Best Dog Shock Collar for Training Dogs & in the Field

Best Dog Shock Collar

You got the new pointing lab puppy home.  You got the dog bed, the treats, the food, the retrieving dummies, dog food dishes and maybe even a good crate (I like ruff tuff – but that is another post).  But what about a good shock collar?  A guy can’t help but notice the number of […]

Canada Goose Hunting Tips – How to Hunt Geese

Goose Hunting Tips

I absolutely LOVE Canada goose hunting. Something about how receptive these birds are to goose calls really makes them a favorite to hunt. Now don’t get me wrong, I love duck hunting and shooting ducks as much as the next guy, but lately goose hunting has been at the top of the list for me. […]

Morel Mushroom Hunting Bag – Explaining The Mesh Spore Bag Myth

Pile of morel mushrooms

Every mushroom hunter has heard it at least ONCE in their lifetime….”Using mushroom mesh bags spreads morel spores and makes more mushrooms for years to come”.  But is a morel mushroom hunting bag really that important? I mean, can such a statement really be proven as fact? I am no scientist myself, however, I see […]

First Aid Kit by HART Outdoor -Hiking, Backpacking, Travel

Hart Outdoors First Aid Kit

  Do I really need a first aid kit? Hate feeling unprepared when something bad happens?  We have all been there and it is flat out one of THE WORST feelings.  Especially if you are an avid outdoorsman.  There is nothing worse that being in the middle of nowhere and not having the supplies you […]

Best Goose Recipe – Wild Duck/Goose Recipes

best goose recipe

Best Goose Recipe – Our Must Try Wild Goose Recipe Looking for a delicious way to cook your bird and not sure what the best goose recipe is?  As a goose hunter of many seasons, I have heard it all.  I frequently hear how goose is too greasy, too tough, too “gamey”, or just flat […]

The Truths About Snow Goose Hunting

Snow Goose Hunting

Snow goose hunting is a love/hate relationship.  Don’t get me wrong, I have the utmost respect for the bird.  Their ability to make you look SMALL at times, is where the hate comes in. It reminds me a lot of musky fishing.  Some days you throw big baits all weekend for nothing…and other times it […]

Prairie Pothole Duck Hunting Tips – Roost or Slough? That’s the Question…

One of the hottest topics in social media and forums pertaining to duck hunting in the Prairie Pothole Region is hunting water. Particularly, are you hunting a transition slough or a ROOST. I understand that when scouting with a duck boat in tow, it’s hard to pass on an opportunity to shoot some ducks…I get […]

Best Waterfowl Blind Bags and Hunting Packs – A Waterfowler’s Review

waterfowl hunting

Finding the perfect fit for your hunting needs can be difficult… And when shopping hunting blind bags this can definitely be the case. Does it ever feel like there is a new company that shows up almost daily in the waterfowl world? Sure, new companies mean new products and more competition means better prices.  But […]

Goose Flag Review – Flagging Canada Geese

Goose flag

Whether you are hunting early season resident Canada geese or stubborn late season migrant Canada geese, having every possible advantage in your arsenal is important if you want to increase your success of each hunt.  Whether that is improving your calling skills, scouting harder, or improving decoy spread size and quality, each hunter must adapt […]

Early Goose Season | Hunting Tips For Resident Canada Geese

Early goose season

How To Hunt Resident Geese – What You Need to Know Well, here we are on the brink of another hunting season!  For many of us, this is the start to what we consider the best time of the year.  The hot, humid days of summer are slowly fading and our mornings are showing a […]

Ziploc Vacuum Sealer Review – An Inexpensive Food Saver System

Ziploc Vacuum Sealer Review

If you are considering purchasing a vacuum sealer or even if the thought of a food saver has crossed your mind from time to time, stop the thinking and take action.  I was on the fence on if it was really necessary, but due to the large amount of fish and meat that I process […]

May 14, 2018 – Nebraska Morel Mushrooms

Morel Mushroom Hunting

May 14, 2018 What: Morel Mushroom Hunting Location: Madison County, Nebraska along the Elkhorn River. Conditions: Sunny and warm, 80 degrees. After a few days of rain, followed by a day of warm sunshine, things have really taken off around here.  I checked two separate spots today, both along the Elkhorn River in Madison County, Nebraska.  My first […]

May 12, 2018 – Nebraska Morel Mushrooms

Morel mushroom hunting reports

May 12, 2018 What: Morel Mushroom Hunt Location: Madison County, Nebraska along the Elkhorn River. Conditions: Rainy and cool, 60 degrees. We finally got the much needed rains the last few days.  Looking at the precipitation charts, it looks like just under an inch of rain has fallen in the last 36 hours.  I had much higher hopes for […]

May 7, 2018 – Nebraska Morel Mushrooms

Morel Mushroom reports

May 7, 2018 What: Morel Mushroom Hunt Location: Madison County, Nebraska along the Elkhorn River. Conditions: Sunny and warm, 80 degrees. After giving some of my spots a day to warm up, things are headed in the right direction.  Multiple trees that have established themselves as reliable over the last few years are now growing fresh morel mushrooms.  […]