Joe Martino

Joe Martino
Media Contact at River Cleanup conservation group
Joe is a true outdoorsman who writes articles based on his experiences and knowledge of fishing, hunting, trapping and conservation. While Joe does occasionally fish and hunt throughout the country, many of his experiences come from pursuing the great outdoors throughout the Midwest.
Latest Articles
Most Overused Names For Bucks
Why Does the Midwest Produce Bigger Bucks?

There's no denying the Midwest is the go-to place to kill a giant buck, but why does the Midwest produce bigger bucks?

Legalities Of Transporting A Deer Across State Lines
Don’t Get Busted! How to Transport Your Deer Across State Lines

Got a road trip planned this hunting season? Be sure you know how to legally transport your deer across state lines.

Top Chores To Prep For Bow Season
Top Chores to Prep for Bow Season

Deer season will be here before you know it! Here's a look at the top chores for bow season you should be doing now.

How To Play The Wind For Turkeys
How to Play the Wind for Turkeys

Should turkey hunters consider the wind when going head to head with gobblers this spring? Here's how to play the wind for turkeys.

How to Extend Your Turkey Hunting Season

Have you punched all your turkey tags but you're still itching for more? Here's a look at how to extend your turkey season to stay in the game.

Why Two Callers Are Better Than One For Turkeys
Why Two Callers are Better Than One for Turkeys

When it comes to calling birds close, there's a reason why two callers work better than one for turkeys.

Top Tips For Bowhunting Turkeys
Top Tips for Bowhunting Turkeys

Want to punch your turkey tag with a bow this spring? Here's some of our top tips for bowhunting turkeys this season.

How to Call Pressured Turkeys: 5 Sounds That Work

Dealing with tough turkeys this spring? Here's how to call pressured turkeys into range this season with 5 unique sounds that work.

One Buck, Shot By Two Hunters, Who Gets the Deer?

One buck, mortally wounded by two hunters - who gets the deer? You won't believe who actually claimed this one. It'll make you laugh, cuss and cry.

6 Rut Rules You Should Know

Here's a look at 6 Rut Rules you should know this season as we head into the month of November.

How Long Will a Safety Harness and LifeLine Last?

Have you ever wondered how long your safety harness will last? Here's a look at how long a safety harness and LifeLine will last.

What’s the Difference in EHD and CWD?

What's the difference in EHD and CWD? Here's a breakdown of EHD and CWD and how they impact deer.

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12 Best Turkey Hunting States

Ready for a turkey road trip? Here's a look at the 12 best turkey hunting states in the country.

Whitetail Vocabulary: A Guide To Calling Deer in November

Do you know the whitetail vocabulary? Here's a guide for calling deer and saying the right things during the whitetail rut.

Lyme Disease: From Ticks, STD’s & Cat Scratch Fever?

The numbers for Lyme Disease is staggering. Are there other ways of contracting the disease? What you don't know may shock you.

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Bowhunting Application Deadlines Across The Country

Here's a look at the hunt application deadlines for some of the hottest hunts in the mid-west and western states.