How to Find a Good Hunting Spot During the Off-Season

How to Find a Good Hunting Spot During the Off-Season

If you’re an experienced hunter, this article probably isn’t for you. But if you’re an experienced hunter and have friends that don’t hunt, you might want to send this article to them so they can keep an eye out for you. It can’t hurt… For 

What do I need to do to go Hunting?

What do I need to do to go Hunting?

Wow, we’ve been busy. We went from wildfire evacuation directly into a big hunting trip for two weeks. We followed that up with moving and here we are. We are barely settled in our new home but we’re back to hunting before it’s over for 

Our Super Trusty, Cheap, and Simple DIY Awning

Our Super Trusty, Cheap, and Simple DIY Awning

Several of our friends have asked us for instructions for our DIY awning, so here you go! Sorry for the mediocre photos – we wanted to get this out to a few friends before hunting season so we’re working with what we had – please 

The Lion, the Wolf, and the Moose – Part 5

The Lion, the Wolf, and the Moose – Part 5

If you haven’t read parts 1-4, you can find them here. I started my first afternoon of Rosie hunting disappointed. As I took my first look with my binoculars, I spotted an ATV down where I was planning on hunting. Bundles of fog were quickly 

The Lion, the Wolf, and the Moose – Part 4

The Lion, the Wolf, and the Moose – Part 4

If you haven’t read parts 1-3, you can find them here. You would think that after camping in super cold weather for three days we would be ready to head home with a truck load of meat. Instead, we dropped the meat off at a 

The Lion, the Wolf, and the Moose – Part 3

The Lion, the Wolf, and the Moose – Part 3

If you haven’t read parts 1 or 2, you can find them here. The next day, we decided to head straight to our plan A area – we had to put chains on the truck just to drive in. I use the heavy duty v-bar 

The Lion, the Wolf, and the Moose – Part 2

The Lion, the Wolf, and the Moose – Part 2

If you haven’t read part 1, you can check it out here. By the end of our second day of hunting, we had seen dozens of antelope and mule deer, whitetail deer, several moose, bighorn sheep, and several herds of elk. This was enough to 

The Lion, the Wolf, and the Moose – Part 1

The Lion, the Wolf, and the Moose – Part 1

When I was visiting with family this fall my grandmother said something like, “your grandfather doesn’t like to kill things” and I immediately thought “Well, if I enjoyed killing things, that would make me a psychopath”. What she meant, really, was that my grandad wasn’t interested 

One Backpack to Suit All Your Outdoor Needs

One Backpack to Suit All Your Outdoor Needs

The blue Osprey backpack that I used for years worked well for backpacking, but when we started having success big game hunting and it came time to haul large loads of meat (like the elk that Olivia harvested in the photo below) it was uncomfortable 

DIY Archery Target for Compound Bows

DIY Archery Target for Compound Bows

Why build a carpet target? If you’re new to archery hunting and you think you can get by with just one small foam target, you can’t. If you are practicing as much as you should as a new archer, you will ruin a foam target 

Our Roosevelt Elk Hunt 2020 – How a Great Hunt Almost Turned Bad

Our Roosevelt Elk Hunt 2020 – How a Great Hunt Almost Turned Bad

This fall was my first season hunting Roosevelt Elk and was my first season hunting in Washington. Fortunately, I was able to start the hunt with a good friend, Trevor, who grew up in Southwest Washington and knows the area and the hunting very well.