When It Comes To Morel Mushrooms — Timing is Everything

When It Comes To Morel Mushrooms — Timing is Everything

Apr 24, 2016

  Spring has arrived; and beautiful yellow dandelions are beginning to bloom. Not everyone shares my enthusiasm for the event. For friends that I categorize as ultra-urbanized lawn care fanatics, the annual appearance of the yellow flowers is anything but welcome. Some acquaintances even go so far as to intentionally poison the colorful plants. But for...

DANGEROUS GAME?

DANGEROUS GAME?

Apr 2, 2016

  WILD TURKEY SENDS IOWA HUNTER TO HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM McGregor, Ia.—For retired conservation officer and veteran turkey slayer Steve Schutte, the 2009 spring hunting season ended with a bang, a slash, and an unexpected trip to the hospital ER. The fateful hunt took place in extreme northeastern Iowa where Schutte and I have hunted turkeys for the...

Remembering the Giants

Remembering the Giants

Apr 2, 2016

IOWA TURKEY RECOVERY IS CONSERVATION LANDMARK “Now a deer thinks that every tall man is a stump. But the wild turkey thinks that every stump is a tall man. Be prepared. That’s just how nervous, wary, and suspicious a bird you hunters will be dealing with,” Iowa Wildlife Biologist, Rich Bishop addressing a capacity audience during a turkey hunting clinic...