Patrick Durkin

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…

Deer Biologists: CWD Remains a Challenge

During a recent meeting by the Southeast Deer Study Group deer biologists, veterinarians and others remained concerned about the future of CWD in… Read more…

Spring Cleanup Sparks Sad Memory

Along with all the great hunting memories from our past, come hunting memories that bring back a sad time in life as well…. Read more…

Alabama Hunt Club Stirs History’s Ashes

Hunt club memories always stand the test of time, faithfully taking us back to some of the best days our minds will ever recall…. Read more…