Quit Being So Serious. Have Some Fun

Not So Serious! At six a.m. my temperature gauge read eighty degrees. The humidity was stifling. The recent weather has not been fit for man or beast and it’s showing up in the lack of success most fishermen are enduring. I was told by one friend that at one recent...

The Fear of Missing Out

FOMO It’s August and I’m enduring the heat and humidity to check trail cameras, stands, and plots. The upcoming deer season is less than a month away around here. That doesn’t mean I’ll be partaking, but only that I’ll have that option should I want to. As I have...

Loved, Wanted, and Kept

It’s fun to see newcomers to the hunting and fishing sports. Whether it’s an adult or youth, both bring a fresh sense of excitement that is contagious. And after a few times in the activity, they consider themselves a part of this special group. This extended family...

Markers and Messes

My fishing experiences as a youth were either alone or with the gang that made up Ford’s Woods. What I learned about fishing came from the same sources. I can remember as a youth the day I was bit by the “bass” bug. Even though I had never been to the lake, the levee...

Yours and Mine

I have to admit I can’t stand going too long without checking my trial cameras. This is true especially this time of year. Even though the experts tell me to leave them alone until hunting season, I know I’m probably not even going to hunt some of these spots until...