By Mark Kenyon

Happy Friday folks! This week we’ve got a collection of great blog posts for you from across the web. So take a look at these whitetail reads, enjoy and try to get outside if you can. I’ve got to believe this cold weather will break eventually, right?

Ohio Also Mulling Deer Season Changes – Brow Tines and Backstrap: The Ohio DNR is proposing some new regulations for 2015 including an increase in nonresident fees and an added gun season.

Nice Guy Finishes First: Kreidermacher Buck is New Minnesota State Record – Whitetail 365: An update on the new Minnesote state record buck

5 Ways To Improve Your Hunting Property In The Dead of Winter – Big Buck Zone: Smart advice on how to get your habitat improvement work started now, despite arctic winter conditions in many areas.

3 Tips For Training A Shed Hunting Dog – Antler Geeks: My friends at Antler Geeks have got some solid advice on training a shed dog (including pics of the coolest dog I know – my pup Boone!). If you’re wanting more on this topic, make sure you listen to our newest episode of The Wired To Hunt Podcast in which we interview dog trainer Jeremy Moore about shed dog and game tracking dog training.

Offseason Antics – Winchester World of Whitetails: Scott Bestul is beginning his off-season work regimen and shares a few thoughts on that work in this piece.

Tiffany Haugen’s Venison Fajitas – The Wild Chef: A delicious looking venison fajita recipe that I’m definitely going to want to try.

EHD and CWD: What’s the Difference? – QDMA.com: In recent years disease has become a topic of increasing interest in the deer world, as major outbreaks over the past few years have made large scale impacts on deer populations. In this piece, you’ll get some expert insight into the differences between the two most high profile deer diseases.