Inspiring Families to Hunt, Fish, and Adventure Together

Tag: Hunting

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 …

The How and Why of Garage Gym Life

March 16, 2018

I just realized I’ve never blogged about my garage gym life. Which is funny to me, as I fret over blog ideas all the time. Duh, something that is part of my everyday routine should have easily come to mind, and yet I have …

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 …

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 …

Western Hunt Expo Weekend Getaway!

February 19, 2016

Last weekend we loaded up the kiddos and got outta Dodge! Having just wrapped up a taxing waterfowl season, coping with the constant concern and worry about my Dad and his fight with cancer, and juggling all the beautiful craziness of raising little people, …

Youth Hunt Age Check!

February 1, 2016

Hey you guys! If you happened to listen in to my radio show segment this past weekend, you heard me talking about all this confusion on the age limit for this weekend’s upcoming Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt! In short, California law was awesomely changed this …

Hello 2016

December 30, 2015

“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Henry David Thoreau Holy Wow! 2015 is over! The last 365 Days have gone by faster than…well let’s just say they have flown by. …

Oh, Christmas Tree!

November 27, 2015

Once, in the last 12 years of Christmases together, Casey and I opted to hit a tree lot and choose a  fresh cut evergreen as the centerpiece of our holiday decor! That year also happened to be the first year that we offered to …

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 …

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 …