Squirrel Stuff

In just a few weeks squirrel season will open in my area. These small game are not pursued as much as they used to be. But they are fun to hunt and are especially good for taking youth and first-time hunters into the woods. I have some fond memories from my early...

Embracing the Culture

Something that happens to me quite often, is I wake up in a hotel and forget where I am. It may be that I’m on a hunting trip or away at a speaking gig, but I wake up and before my eyes open, my mind tells me I’m home. There’s been a few times I’ve woken up in the...

Interruptions

            I often taken a book to the tree stand with me. I mostly do it during the evening hunts because the deer tend to be slower moving until just before dark. I’ve read many good books using this approach. On occasion, I have been...

New Habitat

            Habitat is a word used quite often in the world of the outdoorsman. If you have lived more than a couple of decades, you have witnessed changes in the habitat in the area you live and/or hunt. As our population increases,...

Real Freedom

           While Americans are fixed on our own Independence Day; the truth is, many different countries take one day each year and celebrate their freedom from another country or empire. I find it odd that even countries which are not...