By the time we reached Colorado for the last piece in our Grand Slam attempt for wild turkeys last year, Jessica Kallam and I felt defeated. We’d suffered through sweat-lodge blinds in Florida for days on end, with her never seeing a bird, and me taking a shot (and missing) at a turkey that was […]
We are delighted to present a new coloring page girl. In this installment, created by talented artist Kimberly Kolb Eakin, we see hunter Julie McQueen in her element, and obviously having just tagged a wild turkey. Kimberly is the author of Full Metal Coloring: A Book of Down Range Reflections and features TeamWON writers in this fun series […]
The thought of fighting big fish from a kayak is enough to raise the pulse of any angler. However, you should never pick such a fight without a battle plan, especially when your battleground is not open terrain because any hooked fish will run for cover. Fishing from a boat or land provides fairly solid […]
Shoot Like A Girl and Women’s Outdoor News teamed up to take this iconic photo of women who love to participate in shooting sports and who value the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States, and their right to defend themselves and their families. The photo was taken during the recent National Rifle […]
Krav Maga (pronounced “krahv mahGAH”) is a form of training that cuts out extra nonsensical teaching methods, to make it more of a strictly street violence form of self-defense. It doesn’t include any type of spiritual or meditative elements. It teaches students to respond to real life-or-death situations. Learning how to handle circumstances in which […]
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How many times have you asked this question? “Oh hey...wonder what that mountain peak is?” Via @loribrookes. #WONphoto
“Enjoying the cool summer morning!” Via @theuplandhuntress. #WONphoto
We love this #TeamWON meet up - have a great weekend, ladies! “Guess who’s coming for some Lowcountry fun this weekend?! Can’t wait to see y’all @jeskallam @laura.kovarik” 🎣🔥 Repost from @hollis_brightsideoutdoors.
We took time to #stopandsmelltheroses while in #Portland recently, with a visit to the International Rose Test Garden. It features 8,000 roses!
Babbs and @princessgunslinger spent a morning learning about laser sights and tactical lights from @crimsontrace in #Portland. They each learned how to make a #railmaster laser sight.
Michelle Cerino and Babbs spent a busy day touring factories in Portland! Here’s a movie of their time at the Danner boot factory. @princessgunslinger @theaccidentalozarkian @dannerboots
Tell us - where do you wander? • Are you planning a trip this year? • What destination is on your bucket list? • Where is your happy place? 💼 ✈️ 🚙 🌎 Babbs & Michelle are packing their bags and heading to Portland this week. They’re visiting our friends at @crimsontrace & @dannerboots - stay tuned for details of their journey!
“My dog (Kela) and I heard a rumor, hunting season is coming and we couldn’t be more excited!” Via @emily_perreira.
Weekend summertime favs! Repost from @meg_mmb_ #WONphoto
Visit @take_me_fishing to reply! ・・・ Are you a #femaleangler? Are you going to be at #icast2018? Reply to this comment so we can connect! More waves to come 😎
Beautiful! 😍🇺🇸 Volquartsen Scorpion..... The perfect Rimfire pistol. Repost from @cheyennedaltonshoots.
Thanks @princessgunslinger for the positive reminder this Monday morning. #happiness
Coming to #thewon! Photo feature by @sportswomancourtney and @terianneconradphoto RE: @toyotausa and @bassproshops media trip.#wonphoto
“This is @womenwhohike Wyoming -— together as, strangers to sisters, of the wild. Truly inspired by you all! You have no idea...”😘 Repost from @loribrookes.
“The mountains have a piece of my heart. Bring on September!” Repost from @emily_fromthedraw.
“Girls just wanna have fun!” 🎣 Via @unitedwomenonthefly. #Repost @unitedwomenonthefly. 📷: @chandra_anderson_108
Here’s our lovely #instagram guru, Jackie, reminding us that it’s #nationalsunglassesday 😎#wonphoto
“It was the perfect night to get the bikes out!” 🚲 Repost from @tonia_s1.
Just in case you’re interested! There’s going to be a competition this week and 2 TeamWON writers and 1 featured blogger will be on the range, along with TeamWON contributor @juliegolob ! #Repost @nrawomen with @get_repost ・・・ The calm before the competition ... @cheyennedaltonshoots, @stylemetactical, @beckyyackley and @breanndebates take a moment to relax before the Love at First Shot Pro-Am Challenge kicks off. #LAFS5 💚💙
“You can’t fully enjoy Montana without horses being a part it.” Via @shehuntsmontana.
Are you a little squeemish around chemicals and repellants? Find out how to make your own #tickrepellant and #mosquitorepellant this summer.⠀#linkinbio 🙌🏻#wonphoto
Check out TeamWON’s @courtneywithfreckles — who recently moved to Michigan and is learning the “ropes!” #newfriends #WONphoto #TeamWON ・・・ 1st time ever getting a real ride (for more than 30sec) wakesurfing. No one was more surprised than me! 🤣 Step 1: stand up. Step 2: look cool (working on it). Step 3: catch a beer!
Who else is ready for the weekend? 🙋🏻♀️ Repost from @huntersblend ☕️ / 📷 @boone_doc
Babbs was out checking, placing and marking game cameras. She used the new @basemap_huntfish app and really likes its many features. More in #adventure story highlights.
This is too cool!! “I just picked up my pronghorn and I am over the moon with how it turned out! @waterfowlwisdom did an amazing job, one look at him and all the memories of that hunt came flooding back. My first time hunting in WY and my first pronghorn. Thank you again @wyo_backcountry_dorr and @julesmcqueen for such an amazing hunt!” Repost from @courtneywithfreckles.
“All you need is the creek, a mule & your dog....and maybe a @gopro selfie stick.” Repost from @ashton.dippel.
“What Dads Want for Father’s Day from TeamWON Daughters.” TeamWON talk about their dads and what they love about the outdoors, and the ladies share memories of special father-daughter activities. Check it out via #linkinbio.
What a great idea! We’re going to order a red shirt in a few! #Repost @bootcampaign with @get_repost ・・・ Here's our Veteran Ambassador Cassie Cantin sporting her RED shirt to Remember Everyone Deployed. You can be like Cassie and wear your RED shirt on Fridays in honor of the active duty men and women deployed and working 24/7 in 150 nations world wide! Order your shirt today from our online store. See link in bio 👆🏻👆🏻👆🏻
Did you see our story with the call to all bladesmiths for the casting on the hit @history show “Forged in Fire: Knife or Death”? Well, we interviewed Jessi Elias, who went on to compete in the show! Check the #linkinbio for all the #RetroWON details. DM us for contact info for the show’s casting producer!! C’mon ladies - we believe in you! 💪
We can’t resist a @snoopygrams reminder that it is #flagday! #wonphoto #charlesschulz
Two years ago when I competed at the World Action Pistol Championship in New Zealand, I figured it might be my final time participating on the world stage. Turns out, I am getting another opportunity. I am one of 4 women selected to represent the U.S. during the women’s competition of the 13th annual World […]
If you follow some of my wild game concoctions on social media, you know I don’t always post the recipes on the website. Sometimes I just want to share different ways to prepare wild game using the basic staples that most of us have in the refrigerator. And most of the time I don’t even […]
We congratulate TeamWON writer Ashlee Lundvall on the recent announcement that she is going to be nominated to the President’s Council on Sport, Fitness, and Nutrition. We know Ashlee will make valuable contributions and help shape the direction of this important council. From the White House, May 4, 2018 — President Donald J. Trump today […]
Family camping trips are an excellent way to spend time together in the outdoors and enjoy a vacation on a budget, provided you have some camping tips and hacks up your sleeve. Otherwise, it can take as long to prepare and pack for a camping trip as the trip itself! To ensure that you’re ready […]
Anglers everywhere are encouraged to capitalize on the upcoming prime fishing periods around the world and compete for over 200 prizes in The International Game Fish Association’s Annual Fishing Contest, which concludes September 1, 2018. Since the contest began on October 1, 2017, dozens of entries have been accepted as category leaders across the 74 […]
It’s time for another giveaway from The WON and its new partner GLOCK. With more than 20 changes from its predecessor, the GLOCK 19 Gen5 was made with you, the shooter, in mind. The Gen5 evolution has many design changes, including these key features. The GLOCK Marksman Barrel (GMB) delivers increased accuracy with an enhanced […]
(Wilsonville, OR)— Crimson Trace®, recognized as America’s top brand of laser sights, today announced that customers who purchase any new Crimson Trace Laserguard® Pro™ laser sight and light between May 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018 will be eligible to receive a free Crimson Tactical Light™—the CWL-100 light. To obtain the free CWL-100 tactical light, […]
Real women, real moms and real life examples of Americans all across this nation flooded social media sites with the hashtag #WhyICarry, in regard to recent anti-gun rights marches held across this land. Prompted by a desire to be seen for who they really are, and not simply the caricature being painted by rights restrictors, […]
Snoozing on the plane with visions of strutting toms in my head … with a touchdown in San Antonio, Texas. That meant it was time to grab the bags, rent the car, find my fellow hunters and make the 2-hour drive to Chaparossa Ranch, where we would hunt Rio Grande wild turkeys for the next […]
What do a thriller novel and a concealed carry purse have in common? Not much until an author (me) and a business owner (Dawn Hillyer) started brainstorming. It all started with my book tour. Over the course of 2017, I visited 18 states telling the backstory of my psychological, legal thriller, Free of Malice. The […]
As preppers and off-roaders, we like to make our lives easier and more convenient in any way that we can. Why go without when we can plan appropriately and have the tools necessary whenever we need them? Especially, we find ourselves needing a place to work and the Smittybilt Tailgate Table answers the call. Rogue […]
I first caught a glimpse of this gun at the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas last January. I could never get close enough to it to pick it up, because the lines to handle this new Ruger PC Carbine, chambered in 9mm, stretched back so far and I didn’t have time […]
SENTRY Products Group sponsors several competition shooters. Rebecca King, Reanna Kadic and Jennifer Blake are 3-Gun competitors that wear SENTRY on their shirts. Find out how they started competing, their favorite products and more. Sponsored by SENTRY Products Group Rebecca King Rebecca King recently moved to Oklahoma with her husband and 3 children. She is […]
Casting for Recovery, a non-profit organization offering free support and educational fly fishing retreats for women with breast cancer is excited to announce its 6th annual Cast One for Hope event to be held September 28-29, 2018 in Hamilton, MT. This year’s event includes a Kick-Off Party, an all-day guided float on the Bitterroot River […]
GENESEO, IL, April 27, 2018 – Springfield Armory’s SAINT AR-15 series expands to include the all-new SAINT and SAINT EDGE SBR, (short barreled rifles) featuring 11.5” barrels – selected as the best balance between length and ballistic performance of the 5.56 cartridge. The SAINT SBR with a forged lower receiver, and the SAINT EDGE SBR […]
A simple way to save a kid’s life is to ensure they have a life jacket when they go boating, sailing or fishing. But sometimes, it’s not easy to borrow a right-sized life jacket when an infant or young teen comes aboard. Marinas, boat and fishing clubs, waterfront businesses, organizations or other groups that serve […]
US Fish & Wildlife Service — Congratulations to the newest Junior Duck Stamp artist, Rayen Kang. Kang, an 18-year-old from Johns Creek, Ga., took top honors in the 2018 Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. Her acrylic painting of an emperor goose bested superb “Best of Show” art from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and […]
As a woman who loves the outdoors, I do my best to educate myself and learn skills that will keep me safe when I’m in the field. I stay in good physical shape to avoid injury, I make checklists so I don’t forget to pack crucial items, and I arm myself with the necessary tools […]
Calling all empowered women who enjoy the shooting sports! Shoot Like A Girl and “Women’s Outdoor News” (The WON) are teaming up to create a photograph to capture the diversity and passion of women in the shooting sports at the NRA Annual Meetings next month in Dallas, Texas, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. All […]
Donnelle Johnson and Lisa Thompson are Colorado-based outdoorswomen and part of the “Step Up Step Out Colorado Outdoors” mentor organization. They are dedicated to sharing their passion for hunting and taking out novice youth and female hunters on incredible hunts. They are our Project ChildSafe April feature. The pair recommends these rules and tips for […]
The shooting sports have lots of specialized equipment for each discipline. It might be a fancy race gun for the Bianchi Cup, or a super accurate rifle that costs more than some people’s cars. Cheyenne Dalton is sponsored by Volquartsen Firearms One thing that’s pretty standard for all shooting sports is the range bag. They […]
Shooting competitive skeet is hard enough for those who have been shooting their entire lives, but what about those who’ve spent the bulk of their lives working for something else? Dania Vizzi has spent most of her life (22 years) working toward a professional career in the art of dance. She even got accepted into […]
Seattle, WA (April 23, 2018) – BaseMap just launched their latest product, which is an updated and redesigned version of their original mapping application, and it’s changing the way people plan, navigate and explore the outdoors. The all-new app features complete hunt planning capabilities that enable the user to filter units by species, view detailed […]
Crimson Trace® today announced that its recently released tactical lights designed for long guns are now shipping. The new tactical lights—The Crimson Tactical Light™ models CWL-100, CWL-101, CWL-200 and CWL-201—offer buyers and firearms owners a variety of operation options. The tactical lights will reach store shelves in the days ahead. Crimson Trace laser sights and […]
All the facts and figures behind recreational angling’s most amazing catches are now available in the 2018 edition of IGFA World Record Game Fishes published by The International Game Fish Association. IGFA World Record Game Fishes is the world’s definitive publication of recreational angling records. The 2018 edition includes comprehensive information on all freshwater, saltwater […]
Will you have a recreational boat located in a hurricane zone as of June 1? According to recently released predictions by experts at Colorado State University, the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season could be a doozy. If your boat may be in the crosshairs of one of the 14 tropical storms or seven hurricanes predicted, Boat […]
Parks are yours to enjoy all year long and for a stretch of days each April, National Park Week offers national park visitors special programming and events to enjoy. This year’s theme is “Park Stars,” and there’s no better way to join in the fun than reaching “Park-loving Superstar” status. Below are a few stellar […]
Cleaning a shotgun. It’s really pretty simple, and knowing how to break down and wipe down your gun is a skill not to be undervalued. Not a soccer Mom is sponsored by Jagemann Sporting Group Reign in your potential to become a circus show – keep your guns clean. Gather your supplies. I use […]
Sometimes while teaching a firearm training class, I’m asked by a male how he can get his significant other to carry concealed on her body instead of in her purse. Likewise, women come to me frustrated, almost asking permission to purse carry because so many people tell them it’s not safe. Honestly, I don’t see […]
First, let me make one thing clear before you read on. This article is NOT about the best choice in pistols for concealed carry. Whether you choose to carry a revolver, striker fired, or double/single hammer driven pistol is very personal. You need to carry the type of pistol YOU find most comfortable carrying. However, […]
The Sportsmen’s Alliance “Protect Your Passion” campaign kicks off today with support from the industry’s most dedicated brands. The campaign’s goal is to increase membership to the Sportsmen’s Alliance in order to more effectively protect the passions of sportsmen throughout the country in all 50 state legislatures, in state and federal courts and at the […]