Hunting season is over but hunting and fishing season goes on year around. Hunting and Fishing means just that. Looking or searching for something that you pursue. Humans are Hunters and Gatherers. We are all, natural shoppers! Therefore, women are now entering the Hunting and Fishing world in greater numbers. Filling tags is like couponing! Wild game is “Organic”, “Free Range”, and Natural. With declining “sportsmen” populations, women are more than welcome to join the
Its time to begin again! Every year there is an ending point and a point to start anew. Hunters call it “New Deer Year”! Oh no what can a Deer Hunter do? Except for some late season doe hunts, private hunts, or maybe a crop depredation hunt, Deer Season has ended. The next time we get to hunt is maybe for Sheds, or Spring Turkey, but that’s months away. First, unpack and reorganize. Wash your
Hunting has a heritage of sharing the bounty of nature. Preparing meals from the harvest is always a great way to show love for family and friends. Anyone can cook a ham, turkey, roast or food from the grocery store. Preparing food that you gathered from hunting is a more special gift. Hunting means time, patience, expense, skill, persistence, and dedication. After the arrow leaves the bow or the trigger is pulled, the real work
After hours and days trying to fill your tag, the moment of truth finally arrives. You see the target, raise your weapon and BANG, you missed! What the heck? First, you are not the first! Many hunters have had their “Missed Moments”! What is important, is to accept ownership and make this a learning moment. Hunters are human, and we must learn from our mistakes. Wasting this learning moment is a wasted opportunity to improve.
Once the critter is down, now what? Trophy critters require assistance when getting them from the field to your rig. Back in the pioneer days, a horse, wagon, or mule may have been handy. Today, we need to consider other options. We have all heard the stories about the guy that shoots the big buck that runs back toward his truck and falls into the bed. Anything even close to this has never happened to