The Noble Research Institute hosted 16 youth and their guardians for the first annual youth doe hunt. The event was sponsored by Noble Academy, Walnut Bayou Deer Management Association and Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation.
Unregulated hunting and habitat loss reduced wild turkey numbers, almost to extinction, in some areas by the early 1900s. However, due to the efforts of wildlife agencies, the birds have recovered in most areas.
Most deer hunters, including me, are fascinated with large antlers. We generally want to see or harvest bucks with large antlers. "Trophy buck" is commonly used to describe a buck with large antlers; however, trophy buck means different things to different people.
With high protein prices, many people are thinking about growing alfalfa, some for the first time ever. While alfalfa can be very profitable, there are some common mistakes that can take you from profitability to loss quickly.
The vast majority of the winter pasture in the Southern Great Plains is wheat. There are many reasons for this, including culture, the opportunity to harvest and sell grain, and government and insurance programs.
Our most common recommendation to land managers for improving antler quality on white-tailed deer is to increase the age structure of the male segment of the herd. In other words, let the bucks get older.