Year: 2015

Hunters, fishermen, hikers, outdoorsmen, and yes, even tree huggers CUSS! Whether they cuss because of missing a shot, losing a fish, or are just angry, we all cuss! Cursing is a basic human need. Stress and anxiety are released after …

We Need A New Cuss Word! Read More »

  Fishermen are always looking for the fish they hope to catch. Fish are also looking for anything that might catch them. Survival depends upon being alert and aware of movements, reflections, and vibrations. Fish are also sought by predators …

Fish Can See Too! Read More »

Campfires, woodstoves, and fireplaces have to eat in order to heat! The best fuel must be dry and available when it is needed. That means some early preparation is necessary. Cutting and splitting firewood is a “rite of passage”. Not …

Winter Wood! Read More »

Mountain Men could be pretty grizzly and grumpy without a cup of coffee! Once they were out of their grubstake, it was time to live off the land. That meant that they needed to shop around the fields and woods …

Mountain Man Coffee! Read More »

Hunt and fish until you drop! Stay young as long as you can! Do not anchor yourself into a Fat Boy or Girl chair and grow old! This should be the Battle Cry of every aging outdoorsman. I know that …

The Years are Long but the Days are Short! Read More »

  Now before some of you get all “doppy” on me, this article is about how to make a pot filled with plants that naturally repel mosquitos and other summer bugs! Placing these Bug Bomb pots around your outdoor party …

Mosquito Pot! Read More »

Cigars stink! I still remember waking up on Sunday mornings to the smell of King Edwards in my bedroom. My Dad would read the Sunday paper and smoke a big fat stogie! It is amazing that I have any lungs …

Stogies On The Stream! Read More »

Fathers and children have a special bond. The time spent together hunting, fishing, camping, and doing outdoor things, prepares us to become men and women. I have been blessed to have a “buck” and “doe”; my favorite Son and my …

Dear Son and Daughter! Read More »

We all love S’mores around the campfire. Some folks are just not patient enough to perfectly toast their marshmallows and build their own. Others just want to gobble up the Hershey Bars or eat the marshmallows cold. Marshmallows are actually …

S’more Fun! Read More »

Many outdoorsmen that I have known love a good back scratch! Maybe it is because of the bugs, sweat, or long periods of time without a proper bath. We use all kinds of “scratchers” to satisfy our needs. Tools are …

Scratch That Itch! Read More »