In my younger years, I never imagined that I would become a mom. I imagined traveling, writing about my experiences and living the life of a traditional journalist. If you were to ask me if I could picture myself married with a child on the way, I would have looked at you with wide eyes with an unmistakeable head-shake.
There seems to be a misconception that a "Pro-staff" member is a professional hunter. While that may be the dream, that isn't the reality. There is so much work that happens indoors, to make it possible to get outdoors.
So, what do I mean when I say the "Outdoor Industry Insta Trap"? I call it a trap because most outdoorsmen and women LOVE what they do. They fall in love with the outdoors, gain some traction and exposure on social media, and then think, hey, this should be my career...
It didn't take me long to finish reading Eva Shockey's new book, "Taking Aim". That's because I couldn't put it down. If you haven't heard of Eva, she is the daughter of famed hunter, Jim Shockey and cohost of Jim Shockey's Hunting Adventures. She was also the second woman ever to be featured on the cover of Field and Stream magazine, nearly thirty years after
Lundvall is also passionate about accessibility to the outdoors. After a ranch accident in 1999 left her paralyzed, she made it her mission to redefine her life by helping others who may have similar circumstances. Lundvall shares her perspective of hunting in her action-track chair and how she preps for a hunting trip.
“The important things about accessibility that people have to realize is that it ends up being a lot more work for people with disabilities, but its so worth it in the long run. And that really starts with the prep,” Lundvall said.
…After a brief moment, we scrambled to get out of the blinds and chase down our harvests. We needed to be quick so we could be ready for another flock. And soon thereafter, we’d have our limit.
After the hunt, comes the cleaning. The birds don’t clean themselves. Each one in our limit of birds needs to be breasted and meticulously cleaned of feathers and bb’s. What we don’t eat right away, we preserve with our GameSaver®…
In this episode, Duluth Pack President, Tom Sega joins the show to share the Duluth Pack story and their legacy of outdoor and hunting products. Sega and Duluth Pack are not newbies in the hunting world. In fact, at 136 years old, the brand is the oldest, hand-crafted canvas and leather bag and pack maker in the USA.
If you're like me and you've grown up familiar with whitetail hunting but you're hoping to plan a hunt out west, this list is for you. Last year, I ventured on my first-ever, rifle elk hunt in Craig, Colorado. I literally learned about the hunt only TEN DAYS before I left; I had to scramble to find the correct stuff to pack. This year, I'm preparing for my first archery elk hunt in Carey, Idaho. I am by no means a western hunting expert but, by sharing what I've learned along the way, my hope is to help out other non-western hunters in a pinch.
In this episode, Alex shares how he is personally prepping for season, finding great spots on public land, and how he has been successful in gaining access to private land. He also shares the story of his massive North Dakota buck as well as his goals within the outdoor industry. You won't want to miss this one!
In this episode, Lindsey Mitchell of Women of the Wild Midwest joins to show to talk about an all-women's event coming up this September 2018 near La Crosse, WI. Learn all about the event and how to attend or get involved.
In this episode, we chat with Scott Einsmann, Digital Manager for the Archery Trade Association. Scott shares tips for getting started in archery, working through target panic, how to avoid bad habits, and much more.
In this episode, Katie shares about her background with hunting, horses, and farming as well as her passion for makeup. With her massive social media following, Katie explains a little bit about her life in the spotlight and how she embraces the positive and negative that comes along with it.
Their day started well before legal shooting hours. The Walker’s headed into the woods early so that 30 minutes before sunrise, they’d be ready to shoot. Beyond the beauty and peace of simply being in elk country, the excitement of listening to elks bugle