Spring Turkey Hunting Tips

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Spring Turkey hunting is the holy grail of up close and personal encounters with a wild creature. Few other hunting opportunities afford the up close, in your face action of spring turkey hunting. Having a strutting, gobbling tom just a few feet away in all his glory is enough to keep hunters coming … [Read more...]

Big Buck Diaries Episode 3 by Mark Banta

Jim Hillcrest, the father, and Jeremiah, the son were growing apart.  Jim had worked as a farmer in central Kansas all his life.  Jeremiah had other aspirations.  It seemed that every dream he pursued came true.  He graduated from KSU in the spring of 1998 with a degree in English Literature.  He … [Read more...]

How to Choose The Best Hunting Dog

If you’ve ever watched old television shows like The Beverly Hillbillies or The Andy Griffith Show, you’ve probably seen stereotypical old hounds portrayed as the companion hunting dogs. In reality, there are many dog breeds that are suitable companions for hunters and different dogs specialize in … [Read more...]

Big Buck Diaries: Episode 1 by Mark Banta

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Benjamin Steele came from a long line of loggers.  He’d graduated high school in the spring of 1972 and went straight into the family business.  In the 6 years he’d worked for Big Sky Logging Co., he’d done everything from a desk job to driving a logging truck.  Driving the big logging trucks ended … [Read more...]