By Mark Kenyon

The first Friday Morning Mashup of June 2o14! Wow, time flies. With June comes serious antler growth, and I’m pretty stoked about that. In the photo above, you’ll see the first buck I’ve got on trail camera this summer that seems to have potential to be a shooter. Pretty excited to see what he turns into!

That said, we’ve got a ton of great whitetail/hunting related reading in store for you today, so no beating around the bush. Check out the great hunting related blog posts below and have an absolutely fantastic weekend. And until next time, stay wired to hunt!

10 Biggest Pope and Young Non-Typical Whitetails of All Time – North American Whitetail: My latest article for North American Whitetail highlights the stories of the hunts for the ten highest scoring non-typical Pope and Young whitetails of all time. These are some incredible bucks and incredible stories, enjoy!

How to Choose a Deer Taxidermist – Mike Hanback’s Big Deer Blog: Good tips for what to look for in a taxidermist. But if you’re in Southern Michigan, no need to look any further – just check out my friend and taxidermist Danny Weeks of Nature’s Pride Taxidermy. He does great work!

Bow Setup & Tuning – Everything You Need to Know About Paper Tuning  – Sole Adventure: Everything you could possibly want to know about paper tuning your bow. A terrific resource from my pal Mark Huelsing.

Leaders of Conservation: Pope and Young Club President Jim Willems – OutdoorHub: An interesting interview with Jim Willems, the President of the Pope and Young Club.

The Red Tree Blues – MeatEater: Climate change is starting to impact hunting and hunters need to start taking notice. This is something I’m exploring in depth myself, and working on some new content/projects related to it. But in the meantime check out this article from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation detailing the impacts of a warming climate and beetles on elk and mountain environments.

The Pinch Point – The Nine Finger Chronicles: A neat article from my W2H Podcast co-host Dan Johnson, as he details a new pinch point he’s discovered and how he plans to hunt it.

The Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act (Yes, You Read That Right) of 2014 Being Considered by Senate – The Conservationist: A very important piece of legislation for hunting/fishing in America is up for vote soon. Be sure to contact your senators and urge them to vote yes. I just sent my emails!

Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Outdoorsman – If you’re looking for last minute Father’s Day gift ideas, my buddy Aaron Farley has got you covered.