The U.S. Provides Both the Angel and the Devil for Hikers

  The U.S. Provides Both the Angel and the Devil for Hikers  by ZZ Troutski Hiking is an incredible way to entertain, exercise, and rejuvenate. And what most people sometimes lose sight of – while we’re all looking into the screens of laptops and cell phones – is the fact that the Great Outdoors offers […]

Proper Seedling Planting

Proper Seedling Planting Seedlings are becoming increasingly popular with land managers. Aside from being extremely economical, seedlings are a great choice for those looking to plant numerous trees at once. They are a joy to nurture and watch grow. However, whether you’re planting one seedling or 500, there are some planting steps you should follow […]

Under Armour Scent Control Rut Jacket and Pant

  A shark in the outdoor apparel and footwear arena, Under Armour continues to impress. For 2013, Under Armour Scent Control expanded its “Carbon is Dead” line with a number of exciting offerings. Whitetail fanatics will be drawn to The Scent Control Rut Jacket and Pant, which fuses an odor-trapping compound called Zeolites with pure […]

Game Sled Talks Hunting Gear Maintenance

Game Sled Talks Hunting Gear Maintenance By ZZ Troutski Although the warm weather has come upon us and many are turning their thoughts away from hunting to catching the ultimate Bass, hopefully one and all have completed the maintenance steps when it comes to storing their hunting gear. The whitetail is over, the turkey is […]

Game Management with Sprayers

Game Management with Sprayers Mossy Oak BioLogic’s Austin Delano could talk all day about effective game management with sprayers, but for this particular piece, Delano wanted to give a general overview about spraying techniques both to control weeds and grasses in food plots and proper fertilizer application. “Perennial fields like clovers, chicory and alfalfa are […]

TARTER Farm & Ranch Equipment: A History of Excellence

  TARTER Farm & Ranch Equipment: A History of Excellence By Patrick Qualls In the farm and ranch realm, there’s no name more revered than Tarter Farm and Ranch Equipment. No surprise, considering this is the nation’s largest manufacturer of farm gates, as well as animal management and feeding equipment. Manufacturing more than 950 different […]

Summer Scouting Tactics

Summer Scouting Tactics Summer is one of the best times of the year to embark on hands-on reconnaissance missions for trophy whitetails. Why? For starters, bucks are visible at food sources in the early mornings and late evenings. Being able to watch particular bucks for days on end as they enter and exit a food […]

Secrets to a Successful Food Plot

  Secrets to a Successful Food Plot Growing food plots isn’t easy—it takes work and dedication—and along the way mistakes are often made. According to Mossy Oak food plot expert Todd Amenrud, two common mistakes include over broadcasting seed and covering that seed too deep. “Even food plot veterans will make the mistake of distributing […]

Think of Transportation Before Deer Season Arrives

  Think of Transportation Before Deer Season Arrives By ZZ Troutski Even though the camo is laundered and stored, and the firearms and tree stands have been cleaned and put away, time does fly. Soon deer season will come around again, so selecting the tools you need ahead of time is always a good thing. […]

Will Genetic Foods Cost the Lives of America’s Wildlife?

  Will Genetic Foods Cost the Lives of America’s Wildlife? By ZZ Troutski Technology is seen in some eyes as good…some eyes as bad…and some eyes as simply a real pain. But when it comes to messing with genetics – whether it be animal, human or plant – people are beginning to see technology as […]