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Young Bucks Outdoors
Think kindly about dead trees
Have you ever been in the woods and noticed a dead tree? A dead tree is a sad thing, or is it? Take a closer look. Wildlife biologists regularly visit with landowners to give them management advice. Often, a landowner points to a dead tree says they just haven’t gotten around to cutting it down. They often step back when the biologist wonders why they want to cut down the tree. Cutting it is a good idea if the tree is in an area frequented by people or livestock, or if it is threatening a power line or structure. However, a dead tree, also called a “snag,” in the forest is natural and beneficial. In forested habitats, cavity-nesting birds may account for 30 to 45 percent of t... More

Deer Facts

The North American deer family includes white-tailed, black-tailed and mule deer, elk, caribou, reindeer and moose.

The sizes of the members of this big family range from a mere 100-pound Coues whitetail at the small end of the spectrum to the largest of all members of the deer family, the Alaska/Yukon moose, which reaches 1,600 pounds or more. So, what do all the members of the deer family have in common? Several things. They all grow antlers that they shed in the late winter. With the exception of caribou and reindeer, only the males grow antlers...

 

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Whitetail Deer can live anywhere

Whitetail deer are the most versatile big game animals on the North American continent...

 

 

YBO Know How

Release fish the right wayRelease fish the right way
It's always important to catch and release fish properly. It's especially important when temperatures reach the highest numbers they'll be all year.
Check out this angler. He's releasing the fish the right way: his hands are wet, he's keeping the fish's gill...

 

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