By Mark Kenyon

It’s Friday and I gotta tell ya, it feels good. Anyone else? Well, as we do every week, we’ve rounded up the best hunting related blog posts from across the web for your easy viewing pleasure. So take a look below, do a little reading and have a great weekend!

Selling Public Land Isn’t the Solution to Budget Cuts – The Conservationist: This one’s self explanatory. Selling off our public lands is a bad idea.

Deer Season Prep: 5 Projects for When the Snow Clears – Outdoor Life: Looking for some new items to add to the deer hunting to-do list?

GPS Tracking Provides New Insights into Rut Movements – OutdoorHub: Interesting stuff here about rut movements.

43 Hunting and Fishing Groups Tell Congress to Show Us the Money – TRCP.org: An update and an opportunity for sportsmen to speak up and make sure conservation gets the funding it needs.

Natural Food Plots: How to “Grow” Them This Winter and Why They Work – Big Buck Zone: You don’t need to throw seed in the ground to improve food sources on your property.

Increasing Mature Buck Numbers During The Season – Whitetail Habitat Solutions: Great concepts here from Jeff Sturgis for increasing mature buck #’s during the season.

Here’s To The Crazy Ones – Sitka Insight: An article I wrote last year, now republished on Sitka Gear’s website, about what makes us hardcore deer hunters a little different than most other folks.

10 Stats From New Deer Research – QDMA.com: Some great insights from the recent Southeast Deer Study Group Meeting.