Boom time on central Wisconsin’s grasslands

(Wisconsin DNR photo)RUDOLPH, Wis. — Hoarfrost hung from the trees, fence wire and prairie grass. A school bus, pronounced by its blinking roof beacon, slowly headed west on Highway M just a few minutes before Carl Flaig could be heard to the northeast calling in his herd of 60 cows in a nearby paddock for…

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Portable blinds sometimes the best bet for turkey hunting in bad weather

Two young gobblers (jakes) lock beaks.Turkeys seem to have a degree of repugnance for rain, wind, snow and cold only slightly below ours. However, the turkey mating season tends to wash away some of that fear, uncomforting feeling and intolerance of inclement weather much better than hunters. Many turkey hunters have never seen the book,…

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Idaho bid for grizzly hunt continues with public meetings, input

(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)BOISE, Idaho — Idaho officials have scheduled two public meetings as part of a process to potentially open a grizzly bear hunting season this fall that would allow the killing of one male. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is gathering comments to draft regulations that the Fish and Game…

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Feast Your Eyes on 5 of the Biggest 8-Point Bucks Ever

Facebook/FacebookEvery deer hunter loves a big 8-pointer! For today’s #WhitetailWednesday, we decided to look at some of the biggest 8-point bucks ever taken. It takes some impressive measurements for a buck to crack the 170-inch minimum to make it into the Boone and Crockett record book with only eight scorable points. In fact, it has happened…

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