On a recent pheasant hunt in Kansas with CZ-USA, I met 15-year-old Makayla Scott and her dad, Telford, from White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Right from the start, I knew this bubbly young lady was something special. Not only did she greet everyone, looking them straight in the eyes, she also joined in conversations and […]
The new year is bringing some historical changes to the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW). For the first time ever, a woman will lead the association as the board chair. Laurie Aronson, President and CEO of Lipsey’s LLC, was elected as Chairwoman of the Board during the 2018 annual NASGW Expo in Pittsburgh, PA. Aronson has […]
CarbonTV, the world’s leading outdoor, online OTT streaming content site, announces today the appointment of Julie McQueen to President, effective immediately. McQueen has years of history with CarbonTV as a producer and content provider and has been working with the team over the past year on operations, content distribution and business development. In addition to […]
A Girl & A Gun Women’s Shooting League (AG & AG) is proud to launch the all-new 2019 Shooting Journal. Marksmen have long used shooting journals to analyze range performance and log their practice sessions. With this Shooting Journal, AG & AG offers a revolutionary program to help the female marksman organize her plans, goals, time, […]
With President Trump’s December 31 signing of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018 (Modern Fish Act), saltwater recreational anglers just got a big leg up when it comes to the federal management of the nation’s fish stocks. “The Modern Fish Act is a big step forward in recognizing the value of today’s recreational […]
Don’t own a boat yet but want to learn how to boat? Are you traveling and interested in renting a boat? Then you should look into a one day boat license. Boating license terms vary quite a bit depending on your state. For example, you may find that a “one day boat license” may not even […]
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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.
For the past 10 years, Shoot Like A Girl has been committed to empowering women to participate in shooting sports with confidence, and they have done just that. Many gathered to share in the company’s successes, as they hosted a celebration at 2019’s ATA show. Stories and laughs were passed around as everyone reminisced about […]
As tempting as it might be to get your waders off after a fishing trip or duck hunt and forget about them in a closet, it’s necessary to wash your waders before storing them. I hunted ducks in Arkansas and Mississippi right after Christmas. My waders, between hunts, got a wash with well water as […]
The following blog is an excerpt from 19 Ways to Experience Your Parks in 2019 by the National Park Foundation. National parks are filled with so many opportunities for you to get active, meet new people, learn about different stories, gain new skills, and more. So why not make 2019 the year you prioritize experiencing more of […]
As more women are gaining an interest in the shooting sports, we are finding more female gun-store staff at the retail counters and in management positions within these organizations. I wanted to talk with some of these ladies whose profession is in the retail firearms industry. Since I am the female owner of a firearms […]
Have some extra time to spare? Whether you’re bored or just sitting and watching TV/YouTube/Netflix, there’s always something that can be done to further your preparedness. I’m a big fan of multitasking. While I watch TV, I’m usually doing something else, as well. I can pay attention to multiple things at once. When it comes […]
The National Archery in the School’s Program (NASP®) is excited to invite archers and archery teams from participating NASP® schools, and friends and family to the 2019 Western Nationals. The tournament will take place April 26-27 at the Salt Lake City Exposition Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. This event began in the spring of 2018 […]
Crimson Trace®, recognized as America’s Top Brand of laser sights and tactical lights in a shooting sports industry survey, today announced that its innovative Lasersaddle™ LS-250 red laser sight (and LS-250G green laser sight) for the Mossberg® Shockwave™ firearm is now available. This laser sight is precision engineered for a custom fit onto the Mossberg […]
If you judged boaters by what they like to watch, you may think they prefer sitting on anchor all day. But just because “How to Drop and Retrieve Your Anchor” was the number-one watched Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) video of 2018, that doesn’t mean boaters don’t get around or need practical […]
Back in June, Moira Antal, 14, of Bealeton, Va., helped make history as she became the first Paralympic athlete to compete at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Three-Position Air Rifle National Championship, held at the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center at Camp Perry, Ohio. “It’s very fun,” she said with a laugh, speaking of competing […]
The following blog is an excerpt from Experience the National Parks in all their Winter Glory by the National Park Foundation. Once winter rolls in, most of us slow down, stay in, and wait for the first signs of spring. Resist the temptation of warm blankets and seize the opportunity to experience nature in its most peaceful […]
Thunderstik Lodge receives the first official Sisterhood Outdoors Seal of Approval. What does that mean for you as a lady hunter? That means you can be sure you will be treated to the hunt of a lifetime with top-notch service. Our endorsement program is a rigorous vetting process for outfitters we feel support lady hunters. […]
What do you want your life to be about? What are your goals? What would make you happy? Have you ever thought about those questions? You should. Because you can make your dreams become reality. We can all be so much more than what we think you can be. It took me a long time […]
SMYRNA, Ga. – January 2, 2019 Today, GLOCK, Inc. announces two additions to the GLOCK pistol family. The GLOCK 43X and the GLOCK 48 feature the design of the Slimline series with a silver slide and are a perfect fit for everyday carry. Chambered in 9X19, both pistols feature a compact Slimiline frame with silver nPVD […]
One of the hardest parts of a game animal that I have always struggled with cooking is the Shank, but this year I’ve decided to fine tune my technique. After getting feedback from several people, I’m sure I’ll be asking for an instant pot this year for Christmas to speed up the process. But for […]
The National Rifle Association’s Women’s Wilderness Escape program has partnered with Leupold and Kristy Titus of Pursue the Wild to introduce a new women-only firearms training event for 2019. From June 3-7, 14 ladies will spend three days in central Oregon’s beautiful town of Redmond learning to handle and shoot a scoped rifle and an […]
A fascination with celebrity boaters and dramatic boat collisions combined with practical boating tips and the desire to learn from others’ mistakes were just some of the most-read topics to make BoatUS Magazine’s Top 10 Stories of 2018. The magazine is the nation’s most widely read recreational boating publication, delivered to more than half a million members of […]
The efficiency and stamina of military, police and security workers are consistently impacted by the weight of their apparel. Nevertheless, today, significant trends are heightening the effect of weight and emphasizing the immediate demand for new, lighter products that can provide top-notch safety integrated with efficiency for use. Particularly for female operatives. Several international government […]
January 26 – 27, 2019 Survival Weekend for Women They have lots of spots available in all of these great classes but space is limited. Don’t wait too long to sign up! January 26, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Survive and Thrive What are the basic needs of a person in a survival situation, and what are […]
During a media event with Remington Outdoor Company in Little Rock, Arkansas, we were offered the chance to visit their Lonoke ammunition plant. Having never been inside an ammunition plant, I was super excited for the opportunity. Sponsored by Remington Outdoor Company Remington Ammunition Plant The Remington Ammunition Plant is located on more than 1,200 […]
The Sisterhood of The Outdoors announces the Sisterhood Seal of Approval program to endorse family friendly outfitters. For the past eight years we have researched outfitters and created exceptional hunting opportunities for women hunters. Our Outfitter endorsement program The Sisterhood Outdoors Seal of Approval is another great service we offer our clients. Our past […]
Vicki Farnam is a household name in the world of gun training. Having been in the firearms industry for more than 25 years, this vivacious grandmother teaches alongside her well-known husband, John Farnam. Together they own Defense Training International, a business that trains law enforcement as well as civilians in the skills of self-defense. Vicki […]
If you’re an open-water caster just getting into the hardwater-fishing game, it should please you to know that using artificial bait for ice fishing is eminently feasible and effective. What ice fishing artificial bait can you use? Since you can’t actually cast as you would in open water, you must drop lures vertically beneath your […]
I don’t switch out guns like I change my shoes. However, I like to have a few guns to choose from for my concealed carry options, and have tended to choose smaller framed versions that I can easily conceal in inside-the-waistband holsters. With winter coming in strong, and with the purchase of 2 new longer-length […]
Crimson Trace®, recognized as America’s top brand of laser sights in a nationwide survey by Southwick Associates, offers many laser sight and light products for installation on numerous models of Ruger® handguns. In addition to more than a dozen Lasergrips® laser sights that will fit onto Ruger 1911 pistols as replacement grips, Crimson Trace offers […]
I’ve been carrying concealed for many years now, and as a women who uses a wheelchair, my preferred method is to use a concealed carry handbag. Because I sit all day, with frequent transfers, I don’t wear a belt for comfort reasons, as well as the fact that I don’t ever run the risk of […]
It’s that most WONderful time of the year – which is one the line of my favorite holiday songs. Indeed, this is the time of year when we receive gifts from friends and family. Sometimes, that may come in the form of cold, hard cash. With the New Year coming, and with some extra money […]
No matter what event you find women participating in, they are competitive. The more competitive they are, the more confidence you see in their demeanors. From very stereotypical “girl stuff,” such as shopping, to sports, like women’s rugby, women can be fierce. But what separates the demure from the tenacious? How do you encourage a […]