Outdoorsmen are flocking to Facebook groups in search of a community full of like-minded individuals who love the outdoors as much as they do. However, they soon find out some of these groups are full of negativity, judgmental comments, and inappropriate posts which do not represent the outdoor culture they grew up in. After a few short days, these outdoorsmen click the “Leave Group” button and continue their never-ending hunt for the right group.

The hunt is finally over.

White Buffalo Outdoors scanned Facebook page after Facebook page and found 5 outdoor groups full of positivity, entertainment, and knowledge guaranteed to make you feel at home. The administrators along with the members are welcoming and so encouraging, you will not have any hesitation on posting pictures or asking for advice.

Here are your top 5.

5. Midwest Fishing Group

If you like to laugh, you will love the Midwest Fishing Group! The members of this group are always posting funny videos, memes, and pictures that will have you coming back for more.

Midwest Fishing Group does a weekly photo contest with a sponsor. You post a picture under the post for a chance to win free fishing gear! What makes these giveaways unique is the person with the gigantic fish does not always win. This week Midwest Fishing Group asked members to post a picture of the most interesting thing they caught while fishing. Again, you want to laugh? Look at what was posted!

The members of Midwest Fishing Group clearly support one another, which shows in their timeline. Members who have questions about anything fishing always receive a positive answer.

The people of the Midwest are known for their joking personalities, politeness, and willingness to help others. These traits are guaranteed to be found in the Midwest Fishing Group.

4. Fishing Community

Fishing Community is full of fishermen from all over the world who catch amazing fish you probably have never seen in your life! The members posting these pictures and videos are glad to answer any questions about what kind of fish they caught and where. If you join this group and decide to post a picture of your catch, expect a lot of positive feedback!

What makes Fishing Community unique is their willingness to help veterans. Throughout their timeline you will see posts networking veterans to fishing opportunities they may have never found without the support of the members.

The comradery in Fishing Community is strong and their drive to get more people fishing is incredible. This comradery along with the willingness to get more people in the outdoors makes Fishing Community one of the top Facebook leaders in conservation.

Monster Flathead Fish Caught in Iowa
3. Trapping Talk

If you want advice from some of the best trappers in the world, you must join Trapping Talk. The amount of trapping knowledge found on this page will no doubt make you a better trapper and outdoorsmen.

In Trapping Talk, you will find a close-knit group of over 35,000 individuals who LIVE the trapping lifestyle. You will find pictures and videos of trapping sets that you have never seen or thought of before. If you have any questions about your own trapping sets or anything related to the outdoors, these men and women will be glad to help you. Between all the trapping knowledge and advice, you will find incredible outdoor photography, amazing taxidermy mounts, and outdoor articles relating to trapping and hunting.

Trappers are some of the best outdoorsmen in the woods and have knowledge you cannot find anywhere else. Without trappers, conservation simply does not exist. If you want to become a better outdoorsman, head to Trapping Talk and start reading!

2. Hunting Community

In Hunting Community you can expect so much more than just hunting pictures! This community of over 15,000 members post great fishing pictures, hilarious GIF’s, and memes that will have you rolling on the ground.

The members of Hunting Community post lots of trail cam pictures that you will not find on any other outdoor website or Facebook page. Many of these trail cam pictures have in them huge deer that will make you wish it was hunting season again! Other trail cam pictures show bobcats, bear, elk, and so much more.

If you want to learn more about shooting hunting rifles and bow hunting, then Hunting Community is the right Facebook page for you. This group of top-notch hunters will gladly answer any questions you have in a respectful and encouraging way.

What makes Hunting Community a stand-out page is the members willingness to help one another. A member will post a question and soon follows several positive comments that are detailed and helpful. Members on this page are clearly humble individuals that keep an open-mind with every post.

Hunting Community is so much more than just hunting. Surround yourself with amazing men and women who love the outdoors and join Hunting Community!

1. Habitat Managers

If you are interested in expanding your outdoor knowledge to a whole new level, Habitat Managers is your page to follow.

The expertise found in Habitat Managers is unmatched. Simply put, you will always get the right answer to anything related to the outdoors. Members in this group are happy to answer any questions related to horticulture, invasive species, avian wildlife, and so much more. If you want to learn more about food plots, pesticide application, and timber stand improvements, you have found your favorite Facebook page.

Habitat Managers will not short change you in the world of hunting including deer, turkey, and upland game. Some members even post their outdoor artwork, which is some of the best in the country!

What made Habitat Manager number one on the list is not the abundance of information found, but the members willingness to give the right information. Members ensure others are correctly and safely doing this land management work, which proves they are always looking out for one another.

Always strive to be a better outdoorsman. Learn what is growing around you in the woods and learn more about the animals in it, not just the animal you are hunting. Join, Habitat Managers.

These 5 groups are the true representation of the American outdoors and our outdoor culture. Positive communities like Midwest Fishing Group, Fishing Community, Trapping Talk, Hunting Community, and Habitat Managers encourage more people to join our great outdoor sports. Without new members our rights as hunters, fishermen, and trappers will fade and the next generation will not have the opportunities we have today.

Thank you to all the members and administrators for your continued dedication to conservation and the American outdoors.

Justin J. Lind

June 2018
White Buffalo Outdoors