Hunting and Fishing Topics for Do-It-Yourselfers!
Public land secrets and scouting knowledge along with tree stand climbing tricks.
I love ice fishing for crappies. They’re generally pretty easy to catch, provide good action, and excellent table fare. I’ve made a couple videos over the years chasing these little guys through the ice. This first video is a pretty good representation of my general strategy when crappie fishing through the ice. This video was […]
Sturgeon Bay, WI is known for about three things: 1) Big Smallmouth 2) Big Walleye 3) Whitefish. My dad and I went up there to try ice fishing for the third of those. The rig is a little unique. It’s your standard barrel swivel and leader with a teardrop jig tied on… except you also […]
This is the full gear list for my 2014 rifle elk hunting trip from October 10th-16th. The temperature ranged from 15°F to 55°F, and we got 8 inches of snow on the 2nd day of the trip. This is enough gear to get you by on a solo trip. I went with two other guys, […]
The video says it all. This GPS has been a highly valued piece of equipment for several years. I don’t plan on upgrading until it dies or I lose it. Based on how it’s held up so far, losing it might be more likely!
As a prize for the big buck contest in the Hunting Beast Big Buck Contest, I received a Hunting Beast Camera arm courtesy of Dan Infalt and John Kitscha. I used the arm throughout this entire season and was thoroughly impressed. The camera arm I had used prior to this was one made by Lone […]
One of the biggest challenges with Landscape photography is that the sun creates intense differences between highlights and shadows. By Shooting in RAW, and with a flat image (start with a standard profile and do the following), Contrast -3 Saturation -1 Sharpness -3 You can leverage the information captured in the image to reproduce what […]
Filming a deer hunt (or turkey or bear or anything) can be hard. Filming yourself on a hunt is even tougher. Often times it’s not necessarily seeing an animal with a camera in the tree that’s the problem, it’s a lack of general comfort and knowledge with the equipment. My goal with these videos is […]
Scouting for deer on public land can seem like a daunting task. For many hunters, the idea of scouting is walking on public access trails or deer trails aimlessly until they find deer sign a week before the season, oblivious to the “big picture” of deer patterns or how hunter pressure has been affecting the […]