Empower Outdoors Blog

OLDER GUY. YOUNG DOG. NEW TRICKS

OLDER GUY. YOUNG DOG. NEW TRICKS

So, how? How to put into words why we are willing to get up early, drive for hours, and drag ourselves through thick cover until our hip flexors burn. Maybe we are just stupid and gluttons for punishment? There’s some truth in that, but the why goes much deeper…

Family Traditions From Field to Freezer

Family Traditions From Field to Freezer

…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®

5 Quick Hunting Gear Tips for New Western Hunters

5 Quick Hunting Gear Tips for New Western Hunters

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.