Category: Wildlife

How To Best Photograph A Hunter With Their Harvested Deer

You are a deer hunter and you’re mentoring a new, young hunter in the field. The young deer hunter has just successfully shot their first deer. Congratulations! Knuckle bumps and high fives! Now, the opportunity is there for you to photographically capture the moment with the young hunter and their deer for all your friends …

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Man Gets Dangerously Close to a Mature Buck, Provokes a Snort-Wheeze

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That snort wheeze is telling you something and you had better respect it. The snort wheeze sound is an intimidation call, and it’s a vocalization that needs to be seriously respected. While the whitetail buck in this video appears to have an obvious ear tag in its right ear–almost surely a sign of a farm-raised

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If You Get Close to a Mature Buck and He Makes a Snort Wheeze Like This, Leave


snort-wheeze

That snort wheeze is telling you something and you had better respect it. The snort wheeze sound is an intimidation call, and it’s a vocalization that needs to be seriously respected. While the whitetail buck in this video appears to have an obvious ear tag in its right ear–almost surely a sign of a farm-raised

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Find Does, Find Bucks

Find Does, Find Bucks

“I wish more deer hunters would forget about all the stuff they have read or heard over the years and focus their deer hunting on the does in order to be more successful in the field,” says Jeff Rawlinson, longtime deer hunter and outdoor educator at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. And he’s right! …

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Man Takes on Deer in Wrestling Match, and the Scuffle is Captured on Video


This guy should have his head examined, because wrestling with an 11-point buck during the rut is just plain idiotic! We’ve seen prime examples of morons in the outdoor world. Take, for instance, the guy that decided to smack a rutting bull moose in the antlers. Or the dimwit that thought it would be wise

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Deer Hunting Offers Tranquility and Personal Introspection

Nebraska Conservation Officer Rich Berggren poses for a photo before entering his muzzleloader deer hunting season blind in his off time.

Someone once said: “Deer hunting is a lot about nothing.” “Nothing,” really? In my view, that statement is so far from the truth. It is the time of year for archery deer hunters and soon, firearm deer hunters, to be on their stands or in their blinds all day long, up to 12 hours. Doesn’t sound …

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Lessons from Cat Country

Thanks to research in the Pine Ridge, we are gaining knowledge about one of Nebraska’s most criticized, treasured and, of course, misunderstood repatriates – the cougar. Referred to as mountain lion, cougar and several other names, Puma concolor has become one of the most discussed wildlife species in the state. For all of that talking, …

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Twelve Tips For Archery Deer Hunting During the Rut

It’s a magical time of year, really. As daylight wanes, the temperature begins to drop, frost appears on the pumpkin, leaves turn color and start toppling to the ground, and experienced bowhunters know the deer rut is beginning. Buck rubs on trees and scrapes on the ground are apparent. Deer movement is picking up and …

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Watch Diamondback Water Snakes Fight Over a Fishing Hole Like Two Weekend Anglers


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Diamondback water snakes can catch fish like all good anglers, it’s just that they don’t like sharing their honey hole. The diamondback water snake is a non-venomous serpent that is indigenous to the central United States and northern Mexico, and that’s what these snakes certainly appear to be. It is sometimes misidentified as a cottonmouth

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