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Deer Hunting

I’ve been fortunate in my life to develop my love of hunting from my father. He had me in the woods probably even before I could walk with him. He taught me how to pick up my feet, step lightly on the leaves, and avoid the untimely snap of sticks. Well really, he politely corrected …

We've been cooking baked potatoes in the fire at Deer Camp for years. Here is a fun "twist" on campfire baked poatoes for you group! It's a pretty simple and fun recipe to do at camp, items needed: Potato, Drill, Foil, and things to stuff in your potato! Enjoy! You can get creative with what ...

Don't forget your fathers. This is a list that any dad who loves the outdoors will love. Imagine the look on your dads face when he realizes he wasn't forgotten this year! YETI Rambler 20 oz Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Tumbler with Lid Help Dad keep his drinks hot or cold this summer with the ...

Some men step into the shadows when the camera comes out. They don’t seek exposure. Usually, if you get to know those men, you find it’s just the first of many admirable characteristics. It makes those rare pictures of the man more potent, as it takes an extraordinary situation for him to stand in front …

I have to confess, I crave deer season all year long.  The first cold-snap in mid-October elicits dreams of broadside 10-pointers.  When that very first leaf begins to yellow, I start to feel happy and hopeful in the same way a toddler gets excited for Christmas at the first holiday commercial.  Now that I think …

Last year for Christmas I only asked for one thing-a good quality pressure canner!  Santa was listening and I received the All American Pressure Canner #915.  It’s a beautiful thing! It will hold 7 quart jars or 16 pint jars.  It is a metal to metal seal so there are no rubber seals to replace.  …

The cold Friday night in November crawled by. Between bouts of fitful sleep, I’d get up and look out the window to the pasture and imagine a perfect silhouette of a twenty-point buck framed by the moon. I finally gave up on sleep and waited for my friend Don to wake up and tell me …

You have finally decided to take the plunge and become a deer hunter.  Of course you need a gun capable of cleanly and quickly killing the whitetail deer. That’s right, I said ‘killing’, that’s exactly what you are going to do.  There are lots of sanitized euphemisms for the act: harvesting, taking, or simply ‘hunting’ …

Being at deer camp is about so much more than just hunting.  It is about seeing friends and family members we might only see once a year.  It is about reminiscing of past hunts and experiences.  It is about fellowship.  It is about traditions that are shared and passed down from generation to generation. Here …