Many weekends find me camping out, either hunting or fishing in the Arizona backcountry. What’s ironic is that as wonderful and exciting as my time in the wild is, nothing really compares to the moment when I turn the truck on to my street and drive up to the house. The garage door opens, and I […]
Friday – I woke at 3 AM to what sounded like a hundred coyotes right outside my tent. Although I knew I was safe, I still reached over and felt the cold steel pistol which brought me comfort. A half hour later, I shivered my way into my cold hunting clothes and drove over the […]
I had a nice three day weekend in the mountains trying to seal the deal on a spring gobbler. No dice. I’m dog tired but will give you a full report tomorrow on how things played out. Good luck to the hunters that have a tag next weekend.
I had the distinct pleasure to meet Rich Williams of the Arizona Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation at the HAHWG event that I went to back in January. Rich got to talking about the Junior Turkey Hunting Camps that the NWTF puts on every year and invited me to come up and see […]
Spent an unbelievable weekend up north helping out at the Marvin Robbins Memorial Juniors Turkey Camp. The free camp is put on by the National Wild Turkey Federation Valley Longbeards Chapter to get young hunters into the field and bag their first turkey. Good times were had by all and I walked away energized and more impressed […]
The folks over at Filson were kind enough to run another short article I wrote on gearing up for turkey season. Fingers crossed for a good season this year. “With turkey season right around the corner here in Arizona, I’ve begun the process of pouring over maps, doing a bit of scouting, and organizing gear […]
money My wife and I had the distinct pleasure of being invited to the 11th Annual Arizona Elk Society Banquet this past Friday. My girl is a real trooper and although she tries to understand why I love to hunt and fish, getting dragged to hunting banquets is not at the top of her priority […]
It’s that time of year again here in Arizona. Cactus League baseball is starting to ramp up and the ISE show is back in Phoenix. Before heading over to the show, I threw my fly rod in the truck and I headed over to the carp ponds to see what was moving. The carp were […]