Taking advantage of Maryland’s late season resident goose season I have not waterfowl hunted much this hunting season. The schedule seemed to accommodate chasing whitetails more than goose hunting. At some point last week, I realized I still had time to get out and enjoy a goose hunt or two. The Maryland late season resident … Continue reading
Deer steaks fill the freezer and the ducks have been flying good all season, but it was time to change things up and do a little upland bird hunting. I sent out the call and arranged a group of hunters for a pheasants and chukar hunt at Twin Ridge Upland Bird Farm
Quite often when I write about deer hunting, I discuss the benefits of entering the woods alone making a personal connection with the natural world. This deer hunt was different. I made a connection with fellow hunters who also share in my passion for the outdoors and venison on the table.
Augie’s Successful Hog Hunt Flood waters slapped the front bumper. We had driven 4oo miles to South Carolina for a hog hunt, only to get denied reaching our riverside camp due to flooded roads. I smiled to Larry. The adventure had begun.
Larry was my hunting partner on our latest adventure. We traveled together down to South Carolina for a feral hog hunt. I asked Larry if he would be willing to tell his story for the blog and he willingly agreed. In fact I think we might see some more of Larry in the future, as he has … Continue reading
Late one winter evening, I went scanning the internet looking for an early spring adventure. What I found turned out to be one of my favorite spring escapes to date. March or April is the perfect time for a shake winter off your back and welcome spring adventure. A friend and I drove 400 miles south … Continue reading
I Am a Gun Owner I’m a peace loving kind of guy. But there is a gun close by my bed. I always assume the best in a person. But the ammo lies next to the gun. I am a gun owner. Amendment II A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of … Continue reading
Another Deer Season Opening Day is Here Opening day of deer season is a few days away. This will be my 37th opening day old enough to hunt deer season opening day. I’ve missed 3 openers since I was 12 years old. One I was in Army basic training and the other two I was at … Continue reading
The good old stand-by is still the best at keeping you dry. I first started to use Helly Hansen rain gear when I worked in Alaska. In the daily rain of Ketchikan Alaska, I guided tourist through the Alaskan Wilderness in open wheeled buggies. The rain suit preferred by the locals and the one we … Continue reading
Deer Hunting with Crossbow Late on Sunday evening I sit down to relax having returned to the Washington DC apartment. With a tumbler filled with three large ice cubes and splashed with my favorite whiskey, the weekend comes to a perfect close. It had been a grand weekend.