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Iowa pheasant hunters harvested more than one million birds annually 33 times since 1962. Since 2000, that's happened only twice. In the upcoming season, the projected harvest of 150,000 to 200,000 is expected to set another record low. Stories

Iowa Pheasant Decline: What has Happened?

by Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Iowa pheasant hunters harvested more than one million birds annually 33 times since 1962....

In an analysis of Boone and Crockett bucks entered from 1830 to 2001, Iowa came out on top with 615. No further evidence needed: Iowa consistently produces big deer. Stories

Iowa: 2011 Whitetail Forecast

by Jake Moore, OutdoorChannel.com

In an analysis of Boone and Crockett bucks entered from 1830 to 2001, Iowa came out on top...

Light is almost as precious as fire when you're sleeping outdoors. If the flashlight batteries are dead or the lantern goes dark, brace yourself for a difficult night. Stories

Jeep Solar Flashlight

By Emilie LeBeau, McClatchy-Tribune

Light is almost as precious as fire when you're sleeping outdoors. If the flashlight batteries...

What does a professional angler, show host, family man, and hunting enthusiast do when he's in town on turkey opener?  Go after big toms! Stories

Joe Thomas' Blog - Banner Day!

What does a professional angler, show host, family man, and hunting enthusiast do when he's in...

Joe Thomas, host of Outdoor Channel's Ultimate Match Fishing program, is also an avid hunter.  One recent Sunday morning, he was questioning his priorities, until he heard a big ol' gobbler. Stories

Joe Thomas' Blog - Detour

Joe Thomas, host of Outdoor Channel's Ultimate Match Fishing program, is also an avid hunter. ...

Joe Thomas, the host of Ultimate Match Fishing and Stihl's Reel In The Outdoors, is chronicling his life as a professional angler, host, and author through his blog. Check out his first entry and get behind-the-scenes insight on this fan-favorite fisherman. Stories

Joe Thomas' Blog - FLW Tournament On Beaver Lake

Joe Thomas, the host of Ultimate Match Fishing and Stihl's Reel In The Outdoors, is...

On the first day of this event, Joe Thomas definitely struggled.  So, how does he push through this situation, and how do a couple young fans brighten his day? Stories

Joe Thomas' Blog - FLW Tournament, Day One

On the first day of this event, Joe Thomas definitely struggled. So, how does he push through...

Ever wonder what it must be like for a professional angler to host Ultimate Match Fishing?  Joe Thomas gives a behind the scenes glimpse into hosting UMF. Stories

Joe Thomas' Blog - Hosting UMF

Ever wonder what it must be like for a professional angler to host Ultimate Match Fishing? ...

After a bad first day, Joe Thomas wasn't feeling very optimistic for his FLW Tournament chances.  However, what happened on his next day of fishing just goes to show you it isn't over until it's over. Stories

Joe Thomas' Blog - It Just Shows You...

After a bad first day, Joe Thomas wasn't feeling very optimistic for his FLW Tournament...

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