Killing Ourselves

             We are in uncharted territory. Covid 19 has not only affected my work life, but now my hunting life. Kentucky allowed no non-resident hunters to hunt during turkey season. I know the fish and wildlife agency was not...

I’m Standing

            Immediately, I am reminded of a book in the Bible. It is only one chapter. It is the book of Jude. Its subject is concerning apostasy. For my purposes here, I am not as concerned with the purpose of the book as much as I am...

OUTDOOR TRUTHS

           I was unable to scout before opening day, but I knew where the turkeys loved to roost. So, I proceeded to set up my decoys with a little bit of faith and a little bit of reason. As daylight approached I...

Where’s God?

            I’m embarrassed to say, my turkey season has been terrible. I’ve not been able to stay very late up in the morning, so I’ve been limited to trying to compete with hens after the toms fly off the roost. Early...

First Things

         No matter how long you’ve been doing something, there is always a first. This truth goes for turkey hunting and it goes for me. Let me explain. I had decided at the last minute to go hunting that morning. I was about thirty...

The Sounds of Silence

            I noticed my actions during a turkey hunt a few mornings ago. I had not heard a bird gobble for a few days, so there I was waiting again for that familiar sound. I always arrive just before daylight and make my way to a...