Inspiring Families to Hunt, Fish, and Adventure Together

Category: Family


Patience Tested – Quinn’s First Bull Elk

October 3, 2018

Casey was kind enough to put this story to words for me to share on the blog. He handed it to me nicely written out on sheets of binder paper in his bold and neat penmanship. Of course I typed it up and made …



Calm and Cool – Cade’s First Bull Elk

September 25, 2018

I hung at the back of the pack as we made our way up the slippery shale rock trail. I was dizzy and short of breath and mad at myself for skipping workouts and not eating better leading up to this hunt. It was …



A Birthday Letter to My Twelve Year Old Daughter

August 14, 2018

Today is Quinn’s 12th Birthday! And it’s Casey’s 38th! Where has the time gone!? Agh! It all just goes by way too quickly! We are having too much fun I guess! To be honest, raising a pre-teen daughter scares me. Raising a pre-teen daughter’s …



and the winner of our Momma’s Day Photo Contest is…

May 16, 2018

…Alisha Cole!!! Congratulations old friend! I am so glad to say you were randomly drawn to win the Grand Prize Package of an Outdoor Love Tee Shirt Club Graphic Tee, a Yeti Rambler Mug, and a Camouflage Thermal Tote from Thirty One! All 3 …



A Tribute to Big Dog

April 26, 2018

I swear that one of life’s most cruel injustices is losing a good dog with so much of our lives still left to live without them here. If I could have one super power it would be to have our furry friends live as …



10 Christmas Gifts an Outdoorsy Lady will Love!

December 16, 2017

I just happened to type the words female, hunter, and gift guide in the Google search bar and scrolled through a couple different lists (compiled by some pretty big outdoor publications) and some of the suggestions actually made me cringe with worry for anyone …



Pride, Love and Toughness without Equal

October 29, 2017

Flopping around in our cozy bed in the camp trailer, I couldn’t tell you what I was more annoyed with, Casey’s obnoxious snoring, the coyotes yipping right outside the door, or the fact that I didn’t notice the road that cut right through the …



Take the Pledge for National Hunting and Fishing Day!

September 22, 2017

It’s pretty obvious that I think Sportsmen (hunters and anglers) are pretty awesome people!!! Salt of the Earth!!! Literally! Of course, the main reason that I think they are the most rad people ever is mainly because they are the most dedicated conservationists that …



Sharing the Passion – Maddy’s Oregon Cow Elk Hunt

September 14, 2017

Last weekend I shared a link to an article on my Facebook page that was one of the better summaries of the benefits of teaching children to hunt. You can check out the article written by Dr. John Huber here. But anyhow, I went …



10 Golden Lessons of Turkey Success

March 26, 2017

Most of you who regularly read this blog, follow me on social media, or listen to my chatter on the radio, know that my best friend Shannon and I devote many hours to the pursuit of the majestic tom turkey every spring. We always …


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