I’m always looking for things that make shooting easier and more fun. And, I want those items to transfer from the range to the field with ease. Practicing for the best shot possible should occur with every pull of the trigger. This is not limited to your rifle or your cartridge, but also in your optics and your restRead More
So let's start with the most basic and probably most important knot, the half hitch. Make this knot your best friend! If you're a beginner, use it every time you tie in and off of a material. This way if you break or accidently cut your thread you can go back to your last step and start from there and not the whole fly. And it's super simple.Read More
For beginners, archery can be a bit overwhelming. There are a lot of choices when selecting equipment, getting your bow sighted in can be frustrating and you have to accept that every shot won’t be perfect. But still, archery has so many benefits and once you get set up and start practicing, you’ll likely be among the millions that fall in love with it!Read More
Have you ever harvested a fuzzy coyote or a beautiful bobcat and thought "Now if only I could save the fur?" Well, fur-on tanning is not that hard, but it is time consuming and uses some elbow grease! I'm not going to give instructions, but some helpful tips that I have learned through experience.Read More
Hiking is more than just a stroll down a trail to get a little outside time after a day—or week—in the office. Hiking is an excellent way to get a workout, clear your mind and find peace and quiet. Luckily, hiking is an activity that you can usually participate in regardless of age, skill level or fitness level.Read More
I had goals and high expectations as the 2017 season grew near. There was a certain buck on my hit list and I wanted to help restock our freezer as well. Opening weekend came and I knew something felt different. The following week I find out we're expecting a baby. I knew then not only my season but our lives were about to change.Read More
I love camping. I couldn’t wait until my girls were old enough to appreciate it for all of it’s glory. This past summer my girls were 12 and 13, and finally willing to go. Over the years I have been keeping in mind things my mother had done for us as a child along with things I had seen on Pinterest.