Patrick Durkin

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…

Deer Hunting Conspiracy Theories

Get out your tinfoil hats and tune in to IKOD (I’m Kooky Over Deer) Radio for deer hunting’s latest rumors and deer hunting conspiracy theories…. Read more…

Zinke a Good Choice as Interior Secretary

Hunters, anglers and other conservationists who value public-lands recreation support the pick of Ryan Zinke for Interior Secretary. Here’s… Read more…

Buck Rubs Never Fail to Fascinate

The author reflects on his fascination with buck rubs encountered on hunts across the country. Every one of these buck rubs tell a story…. Read more…

Grumpy Hunters

Is Grumpy Hunter Syndrome real? Some Wisconsin hunters tend to rank the deer season as less than what the facts show it to be…. Read more…

Dairy Farmer Makes Time to Hunt Big Bucks

Aaron Knutson enjoys hunting early November, but most years this Wisconsin dairy farmer is done bowhunting big bucks before the rut ever arrives…. Read more…