How to improve turkey population – by Mia & LG

When a new hunter asks how to get started hunting, LG and I often recommend turkey hunting. That, of course, is after he or she passes a Hunter Safety course. In a Hunter Safety class, a new hunter will learn about safety, firearms, laws and ethics. Conservation is another thing we can learn a lot about while …

A favorite in the blind or at the range – Winchester® Ammunition’s AA® TrAAcker™

In visiting with other instructors, shooters and outdoor enthusiasts post SHOT Show I have been asked the same question numerous times. "What was your favorite thing at SHOT Show?" There are always many things that impress me at the show. I will over the next few weeks, be sharing some of the great new releases …

Predator Call – the mini Phantom

mini Phantom with mini Phantom speaker

It's that time of year again. Just after big game is done, and predator hunting takes full effect. I thought I better share this one again. We are still using (enjoying) this call and demo-ing another which I hope to report on soon! I was excited to head to the post office counter yesterday with …

Trapping – The Little Gal Becomes a Trapper

Mia Anstine blogs about her daughter's journey to becoming an outdoorswoman in the mountains of Colorado. In this installment, the Little Gal traps her first raccoon. Read about it at the WON. Connect with Mia – ►Twitter  ►Facebook ►Pinterest ►YouTube ►InstagramI'm also available on other social outlets — Look up Mia Anstine. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLi4hlqmeGCp9IXybE36qb5e0ZahpMBuVx Mia Anstine is an outdoor writer, licensed …

An Unlikely Trophy | Prairie Dog Hunting

I was watching our new little filly, Winnie when I was reminded of springtime's past and erosion control at the ranch.  Springtime in Colorado generally has us thinking of chasing turkeys.  The problem is that season doesn't start until April.  Some may not know, but lion season is open until the end of March.  Yet another …

Howling, Squealing and Snarling – Mini Phantom Predator Call

mini Phantom with mini Phantom speaker

I was excited to head to the post office counter yesterday with my yellow slip.  In our little town, you have a package to pick up!  I handed the piece of paper to the man on the other side of the counter with a big smile and then stood there to wait.  He came around …

Waterfowl Hunting – Nothing But Green

It was Sunday morning.  Time to duck hunt!  Hank & I were up at the crack of dawn.  We donned our gear and started to head out the door when our friend who is visiting hollered "Only greenheads!"  We laughed and chuckled because we knew what he meant.  Last week I tagged out right away because …

Waterfowl Hunting – Daisy the Bird Dog

Me & my Daisy Daisy is our Weimaraner.  She is a pointer who thinks she is a retriever, or maybe she is a retriever who is really a pointer.  She is an only child and a modest 95-pound beauty.  A little big for her bread, but don't underestimate her.  She does her job.  In the …

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