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...

Each Sound Unique

           I was taken aback the other day during a morning turkey hunt. The rain had persisted all night and into the early morning hours. It wasn’t until about 8:30 that the sun broke through the clouds. It seemed every living thing had...

HIS Workmanship

           I was wiping down some of my deer mounts that I had acquired over time. There’s one of my first bucks taken in Alabama, a Virginia eight-pointer, and a nice eleven from Missouri. Each mount made its way to my wall for different...

Keep Going

            I know I am constantly growing as a hunter and fisherman. All I have to do is look back at last year and I know there’s room to get better. One young man was being interviewed for a new position. The interviewer asked, “What...