Small Suburban Property Gems

Small Suburban Property Gems

Small pockets of excellent whitetail habitat are found in nearly every community. Finding these little gems can provide excellent hunting for bucks that get little to no hunting pressure. By Bernie Barringer Driving through a suburban area, I was surprised to see a...

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The Successful DIY Mentality

The Successful DIY Mentality

You're not hunting at home: The Four Parts of a Successful DIY Mentality By Bernie Barringer Hunting away from home presents some unique challenges. When you are hunting in your home area, you have an entire season to bag your buck and fill out your deer tags. But on...

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10 Things you didn’t know about mosquitoes

10 Things you didn’t know about mosquitoes

Did you know that mosquitoes like beer drinkers and have a favorite color? Here are ten things I’ll bet you didn’t know. By Bernie Barringer Mosquitoes are some of the most annoying creatures on Earth. There are billions of them and they turn up where you least like...

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Equipment for the Mobile Hunter

Equipment for the Mobile Hunter

Taking a bowhunting road trip can be intimidating. What should I take and what should I leave home? Here’s a crash course in making sure you have the right stuff and how to avoid loading the truck with things you won’t need. By Bernie Barringer On my first hunt to...

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Bowfishing Basics: Spring and Summer Fun

Bowfishing Basics: Spring and Summer Fun

By Bernie Barringer Bowfishing equipment has evolved a lot since I started trying it out 40 years ago. There is some high-tec stuff out there, believe me. My favorite bowfishing set-up features a Ben Pearson recurve that I got out of the “Free” box at a garage sale....

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Win The Hunt Of A Lifetime in the Pope And Young Club

Win The Hunt Of A Lifetime in the Pope And Young Club

2017 Conservation Hunt-Drawing Chatfield, MN - The Pope and Young Club is offering two exciting hunting adventures as part of the 2017 Pope and Young Club Conservation Hunt-Drawing. 100% of the funds raised through donations for hunt-draw tickets, will go directly to...

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Dealing with Food Plot Pests

Dealing with Food Plot Pests

Rodents and other small mammals may be doing more damage to your food plots than you realize. Here’s how to alleviate the problems. By Bernie Barringer When most of us think about the reasons our food plots fail or thrive, we usually point to things like fertilizer,...

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Seven Critical Tips for DIY Public Land Hunting

Seven Critical Tips for DIY Public Land Hunting

By Bernie Barringer My first bowhunting road trip was a complete bust. In my defense, it took place more than 20 years ago, so I didn’t have the advantage of Google Earth, a scouting camera or looking at the weather on my smartphone. I basically went in blind, and my...

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Bears at the rubbing tree

Bears at the rubbing tree

by Bernie Barringer I live in an area with lots and lots of bears. on the corner of my food plot is a scent marking tree (rubbing tree) that the bears have been using for the past couple years. I put a Covert Scouting Camera on it to shoot some photos and video of...

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5 Steps to a Successful DIY bowhunt

5 Steps to a Successful DIY bowhunt

Five Steps to Making Your Dream Bowhunt a Reality. You’ve always wanted to hunt deer in one of the destination states. You watch on TV each week as big bucks are shot but you really don’t have hunting like that where you live. Here’s a short course in how to get...

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