Angie Scott and Wild Barb Carey have collaborated to launch a new podcast entitled “The Woman Angler & Adventurer.” It can be found at www.thewomanangler.com and on iTunes, Spotify, GooglePlay, Stitcher or wherever you enjoy your podcasts. The show grew out of Carey’s guest appearance on Scott’s original podcast entitled “It Pays to Fish.” […]
I believe doing and teaching are 2 different things. Being a good shooter is important, but if you can’t help others become good shooters, we can’t grow the sport of shooting. Instructors and coaches are very important in all sports and I don’t believe you have to be the best at something personally in order […]
The 19X is one of GLOCK’s newest handguns. Its biggest draw is that it has a compact slide but a robust magazine, holding a whopping 17 rounds. GLOCK markets this gun as being the “first-ever Crossover pistol,” meaning that it married a full-sized GLOCK 17 with compact GLOCK 19 slide. I’ll be reviewing the GLOCK […]
This is the first part of a series on obtaining a concealed carry license (CCL) in the state of Ohio. During the next few months, we’ll follow 24-year-old Elizabeth Buerling on her journey of becoming a concealed carry license holder. Gear Up is sponsored by Springfield Armory Meet Elizabeth Buerling In the 7th grade, Elizabeth […]
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With cooler fall weather approaching, we are all ready to GET OUTSIDE! 🌿🍃🍁 PC: @roguepreparedness.
The face you make when the fish splashes you as he swims away #justkeepswimming Repost @lipsandlures 📸: @high.flyr
Dirt, our favorite kind of makeup 😉💅🏼 Via @jerzy_ab.
We love this photo in honor of National Hunting and Fishing Day (Sept. 22nd). Let’s hear it for the people who are inspiring and encouraging the next generation to get outdoors. ❤️ PC: @wyo_backcountry_dorr.
“It's about the journey, the adventure. The ability to harvest your own truly, organic meat. It's about moments like this. Moments that make you appreciate raw, wild beauty. Moments that make you feel REALLY small. This is why I hunt.” Via @_erin_braun.
Dancing on the top of a mountain ⛰ PC: @kaitlynpatrizia.
My expression while I’m waiting for this last gasp of summer heat to finally turn into cooler fall weather. 👅💦 PC: @alfie_and_winston.
What a great helper! 💘 Repost from @mrsjessbond. #WONphoto
“Finally got some hunting therapy in today! Two man limit with some good friends.” ❤ Via @nikipeaches_outdoors #WONphoto
Congrats @ash.b320 on your first archery bull! Repost from @_kaitlynr307_ #WONphoto
“#tbt to last fall’s turkey season and my first ever Merriams turkey.” 🦃 Repost from @waddysarah. #WONphoto
Who’s enjoying teal season?! 📷: @outdoor_dev Repost from @betheadventuress #WONphoto
Firefighters raise a flag at the World Trade Center in New York on Sept. 11, 2001. The image became a symbol of first responders’ heroic actions and a nation’s unconquerable spirit after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. 📸:Thomas E. Franklin, The Bergen Record Via @usatoday #neverforget #911 #september11 #usa #americanhero
Our thoughts and prayers go to the family and friends of Deputy Aaron Paul Roberts. You will find out more about him soon, because he was instrumental in aiding our writer Stacy Bright in her next column, which features what to do if you're pulled over by law enforcement and you're legally carrying a gun. There is a Go-Fund Me Page set up for Deputy Roberts, as well. See the link in our bio for details.
This is rad!! Way to go, ladies! #TeamWON • • • #CleanUpDay Would volunteer to do this any day over sitting in a classroom! #CarrFire #LukeSheehy U.S. Forest Service Firefighter, Luke Sheehy, was killed during the Saddle Back Fire (2013) after being struck by part of a dead, falling tree. Sheehy was a member of the Redding-based California Smokejumpers. 🚒👨🚒This memorial was established as a reminder of Sheehy's dedication to a healthy-fit lifestyle. A challenging fitness park built along a hiking trail often used in the off season for training by wildland firefighters 💪👨🚒 The Luke Sheehy memorial is located right in the heart of the Carr Fire burn. Today, we joined our fire academy team and gave this memorial back its beauty and purpose! Repost from @2girls_hunting.
“Well...H E L L O weekend!” Via @annavoutdoors.
✌️✌️✌️ “Spent the last week chasing elk and feeling on top of the world...literally. No service, no social media, just hunting. I'll share more about the trip soon. For now, I'm 9 days overdue for a shower!” Repost from @ali_upnorth, #TeamWON member and all-around inspiring lady!
We’ve posted the #linkinbio to the latest article from @beckyyackley... Check it out! Calling all runners! Link in my bio to read my latest for @womensoutdoornews. There's a bit of what I've learned and has kept me safe over decades of running, in this country and a few others. @jagemannsportinggroup
Amen! “A hunt based only on trophies taken falls short of what the ultimate goal should be.” - Fred Bear Repost from @sereenarthompson.
Anyone else get to dove hunt this weekend? 🤗 Hey ladies - want to be featured? Use #WONphoto for a chance! Repost from @katievanslyke
We hope you all have a wonderful Sunday! 😍 “Walk where your heart leads you.” 💕 Via @northwestflygirl.
Meet Erin Braun and if you want to go to cool places with her, check out her #IGfeed! Michelle and Babbs met her while in Portland. Erin works for @dannerboots and lives the life that she promotes at work! #Repost @_erin_braun with @get_repost ・・・ Chasing the roar to Patagonia. ✈️ PDX --> Houston --> Buenos Aires --> San Martin de los Andes #whatgetsyououtdoors
“It’s hard to focus on school, when you know that hunting season is just around the corner.” Repost from @emily_perreira. #WONphoto
Who else loves to junk? 🙋🏻♀️ 📷: @vintagepickerchick
😂😂😂 “I may no longer be working as a dental hygienist, but I still know a set of good teeth when I see them!” 🐟 Repost from @erodger.
Read Cheyenne’s method of preparing for a shooting competition in this RetroWON, via #linkinbio. Happy Tuesday! 📷: @terry_dalton_lives
A little humor to start off your week 😉 #WONphoto #feltlikealaugh
“Who’s ready to get out in the dove fields?!” Repost from @betheadventuress. #WONphoto
“THIRTY-FOUR DAYS We’re counting, are you?!” Repost from @caiti_shae. #WONphoto
Who else is excited for deer season? 🙋🏻♀️ “First Buck with a Rifle!” 🙊🦌 @sixsitegear @orcacoolers Repost from @nicole_spenc.
Congrats @julesmcqueen!! #TeamWON • • • “I’ve had many great hunts over the years, but what happened last night will always stand out as one of my all time favorite moments in the field. My friends at @randkhuntingco made my velvet muley dreams come true! To say I’m happy would be an understatement! Big thanks to @submoafirearms for making sure I saw some of the biggest deer possible over the past 4 days! And for the late night photos with this gorgeous buck!!” Repost from @julesmcqueen.
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is pleased to announce that its professional shooting team member Randi Rogers has taken the divisional High Lady win at the 2018 US International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) National Championship held at the Universal Shooting Academy in Frostproof, FL. This marks Randi’s seventh win this year. Rogers also […]
Dove season is a time of enjoyment, competition, fun and skill. Dove are fast-flying birds, very similar to ducks, but smaller and quicker, making them harder targets. Around our house, dove season is when we gather with our family and friends, have fun competing against one another, share stories from past years, eat good food […]
The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) today announced the launch of its annual Lifetime Membership campaign. All funds raised from this year’s campaign will support the association’s five 80th anniversary initiatives, focused on strengthening the IGFA’s position as a global leader in game fish conservation and promoter of ethical angling practices. “As the dawn breaks […]
In most of America, hiking in the backcountry means hiking in bear country. Because of their size and strength, bears have a negative reputation, but bear attacks are relatively rare. To further decrease your chance of having an encounter with a bear, there are a few simple steps to follow, including gaining an understanding of […]
We live in the age of social media and it’s hard to stand out in the crowd. Scrolling through our feeds on Instagram, we are bombarded with thousands of photos and videos. Each one vying for our attention to get noticed, to sell a product, or to convey a message. It’s 100% visual and it’s […]
In this guest post, competition shooter Reanna Kadic details how she uses SENTRY Products Group’s Hexmags and color codes them for various shooting disciplines. Kadic is on the pro team for SENTRY and has a bit of a reputation of being very OCD, about keeping her gear organized. ~The editors Sponsored by SENTRY In my […]
Tattoos represent many things to many people and regardless of why people get tattooed, there always seems to be a story behind each and every tattoo. More and more women are taking the plunge to get inked and we wanted to reach out to some outdoor women to find out more about their tattoos and […]
Dry fire training is the practice of firing, or practicing the manipulation of, a firearm without ammunition. That seems easy enough to understand, but let’s take a look at the reasons why someone would want to practice dry firing, as well as some drills that are helpful. She Shoots 2 is sponsored by CrossBreed Holsters […]
Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) has workshops in 38 states and 6 Canadian Provinces. Bring your friends and explore a new state and new BOW classes. BOW is a workshop focused on the learning of outdoor skills – skills often associated with hunting and fishing, but useful for many outdoor pursuits. Designed primarily for women, it […]
The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) celebrates the signing of House Bill 4528 into law by President Donald J. Trump last week on Thursday, August 2, 2018. This legislation amends the Billfish Conservation Act (BCA) of 2012, by stating that no billfish can be entered into trade or sold in the continental United States. Marlin, […]
From the earliest of times, people have communed around the campfire, telling tales and sharing personal stories. Gathering around the fire brings us together, and a backyard fire pit is the perfect spot to kick back and relax. Fire pits provide ambiance, warmth, light, and a place to gather and entertain. It’s no wonder that […]
Newington, N.H. (August 9, 2018) – TEAM SIG Captain Max Michel and TEAM SIG shooter Lena Miculek recently joined over 2,700 student athletes at the Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) National Championships to host development clinics and mentor junior competitive shooters. Michel and Miculek’s clinics provided instruction and demonstrations on techniques, mental game, goal setting […]
Watching the news over the spring and summer of 2018, we might be tempted to think that every high school student across the United States have been caught up in anti-gun-rights marches. The good news is that as big and loud as those teens are, there are plenty of examples of young men and women […]
As I write this, our friends from Illinois are pulling out of our driveway to head back home. After spending the last few days exploring Wyoming via kayak and ATV, they’ve officially caught the mountain-life bug. I think it is safe to say that they will definitely be back next summer. This marks our half-way […]
When it comes to survival tips and techniques, the more you know, the better. While you can’t possibly prepare for every single thing that is out there, you can try your best to be as aware of many of them as you can. Sometimes these bits and pieces of knowledge can seem quite like useless trivia […]
Camping gear is expensive to purchase, and it’s essential to your comfort and safety when you’re the outdoors. Both of these facts are great reasons to protect your gear from damage, wear, and age while in the wilderness and while storing your equipment at home. Here’s what you need to know to protect your investment […]
Offshore saltwater fishing is a renowned style of angling pursuit in the coastal United States and it’s easy to see the appeal. Access to remote fishing grounds, a test of skill and the thrill of reeling in large, powerful game fish. But with reward, comes risk. Responsible boaters understand that ocean fishing safety is always […]
In conjuction with the brand-new release of their Springfield Armory XD-S Mod.2® in 9mm, Springfield Armory has another giveaway in the works bringing you the ultimate concealed carry package in exclusive partnership with eight premium industry partners: Crossbreed Holsters, Viridian Weapon Technologies, Federal Ammunition, AR500, Propper, Short Round Supply, Identilock, and Walker’s. The giveaway […]
It’s here! Throughout August, all of America will be celebrating the shooting sports. Get out there and enjoy the pastime we all love with the ones you love — and while you’re at it, be sure to enter the Trigger Time Sweepstakes to win some amazing prizes! Trigger Time Sweepstakes Join us this August for […]
It’s here! The next generation of the most popular pistol ever produced by Springfield Armory is now available in the most popular caliber. Meet the XD-S Mod.2 in 9mm. I have to share a little secret … I’ve had the Springfield Armory’s XD-S Mod.2 in 9mm for about a month now. I’m so excited to […]
As many of you already know, I am part of the Volquartsen Factory Team. That being said, I get to shoot the latest and greatest offerings from Volquartsen. Volquartsen’s motto is “Build it better,” and everything that leaves their shop is absolutely top notch! Based in Carroll, Iowa, the Volquartsen family has made it their […]
People want to take my purse. They don’t want it for its contents inside, they want it for the bag itself. The bag? It’s a Gun Tote’n Mamas distressed buffalo leather CCW, cross-body bag with a snap-open front flap. Sponsored by Gun Tote’n Mamas The RFID thing Introduced into the “Cinnamon line” last year, […]
Raising children with a respect for firearms means that our children need to know what guns are. As parents, it is our job not only to educate them about what guns are and how to safely handle them, but also to instruct them about the ins and outs of normal firearms use. What that means […]
Does your spirit of adventure beckon you to the open road? With the right planning, packing, and adventure, a long-distance road trip can make for a wonderful and memorable vacation. How to Prepare For Your Road Trip Even if you want to be spontaneous and let the road be your guide, it’s important to decide […]
The top female anglers in the fishing community are women who inspire and empower other women to get out on the water by setting a strong example. Let’s tip our lucky fishing hats to a group of women aren’t as much about being famous female anglers, as they are about consistently demonstrating that they don’t […]
I hear many people talk about what they want to do “some day.” Too often, though, “some day” never arrives until the window of opportunity has closed and they can no longer do what they always said they wanted to do. I do not want to miss my “some day.” That is why I decided […]
People who are passionate about what they do are key to building anything in life – whether its a vibrant online community, such as the women of The WON have created or a family project or a shooting event on the range. In other words, attributed to my friend Julie Golob, “Passion trumps perfect.” With […]
These signs can stop you in your tracks at the entrance. You know, those signs that tell you that you can or can’t carry a firearm into the building. What do they mean and how do they pertain to concealed carry license holders? What about those who carry without a permit and live in a […]
In this video, I’ll walk you through the various features of the Liberty HDX-350 Handgun Smart Vault, from Liberty Safe. This safe makes a great nightstand safe suitable for your firearms or valuables. Sponsored by Liberty Safe One of the techy features of this safe is the inclusion of USB ports – both internally […]