This is a spot I keep an eye on each late summer because there is an ancient feral apple tree growing there. The spot requires a 20-minute ATV ride from home, and a two-mile walk in.
How that apple tree got there is anyone’s guess. It’s on a dry ridge point, and there are no other fruit trees around. I like to think a cowboy or logger once stopped there to have lunch, tossed an apple core in the bushes, and one of its seeds somehow clung to life.
FAIRFAX, Va. (August 11, 2016)—The National Deer Alliance (NDA) has recently developed the organization’s first comprehensive website to keep deer hunters informed about deer issues across the country, while also providing important updates on NDA’s work.
The new site makes it easier than ever to sign up for a free membership, and is home to the NDA Action Center, which allows deer and hunting advocates to easily contact legislators about matters important to ensuring the future of North America’s most popular big game animal. Additionally, the site will feature a President’s Blog, penned by NDA President and CEO Nick Pinizzotto, and an editorial section that will highlight the latest news in the deer world. Continue reading →
Florida bowhunters will have an opportunity to attend a National Bowhunter Education Foundation certified bowhunter education course in Citrus or Columbia counties in September.
The course will be conducted using the new online, distance learning format. A bowhunting enthusiast may now access the program on the NBEF website, enter through the Florida portal and complete the online classroom topics before attending a shortened, interactive field day. The Florida course External Website is found at www.bowhunter-ed.com/florida. Continue reading →
Baton Rouge, LA (August 15, 2016) – Nothing raises the ire of a prime whitetail buck throughout the pre-rut period like the smell of another mature buck. He’s worked hard rubbing and scraping out his territory and has lofty plans to breed every doe in the neighborhood. Antlered intruders are not welcome.
His body chemistry has changed dramatically over the past few weeks, as has his gregarious outlook toward other males. Continue reading →