers, and black-market profiteers of illicit ivory and animal products. Initiative 1401 makes a felon out of anyone in … Continue reading European Advocacy, Sportsman-Legislator Summit, Washington Criminalizes Honest Citizens 11-10-2015

Why We Love the Outdoors by Jim Shepherd 3-16-2013

  Sometimes it’s easy to get so wrapped up in the business of the outdoors, that I forget about the outdoors that is, well, outdoors. That’s why I try to set aside three days each year to attend what is affectionately known as the Gaston’s Gathering. Only a fortunate few are invited. I missed the last one, and it wasn’t until I arrived at Gaston’s White River Resort Monday afternoon that I realized why my time outdoors last year was awesome, but didn’t seem quite complete. (Above) It may still look like winter on the shore, but the White River … Continue reading Why We Love the Outdoors by Jim Shepherd 3-16-2013

After A Self Defense Shooting: This Week on Gun Talk Radio 3-25-2013

Mandeville, LA – It’s the reasons why you might want to speak up after a self-defense shooting, and more, this week on Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk® Radio, the original nationally-syndicated radio talk show about guns and the shooting sports. The Armed Citizen’s Legal Defense Network was born from President Marty Hayes’ lengthy background as a firearms instructor mixing with his pursuit of a law degree. After graduation in 2007, Hayes formed the Network to help citizens navigate the system in the aftermath of a self-defense shooting. He visits Gun Talk this Sunday to discuss why it’s important to talk with … Continue reading After A Self Defense Shooting: This Week on Gun Talk Radio 3-25-2013

This Week on Gun Talk Radio: Live Report From IWA 3-8-2013

Mandeville, LA – It’s a report live from the IWA show in Germany, a take on school security, and more, this week on Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk® Radio, the original nationally-syndicated radio talk show about guns and the shooting sports. Suzi Huntington, a 22-year-veteran of the San Diego Police Department and current editor for American Cop Magazine, stops by this week with insight on school security post-Newtown. In December 2012, Huntington wrote “We’ve empowered teachers to educate our children, and we expect – no, we demand – they protect our children while in their care. But, do we really think … Continue reading This Week on Gun Talk Radio: Live Report From IWA 3-8-2013

The Lake Superior Binational Program Seeks Nominations for its 10th Annual Environmental Stewardship Awards Program 3-1-2013

 “Honoring Extraordinary Achievements by Ordinary People” Lake Superior is one of the world’s biggest and most unusual lakes and therefore deserves special attention and protection.   Are you doing great work to protect or restore the natural environment, or do you know of someone whose efforts to protect or restore the lake’s natural environment are truly superior?    If so, help make others in the basin aware of these contributions by submitting a nomination for this binational stewardship award! Deadline for completed applications is Friday, April 12, 2013. Applications may be made by the nominee (self-nominated) or nominate someone else … Continue reading The Lake Superior Binational Program Seeks Nominations for its 10th Annual Environmental Stewardship Awards Program 3-1-2013

Bassmaster Classic May Feature Record Bad Weather 2-23-2013

TULSA, Okla. – The guard at Tulsa’s BOK Center shook her head.    “We haven’t seen snow in downtown Tulsa all winter. The Bassmaster Classic comes to town, and we get snow,” she said.    And cold, ice, sleet, rain – even thunder and lightning – all in the days leading up to the Friday through Sunday world championship of bass fishing on Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees. Fifty-three anglers will compete for $500,000 and the most prestigious title in the sport. While weekend anglers might shy away from fishing in inclement weather, competitors in the 2013 Bassmaster Classic presented … Continue reading Bassmaster Classic May Feature Record Bad Weather 2-23-2013

PERFECT FLORIDA DAY LEADS TO A PERFECT TROPHY CATCH 2-23-2013

Legendary Race Car Driver Tony Stewart Relaxes By Fishing In Florida Before Daytona 500 It was a perfect Florida February day, with mostly sunny conditions and a high in the low 70’s.   Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris, NASCAR champion Tony Stewart and the director of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Division of Freshwater Fisheries Management, Tom Champeau, were on a tour of the upper St. Johns River in the vicinity of Three Forks Marsh Conservation Area.  Led by fishing guide Capt. Mike Tipton, they caught 36 bass in just a few hours.  Champeau got a strike … Continue reading PERFECT FLORIDA DAY LEADS TO A PERFECT TROPHY CATCH 2-23-2013