Charles Johnson, Author at Great Days Outdoors
Late Season Bucks: Pulling Out All the Stops

Late Season Bucks: Pulling Out All the Stops

The clock is ticking and time is running down on deer season. One blank on your buck tag remains open. You have hunted hard, but the bucks seem to have disappeared. Camping out on some favorite stand locations only to see some does and a few small bucks. Getting...
Different Tactics for Hunting Scrapes and Rubs

Different Tactics for Hunting Scrapes and Rubs

We all need direction in our lives.  When we are driving road signs tell us where to turn, alert us to upcoming detours, where and when to exit and different sign shapes, colors and numbers indicate to drivers the direction they are or should be traveling. Deer...
Whitetail Deer Behavior in Southern Weather

Whitetail Deer Behavior in Southern Weather

It is a no-brainer statement that the weather changes daily in the South. Sunny, calm skies in the morning can give way to rain, wind, and storms by afternoon. So understanding the basics of weather events, along with whitetail deer behavior based on that weather and...
Alabama WMA Hunting on a Budget

Alabama WMA Hunting on a Budget

Let’s face the facts, the cost of finding top hunting property is increasing. Fees for land leases and hunting clubs continue to rise. There are waiting lists for well-managed hunting leases and trophy hunting clubs. These high-grade deer lands are becoming out of...
Late Summer Bass Fishing

Late Summer Bass Fishing

During the summer months, bass retreat to the cooler depths in lakes and rivers across the Cotton State. Creek channels and river ledges become the favorite hideouts of bass seeking a reprieve from the sweltering southern sun. Although some bass will move shallow to...

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