Ways to Make a Wild Turkey Taste Not So Wild

I have roasted a lot of turkeys, but never one that I turned the lights off on personally. I knew that my wild turkey was going to be a challenge to cook. I wanted it to be moist and not taste like the stale grains and bugs that it had been chowing down on during […]

Read More » | June 14, 2013 | Category: Blog | Comments: none

Preparing for the Hunt

One of my favorite parts of hunting, is the preparation that goes into it. From setting up treestands and trail cams, to discovering the current patterns where deer are traveling. It’s always exciting to discover a different place the deer may be bedding and even more exciting to see the new yearlings on the ground […]

Read More » | June 13, 2013 | Category: Blog | Comments: 1

First Thunder Chicken Down!

Since I have been schooling myself in all things archery and decided to break into bowhunting this fall, I figured it was important to get some hunting experience under my belt. I have had short encounters as a kid in the woods with my Dad, but didn’t express enough interest as a child to get […]

Read More » | June 12, 2013 | Category: Blog | Comments: 1

Venison Chili

Growing up, my dad always processed our own deer. I can’t recall one time he ever took his precious deer to the processor. There was something about the way he would take his time.  I remember watching him hang the deer and going through the process. He took such care and delight in this delicate […]

Read More » | June 11, 2013 | Category: Blog | Comments: none

A New and Festering Archery Addiction

What happens when you realize your main hobby turned into your job and you find yourself staring at a screen during all your free time? You realize that you need to get out of your worn down faux leather computer chair, tie up your boots, and get outside. This is precisely what was going through […]

Read More » | June 10, 2013 | Category: Blog | Comments: 6

Young Huntress Breaking into the Scene

My first hunting trip was with my dad when I was 8 years old. I was surprised that I was getting to go, since it was usually my older brother who always got the invite. However, this time, I was the one who got invited. – I could hardly sleep at all as the night […]

Read More » | June 9, 2013 | Category: Blog | Comments: 2

Camo Mermaid

Saltwater and sun is my recipe for Summer fun! I am drawn to the sea, like a fish out of water, I need it to survive! My playground is the Gulf of Mexico! Growing up I would pretend I was a mermaid and use to wish on shooting stars that I could talk to dolphins. […]

Read More » | June 8, 2013 | Category: Blog, Fishing | Comments: 2

Crazy, Dedicated Love

Hunting, Fishing, The Outdoors – Some say I am crazy, some say it’s just dedication, others say it’s for the love of it. I say it takes a little bit of each one. Many of us have gone to some extreme, some wild measure to go on a hunting trip, land a big catch or […]

Read More » | June 7, 2013 | Category: Blog | Comments: none

Insects Really “Bug” Me!

Spring tends to come late where I live in eastern Washington, but when it does come, it comes quickly. And this year spring arrived on the same day as the opening day of turkey season. – I had just set out my decoys and gotten settled into my natural brush blind when I started noticing […]

Read More » | June 6, 2013 | Category: Blog | Comments: none

Recipe – Venison Chili

Few things are more satisfying on a cold autumn evening than a hearty bowl of hot chili and a piece of fresh-baked cornbread. Here is a delicious recipe that will warm your belly and tickle your taste buds. – 4 tbsp. unsalted butter 1 lg. onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 jalepeno, diced 4 […]

Read More » | June 5, 2013 | Category: Blog, Recipes | Comments: none