Hunting with a Partner – NRA Tips & Tactics with Mia Anstine

A close family friend and I were chatting about hunting. She comes from a hunting family and told me a story about how she did hunt, way back when. She described an incident that frightened her and caused her to cease in her pursuit of game. It involved hunting with a partner and lead to …

Hunters – Be Extra careful during rifle season

DURANGO, Colo. – As the big game hunting season continues Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds hunters to be careful in all aspects of their hunting adventures. While few hunters are injured from firearm accidents, other activities in the field can cause problems. Recently, a hunter in the Gunnison area died from carbon monoxide poisoning after …

Blaze Pink Added to the Stormy Kromer Line-Up

Stormy Kromer expands hunting styles for Fall 2016 Expands blaze orange styles and adds fluorescent pink options     Ironwood, MI — With Wisconsin, New York, Louisiana, and Colorado approving the use of pink blaze for the upcoming hunting season and a number of other states considering similar legislation, Stormy Kromer, the most recognizable hat …

Colorful Woods – Blaze Pink, Blaze Orange, what’s next?

I rarely write about the "word of the day", but today the word colorful makes me think of the ongoing debate of pink in the sports of hunting and shooting. I personally have never been a fan of pink camouflage. Frankly, I'm not a fan of pink in general, but now Wisconsin has passed Blaze …

Firearm Safety During the Hunt (NAHC)

  FIREARMS SAFETY DURING THE HUNT Mia Anstine Contributor Firearm safety is an important part of hunting but sometimes can get lost in the excitement of making a great shot. As a mentor you need to be ready to correct improper handling of firearm during any circumstances. Here are some tips to keep you on …

Be Prepared for your Hunt

SMOOTH OPERATION Mia Anstine Contributor There are various considerations to take into account that are necessary for making safe, accurate shots from trees and blinds. Run through shooting scenarios taking account for these considerations as soon as you arrive for your hunt to minimize risk and maximize you’re your chance at taking game. Tree-stands If …

Keep Traction – Hunting Club

MAINTAIN TRACTION DURING YOUR HUNT Mia Anstine Contributor Proper boots are an important part of a safe, enjoyable hunt. It may seem elementary, but it’s surprising how often people forget to wear good boots in the outdoors. Don’t be one of “them”. Remember to invest in good footwear for your hunt. You might be hiking uneven …

Before the Hunt – Get to know your hunting rifle

GET TO KNOW YOUR HUNTING RIFLE Mia Anstine Contributor As a hunter safety is essential in preventing injury to yourself or others. The best place to learn safety before heading out in the field is on the shooting range. Familiarize yourself with your firearm before you head to the shooting range. Learn how to operate …

Hunting tips at NAHC – Don’t be afraid to say “NO”

DON’T BE AFRAID TO SAY “NO” Mia Anstine Contributor Before you head out on a guided hunt know your limitations and don’t be afraid to say “No” to shots, hikes or anything beyond your ability. Whether it’s your first guided hunt or you’ve been on dozens of them, you don’t always know what you’re in …