Elk Hunting – Never Quit | Mia’s Motivations

This year's fall elk hunt was, as always, a tough one. I hunted third rifle season which ran November 6th through November 14th. Third season is always a chilly one, and this year was no different. We had it pretty easy the first weekend. It at least got above 40 degrees during the day. The first …

Get Outdoors – Music of the Mountains Elk Hunting | Mia’s Motivations

Break time! I'm sitting in the woods having lunch and admiring the sights and sounds offered by Mother Nature. I eat my lunch and I get to enjoy nature's concert first hand. The breeze is gently blowing. The fallen leaves crackle as they blow across her floor. The pine needles rustle and the aspen's play! …

Mule Deer hunting – Fruits of My Labor | Mia’s Motivations

We had hunted hard for days looking for a Colorado Mule Deer.   My muscles were sore and I was tired.  Hank and I loaded in the truck and headed to the trail head.  As we drove I told him "I don't feel good today.  I'm tired and sore."  He didn't even acknowledge my words.  He knew that …

Mule Deer Hunting – Not This Day | Mia’s Motivations

I was pumped to have drawn a Mule Deer buck tag for second rifle season in Durango, Colorado.  We were up before the crack of dawn.  I guzzled my coffee and donned my layers of camo.  It was a brisk fall morning and I knew I needed to wear enough clothes for the worst weather, …

Upland Hunting – A Good Little Provider | Mia’s Motivations

We took the little gal grouse hunting today.  She loaded her 20 gauge in a scabbard on her horse and she, Hank, myself and Daisy our bird dog headed up the trail.  We headed up an area where Hank and I had seen birds a couple of weeks prior when we were scouting for bear.  The ride involved …