The ICOtec GC500 Is a Powerful Predator Call at a Modest Price

The new ICOtec GC500 is a highly efficient unit that is durable, easy to operate, powerful and very affordable. You can’t go wrong with this electronic game call if you are a beginner or a more experienced hunter that demands expandability. The … [Read More]

Predator Hunting Tip: Secure New Ground in the Offseason

This is an excerpt from the article “Conditioned Coyotes,” which appeared in the August 2014 Trapper & Predator Caller issue. By Lance Homman The most obvious way to avoid overhunting your predator calling territory is to amass as much country as you can … [Read More]

Predator Hunting Tip: Mix Up Your Sounds

This is an excerpt from Jared Blohm’s article “Schooled,” which appeared in the April-May 2014 Trapper & Predator Caller issue. By Jared Blohm Although some predator hunters swear by sticking with one or two go-to sounds on each stand, Hunters … [Read More]

Sounds to Use for Calling Red Foxes

This is an excerpt from Andrew Lewand’s article “Seeing Red,” which appeared in the January 2014 Trapper & Predator Caller issue. By Andrew Lewand Most red fox hunters rely on prey distress sounds for their calling efforts. The truth is that certain sounds are more … [Read More]

Shotguns Versus Rifles — a Predator Hunting Exercise

By Randy D. Smith A simple exercise can demonstrate the value of a shotgun for predator calling. Bring a half-gallon milk jug and a shotgun the next time you go out target shooting with your predator rifle. Set the milk … [Read More]

Judging Distance at Night While Predator Hunting

By Dave Kaprocki Before you can learn to judge distance at night, you have to know what kind of light-beam your light produces. Is it a small hand-held light, a 6-volt headlight or a large spotlight? Your light source determines … [Read More]

Appeals Court Backs Minnesota DNR on Wolf Regulations

A court decision issued yesterday by the Minnesota Court of Appeals has upheld the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ authority to set wolf hunting and trapping seasons. “This decision affirms that the DNR, as directed by the Legislature, set the … [Read More]

Proposal Would Remove Federal Protection From Wolves in Lower 48

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering eliminating endangered species protections for gray wolves in the Lower 48. The only exception would be for a small group of Mexican wolves in Arizona and New Mexico. If the USFWS agrees … [Read More]