Melanism: A Deer of a Different Color
Melanism: A Deer of a Different Color
Cases of CWD on the Rise in Missouri
Cases of CWD on the Rise in Missouri
Chronic Wasting Disease, also referred to as CWD, belongs to a classification of illnesses known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs). If this sounds ominous, that is because it very much is. The disease is ...
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Planning Your Hunt Around Deer Bed Types and Locations
Planning Your Hunt Around Deer Bed Types and Locations
It is a wonderful feeling to curl up in a comfortable bed for a nice nap, a sentiment that holds true for humans and cervids alike. Though it may seem less important to take note of locations where deer bed down in compar ...
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5 Whitetail Hunting Mistakes You Don
5 Whitetail Hunting Mistakes You Don't Want to Make
Making mistakes is a part of life that we all know rather well. No matter how hard you try, regardless of the best effort you put forward, sometimes details are overlooked and mistakes are made. This does not make us bad ...
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New Tick Borne Illnesses on the Rise
New Tick Borne Illnesses on the Rise
There is much to consider when planning for a comfortable, successful, and safe hunt. We think about our own needs such as food, water, and clothing. We plan to keep our firearms and bows operational. We consider all the ...
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Bleaching Skulls with Hydrogen Peroxide and Water
Bleaching Skulls with Hydrogen Peroxide and Water
When a trophy buck is harvested, the pride and sense of accomplishment is not something we want to soon forget. In order to pay tribute to the animal and the event, the head of the whitetail is often mounted. Typically th ...
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Have a Heart: For Dinner, That Is
Have a Heart: For Dinner, That Is
Waste not want not is a motto by which many Missouri whitetail hunters live. When you harvest a deer, using as much of the animal as possible should be a priority. Not only is doing so ethical, but it also gives you the m ...
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Bills on tap to tackle MDC, slash budget, make licenses nearly free
Bills on tap to tackle MDC, slash budget, make licenses nearly free
In Jefferson City there are a number of bills on tap in the state legislature that aim to trim the Missouri Department of Conservation's budget by cutting the Conservation Tax while others pose to do everything from forc ...
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The Search for Spring Antler Sheds in Missouri
The Search for Spring Antler Sheds in Missouri
When the mating season, or rut, comes to a close, the level of testosterone in bucks begins to decrease. As a result, cells at the base of the deer's antlers begin to deteriorate due to calcium being reabsorbed and pulled ...
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Hitting Your Target with the BRASS Method
Hitting Your Target with the BRASS Method
When a trophy buck steps into your sights, the last thing you want to do is miss. No matter how perfect the shot may seem, sometimes the bullet still fails to hit its intended target. Though there are many things we could ...
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Avoiding Rabies While Hunting Whitetail
Avoiding Rabies While Hunting Whitetail
There are all kinds of dangers present in the Missouri woods for which all whitetail hunters should prepare. Whether it is dehydration, rough terrain, or inclement weather, we think and plan ahead so we are able to deal w ...
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