Calling in my first bear, with nothing but my voice.

Calling in my first bear, with nothing but my voice.

"...there is something different about shooting a bear from a deer. I thought of my family and thought of the meat I would be able to put on our table by taking this animal's life. I put the crosshairs back on the bear's chest, it was facing me, I squeezed the trigger." 

Hunting Sidearms Part 2: Bear Spray

Hunting Sidearms Part 2: Bear Spray

"... If you are not going to train and drill with a firearm for emergency situations, then you would very likely be better off carrying bear spray for defense in the woods..." 

Hunting Sidearms Part 1: Why?

Hunting Sidearms Part 1: Why?

"The damn thing had triangulated us and was about 25 yards from me. As soon as it saw me, it stood up on its hind legs, standing at about 6 feet tall and 250+ lbs. As soon as I saw it, I drew my sidearm and...."

Bowmar and the "longest throw"

Bowmar and the "longest throw"

"...if hunting as a sport is going to survive in the age of Cecil, Harambe and the Keyboard Warriors..."

Fishing trip and Pre-Season Scouting

Fishing trip and Pre-Season Scouting

"....spent the evening trying to locate where my Grandfather used to set up. We saw a few deer, a lot of sign, and got familiar with some places I hadn't seen before."
 

My first hunt.

My first hunt.

...lifelong memories aren't always made when or because everything goes "right".