Inspiring Families to Hunt, Fish, and Adventure Together

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 …



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 …