On popular lakes the best crappie hotspots get pounded by anglers. It doesn’t take long before the big “slab” crappie are bite shy and little “dink” crappie are the only fish that hit. Every angler wants their own secret honey hole but few really know what is involved in making your own crappie hotspot.
Depending on where you are, over the next few months you may experience a variety of weather conditions. From mornings that start frigid that turn into sweltering days, or evenings that are warm but then the temperature drops rapidly—rather than dealing with being uncomfortable, be prepared with PNUMA Pursuit Zip-off pants.
The Barrier NXT line from Nomad is being hailed as a cornerstone of Nomad products. Designed for stealth and suited for various habitats, the Nomad Barrier NXT collection features the NXT Camo Vest, NXT Vest, the Barrier NXT Camo Jacket, the NXT Jacket, and the NXT Camo Pants.
Hunting runs in the Stolowski family. Michael Stolowski has been hunting for 54 years, starting at the age of 10. Michael got his first deer at age 12 while tagging along with his father and older brother and, from there, was a lifelong hunter. After hopping between various hunting lands, they eventually settled on a place in 1977: Fort McCoy.
A stretch of mild weather that loosens winter's grip is an alarm bell for stream smallmouth anglers fed up with being stuck indoors. And that mild weather isn’t going to send buckets of meltwater into Midwestern waterways.
Some, like my friend Jim Carpenter, would rather put on a pair of waders and jump right on into the streams to fish for winter smallmouth bass than any other way. For Carpenter, wade fishing a cold stream for bronzebacks is a surefire way to melt away the winter doldrums.
What could be better on a chilly morning than a pile of blueberry-sourdough pancakes smothered with fresh, homemade maple syrup? Nothing else this side of the pearly gates comes close. But maple syrup isn’t just for pancakes. It makes a wonderful natural topping for ice cream, pastries, and a thousand other dishes as well as a natural sweetener for teas and roasting meats.
Recently, iSportsman sponsored YouTuber and active-duty service member Mike Rogers on a late season mule deer hunt in Arizona. We partnered with Huntworth as a clothing sponsor to ensure Mike had all the essentials for this desert challenge.
For many hunters across Pennsylvania, hunting season is not over after the close of the white-tailed deer season. In the depths of Pennsylvania’s winter is when you can find the best conditions for predator hunting and trapping. Hunting and trapping predators plays an important part of conservation and it is important to hunt and manage these animals and not just the deer and turkey in our woods.
Want to have a date night on the town, but without the town? This coffee crusted wild game back strap with fried onion shoestrings makes for the perfect date night without having to leave the house. It presents beautifully, with the golden fried onion shoestrings piled high on a perfectly cooked steak and drizzled with a rustic, indulgent stout sauce. The only aspect better than the presentation is the taste!
1. The Durham Lightweight Hunting Pants
For those who have traversed the rocky plains of the Arizona desert, you know that the temperature can fluctuate wildly between the crack of dawn and midday. With Huntworth’s Durham Hunting Pants, you’re covered for the wide temperature range of 40F-75F. And Huntworth knows you’ll be sitting, kneeling, climbing, and hiking in these pants. That’s why the Durham Hunting Pants comes standard with a quiet stretch woven shell, and reinforced knee and seat patches made of abrasion resistant material. With an MSRP of $119.99, you can buy yours here.