Get Outside for Responsible Recreation

Getting outside is a great way to reduce stress and restore your mind. During the COVID-19 stay-at-home directives, it's been a challenge for some people to do anything. This morning I'm pleased to read about the Responsible Recreation pledge that the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation shared. Some key points in taking the pledge are to plan …

CPW Presents Learn to Hunt Webinar Series

At a recent board meeting we discussed ways to share hunting with others. During this COVID-19, social distancing, shut down and panic scenario, we've had several friends who needed meat and were thankful to know a hunter. While we discussed ways to share the hunt with others, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) had already designed …

Basic Archery with A Girl and A Gun

Even though we have stay-at-home orders across the country and most events have been canceled, we can still reach others and do good things. I mentioned in a prior post that I would've been at the Cameo Shooting Complex in Palisade, Co. teaching archery, and that I'd designed a virtual Basic Archery class with seven …

Archery Rests – Drop Away vs. Full Containment

If this were a normal week, prior to COVID-19, right now I'd be teaching archery at the annual A Girl and A Gun (AGAG) conference. It's supposed to be taking place, live and in person, at the Cameo Shooting Complex in Palisade, Colo. The social distancing restrictions brought on by the pandemic have caused the …

Get Outdoors for Global City Nature Challenge 2020

For years I've mentioned that even people who live in the city can get outside to enjoy nature. Heck! People in metro areas need to get outdoors. It's amazing what you can find if you set your mind to it. After moving from rural Colorado to San Diego, I learned that the city isn't all …

States Closing Hunting Seasons to Non-Residents | Morning Musings

During yesterday's Friday Morning Coffee Chat, a friend asked about my thoughts regarding Nebraska closing their turkey hunting season to non-residents. Since coffee chat is at 6:00 am for me, I'm not always completely awake, but I like how the questions get my mind going. The closures to non-residents, and not to mention residents, stayed …