Category: Hunting Stories

Montana Grant’s favorite hunting stories, from Montana and Maryland hunting trips.

I knew that Fall was near the other day when an acorn hit me in the head. The leaves are turning color and the days are growing shorter. Something inside a hunter awakens with changing seasons. Our senses signal our …

Here We Go Again!!! Read More »

Crap, scat, poop, dung, droppings, or whatever your favorite adjective is, all speak of the same thing, CRAP! Hunters look for sign when searching for critters afield. The fresher the better! Each critter leaves behind a special gift that is …

CRAP!!!! Read More »

Thanksgiving signals a start and a finish for many hunters. In Maryland, gun season for deer opens up the Saturday after Thanksgiving. My Montana roots are used to a longer gun season that ends at the same time. Certainly weather …

Opening Day! Read More »

When two turkeys go spring gobbler hunting, some things never change. Brothers always joke, argue, advise, reminisce, tease, aggravate, encourage, agitate, and generally pick on each other. This continued to be the theme for this spring’s turkey hunt. Brothers have …

Brothers Never Get Old! Read More »

Winter is rough on humans. We gain fat during our long and cold winter hibernation. Bears use their fat up and come out each spring lean and mean. Now that the weather is showing signs of spring it is time …

FAT FREE!!! Read More »

Sleeping at hunting camp is always restful, but can be interrupted by strange dreams. You would think that hunters would dream about a big buck, pheasants, or some sweet looking huntress. The other night at Waterfowl Camp, I had a …

Hunting Camp Dreams! Read More »

So what did you do today? “I spent the day sitting 15 feet up in a tree stand hunting deer”. Usually the response is… ”You must be crazy”. Oh well, what can I say? Tree stand hunting is a hard …

Another Day in the Tree! Read More »

Going hunting changes over time for all of us. It also becomes better and more fun. As we age, our goal shifts from filling our tags to showing others how to fill theirs. Passing along the traditions and skills of …

The BEST Hunt! Read More »

I am so tired of hearing hunting and fishing stories about Bad Choices! When I do an outdoor show or am around hunting and fishing buddies, suddenly I feel like I am a Catholic priest doing confession. When a big …

When In Doubt! Read More »

If your hunting goal is to harvest a BIG BUCK, you need to hunt and scout year around. Scouting and preparation are essential for success. Hunt early and stay late when you hunt. Hunters evolve as their experience and skill …

BIG BUCKS!!! Read More »