YBO Articles

Archers from smallest school take jumbo NASP title

Archers from smallest school take jumbo NASP title

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: The Sarcoxie, Missouri, High School archery team set the record for highest NASP National Tournament team score with 3,465 out of 3,600. – Photo Courtesy Sarcoxie High School. When the National Archery in the Schools (NASP) national tournament and the NASP International Bowhunting Organization (IBO) 3D Challenge were held May 11, 12 an... READ MORE

A natural career choice, following the family footsteps

A natural career choice, following the family footsteps

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Scott Whitcomb, right, his father Doug, and his daughter Mikayla pose for a photo with Mikayla’s first buck. – Photo courtesy Scott Whitcomb. It’s common in America for youngsters to follow the same career footsteps as their parents. How many small businesses have “& Son” stenciled on their windows? Natural ... READ MORE

Don’t rescue young wildlife

Don’t rescue young wildlife

By Buckmasters Online

Spring means it is time for wildlife to bear young.  Often, during this time of year, people come in contact with seemingly orphaned young wildlife and want to help – but it is best to leave them where you find them, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. "When you take wildlife into ... READ MORE

A fresh look at the art of rabbit hunting

A fresh look at the art of rabbit hunting

By David Rainer

Photo: Beagles pour out of the dog box as John Shanklin, left, opens the doors, while Antoine Cheatham and Prentiss Thomas, right, get their hunting equipment ready for the first hunt of the day. After the first strike, Shanklin managed to bag the cottontail that took the beagles on a lengthy race. The drizzle of rain didn’t bother Antoine Ch... READ MORE

Preserving the legacy with youth hunts

Preserving the legacy with youth hunts

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Members of the Michigan Squirrel Dog Association and their dogs lead members of the youth hunt out of the woods. For decades, preserving the hunting legacy by passing on skills and knowledge of the traditions to youth has been a vital part of Michigan’s heritage. With the help and support of hunters groups, the practice continues. One ... READ MORE

It’s so dark, you can see ALL the stars above the Okefenokee Swamp

It’s so dark, you can see ALL the stars above the Okefenokee Swamp

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Courtesy Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Stephen C. Foster State Park, Georgia, U.S., Photo by Rena Johnson. In southern Georgia, a quiet celebration will be observed this December in the Okefenokee Swamp when the Georgia’s Stephen C. Foster State Park is named a Gold-Tier Site in the International Dark Sky Places Program. The... READ MORE

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