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Melissa Bachman

SAFE AND EASY TREE STAND TIPS


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When it comes to tree stand safety, the importance of this topic can’t be stressed enough. Thousands of hunters will climb into a stand on numerous occasions this fall – please make certain it’s not your last! Most accidents happen going in and out of the stand before people are safely strapped in. The good […]

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Nikki Boxler

SETTING A GROUND BLIND FOR THE SEASON AHEAD


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Once you have your ground blind set up and tied down where you want it, you can then start to brush it in. The main goal of brushing in a blind to is get rid of the sharp edges and corners of the blind to give it a more natural look. I like to use natural […]

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Scott Leysath

EARLY SEASON (WARM WEATHER) GAME PROCESSING


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As I write this blog, I’m about a week away from my first deer hunt of the season. By the time this blog posts, I will hopefully have bagged, processed, cooked and consumed at least part of an early season deer. I’m headed to the central coast of California to shoot a blacktail deer on […]

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Live the Legend

EARLY GOOSE SEASON TIPS


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It was little more than 20 years ago that the Atlantic Flyway was closed down temporarily to Canada goose hunting because it was feared their numbers were too low. It didn’t stay closed long and for good reason. The Canada goose population in the East and across the rest of its migratory range has exploded. […]

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Melissa Bachman

HERE WE GO – EARLY TEAL SEASON


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Early season waterfowl can be an absolute magical time of the year. The weather is usually beautiful, people are so excited to finally get back out into the field and one of the first seasons to usually open involves hunting teal. As a young girl growing up in Central Minnesota, teal hunting is something we […]

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Nikki Boxler

A VENISON DISH FOR THE SEASON TO COME


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There is nothing like walking into the house after a cold day in the tree stand and smelling the sweet aroma of meatloaf in the oven. This comfort food is a hunting camp favorite. With every bite it always takes me back to my grandma’s home cooking! Presume the same is true for you as […]

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Scott Leysath

SHANKS FOR THE MEMORIES – HOW TO MAKE DELICIOUS DEER SHANKS


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You know, I’m just not getting through to some of you. In spite of me telling folks that the shanks are some of the best-eating parts of an antlered animal, as far as I can tell most people are still throwing them in the trash…or feeding them to their dogs. I’m all for rewarding my […]

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Live the Legend

TIPS FOR CLEAN SHOTS ON DOVES


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Dove hunting across the South and many other areas where it is practiced is a huge social affair that not only provides an excuse for sportsmen to gather before or after the hunt for a big meal, cold drinks and a lot of storytelling, but also serves as the unofficial kick-off for the fall hunting […]

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