5 Summertime Trail Camera Tips

May 21st, 2017 by BTC Editor

Summertime is when most deer hunters get their trail cameras out of storage and hang them to start taking inventory of their whitetail herd. Pro-Staffer Andrea Haas shares 5 tips to make checking your trail cameras during the summer months easier. (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)

Easy Wild Turkey Tacos Recipe

May 7th, 2017 by BTC Editor

I love making wild turkey nuggets—small chunks rolled in egg and covered in Italian breadcrumbs, then fried. Yum! But lately, I’ve been looking for new, healthier ways to cook my turkey harvest. I decided to try making crockpot turkey tacos. Good decision, because they were delicious…and super easy! (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)

“Land and Wildlife Field Day”

April 23rd, 2017 by BTC Editor

Scott Cronin, a Pro-Staffer from Kentucky, holds an annual event with a local High School called the “Land & Wildlife Field Day”. Junior and Senior High School students in the Wildlife Forestry Programs participate in this field event in which Wood Duck boxes and trail cameras are installed and studied. (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)

The First Hunt

April 9th, 2017 by BTC Editor

You may ask yourself, “When is the right time to take your child hunting?” The answer depends on the individual child. I believe it is important to not push them to go until they have shown the desire. We, as hunters, all want our children to share our love for hunting and the outdoors; however, if you force it on them, you risk driving them farther away. If they do not show as much interest as you would like, then simply give them their space. Always keep the invitation open and never force them to be an unwilling participant. (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)

Using Trail Cameras to Scout for Turkeys

March 26th, 2017 by BTC Editor

Knowing where to hang your trail cameras and what settings to use when scouting for turkeys is important, as it can vary a little from using cameras for deer hunting. Pro-Staffer Andrea Haas shares a few tips on what locations to hang your trail cameras and what settings to use for each. (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)

5 Tips For Bowhunting Turkeys

March 12th, 2017 by BTC Editor

Planning on using your bow to harvest a turkey this spring? Successfully harvesting a turkey with your bow is perhaps one of the hardest, yet most rewarding hunts you will ever be a part of. Browning Trail Cameras Pro Staff members Don and Dan Pickell have been bowhunting for years and make bagging a gobbler with a bow look like a piece of cake. (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)

Venison Meatball Recipe

February 26th, 2017 by BTC Editor

This recipe is by far the best wild game recipe I’ve ever tasted! I must preface this by saying that up until a few of years ago, I was actually a vegetarian. Not because I was trying to save the animals. I did it because I just didn’t care for meat. However, what I realized when I met my husband, who is a hunter and ultimately the one whom got me into hunting as well, is that what actually bothered me about meat is that I didn’t always know where the meat from the grocery store had come from. (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)

Mountain Lions in Missouri

February 7th, 2017 by BTC Editor

What is one of the neatest things you’ve captured on your game cameras? For Darryl Esthay from Louisiana it was photos of a mountain lion on a piece of property he hunts in Missouri, a very rare sight for the Show-Me-State! Darryl shares his story and what was involved in reporting a mountain lion sighting to the Missouri Department of Conservation. (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)

4 Reasons to Start Hunting in 2017

January 29th, 2017 by BTC Editor

When making your list of New Years resolutions for 2017, I hope plenty of you have added “hunting” to the list of things you’d like to check off this year. Here are 4 positive things you can expect to happen from giving hunting a try. (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)

Homemade Venison Bratwurst Recipe

January 9th, 2017 by BTC Editor

Making bratwursts or summer sausage is an easy way to use the meat from a whole deer, especially a large or older buck or doe that will likely be tough. Here are step-by-step instructions to making your own homemade venison brats. (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)

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