Author: Tim Andrus

Turkey Preparation

While some hunters are currently on family vacations, spring break, at Disney or somewhere hopefully warm, we can’t forget that spring turkey season is upon us.  Turkey in most states are still bunched up, unless you’re in the south where the season has started or is about to open.   Now is the time to get ready. I’ll save my thoughts on scouting for another day, and concentrate here on equipment....Read More

Getting the Most Out of Your Trail Camera

It’s a safe assumption that almost every outdoorsman and woman owns at least 1 trail camera these days.  And boy has the industry come a long way in game trail monitoring.  Consider that 30-years-ago the string Trail Timer was introduced. This little gadget used a string across the trail that, when tripped, would register the date and time that a deer walked past.  Today, there are numerous compan...Read More

Dates, Drawings, and Deadlines for the DIY Hunt.

This time of the year we are inundated with important dates.  For some, February 14th is one not to forget.  For all of us, April 15th is a must-remember .  While those are certainly important, my most important date (ok, second most important after my anniversary) is the March 15th application deadline for non-resident hunters wishing to hunt the Big Sky Country of Montana.  Every year on Christm...Read More