Rule number one. Never plan a gear review anticipating a successful hunt. I went out turkey hunting with high hopes; after all, I was with professional outdoorsman Patrick Kalmerton. My goal was to use my new SOG Aura-Hunting knife to field dress a turkey. I must have jinxed my hunt. NEVER plan on a successful […]
When you do something new for the first time, it can be scary, or even intimidating. Before last month, I had a fear about setting up my own treestand. I consider myself to be a novice hunter since I just starting bowhunting last fall. With that being said, I have many exciting firsts still ahead. […]
Gear Court reviewer and feature writer for The Women’s Outdoor News, Kristen Monroe, lands a guest blogging gig at the prestigious Filson website. Kudos to Kristen! She describes why she chose Filson and encourages outdoor enthusiasts to find their passions and share them with others through their favorite manufacturers’ media outlets.
A child’s bike ride without training wheels, trip to the dentist and ride on the school bus are all memorable first moments for a mother. Nothing is as special to an outdoor enthusiast mother, like me, as the first time seeing her son shoot a bow successfully for his first time. Another milestone has passed […]
What’s it like to grow up as one of hunting and fishing legend Babe Winkelman’s daughters? Correspondent Kristen Monroe talked to all four of Babe Winkelman’s daughters about their experiences afield, learning to hunt. She also talked to the love of Winkelman’s life, his wife, Kristen.