The rut in south Texas can be unpredictable but on this hunt the weather was perfect and the result was a great buck came in to rattling and grunts for another successful bowhunt for Jim Miller.
So many bowhunters have traded in their treestands for ground blinds. Wade Nolan is no exception and here are some reasons why.
In 1989 the Exxon Valdez hit the rock on Bligh Reef and smeared the coastline of Prince William Sound with a soft peanut butter sticky oil ooze. Otters were rescued, cleaned with detergent but then their survival required one more treatment.
Alaska State Troopers found a man’s body at the head waters of the lake, which is actually part of the Kenai River. He hadn’t prepared for Alaska’s most dangerous factor. That factor is not 1,000 pound Brown Bears… it’s water.
The buck, fatally wounded, charged down the mountain and headed for the cattail swamp. We estimated that the buck went down within 60 seconds. The challenge was that over half of that time he was bounding through a swamp and beaver dam.
If you live in the outdoors, in all kinds of weather you need products you can depend on, wear hard and with comfort and ensure you apply the best water protection available. Wade Nolan knows how and he’ll show you here.
Here is the magic of Winter Rye. Yes, you may harvest a deer during the fall as they graze on your rye but deer really need quality forage in late winter when the does are growing fawns and bucks are trying to regain their strength from the rut.
Bowhunting biologist Wade Nolan presents some interesting information from new research conducted on the behavior and range for the coyote. This ongoing research will help us learn much more about the interaction and predation of coyotes on our whitetail population.
You have been driving by this great farm and know there are some monster bucks living there. How do you gain permission from the farmer who owns that land? Read this article by Wade Nolan and you’ll find out the right and wrong way.
While the research is not completed it does, at this point, show the range of coyotes and when compared to that of whitetail deer, helps explain the coyote fawn kill rates are higher than previously thought.
Are all detergents equal? Are they all the same when it comes to washing the clothing you wear in various outdoor environments? Wade Nolan knows they aren’t and when you read why, you’ll know too.
Wade Nolan knows the secret of staying dry. The secret can be found in a can of science called Silicone Water-Guard by Atsko. For about a five-spot, you can have a tall can of this science and waterproof just about anything you use or wear outdoors, like all your hunting stuff.
Wade Nolan thought most bowhunters carried a bias against pop-up blinds. Now he says he is not going to tell you what to think about blind hunting but he is certainly going to make you think about the downward shift in whitetail hunting. The shift is from treestand level to whitetail level.
Part 3, Wade Nolan talks to his young budding bowhunter about the killing end of the arrow and what is the best broadhead to use.
In part 2, Wade covers where that shot should be placed for the most humane kill.
They are the future of our sport. Wade Nolan and many others know it so they dedicate part of their lives to ensuring our next generation will pick up the bow and continue the sport.
What, exactly, do deer see? We pick camo to fit what we humans see but is that good enough to fool the eyes of a deer? We think we know about scent control, lures, hunting up-wind, staying still, quiet, but is that enough to fool a smart, sharp eyed buck? Maybe not.
Tab and Jacob Justice bowhunt between two bedding areas. The day before they saw a buck and set up their stands right away. I’ts a good place.
The result of this DNA study revealed that an estrus doe might have multiple suitors and may have twins with different fathers. This was some of the first DNA field-testing done on whitetails and it yielded some dynamite info.
Wade Nolan thrives on a love of the sport of bowhunting. He knows that our future is with our children. Pass it on.
How do you really test broadhead flight accuracy? Wade Nolan decided to test some out at an aerospace wind tunnel at Penn State’s Aerospace Lab.
In this months Atsko Column Wade Nolan covers this important topic of how coyotes are affecting the birth rate of whitetail deer.
The total harvest for all of Africa is around 600 lions per year. Hunter dollars help the local communities and aid in research to help lion populations. Naturally the antis want it stopped.
Ever wonder why some buck antlers are typical and some non-typical and some just plain weird looking with knobs and misshapen sides or points? Wade Nolan explains.
Wade Nolan answers the question, “Have you ever wondered if those hogs that came to your feeder are really pushing the deer away?” The answer is yes.
Understanding how Activated Carbon works is the first step in learning how maximize it’s effectiveness. Wade Nolan shows you how to ensure your carbon suits work better.