We know you’re going to like reading her photo tips in the “Shoot to Thrill” section, but that’ll happen here only once every couple of months or so. If you get hooked on reading about outdoor photographers and their tips, you’re going to love not one, but BOTH of Gretchen Steele’s outdoor photo blogs. Her […]
A world-renowned fly fishing guide in Missoula, Mont., Stacy Jennings describes her life, her outdoors, her various (and you’ll be surprised) vocations and how it all comes together for her on a daily basis — whether in her own backyard or on a mountain stream or in a classroom at the university, to name a few venues of her life.
Resistant to household cleaner, fertilizers, and grass stains, this Muck Boot can be used for many different jobs and activities.This Plum Vine Muck Scrub Boot will look great when your working in the garden. You’ll look great and so will your flowers!! Features Breathable Airmesh™ lining Stretch-fit topline binding snugs calf to keep warmth in and […]
The WON’s own Georgette Wood won the gracious gift of an antelope hunt in 2010 in Wyoming, courtesy of the Wyoming Business Council. Wood and her husband attended the Council’s special evening reception for the media last week in Las Vegas. Georgette writes reviews for Gear Court and her husband is owner of GSS Competition, […]
Go quietly into the woods with Guru Huntress Nancy Jo Adams, who is getting ready to hunt the rut in Alabama, with her Knight & Hale Pack Rack Rattling System in tow. Read her review and learn a little more about this avid huntress’s journey from being a hunter’s wife to one who rattles antlers on her own.
My Job … My Outdoors: Meet Heather Marenda, a mom of three rambunctious boys and an avid angler for muskies. She is from Milwaukee. In this week’s installment of women who love the outdoors, Heather unveils a new club for women musky anglers in her region.
I am a mother … and one of the things we do as moms is to try to teach our children not to lie. It is just a known fact that lying is not acceptable. But what about exaggerating? Don’t get me wrong, I was raised an outdoors woman and I understand the romance of […]
The WON welcomes Jill Missal, aka “Head Geargal” from Anchorage, Alaska, to its front page. Jill and company will be featured here with reviews from her website, http://geargals.net. We think you’ll like to sneak off our page and go cyber-north to Jill’s page every week, to take advantage of the reviews from our Alaskan outdoor […]
A quiet dynamo. Those words describe editor Karen Lee at the National Wild Turkey Federation. Read her answers to The WON’s standard two-question interview and also, discover about her little business on the side that will be incorporated into some future NWTF Hunting Heritage banquets, and we can hardly wait to smell the results.
Let’s face it. Camo is cool. You see it everywhere, including underwear. But there are times when it’s not cool. Forget Miss Manners – this just makes common sense. If roughly 20 percent of the public is pro-hunting and 20 percent is anti-hunting, then we really need to impress the 60 percent that hasn’t made up their minds yet, so Babbs has compiled a few rules for and against wearing camo in public this hunting season.
Kathleen Clary Miller finds out that hosting five-year-old twin boys at her home in Montana’s outback takes a lot of energy and some advance planning. Read to the end of her column at The Fishing Line and you’ll be surprised to find out what the little fellows liked the best about the whole trip.
We’re just going to call award-winning photographer Tim Flanigan our Dr. Foto Fix here at The WON. In this week’s “Shoot to Thrill,” Flanigan talks about “clickity vision,” which the photographer should have used before clicking the shutter shut on this photo. And, Dr. Foto Fix Flanigan has decided to hang out his shingle here at The WON and will be happy to look at your bad photo and give you some tips to correct your technique for next time. Send us the photo and we’ll send it on to the good doc.
The Food Plot welcomes blogger Terry Scoville’s contributions. Terry blogs at Women’s Hunting Journal, and we just had to have this recipe before she took off for a duck hunt, followed by another elk hunt. We think you’ll like the ease and decadence of this recipe.
It’s been a year, since we started The WON and also a few days shy of Gerald Scott’s fall from a tree stand in southwest Missouri. We check back with him and get his recommendation for the type of harness system you should be using when you’re out this fall. See a Babbs in the Woods archived story about Gerald’s experience last year and the follow-up.
A logo revamp for fall, getting pumped for Thanksgiving and readers from all over the world … we’re looking forward to our first birthday here at The WON, and Babbs in the Woods points you to some ideas for decorating with natural art, found at Turkey Country magazine.
Babbs used to drive around in her Suburban on her way to a hunt with a gun-of-the-season in tow, along with Muck boots and yes, a pair of dowsing (er, divining) rods. Read about her skill that she found out about late in life. Don’t knock it. Dowsing rods might come in handy next time you’re afield and bored, or looking for an unmarked grave.
Here’s a new Gear Gal, Marti Davis, and her recommendation to “get the lead out” … and use a Caldwell Lead Sled DFT that is, and get your sights on target before you hunt this year. Read her review in her debut column at The WON.
You gotta hand it to Nancy Jo Adams, aka Guru Huntress at The WON. She knows how to pick ’em, and this column is no exception. This week’s review is of the Booger, a handy-dandy retrieval gadget sold by Walnut Grove Hunting Products.
Outdoor photographer Stacey Huston wasn’t sure she would be able to capture the essence of a primitive archery hunt for the taping of Journey with Red Hawk. She surprised herself as she relaxed into the surroundings, realizing that set-up shots can still work outside. Read about her experience at this week’s Shoot to Thrill.
The Women’s Outdoor News is honored to be the recipient of this year’s Southeastern Outdoor Press Association’s “Best Outdoor Entrepreneur Project” award at the organization’s conference held last week in Punta Gorda, Fla. Lisa Snuggs, SEOPA’s Executive Director Lisa Snuggs accepted the award for Barbara Baird, publisher and editor of The WON.
When Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate for a great outdoor photo, enter outdoor photographer Bill Konway and his tips on how to make that shot count — without having to go back to the studio and use PhotoShop. Bill’s recent experience in the field with TV personalities Pat Reeves and Nicole Jones make for a teachable moment in outdoor photography in this week’s “Shoot to Thrill” column.
This week’s focus for “My Job … My Outdoors” shines on Marsha Petrie Sue, the “Muhammad Ali” of personal development, leadership and communications. Not only does this outdoors gal spend time volunteering for various philanthropic organizations and conservation groups, she also hunts, fishes, hikes and oh yeah, she writes best selling books.
Babbs in the Woods: It’s just what she needed … a boost that came from losing something important to her and getting it back again from a perfect stranger and a random act of kindness at the Lowe’s parking lot this past weekend.
She has a name that is remembered — Tasha Hanish. She’s this week’s “My Job … My Outdoors” profile and describes her life as a professional shooter, mom and business woman for readers of The WON.