2018 Shed Hunt This really wasn’t much of a Shed hunt. Every year, I bring the girls out with me. So far, they have yet to be a true help rather than hindrance in terms of finding sheds. I truly enjoy taking them with me to the outdoors.  I want to share the story from my 2018… Read More

 A Change of Scenery After having a very rough start, I decided to make a trip down to Southern Illinois.  So, I recruited my wife, brother, and his girlfriend to head down for a weekend of hunting. Well, for me and my brother at least. The first morning started off great! As soon as the sun came… Read More

2017 Deer Season – Rough Going Right from the get go, the 2017 deer season has been tough for me. On my first two sits, I didn’t so much as hear a deer let alone see one. Things seemed to get better as on the third sit, I spooked one on my way in before… Read More

Family Trip To The Cabin Prior to going in to what we did for our 2017 food plot planting, I want to take the opportunity to inform you of and ask you to check out the other articles from this trip (Chigger, Chigger Bites, & How To Get Rid Of Chiggers , 2017 Total Eclipse… Read More

Finding the Bestguarder Trail Camera For several years I’ve had deer notice my cameras and then come over and check them out. This year I finally decided to try something else. I know that part of my issue was scent. Even though I sprayed down the cameras and my clothes when setting the cameras, you really can’t 100%… Read More

How I got Chiggers First off, let me say that chiggers are the worst! If you have ever had the pleasure of getting chigger bites then you can relate. Otherwise, consider yourself lucky!  I’ve gotten bit by chiggers before but this was the worst I’ve ever had it. To make matters worse, I actually ended… Read More

2017 Total Eclipse Viewing – The Beauty A couple weekends ago my family traveled down to our hunting property.  We did a little habitat work (multiple other posts coming on that) and then stayed to watch the eclipse on Monday.  We were extremely excited going in to the trip. Seeing a full solar eclipse is… Read More

Daughter Wants a Shed Hunt I have to say that I am VERY lucky. My 5 year daughter has so far shown a tremendous amount of interest in deer hunting. She’s young enough that she still relies on me to know when it’s time to do different things, but she’s learning. This year, I started… Read More

How to Start Deer Hunting If you didn’t grow up in a family that has hunters, it’s tough to know where to begin. A quick google search results in a vast array of strategies for hunters that are looking to up their game. It was hard to find something that explains the simplest of basics… Read More

DNR Website list for all 50 states I searched for a while to find this list and wasn’t able to find it. So, I decided to create it myself! Here is a quick list of all 50 states and their DNR website. Simply click on your state and the website will pop up in a… Read More