DIY mounted deer antlers

I have done a couple mounts before, but with the press board plagues and Styrofoam covered skull caps. They work but I wanted to try something new. I used Walnut Creek Hardwood for a couple of European pedestals and really like them. In 2010, I shot a buck and could not make a European mount…

The Athlete Hunter By Jeremy Koerber

There is no doubt that there is an opportunity to market health and fitness products to the outdoorsman.  Social media is inundated with what is being now being called the “Outdoor Athlete” and the proof is in their Facebook posts, pics on Instagram and tweets depicting their daily workouts and hunting adventures.  Companies like Wilderness Athlete provide supplements…

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…

A New Hunter’ Adventure by Preston Swasey

For all of my life I have had an outdoors man around me that has taught me the ways of the outdoors. That man is my father. I have spent countless hours fishing with him, but the chance to hunt big game together took twenty-one years to take place. After recently returning from serving a…

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…