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  1. Sports Talk
    1st NFL game starts tomorrow (line is 4 for the Packers), who's gonna win it all and goto the superbowl, my pick
  2. The Lodge
    Could only hunt to 8am this morning, but we ended up with 10 and 2 bands. I took my kids with this morning, and left the dog at home. Those kids had some good retrieves! Mikey grabbed the first one that hit the ground but it was just playin dead, he took about 30 wing beats to the head has he...
  3. The Lodge
    The year is 2016 and the United States has just elected the first woman president, who happens to be from Iowa. A few days after the election the president-elect, whose name is Susan, calls her father and says, "So, Dad, I assume you will be coming to my inauguration?" "I don't think so. It's...
  4. Big Game Forum
    We may need another guy/girl for our group. Has been 3 of us and this year my buddies daughter may not be able to go. Will be me my buddy and my 11 YO nephew for his first time. We hunt alot of private land and have hunted together for years. A few guys on here know me and I would say I am...
  5. Deer Forum
    Here is a picture of my first Archery Buck. I had seen 6 bucks last Thursday on this property and hadn't made it out since. I saw a nice buck about 830 walking towards me but he disappeared into the brush and I never saw him come out. A little 6 point came across the ridge next to me a little...
  6. The Lodge
    Congrats Mark on the DU pic 1st prize
  7. The Lodge
    1st corn field getting cut today, a little early?? I will ask for permission tomorrow, probably get shot down, but what the hell.....It would be a great field for early goose.
  8. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Nelson Park Lake A good number of nice sized bluegills have been caught. Try using small jigs baited with a wax worm. Channel Catfish - Good: Many channel catfish have been caught from the face of the dam. Anglers have been having the best luck using stink bait and fishing fairly...
  9. Turkey Forum
    I scored my first turkey this morning and it was a great hunt. I learned from Knobbers last year that if the turkey won't come to you, go to him. My wife and I set up this morning where we had seen a tom fly down out of his roost yesterday morning. Well, he roosted a little further...
  10. Turkey Forum
    Monday morning was a total bust. I went and sat on the edge of a piece of timber that butts up to a big pasture where there have always been birds using in the past. I actually shot both my birds last year within about 100 yards of where I sat. Lots of gobbling off the roast, but not a single...
  11. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Yellow Smoke Park Lake Bluegills have turned on. Bluegill - Good: Try using a fly rod and olive haired fly with a bead head, or try using an ice jig under a pencil bobber. Fish are keeper size. Crappie - Fair: Some nice crappie have been caught using the same techniques as fishing...
  12. Conservation Forum
    Mo. Valley Duck Hunters Association to form June 1st 2010. 2 Meetings will initially take place to assemble duck hunters of the region. One on the Iowa side of the river and the other on the Nebraska side of the river. The mission is to restore, enhance, increase Waterfowl Habitat in the region...
  13. The Lodge
    without saying anymore this is my 09 buck. After 3 days of hunting hard I was able to connect on him.
  14. Hunting Gear
    I'm looking to buy my first layout blind. I saw the avery outlet has finishers for $150 and I called and I could also get a power hunter for shipping. What would you guys suggest? I was planning on a power hunter but maybe I should look at the other for just a little more. I will be...
  15. Fishing Forum
    Iowa Fishing Report www.iowadnr.gov July 1, 2009 The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issues a weekly fishing report on Thursdays in an effort to provide the latest information heading into the weekend. The weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops...
  16. The Lodge
    Always let her speak 1st Watch "Always let her speak 1st"
  17. Surrounding States
    Minnesota Duck stamp sales under 100,000 for 1st time in 20 years. The trend is disturbing. For the first time in 20 years, Minnesota has sold fewer than 100,000 state duck stamps. The Department of Natural Resources has sold 95,467 licenses in 2008, and the duck season is over. Last year, it...
  18. Gun Dog Forum
    Hunting time is upon and just a reminder to have some kind of first aid kit with you in the field. So here is what I come up with and if anyone else has suggestions please post up Here is a link to some inexpensive 1st aid kit...
  19. Waterfowl Calls & Calling Forum
    This past weekend my buddy and prostaffer Mike Stiles won the sportsman warehouse waterfowl mania open goose calling comp.He also got 3rd in the hunter class.. he was blowing my E1 acrylic calls.. I got 3rd in the open and 2nd in the hunter class.. i was using a E2 in hedge.. I also did some...
  20. The Lodge
    Who in WDM do you contact about hunting in the city limits?
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