Hunting sheep is known to be challenging, no matter where you are hunting. Sheep travel in herds and have great eyesight. These 2 factors, combined, make hunting this species extremely challenging. Recently, I had an opportunity to hunt feral sheep on the Big Island of Hawaii. Here are a few tips that I would like […]
Have you ever tried firearm simulator training? I recently had the opportunity at the Boondocks Firearms Training Academy (Boondocks FTA) in Raymond, Mississippi. A firearm simulator is much more than just a video game. Used correctly, this eye-opening experience offers numerous training opportunities. Gear Up is sponsored by Springfield Armory Firearm Simulator Simulators are […]
As some of you may know, we moved our offices earlier this month. The move was very short and took place within the same location at Tarpon Point Marina, but it was a move nonetheless. And, that got me thinking about the whole process regardless if it’s local or long distance. Any move typically […]
When considering owning a firearm for hunting, I wanted a versatile firearm caliber. I wanted a rifle that I can hunt many species with that will be effective in helping me make a clean and ethical shot. Since I am a hunting guide, I wanted it chambered in .300 caliber. This caliber has the versatility […]
Crimson Trace® continues to help customers select a holster for their firearm(s) equipped with a laser sight, and the company’s free 40-page-plus online holster resource guide—located at www.holsterresourceguide.com–offers full details on more than 3,300 specially designed holsters. These custom created solutions answer the question of what holster will fit a specific firearm with a Crimson […]
As a hunting family we like to process all of our own meat and make our own summer sausage, brats and jerky! Not only do we want to know that our meat was taken care of, but we also want to know what was added to it to make summer sausage, brats and jerky. Lots […]
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Every dog remembers her first fish! 🐟 Via @laurelmonaghan.
“In the blink of an eye deer season ends. I did not make my desired goal but with two bucks in freezer and hundreds of hours of field experience gained, I walk away thankful.” Via @herhumble_hunt.
We love this picture for many reasons... A woman afield with her @syrenusa shotgun and beloved hunting dog at her side, celebrating his last hurrah chasing quail. ❤️ Repost from @jen.the.archer
Super proud of this lady! Vera’s memoir, “The Most Unlikely Champion,” is available now at Amazon & Barnes and Noble!!💪
“All we are missing in life is a small shack off the bank and a lifetime supply of Toaster Strudels. Rosco and I would be set!” 🎣 Via @chewwwbeca.
We love keeping up with @sisterhood_of_the_outdoors! ・・・ Sisterhood Outdoors and @upperbaygunclub Upper Bay Gun Club (UBGC) hosted the 5th annual Women's Waterfowl Hunt on the iconic Eastern Shore of Maryland. Memories were made, tons of smiles and geese were harvested. Thank you to Thom Slavin for your continued support with UBGC and to Diane Sorantino of @berettaofficial Beretta USA for your expert shotgunning tips.
Dropping like flies! #ruffedgrouse Repost from @courtneyb.marie.
#Repost @ali_upnorth with @get_repost ・・・ When your bow's camo is 💯🙌🏼 I like winter archery and all, but leaving the tundra this week for the ATA show in Kentucky sounds much better! I'll have a media badge and will be working on a story for @womensoutdoornews along with my own blog and podcast. Comment below if you'll be there too! 😊 @archerytrade_
“Find views that fill your soul and make you undoubtedly happy. That is where you're meant to be.” Via @alicia_joy__
Bravo @kc_hunts for having a stellar attitude! We think next season WILL be your season! 💪 • • • “Tennessee deer season ended today. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t upset about how it ended. Next season will be my season.” 🤞🏼🦌 Via @kc_hunts.
All smiles on hard water! Via @hellosarahsuee.
“He's no monster but I'll gladly decorate our house with him!” 🐐 Via @mmcmain.
“Happy as can be hunting ducks with my new Remington VersaMax.” 🦆 Repost from @emily_perreira
This little girl can’t wait to harvest a deer of her own, some day! We love her enthusiasm about hunting! Via @karenekirkland.
Thanks so much for following along with us in 2018... Happy New Year! 🍾🎇
#Repost @sisterhood_of_the_outdoors with @get_repost ・・・ First duck for @h4morgan and called in by the ladies world champion duck caller our very own @ark_huntress Lana Van Winkle. Memories being made outdoors. @womensoutdoornews
These ladies are having great fun in the duck blind this weekend, down in Arkansas. Best of luck, gals! 🦆
Meet Lana Van Winkle (on right), 1st-runner-up world champion duck caller. She said, "I started competing in the World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest in Stuttgart, Ark., 3 years ago and I came in 5th place. The last 2 years, I was first-runner up. The world’s championship is the only one where women have their own division. My goal someday is to qualify for the men’s world’s division!" Babbs will be hunting ducks in Arkansas with Lana and other women from @sisterhood_of_the_outdoors. Watch the story and highlights for more info! Learn more about Lana in our #linkinbio. #ducks #Arkansas #AugustaArkansas #bustaduck #worldchampion #duckcalling #duckhunting
Congratulations @j_brown1306 on harvesting a Christmas buck! 💪
#Repost @ssp_eyewear with @get_repost ・・・ What a crappie day on the ice...😝
Here’s wishing you a day filled with laughter, and surrounded by the people you love. Merry Christmas! 🎄
“First musky through the ice; an epic fight!” 🙌 Via @alicia_joy__ #WONphoto
“Teaching some keen future hunters how hunting is done - girl style!” Via @amylouaims.
What an incredible year 2018 has been! So thankful for the ride... #WONphoto
Yaaaay, Vita! Now this is what we call girl power. 💪 ・・・ “So proud of my sweet Vita after she went 1 for 1 on poppers with my PCC. Even better was her own self confidence boost she experienced after putting herself out there in front of a camera crew and audience. She’s a firecracker, a sure shot, and steals my heart daily.” Via @joe_farewell.
“They say a good life is one full of variety. But I'd say there's plenty between the hunting and fishing seasons.” Repost from @kt_billings. 📷 @outdoor_dev
Big congrats to @suttonmetz on her first bow harvest!! Way to go, lady! 💪
“Fun weekend with some new friends! See ya next weekend big pond.” 😘 Via @mn_esox_huntress.
“Thankful for this home, playground, office.” Via @miss.jessieallen
Chuck Norris is a hunter. But Chuck Norris doesn’t hunt. That implies the possibility of failure. 💪 PC: @amandalynnmayhew
“Those moments when you can’t help but smile and feel incredibly blessed. Days with my Dad.” ❤️🦆 #WONphoto Via @erodger.
We love her tenacity! @beckyyackley #TeamWON 📷 @tiffany.venters.
If you don’t know by now, I’m a big fan of CrossBreed Holsters. My every day carry for the past several years has been the Mini Appendix IWB, which I love! When I heard that CrossBreed was coming out with a new cutting-edge holster, which they’ve dubbed “The Reckoning,” I felt a tinge of excitement, […]
It’s the holiday season, which usually means dinner parties, get-togethers, and new outfits. Yes, silky shirts, heels, skirts and dresses aren’t always conducive for concealed carry on your body. For some who carry everyday, this may mean switching to off body concealed carry, a viable alternative. Sponsored by Gun Tote’n Mamas Holiday Concealed Carry 5 […]
Members from the International Women’s Fishing Association met at the Islamorada Fishing Club Sunday, October 21st for their annual Islamorada Backcountry Tournament Captain’s meeting. Twenty-two women traveled from as far north as Wisconsin and some from Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Islamorada. The three-day tournament format where 2 different anglers fish together per boat with different […]
The following blog is an excerpt from Something New for 102 by the National Park Foundation. This year, celebrate the National Park Service’s 102nd birthday by seeking a new experience. With over 400 national parks dotting every state and territory, and just as many ways to explore them, there’s always the opportunity to try something new. […]
As soon as the hubster said he wanted to go to Colorado Springs, Colorado, for a class reunion at the “Blue Zoo,” aka Air Force Academy, I began making plans … not what to wear to class events, such as dinners and a football game, but how in the wide world of sports can we […]
Christine Corkell is a Syren ProStaffer who shoots a Syren Tempio Over/Under 12 gauge and also, a Syren L4S 12 gauge semi-automatic. She lives on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and has been competing in Sporting Clays since 2008 and in Master Class since the fall of 2016, the highest level available in Sporting Clays. […]
I’m looking forward to going goose hunting this year, so I decided to research some recipes ahead of time. I can’t wait to try these Goose Rumaki Appetizers from Nevada Foodies. They sound absolutely delectable. ~MC You can find multiple recipes for rumaki on the internet. Everything from the traditional chicken livers to duck, chicken, steak and […]
The 8th Annual Kansas Governor’s Ringneck Classic is poised to send hunters afield in pheasant territory around the Colby area from Nov. 15 to 18. Pheasant hunters from 14 states will be participating in this special hunting weekend to bring awareness and dollars to wild pheasant hunting and conservation in Kansas. [Editor’s note: Our Babbs […]
Wildlife biologist Melynda Hickman with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation was named 2018 Wildlife Biologist of the Year by the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) during the organization’s annual meeting in Mobile, Ala., last week. Hickman works in the Department’s Wildlife Diversity Program. She began her career with the Department 28 […]
Many families across the country are getting ready to head to the woods for hunting season and we want to review a few safety reminders for everyone hunting with firearms. Whether you hunt with family or your best friends, make sure that you follow the 4 rules of firearms safety, so that you end the […]
Surf fishing is popular in coastal regions because anyone with access to a beach can do it! No boat required. To get started with surf fishing, you’ll need to have the right equipment. Once you’re geared up, you’ll need to know essential beach fishing rigs and how to tie them. This simple guide covers three […]
Shopping for a new firearm is a fun and exciting event. This event can be somewhat less enjoyable for some of us ladies because of something known as “gunsplaining,” which is a humorous term to describe the verbiage used by the person behind the sales counter when he or she assumes that female customers are […]
I am a college student again. Yes, at 71 years old, I returned to school. I enrolled this semester for a class called “Introduction to Digital Imaging” at Cañada College in Redwood City, California. It meets twice a week for 75 minutes. My son, Austin, helped me get my student ID and registered me for […]
Finding the right boots for your hunt is vital and for women this can be challenging. You want to find a boot that will meet your hunting conditions, being effective in the terrain you are hunting in, while also being comfortable. Personally, I like boots that are supportive, durable, not too stiff and light weight. […]
We continue our series in what to wear to the range. Michelle kicked it off with why finding actual shooting glasses is so important, as opposed to trendy sunglasses, and I’m going to travel now from head to toe. I’ve seen several influencers in the shooting world wearing everything from stilettos to Birkenstocks with open […]
Last night, President Donald J. Trump announced the nomination of Aurelia Skipwith to be the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke applauded the nomination. Skipwith currently serves as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks in the Department of the Interior, where her team […]
Picture this. The S has hit the fan in a big way. You’re fairly well prepped but have the chance to get to ONE store to buy anything at all that might help you survive in the coming weeks/months. What if that ONE store is: Sally Beauty? Walgreens? Tractor Supply? The Dollar Store? ACE Hardware? […]
If you’ve never experienced barracuda fishing, winter is the perfect time to visit a tropical saltwater destination to try your luck at catching a few. The Florida Keys is one of the best places to go fishing forbarracuda on the flats during the winter months. Don’t dismiss this less popular species just because it has […]
A few weeks ago, I had the amazing pleasure of attending the 2018 Waterfowl Media Hunt in Saskatchewan, Canada. We hunted in the North Battleford area of Saskatchewan, with the fine folks at Northway Outfitters. Sponsored by Remington Outdoor Company Presenting sponsors included Remington, Sure Shot Game Calls, Polaris, Tourism of Saskatchewan, Vortex Optics, MEC […]
Business owner, veteran guide, female powerhouse, and so much more have set Angela Hawse up for her new role as President of the Board of Directors of the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA). The industry’s excitement is evident as the multifaceted Hawse—who has more than 35 years of guiding experience—accepts the appointment. “Angela is […]
Ashley Hlebinsky, chief curator of the Cody Firearms Museum (Buffalo Bill Center of the West) in Wyoming, is co-host of the new series, “Master of Arms,” on the Discovery Channel. The show, with its 8 episodes, launches on Fri., Nov. 2, at 10 p.m. EDT/PDT. Ashley talked to us about the show, and what we […]
Ann Jandernoa is an upland bird dog trainer and guide in Wisconsin. From forestry to mapping to teaching seminars, she is an expert on grouse and grouse habitat. She Guides is sponsored by Remington Outdoors My family hunted and fished; even my mother trapped. I grew up in southern Michigan. In the summers we had […]
If you’ve been following this series on obtaining a concealed carry license (CCL), you’ve already read about Elizabeth Buerling’s background in part 1 and about her lessons on grip, trigger press and sight picture in part 2. In this 3rd part of the series, Elizabeth learns the importance of proper gear for training and how […]
When people talk about off grid, it can mean a lot of things to a lot of different people. When I refer to off grid, I’m referring to when there’s no electricity, no running water, no natural gas; no modern conveniences. Here are the top 10 off grid skills that everyone needs to learn before […]
With all of the options for carrying a concealed firearm, a woman should be able to find what works best for her in any situation. As a woman who uses a wheelchair, I have yet to find a holster option that I can wear on body that is both comfortable and safe for my skin […]
From our friends at the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) about National Shooting Sports Month The final numbers are in, and we’re pleased to report that NSSF’s National Shooting Sports Month, celebrated in August, was a major success. After just two years of promoting this initiative, we’re confident in saying that National Shooting Sports Month […]
Have you ever taken a ferry to Dry Tortugas National Park, or gone fishing for halibut off the coast of Alaska? If your answer is “yes,” chances are pretty good that you’ve been in one of our country’s marine conservation areas (also referred to as marine protected areas) without even realizing it. There are over […]
Anna V Outdoors is a competition sporting clays shooter, bird dog trainer and CZ-USA ambassador. She’s dedicated to sharing her passion for conservation and love for bird hunting and the shotgun sports. Sponsored by CZ-USA Raised in a Hunting Family Growing up, shooting time meant family fun time. I continued those family traditions with my […]
Many people are used to seeing photos of Tisma Juett, manager of Inclusion & Outreach for the National Shooting Sports Foundation, in firearms industry publications. Look out, world! This firecracker of a woman recently realized her lifelong dream of owning and riding a motorcycle. “When I was 18 years old, I signed up for the […]