Elk Hunting Ethics Displayed by Youth Hunter

Have you had those moments? The ones where you come to battle with your conscience? You have to decide in the seconds what to do. You have to know right from wrong and deal with the results of your decision. My daughter, aka, LG, has been through hunter safety, shooting safety and has been a member … Continue reading Elk Hunting Ethics Displayed by Youth Hunter

Youth Turkey Hunts – Exciting Firsts!

Spring turkey hunt memories from the field: I love sharing the outdoor passion, hunting, fishing, hiking, exploring, with the kids. It is so rewarding to hear them talking and telling their stories. They are our future. It is great when I see a kid that has respect for Mother Nature and even better when they … Continue reading Youth Turkey Hunts – Exciting Firsts!

Hunting and a “BadRabbit” – How they go together

I often write about hunting and my LG and refer to her as a "BadRabbit". The other day someone FINALLY asked "What's a BadRabbit?" I had to laugh because it's an inside joke with LG and me. Today I will share BadRabbit and hunting with you. LG is a minor. I try to raise her with … Continue reading Hunting and a “BadRabbit” – How they go together

LG’s Chasing a Colorado Mule Deer Buck

It's day three of LG's quest to bag a mule deer buck. She is determined to get a "good one" and has passed on three so far. Check out today's pass. This is a mature 4x2 mule deer buck. We watched him from sun up until he wandered away. She has much more determination, patience … Continue reading LG’s Chasing a Colorado Mule Deer Buck

Outdoor Fun for Kids – Story up at the WON!

Mia & the Little Gal: LG gets ‘hooked’ on fly fishing June 24, 2013 by Women's Outdoor News  As parents, we often have certain visions for our children. We have our own passions, and try to share them. So, what happens when your young one doesn’t want to take up your passion? - See more at: http://www.womensoutdoornews.com/2013/06/mia-the-little-gal-lg-gets-hooked-on-fly-fishing/ Connect … Continue reading Outdoor Fun for Kids – Story up at the WON!

Not smelling pretty, but happy to be Scent Free with HerCAMOShop products

Sometimes a girl doesn't want to smell pretty. Earlier this summer Hank, the Little Gal and I drove a giant loop through the south to hunt in Oklahoma and Alabama. We hunted with friends while in Oklahoma, and with Rack Nine Outdoors (RNO) in Alabama. We met up with friends from the Women's Outdoor News and … Continue reading Not smelling pretty, but happy to be Scent Free with HerCAMOShop products

Mia & the Little Gal at the WON: “Helping a first time shooter”

A NEW POST IS UP AT THE WON! SEE WHAT ELSE WE'VE BEEN UP TO!!! www.womensoutdoornews.com Mia & The Little Gal: Helping a first time shooter We shoot quite often and it's always fun to share shooting with others. I became a shooting instructor because I wanted to properly teach safety, respect and to see … Continue reading Mia & the Little Gal at the WON: “Helping a first time shooter”

Turkey Hunting – Share the passion | Mia’s Motivations

I am currently preoccupied with life, loss and healing. For now - A repost of a story shared a couple of years ago because Turkey Hunting starts in just 17 days in our neck of the woods. I love sharing the outdoor passion, hunting, fishing, hiking, exploring, with the kids.  It is so rewarding to hear them … Continue reading Turkey Hunting – Share the passion | Mia’s Motivations

Mia and the Little Gal: Road Hunting (Don’t worry … they’re shooting cameras!) at the WON

It is a year-round event but tends to really pick up just after the first thick snow. It’s called “Road Hunting” and it is something I’ve been working on with the Little Gal for many years. During this time of year, the Little Gal has to get her morning chores done early so we can … Continue reading Mia and the Little Gal: Road Hunting (Don’t worry … they’re shooting cameras!) at the WON

Looking for lion tracks

A Fun Winter Day

As many times as I've gone with my mom and Hank, I have to tell you about one of my favorites from last winter. We went on a very sticky adventure in the fresh snow. I was riding my horse Ruger, and I just knew my day was going to be great. When we got there, I wouldn't have … Continue reading A Fun Winter Day