• Alabama Quail Hunting was a traditionally enjoyable experience for several years. Families, corporations, seasoned outdoor men and beginners have participated in the game, and have concluded with thrilling rememberable experiences. One particular Quail hunting location that springs in mind [...]

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    Brae Buckner   Every year when hunting season rolls around, there is incessant chatter about trying to harvest the trophy bucks everyone has been watching on their game cameras. While I do not believe there will ever come a day that a large buck stepping into my view will ever cease to make me [...]

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    Brae Buckner   From October 15 to February 10, hunters across the state of Alabama are waking up before sunrise, heading out in to the woods, and doing what they’ve been waiting for all year: hunting whitetail deer. But what all goes in to preparing for opening day? Year-round habitat [...]

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    Brae Buckner   If you’ve ever driven through the small town of Union Springs, Alabama, you have seen the larger-than-life sculpture of the bronze bird dog that carefully watches over the downtown square. The sculpture, created by avid bird dog enthusiast Robert Wehle, is not just a [...]

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    Brae Buckner   Following up on my article about the decline of the wild quail from earlier in the week, you may be wondering; if wild quail numbers are so low, how do we continue hunting quail year after year? Well, I wanted to know more about the process myself, so I got in touch with a local [...]

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    Brae Buckner In the south, wild quail hunting was once the most prestigious form of hunting there was. Quail hunters were typical southern aristocrats that had old money, top-of-the-line bird dogs, and a caveat of horses that they rode through the trails searching for the prized Bobwhite quail. It [...]

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    Brae Buckner Following up on my last post, I wanted to give a little more insight on what can be done to combat a feral hog takeover on your property. Because wild hogs are one of the most prolific reproducers we deal with in the southeast, it is extremely hard to completely eradicate this species [...]

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    Brae Buckner We all know that feral hogs (Sus scrofa) are not desirable to have on your property, but do you know how damaging these animals actually are? Wild hogs were first introduced into the wild as domestic pigs that either escaped or were no longer needed from farm operations. They quickly [...]

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    Brae Buckner Over recent years, there has been a noticeable decline in the number of license-holding hunters in the United States. This is concerning, not only because of the lack of participation in outdoor activities, but also due to the lack of monetary contributions that come from active [...]

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    How many of you associate “non-native” or “invasive” plants species as a negative term? While often times that is the case, there are actually some non-native species that have proven to be beneficial in areas they were introduced. One very common non-native species that has [...]

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