Inspiring Families to Hunt, Fish, and Adventure Together

Venison Stroganoff from Scratch

October 16, 2015

As you may be able to tell from my pervious posts, the Stafford Family has been blessed with a very full freezer from our buck hunting excursions this season so far! I have a rifle tag that I haven’t even attempted to fill yet …



T Minus 15 Days…

October 9, 2015

15 days… 15 days from now, I will be a waterfowl widow… 15 days from now, I will be a single mom again… 15 days from now, I will be booking, and scheduling, and coordinating 100 days of waterfowl hunts, for more than 500 …



The Sit and Wait Buck

October 3, 2015

90% of the bow hunting I do is spot and stalk style hunting. I absolutely love the challenge in spotting a buck 500 to 1000 yards away and methodically putting a game plan together to cut that utterly long distance and get myself within …



Mallard Warriors!

August 28, 2015

Last weekend was the California Waterfowl Association’s Annual State Convention and it’s actually the 70th Anniversary of the organization, so of course a pretty big shin dig was planned to celebrate that fact. Members from all over the State were coming and looking forward …



Success on Road Three!

August 21, 2015

It always takes me a while to sum up a hunt and put it all into perspective in my own mind, let alone write about the experience. I can chat about it just fine in person, but writing it out seems almost too challenging …



Easy Deer Camp Meals!

August 14, 2015

The menu question is one of the most frequently asked questions in my life! “Mom, What’s for Dinner?”,   is something that I can’t avoid even when I am leaving on a hunting trip. I know that I could just be like one of the …



Recipe for Bowhunting Success!

August 7, 2015

“Study while others are sleeping, Work while others are loafing, Prepare while others are playing, and Dream while others are wishing.”  – William A. Ward I was given a card for my high school graduation that had that quote in it and for some …



The Cam Plan;)

July 17, 2015

If there is one thing that I could say that I have become somewhat of a pro at, it would be the art of trail camera-ing (totally just made that word up). Setting, monitoring, and then implementing the information that we’ve gathered from our field …



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 …