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Colorado Wolf Reintroduction

· The Other Side of the Story ·

  • Dean Taylor
  • February 14, 2020

One thing that is often overlooked by those supporting the reintroduction is that there is already a pack of Wolves whose range includes Northwestern Colorado. Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) confirmed the presence of an active Wolf pack in this area after a number of them were spotted feeding on an elk. Contrary to what…

Shotgun Chokes 101

· Selecting the Right Choke For You ·

  • Dean Taylor
  • January 3, 2020

The first type of choke to consider is the cylinder choke. These chokes have minimal bore restriction and produce very wide spreads. These cylinder chokes come in two varieties, the cylinder with virtually no bore restriction, and the improved cylinder that offers a very small amount of bore restriction. Due to how wide the spread…

LAYERS FOR THE COLD

· Building a Layering System for Cold Weather Hunting ·

  • Dean Taylor
  • December 10, 2019

The first layer you will need is your base layer. This is one of the most important layers you will have as it is in direct contact with your body and will help to regulate your body temperature and wick moisture away from your body. You want this layer to be snug, often coming in…

SPRING TURKEY CALLS

· Locator to Shock Gobbles we've got you covered! ·

  • Dean Taylor
  • July 19, 2019

The first call that you will use when you go out Turkey hunting this spring will not be mimicking a Turkey, but rather a Crow. Crow calls are used as “locator calls” by turkey hunters in order to locate the roosting Turkeys that will respond to this call. The science isn’t really out on why…

The Bad Kind of Rabbit Fever

· Tularemia AKA Meat-Cutters Disease ·

  • Dean Taylor
  • July 16, 2019

Although Rabbits are not the only animals that can transmit this disease, they are the source of nearly 90% of all cases in the United States, with Cottontails making up 70% of these cases. The disease is initially transmitted to the Rabbits from insects such as Ticks and Mosquitos. Small rodents and mammals are especially…