Patrick Durkin

Do Deer Whistles Really Work For Protecting Your Vehicle?

They’ve been around for decades, but do deer whistles mounted to the bumper of your car really protect you from a deer/vehicle collision?… Read more…

Wildlife Make Surprise Daytime Visits to Elk Camp

You never know what to expect when you get surprise visits from wildlife in hunting camp. Pat Durkin shares the story of wildlife in his elk camp…. Read more…

Few Things Come Easy When Bowhunting Elk

Pat Durkin shares of the battles endured and lessons learned when bowhunting elk in the backcountry…. Read more…

Hunters Find Convenient Listening With Podcasts

Hunting podcasts are a growing trend. What sets the good ones apart from the rest? Here’s a look at some of the best podcasts available to hunters…. Read more…

Personal Locator Beacon: This ‘Lifeline’ is Worth the Price

No one ever plans to get get lost or stranded while in the woods or on the water, but with the Personal Locator Beacon, you can be prepared…. Read more…

WI DNR Forsakes Duties to Hunters

The latest updates on the WI DNR and how it affects hunters across the state…. Read more…

Wisconsin’s Bait Ban Veto

The CWD debate in Wisconsin continues to stay heated among law-makers. But is a decision to veto the bait ban helping or hurting the deer… Read more…

Counting Wildlife: Worth the Trouble?

Wildlife agencies and universities spend lots of energy and money collecting data and research, but is it really worth it?… Read more…

CWD Assumptions

Is CWD being taken seriously enough in states like Wisconsin? Here’s a look at the numbers and statistics. You make the call…. Read more…

Bowfishing: Gar Often Get Bad Rap

Gar often get a bad rap among anglers and bowfishermen. But is bowfishing gar a good or bad idea when it comes to species management?… Read more…

Wisconsin DNR Gives Alternative Facts on CWD

Pat Durkin checks in on the facts and fiction regarding CWD in the Wisconsin deer herd. Do you know the facts?… Read more…

Man Lobbies for the Wild Turkey

Butch Koch keeps working to get Wisconsin lawmakers to designate wild turkeys as the state game bird. Here’s a look at what he’s up to and why…. Read more…