Though for the most part we’re not big on tech under the big pine, we did make a TV show there once. This piece reflects on homecoming hunts, and sharing wisdom from the Waldo Gang Camp.
Congratulations Hank Shaw for Hunter-Angler-Gardner-Cook winning 2013 Best Individual Blog at the James Beard Awards. Hank’s a hardcore hunter/ angler, and to earn this recognition from the outside world is big!
Texas friends might lynch me for calling this chili, but whatever it is Cincinnati-style chili is great camp cooking, fast and easy to make … and, most importantly … delicious! Try it.
Every call my guide made on the mountain was the right call. He was patient in listening to my pleading, but stood firm in his decision. In the end, listening to the guide accomplished one of my life’s dreams.
Braising is perfect for Dutch oven cooking because it means cooking low and slow. The beef melts under your spoon, and don’t forget to ladle some of that juice over a steaming piece of fresh cornbread.
It’s not likely many folks consider ice fishing a “religious experience,” but I believe my youthful exposure to old school, pre-high-tech ice fishing instilled virtues—especially faith and patience.
by Kevin Tate
What I’d learned … went well beyond tips and techniques for catching rainbows and browns … more about life, liberty, and about the pursuit of happiness in particular.
The greatest allure to soloing in wilderness endeavors is the complete control over one condition most lacking in our world – silence!
A good hunting story around the campfire can make your heart race and your breathing come fast and deep. There’s no denying it; hunting is indeed the first and ultimate “extreme” pursuit—as our Creator intended it to be!
From J. Wayne Fears
just found this recipe in an old cookbook of my mother’s. It came from Uncle Willie Fears who was a trapper and backwoods entrepreneur in north Alabama in the early 1900s.
Quality binoculars offer adjustments to compensate for the differences between your eyes. If you experience fatigue after looking through binoculars, improper diopter adjustment is likely the cause.
By K.J. Houtman
Are you planning for that first chance to go fishing again this spring? Or a first visit to the cabin and a chance to pitch a few casts from the end of the dock? Here’s a plan with great bonus perks!
With Mossy Oak Graphics, you can do a professional camo job on your shotgun or rifle in about half an hour. It will last long enough to qualify as Lifetime Gear if you want it to, but removes easily and with no residue if that’s what you want!