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“Auntie! I brought my bow!”

“Auntie! I brought my bow!”

 What’s better than hearing that from a 4 year old as she piles out of the car? Archery has become a prevalent family pastime over the last several years and raising our next generation of hunters is key to the preservation of our hunting rights. The biggest question regarding young archers is often ‘when should I introduce my kid/niece/nephew/grandchild to archery?’ I think the answer to this is pretty simple—whenever they want!

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5 Basic Mistakes For New Hunters to Avoid

Any hunter is going to make mistakes regardless of the experience level. Even the most skilled hunters sometimes come across unfamiliar situations, in which the risk of making a mistake can be really high.

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HME Review: Tree Stand Umbrella

I received this HME Tree Stand Umbrella in the middle of my late season. It was perfect timing. I was beyond excited for this product to arrive and put it to use. So much excitement in fact I put it up on the pitch black with my husband's help before my early morning hunt the next day. 

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'Mommy's Big Buck'

I made my way down my stand, rifle at the ready and eyes peeled for any movement or a body mass of that beautiful Whitetail. I ensured through my travels that there weren't any tracks leaving the swamp. After meandering through the stillness of beautiful white kissed trees, I saw him. 

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My 2018 Solo Hunt

I just had a wonderful experience with nature yet I felt defeated. All of a sudden I saw movement. Something had spooked the doe herd and they had turned around and came back! I was blessed to experience the herd around me all over again.

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Cyclops 700 Lumen Flashlight Review

I was pleasantly surprised at the brightness and I loved how light it was and that it did not take up much room in my pack. I highly recommend to anyone who hunts or just loves to be outdoors.

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Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

Sometimes when you least expect something to happen is well... when it will happen. At least that's what happened to me and harvesting my first archery animal; but, for you to fully understand the story, we have to start from the beginning. 

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Mother/Daughter Turkey Hunt

Each year the San Diego Chapter of the National Wildlife Turkey Federation has a couple of opportunities for kids to pull for hunts on private land and we asked Abby if she would like to try for a hunt. She’s a lucky girl and her name was pulled for both opportunities! March 18th was her date and she was set to hunt on the Santa Ysabel preserve with a mentor from the NWTF and me. Only 20 people are allowed to hunt on this preserve each year and it is the kids on the Saturday and Sunday of this Mentored Youth Hunt so it’s a special deal. They close the hunt area to the public so it remains safe for all.

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2017 Deer Season and a few Big Lessons

I haven’t always been a hunter; it wasn’t until I met my husband that I was even interested in it, even though I’ve always been a wild game eater. Now, 3 years in to being a huntress, I couldn’t imagine my life without hunting. There is nothing quite like spending a day out in the back country. Even though I have been hunting for 3 years, 2017 was my hardest year so far for deer hunting.

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