Inspiring Families to Hunt, Fish, and Adventure Together

Category: Kids


Knot Tying 101 Challenge – Knot #2

April 30, 2020

I hope you all have mastered, knot #1 – the basic overhand knot and are ready to learn another! The second knot of our 4-H Outdoor Project Knot Challenge is the basic slip knot! This quick and easy knot comes in handy for all …



Knot Tying 101 Challenge – Knot #1

April 23, 2020

Stay in Place Orders have certainly been pushing us all to find new ways to adapt and overcome obstacles. Our 4-H Program is still doing what it can to provide 4-H members with learning opportunities in spite of not being able to get our …



Think Big Shop Small

November 29, 2019

The Holiday Shopping Season is officially upon us!! I already feel panicked. Thanksgiving and Christmas are just too darn close together this year. It almost seems like we are losing an entire week between the two. I actually think we are. In fact, I …




Youth Essay Contest

December 13, 2018

Just a reminder that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife Youth Essay Contest Deadline is tomorrow! December 14th!Eeeek! My kids need to submit something! I ask them to do this every year and I have yet to win the battle! I could be …



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 …



California Apprentice Deer Hunts

May 25, 2018

Nevada big game draw results posted today! I woke up to a text message from one of my best friends excited to share her good news of the incredible tag she drew and in that excitement, I woke the kids before the sun asking …



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 Camp to Remember

April 13, 2018

The California Waterfowl Association hosts many hunting heritage camps and clinics each year, but one of the most stand out of the program is the weekend hunter camp held at Rancho Esquon in Durham, California. If you have never had the opportunity to step …



T-Minus 21 days until Turkey Day

March 2, 2018

T-Minus 21 days until Turkey Day! Yep, you read that right! Opening day of the California Spring Turkey Season is three weeks away and we already have our game faces on! The bonus pre-season hunt days allocated to licensed junior hunters kicks off the …