What ammo should you carry?

Every year I hear these stories; this ammo was cheaper, I sent my buddy to get me more ammo, it said 7mm, and my favorite it fits in the gun. If you own the gun you should know what it shoots. I seen a guy come out with a new rifle that he bought at…

Thought of the Day.

As I sit here and think about my last year’s hunts and some of the medical problems I was having at the time….I look over the effect it had on a couple of my hunts. With my history, two heart attacks, I will never be a back country hunter like Cameron Hanes. My heart does not…

What does “Being Ethical” mean to you?

You hear a lot about road hunters and how they don’t get out of the vehicle, they just drive around.  Is it unethical?  I believe that as long as they follow the rules that pertain to shooting from the vehicle/road and laws regarding loaded firearms in their vehicle, that’s their decision….and it means less people in…

The Outdoor Education of our Children

As I get ready to wish my daughter her 23rd birthday, I was thinking about the way I brought her up.  As a game, this year, I posted a bunch of photos of her when she was little.  In my favorite one, she is holding a canvasback.  In another, she is holding a fish and a razor clam.  She loves…

Special Application time (Season)

Man it seems like I have been doing is getting ready for hunting season, I have fished a bit. I have been getting rifles modify, I even got a new one (.300 RUM), putting trail cameras out (look for my blog on this) and of course it has been Special application time. I like to…

Keeping them involved

Here I sit, with cabin fever and was wondering what to write about next.  I figured I would stay with teaching new hunters, whether young or old.  So I asked each one of my kids to write something that they had learned from me taking them out in the wilds.  I will get to their…

Hunter’s Code of Conduct

  With all of the times I have looked at the hunting regulations, I’m pretty sure I saw these but don’t remember them. Since this is what ‘Chasing Wild Creatures’ is all about, this time I stopped and read through them.  I think that these should be read often, and maybe a contract to sign…