Have you ever had a “long distance” phone friendship with folks that had already become friends but you just had yet to meet them? In my lengthy career as an outdoors writer, this has happened on several occasions; most recently up in northern New Mexico with my friends David and Regina Williams. This husband/wife team owns Hunters Supply, a well-known bullet manufacturing company and they have cranked out literally millions of bullets through … [Read more] about Mule Deer in the Land of Enchantment
Big Bore air rifles for hunting deer? Very possibly! A few years ago, in Waco at an outdoor show, I was first exposed to the power of modern day air rifles. Airforce Airguns had a booth set up and were allowing visitors to test fire their Condor, a PCP style … [Read more] about Big Bore air rifles for hunting deer? Very possibly!
“DEER” REUBEN For many deer hunters, the fun of the hunt doesn’t end when the big buck or doe is hanging on the meat pole. One of the rewards of a successful deer hunt is a big pile of venison steaks, roasts and burgers. Transforming those tasty cuts into … [Read more] about “DEER” REUBEN
A Little Piece of Heaven on Earth Just a few days ago, I had the privilege of spending a bit time enjoying a short bow hunt for whitetail with a couple of newfound friends up in northeast Texas only 15 miles from where I cut my deer hunting teeth as a … [Read more] about A Little Piece of Heaven on Earth
DEER HUNTING HAS CHANGED FOR THE BETTER As a youngster growing up in northeast Texas in the late fifties and sixties, I can remember the years when deer numbers were very low in our area and, throughout much of the state. Thanks to restocking programs and … [Read more] about Deer Hunting has Changed for the Better
TRAIL CAMERAS MAKE SCOUTING EASY AND… FUN! I won’t kid you, one of the more exciting aspects of my scouting for game occurs the instant I plug the SD card from my trail camera into the card reader or my computer and begin looking at the images captured from … [Read more] about Trail Cameras Make Scouting Easy and… FUN!
OUR TIME OF THE YEAR Leaves are just beginning to change into their fall colors and the woods are taking on that “AUTUMN” smell which is difficult to describe in words, but if you have spent much time in the outdoors your nose will tell you cooler … [Read more] about Our Time of the Year
BOW SEASON OPENER AT HAND With whitetail archery season on the horizon, we bow hunters are making last minute plans to arrow that woods-savvy old, whitetail buck or fat whitetail doe. I plan to begin the season in a ladder stand, strapped to an isolated oak … [Read more] about Bow Season Opener at Hand
WILD PIGEONS NOT YOUR PARK PIGEONS! When I informed my wife that I was heading out to join my friend David Hanson for an afternoon pigeon shoot with the new air powered “Wing Shot” air shotgun by Air Venturi, her reply was something like, “Not those … [Read more] about Not Your Park Pigeons!
Home from the Hills I’ve been a bit “out of pocket” the past three weeks, on our annual archery elk and bear hunt up in northern Colorado. This year wraps up my seventh season to spend a few weeks in Colorado’s high country. For the past six seasons, I’ve … [Read more] about Home from The Hills