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.)


Shed Hunting: Tips & Benefits

January 1st, 2017 by BTC Editor

This past shed season, my husband and I found over 200 shed antlers and 3 dead heads. I can’t begin to tell you how rewarding it has been. In this article, I will be discussing benefits, tips, and ideas for what to do with your sheds. (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)


Hunting With Outfitters

December 26th, 2016 by BTC Editor

Whether you have hunted with an outfitter before or are considering doing so in the future, here is a list of a few things you, the client, should think about before going. (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)


Using Trail Cameras in Trapping

December 18th, 2016 by BTC Editor

Trapping is a time-honored tradition where not much has changed, but there’s been one concession to modern, cutting-edge technology that has advanced the trapper’s knowledge more than any other single item: the trail camera. (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)


Late Season Trail Camera Placement

December 11th, 2016 by BTC Editor

As the seasons change, so does a whitetail’s pattern as they shift their focus from the rut to food once again. Here are a couple of tips on trail camera setup and placement to help you get the most out of your cameras before deer season closes. (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)

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A Hunter’s Widow, Married to a Hiking Widower

December 4th, 2016 by BTC Editor

Southwest Missouri resident Jessi Dreckman, who is married to an avid hunter, says deer season for non-hunting spouses shouldn’t be spent inside as “the hunter’s widow(er).” Instead, she urges those individuals to learn to love their spouse’s passion for hunting, and to get outdoors and find their own passion. (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)


Traveling With Firearms – Part 2

November 27th, 2016 by BTC Editor

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of taking your firearm hunting in foreign countries. Lora Gene Young of Huntress View shares some tips on traveling with your firearm. (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)


Traveling With Firearms – Part 1

November 21st, 2016 by BTC Editor

Hunting trips are times to relax, be one with nature, enjoy the great outdoors and camaraderie with like-minded peers, and bond with family. Here are a few tips on flying with firearms to help you start out on the right foot. (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)


Wild Game Thanksgiving Dinner

November 13th, 2016 by BTC Editor

If you prefer a more non-traditional Thanksgiving dinner, here are a couple of simple recipes to try that you and your family are sure to appreciate. (Click blog title to view complete blog post.)