Charles Johnson, Author at Great Days Outdoors
‘Squirrel Hunting’ For Deer

‘Squirrel Hunting’ For Deer

 Basic Squirrel Hunting Tactics Can Help You Bag a Buck This Season A sleepy sun begins to crest over the ridgetop. In the hardwood hollow below, an ever-slight rustling sound reaches the hunter’s ears. The camo-clad hunter strains to get a peek at the critter...
Fall Break for Bassin’

Fall Break for Bassin’

With all the other outdoor activities going on this fall, bass are not taking a break. Autumn is a time of transition. The heat of summer has yielded to cooler temperatures and the days are growing shorter as the leaves begin their color change. Many folks are taking...
Time to Track

Time to Track

Deciding how long to wait before tracking an arrow-shot deer can be the toughest part of bowhunting. A buck approaches the opening near an acorn-laden white oak 30 yards from your stand. Your muscles tense as the bow comes to full draw. Thoughts of practice—aiming and...
Secret Squirrel Hunting Spots

Secret Squirrel Hunting Spots

Careful observation of squirrel habitat can have you in the middle of Mr. Bushytail’s hideout. Squirrels are masters at being covert when necessary. At times they are easy to spot foraging for nuts and seeds along the ground. Or they are doing tricks among the...
Hot Tactics for Fall Bass

Hot Tactics for Fall Bass

As Water Cools, Bass Action Heats Up At This Time of Year Turning the calendar page over to September can bring a sense of relief, especially for bass anglers. The hot, “dog days” of summer are behind us. Anticipation of cool mornings and mild days stirs our desire to...