The Tug

There’s nothing like barreling down the lake in the spring or summer at 5:00 in the morning. The cool mist will wake up anyone. But it’s not really the air that is alarming, it’s the possibility of a big bass that is ready for breakfast – buzz bait style. To see the...

A New Story

Jimmy is a very experienced and seasoned duck hunter. He’s also taken his share of deer. He, however, has never had the thrill of seeing a strutting tom walk in front of his shotgun- that is until the other day. I happened to be with him when he wrote this new...

Where Two Gobblers Roost

           I can take you where two gobblers roost. They are in the same place about five out of seven days. We have been meeting and talking several mornings since the season opened. I can describe what they look like. They have walked...

Wind and Rain

            I have this love-hate relationship with the wind and rain. I don’t ever remember getting excited to hunt in the rain or during high winds. I have done both several times. And of course, sometimes you get out there when it’s...

Sunday Morning Gobbler

            I hustled to make it to my second set-up that morning. I was trying to get in a quick hunt before attending my church service. I thought, for sure, my initial location would be my best opportunity. The toms are there most...

Spring

Spring is made for the outdoors. It seems everything that inspires us has its beginnings outside. Whether you hunt, fish, hike, bike, run, play sports, garden, or simply mow your grass, it feels empowering to engage in all of these under the clear skies and in the...