Inspiring Families to Hunt, Fish, and Adventure Together

Stream Fishing the 4th!

July 2, 2015

Mountain air and camp coffee is calling my name this 4th of July weekend and I absolutely cannot wait! It has become one of our most cherished family traditions to head up to Plumas County each year to camp with our family and friends …



Shark Week Came Early!

June 23, 2015

I have at least 5 good topics on my “blog posts to get done” list, but they can all wait because I have to share my latest outdoor experience asap! Last Friday, Casey, Brian, Caroline and I all went SHARK FISHING!!! I have been …



Funky Nests in Funky Places!

May 1, 2015

I feel horrible that I haven’t been hitting my goal of a post a week on this blog:/ but the good news is that I am busy. Nest searches and field scouting have taken up a lot of my time lately and I won’t …



Not Your Ordinary Egg Hunt!

April 4, 2015

I have been on staff now with California Waterfowl for just shy of a year. That means I have had the last 10 months to prepare for my first ever nesting season! Lots has gone on in that time frame for sure. Lots of …



My Kind of Summer Camp!

March 16, 2015

Here is a fact I always hate to share because it’s a hard reality in my opinion…California hunter numbers have been drastically declining for 40 or more years now! Back in the 70’s there was a high (no pun intended) of nearly 700,000. Today …



A New Home for Jewel!

February 22, 2015

I think it’s time to start looking for a new home for “Jewel”…my bow:) I’m not one to part with things like this too easily. I actually find it funny. After all, if Casey was wanting to buy a new gun he would just …



Pintail, Patience & Explosives!

February 18, 2015

I’ll start this post by admitting outright that I am not an expert on this topic by any means, but I wanted to share with you all a little of what I do know… California Waterfowl Association’s Post Season Pintail Banding efforts are well …



Youth Hunt Wraps it Up!

February 8, 2015

As most of you are well aware, the grand finale of the 2014-15 waterfowl season happened last weekend with two days of youth only hunting to finish off the season! I can’t tell you how cool it was to see how full my Facebook …



Let’s Get This Party Started!

February 6, 2015

I have written this “coveted” first blog post a million times in my mind and at least 20 times previous to this I actually typed out a few different versions never having posted them. The idea of this blog has been on my annual …