Welcome to April folks! Hopefully the snow is cleared for most of you and warm weather is gaining ground. In my neck of the woods it still looks to be a bit chilly this weekend with sleet and rain, so my plan will be to hibernate for one last time. If you plan on doing the same, catch up on some reading with the great deer hunting blogs posts below!

Fred Eichler: Hunting Television’s Real Deal – Non-Typical Pursuits: A great interview with avid hunter/tv host Fred Eichler. Check out this interview by our friend Matthew Sipe as he discusses hunting in today’s society, how hunts on TV are unique and Fred’s dream hunt.

Giant Illinois Whitetails – Big Buck Zone: Check out some of the giant bucks that were shown at this years Illinois Deer & Turkey Classic. If nothing else you gotta see a couple pics of these bruisers. The Land of Lincoln sure can produce some big bucks!

Maintaining Your Native Prairie Planting – Bowhunting.com: If you’re looking to improve the bedding cover available to deer on your property, native grasses are a great option. So if you’re planning on giving this a try, check out these tips for maintaining your grasses throughout the year.

DVD Review: Team Overkill  Neighborhood Watch – The Will To Hunt: Check out this review of a DVD produced by some of our very own readers, the guys from Team Overkill! Team Overkill prides itself in chasing suburban whitetails and they sure do a heckuva job of it!

Chad Searcey’s Dream Dirt Southeast Nebraska – Dream Dirt: My buddy Chad Searcey, whom I hunted with in Nebraska, just wrote a guest post for the Whitetail Properties Dream Dirt blog in which he recounts some great memories at his family farm in NE! Definitely worth a look.

Monster Wisconsin Typical Buck – Mike Hanback’s Big Deer: Here’s your buck porn for the day. An absolute stud of a typical buck, 184″ to be exact. Give this guy a gander.