Frequently Asked Food and Cover Plot Questions

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

How large should my food plot be? When is the best time to plant? These and other food plot questions answered.

Pheasant Biology: April and Frozen Nests

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

A late winter can be hazardous to early nests.

To Feed or Not to Feed? Pheasants Forever Has Answers

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Feeding ringnecks can have negative consequences and is not the long-term solution to winter survival.

Habitat Reduces Risk of Pheasants Freezing to Death

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Inadequate cover can cause pheasants to burn 25 percent more energy per hour on a cold winter night.

Pheasants in the Winter Months

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Keep in mind that death due to starving during inclement weather is extremely rare if pheasants have adequate winter habitat.

Pinpointing Pheasant Needs: Dense Nesting Cover

Monday, June 27th, 2011

When planning your next pheasant habitat project, think about three letters – DNC. With Dense Nesting Cover, the pheasants will thank you.

Answering the Universal Pheasant Question

Monday, June 20th, 2011

“How are the pheasants doing?” It’s what Pheasants Forever members and pheasant hunters want to know, and what wildlife managers try to find out.

This Looks Like a Good Spot to Nest

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

It is the time of year when hen pheasants are sitting on their nests. Where should these nests be located to better the chances of success?

Winter Cover Basics

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

In extreme winters in the northern states, it is not uncommon to see a multitude of pheasants scratching in the snow in search of food. Our first thought may be, “those pheasants are going to starve if I don’t feed them.” But is food really the limiting factor when it comes to pheasants surviving harsh winter conditions? The answer is no.

Rooster!!! I think?

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

We all know the importance of identifying your target before you shoot, and early in the season some of the game birds we are after look similar in dim daylight hours or cloudy days.

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