Category: Hunting Event

  • Fact or Fiction: Wild Turkeys Nearly Went Extinct

    Fact or Fiction: Wild Turkeys Nearly Went Extinct

    Often deemed “the greatest conservation success story in North America,” I think we’ve all heard about the supposed near extinction of the wild turkey. Is it true, though? Was our favorite game bird nearly wiped out at one time? Can you imagine springtime without the wild turkey? I reached back into the turkey timeline to […]

  • Bowfishing: Gar Often Get Bad Rap

    Bowfishing: Gar Often Get Bad Rap

    Pity the gar, a homely fish that looks like a needle-nose pliers with fins. Gar are so ugly their reputation suffers whenever they swim within view of piers, shorelines or anchored boats. People see gar and make two assumptions: they taste awful and they’re up to no good. That’s why this prehistoric predator has long […]

  • 12 Ways to Prepare for Deer Season Now

    12 Ways to Prepare for Deer Season Now

    Will you be ready when the big day arrives? If you’re a last-minute deer-season prepper, it’s time to change old habits and get on top of your preparations so that when opening day dawns, you’ll be confident and ready. Following are 12 ways you can prepare for deer season starting now. Go! Bow-Kill a Hog […]

  • Wisconsin DNR Gives Alternative Facts on CWD

    Wisconsin DNR Gives Alternative Facts on CWD

    Baghdad Bob has apparently found employment in the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ communications office, judging by an agency press release that proclaimed, “CWD samples nearly doubled in 2016 – thank you hunters!” Yes, we should commend Wisconsin’s hunters for submitting 6,095 deer for chronic wasting disease tests during 2016’s hunting seasons. That’s nearly double […]

  • POW: A Tick Disease Worse Than Lyme?

    POW: A Tick Disease Worse Than Lyme?

    As if we didn’t already have enough to worry about when it comes to dodgin’ ticks in our warm weather outdoor pursuits, studies now show that there is a virus ticks carry that is far worse than Lyme disease. Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi carried by ticks. It commonly causes illnesses […]

  • Lumenok HD Orange Lighted Nock Review

    Lumenok HD Orange Lighted Nock Review

    Lumenok invented the first lighted arrow back in 2002 and within 2 years it became widely available to archers industry wide. Over the years, there have been a lot of other companies that have invented their own versions of the lighted nock that activate on different mechanisms. Here is an in depth look at how […]

  • Texas Hog Hunting

    Texas Hog Hunting

    Turkey season is wrapping up across most of the country, and the BHOD crew is wasting little time in looking to other options to stay in the hunt. Team member, Tyler Barron, recently did a little work on the Texas hogs in his part of the country.Tyler used Heartland Wildlife End of the Trail attractant […]

  • Lancaster Archery Makes Huge Impact

    Lancaster Archery Makes Huge Impact

    I recently had the chance for a return visit to speak at a Sportsmen Dinner event in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It’s a really cool event held each year at a church called the Worship Center. I was fired up when I got the first invite to be a part of this event four years ago, particularly […]

  • Do’s & Don’ts for Crossbow Safety

    Do’s & Don’ts for Crossbow Safety

    Crossbows have become wildly popular in recent years, and countless hunters now hit the woods each season with these weapons in hand. However, a number of crossbow shooters and hunters fail to properly educated themselves on the do’s and don’ts for crossbow safety. Don’t think for a second that a crossbow is just a toy. […]

  • Bowhunting Black Bears from the Ground Blind

    Bowhunting Black Bears from the Ground Blind

    When I lived in Montana a few years back, I would make regular trips over the mountain range into Idaho each spring in search of opportunities for bowhunting black bears. After several years of bear hunting from a treestand over bait, I found myself looking to turn things up a notch. Don’t get me wrong. […]