Young Bucks Outdoors

A fresh look at the art of rabbit hunting

A fresh look at the art of rabbit hunting

By David Rainer

Photo: Beagles pour out of the dog box as John Shanklin, left, opens the doors, while Antoine Cheatham and Prentiss Thomas, right, get their hunting equipment ready for the first hunt of the day. After the first strike, Shanklin managed to bag the cottontail that took the beagles on a lengthy race. The drizzle of rain didn’t bother Antoine Cheatham at all after the b...

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Preserving the legacy with youth hunts

Preserving the legacy with youth hunts

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Members of the Michigan Squirrel Dog Association and their dogs lead members of the youth hunt out of the woods. For decades, preserving the hunting legacy by passing on skills and knowledge of the traditions to youth has been a vital part of Michigan’s heritage. With the help and support of hunters groups, the practice continues. One good example could be fou...

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YBO Critter Tales

Unwelcome guests or feathered friends?
Unwelcome guests or feathered friends?

By Buckmasters Online

If you live in an urban or rural area, the sight of a gaggle of Canada geese is not unusual. That wasn’t always the case. In 1982, fewer than 500,000 resident Canada geese lived in America, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serv... READ MORE


Get ready for the Great Backyard Bird Count Feb. 17-20
Get ready for the Great Backyard Bird Count Feb. 17-20

By Buckmasters Online

Friday, February 17 through Monday, February 20 is a great time to become a citizen scientist involved in the grand effort to count birds—and it can be done from the comfort of your own back yard. The annual Great Backyard Bird Count ... READ MORE


Hunters and biologists team up to feed deer in Bear Lake Valley
Hunters and biologists team up to feed deer in Bear Lake Valley

By Buckmasters Online

It’s all about saving the deer. That’s because more than 30 inches of snow and bitter cold temperatures are threatening deer survival in part of Utah’s Bear Lake Valley. Fortunately for the deer, help is on its way.  ... READ MORE


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